Category Archives: derek richey

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Brek Shea vs Mike Magee; Group B Real Group of Death

Brek Shea vs Mike Magee on the US Nats & you think the US got screwed with their World Cup group? At least we’re not Australia.

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2014 US World Cup Draw: Not as Grim as it Seems

The US draw for the 2014 World Cup isn’t as grim as it seems. The guys discuss the possibilities and realities of group G of the World Cup in Brazil.

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Promotion & Relegation Isn’t Happening—But Here’s Another Solution

Okay, first don’t crucify us for posting this… This is meant to give us all another option to P&R, not to rant for more P&R! So, Promotion & Relegation isn’t happening anytime soon in the US soccer pyramid…But what if there was another solution that didn’t threaten MLS teams with …

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US Could Still Make or Break Mexico World Cup Hopes

Mexico is at risk of not qualifying for the World Cup in Brazil. The guys examine their last two qualifiers for both the US and Mexico and how the US team might play a role in helping Mexico qualify for Brazil-–or benefit Panama. And apparently Vela is a jerk…

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US v Germany & Belgium; Chandler’s Fear of Flying

The guys discuss the upcoming friendlies with Germany and Belgium as well as the newly revealed explanation from Timothy Chandler concerning his hesitancy in committing to the US National Team: a fear of flying.

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Landon Donovan Left Off Roster: Klinsmann’s Explanation a Contradictory Fib?

Jurgen Klinsmann’s recent explanation for leaving Landon Donovan off the US national team roster for upcoming friendlies and qualifiers is dishonest and contradicts his own standards for national team consideration. We’re asking him to stop insulting the bit of intelligence we have. Just tell us you don’t think he deserves …

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Loose Lips Sink Ships: Is Klinsmann Losing the Locker Room? (Costa Rica Preview)

by Derek Richey and Brett Corbit “Frustration is mounting,” writes Brian Straus in his recent Sporting News article. And I don’ think any of us were surprised to hear that Carlos Bocanegra was broken-hearted and upset by Klinsmann’s decision to not start him versus Honduras, but according to Straus, the …

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Why Mike Magee Should Get a Call-up to the US National Team

by Derek Richey Mike Magee. What a guy. Is there any doubt about his ability to take a ball on the cut or out of the air? Is there any doubt about his skills on the ground? Is there any doubt that he’s one of the best American players to …

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Jurgen Klinsmann Needs a Look in the Mirror, and Soon

The US Players aren’t the only ones letting Jurgen Klinsmann and US fans down… And its not all tired legs, long trips and long grass either… And it isn’t just the evolution of CONCACAF. And this isn’t the first team to face those challenges.

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US v Honduras Aftermath: Why You Should Be Concerned

So Jurgen Klinsmann says we’ll see a very different team for the next qualifier in March. I hope so. We’d like to see a very different Jurgen Klinsmann. Why you should be concerned by the US v Honduras result….