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Soccer in the US is “Hopeless” Says NY Times Roger Cohen

The guys discuss Roger Cohen’s lastest article for the New York Times were he describes MLS as a “sad sideshow” and Thierry Henry and David Beckham as “has-beens.” On The Straight Red Card.


Andy Carroll vs Clint Dempsey; LeToux to Bolton? Beckham MLS Ambassador?

The guys discuss whether (if you were Liverpool) whether you would rather have bought Clint Dempsey or Andy Carroll, at this point; LeToux’s trial at Bolton; and Beckham’s claims that he has “unfinished” business as an ambassador of Major League Soccer. On The Straight Red Card.


Eric Wynalda Challenges Don Garber to a MLS Duel at NSCAA

The guys discuss Eric Wynalda’s Speech at the NSCAA Convention where he takes on MLS, Freddy Adu’s age, US Soccer Youth Development, P&R, Single Table and More. On The Straight Red Card.


Garber Throws Cosmos a Bone; Beckham Stays in LA; Gonzo & Chandler Clash

The guys discuss Howard’s insane goal in the EPL vs Bolton (why so much media attention?); Beckham opts to stay with the LA Galaxy; Omar Gonzalez and Timothy Chandler Clash at Nurnberg, Omar Tears ACL; Garber Throws the Cosmos a Bone; and MLS Reveals TV Deals for 2012 Season. On …


Laser Pointer Beat Downs, Guzan Starts, Altidore Scores & the U17s Beat Brazil

The guys discuss the prevalence of laser pointers in football, Brad Guzan’s shot at Villa, Jozy Altidore’s goal for AZ, the U-17 victory over Brazil, the death of Socrates and Speed, the Cosmos demise, and the LA Galaxy’s road trip on The Straight Red Card.


Are Drogba, Del Piero, Anelka, Ballack Truly Interested in MLS? Davies Back to France?

We’ve heard so much hot air over the years about this and that superstar coming to the MLS. The guys discuss the latest crop of prime players making noise about their “interest” in coming to MLS. Is it real, or do their agents have other reasons for sounding off about …


MLS Cup 2011: Beckham Defeats Dynamo! Or, I Mean, Galaxy Defeats Dynamo…

The guys discuss the MLS Finals result, Houston v LA Galaxy. Was it a good game? Who played well? Who stunk up the place? Was missing Brad Davis that important? What about the 3 DP Special (Oh Yeah!)? On The Straight Red Card…


Beckham’s Last Chance at LA Galaxy Redemption? MLS Finals, Galaxy v Dynamo

Brett and Derek discuss the MLS Finals: LA Galaxy v Houston Dynamo on the Straight Red Card.


MLS Playoffs: Will Beckham Get All the Credit if LA Wins it All?

The guys discuss the LA Galaxy v Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City v Houston Dynamo MLS semi-finals on The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com.


Nothing Too Unexpected, Except Those Yellow Shorts: 2011 MLS Playoffs

Brett and Derek discuss the 2011 MLS Playoffs. KC v Colorado Rapids, Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders; Houston vs Philadelphia Union; and LA Galaxy vs New York Red Bulls. How big of a dick was Rafa Marquez? How about all those injuries, injuries and injuries?