Category Archives: Soccer

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The State of MLS After Beckham; the Cosmos the Next NY MLS Team or Not?

The guys discuss the state of the league after Beckham’s time with LA, and whether the NY Cosmos, or another team, will get the NY spot that Garber keeps rapping about. On The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com

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US v Jamaica: Klinsmann Redeems Himself After Blowing 1st Match

The guys discuss both US v Jamaica World Cup qualifying matches. Did Klinsmann blow game 1 with a totally inappropriate approach? How about the improvements in game 2? Altidore vs Gomez up top? On The Straight Red Card.

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Fulham Fans Taunt Clint Dempsey; New Respect from Mexican Team for US Team?

The guys discuss Clint Dempsey’s attempted move from Fulham; the new found respect the Mexican National Team players have for the US Nats; and is there really a “gap” growing between US and Mexican talent? On The Straight Red Card.

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About How Excited Should We Get About the US Win vs Mexico at Azteca?

The guys review the result of the US victory of Mexico at Azteca. Was it as ground-breaking and important as was described by so many after the game? on The Straight Red Card.

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Mexico, Honduras Improve CONCACAF Reputation at Olympics? Isle of Man TT Insanity…

The guys discuss the Clint Dempsey move to Liverpool or Roma. Next, they talk about the insanity of the Isle of Man TT Race. How many racers have to die? Did Mexico and Honduras improve the reputation of CONCACAF at the Olympics? On The Straight Red Card.

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Dempsey, Dolo, Boca, Chandler Left Off of US Friendly Roster vs Mexico

As the US Nats rally to face Mexico in Mexico City, Jurgen Klinsmann leaves some regular starters off the roster, including Dempsey, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Bradley, and the unpredictable Timothy Chandler. The team seems poised to try some some “rising stars” including Steven Beithasour, who has been recruited by the Iranian …

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MLS All-Stars Defeat Chelsea 3-2; Really a “Message” to Europe?

The guys discuss the MLS All-Star victory over Chelsea (2012), 3-2. Does this game really send a message to Europe about hoe MLS has improved? Also, who were your players of the game? Wondolowski, Henry, Beckham, Pontius, Beitshour, Morrow, Alonso, Demerit? On the Straight Red Card.

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How does Alonso Fit Into the National Team Picture? US Open Cup Becomes MLS Fest

The guys discuss the potential inclusion of Alonso (Seattle Sounders) to the US National Team options. Would Klinsmann include him in future lineups? The US Open Cup becomes a MLS festival…On The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com.

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Michael Bradley to Roma, Clint Dempsey to Arsenal–Real or Memorex?

The guys explore the possible moves of Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey to Roma and Arsenal. How sure are we these deals will happen? The Bradley deal seems sealed, but what about Dempsey? How will they fair at bigger clubs? And a Euro Cup 2012 review on The Straight Red …

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US v Antigua & Barbuda & Guatemala & Dexter St. Jock on TSRC

The guys discuss the friendly vs Canada, the first qualifier vs Antigua & Barbuda, and the upcoming match vs Guatemala…Oh, and Dexter St Jock. Enough 2-a-days already? Shift Bocanegra to LB and bring in Cameron? on The Straight Red Card…