Category Archives: Concacaf

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Hope Springs Eternal

And then we have America’s Sweetheart, Hope Solo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L_CCJPIGJ0 Forget what those idiot judges said, Hope. We love you anyway. Granted, the whole routine was a bit confusing – I guess it was a little soccer vignette of some kind – but if having “great footwork” as a GK was …

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Blatter Control Problems and Why it Matters to the US

In an extraordinary gesture from normally imperial and aloof FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who quite literally sees himself as the equivalent of a head of state, he suddenly appeared yesterday in one of the press lounges in the swanky, luxurious FIFA headquarters in Zurich. Media representatives, stunned to see the …

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"One: Cut a hole in a box…"

(UPDATE: According to ESPN the reason Perez had to be stretchered off the field was because he was “struck by a missle” from the stands. Added photo below) I’m having a very hard time resisting the temptation to call JOHN JAGOU this morning. I don’t want to wait until this …

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La Guerra Caliente: Score One for Mexico

The Mexican National soccer team arrived in Columbus yesterday. It’s unusual for a coach to bring his players into a hostile city this far in front of a game, but Tri head coach Sven Goren Eriksson wants to give them as much time as possible to acclimate to the typically …

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The Flight of the Center Backs

On the heels of the unsurprising news that MICHAEL PARKHURST IS OFF TO EUROPE comes the unsurprising news that CHAD MARSHALL IS TAKING A STAB AT IT AS WELL and as for William Conde, well, he isn’t talking but when you SELL ALL YOUR BELONGINGS, DISCONNECT YOUR PHONE AND MOVE …