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by Derek Richey For a league that still gets trampled on and derided by American Euro-league-snobs and presumptuous foreigners who haven’t seen an actual MLS game for 4-6 years, there seems to be real progress in the potential number of players who are based in MLS that will more than …
The guys discuss the call up of the first 16 by Jurgen Klinsmann for the United States Mens Team squad for the upcoming friendlies and CONCACAF qualifying. On The Straight Red Card.
The guys finish the discussion about Kenny Cooper’s departure and Gavin Wilkinson’s unfortunate words, and then take on Etienne Barbara’s complaints regarding the MLS “Discovery Rights” rules that he thinks has the Montreal Impact offering him an unfair wage. On The Straight Red Card.
The guys continue there discussion with World Wide Soccer’s Simon Allen on whether Tim Ream can make it in the Premiership; Landon Donovan’s performance with Everton; how George John will fair on loan with West Ham; is Kenny Cooper too “immature” and not “hard-nosed” enough for the Portland Timbers? Should …
Brett and Derek discuss DC United’s probe of Baltimore, Brek Shea’s training stint with Arsenal and Hamid’s move to Europe to train as well.
The guys and Dan Loney discuss Charlie Davies and his $20M suit vs Das Enterprise which hosted the event that proceeded the fatal accident in 2009. They also discuss the infamous Thierry Henry red card vs KC and whether Henry has an eyesight issue… Only on The Straight Red Card.
The guys discuss “diving” in the other great American sports–baseball, gridiron ball, and basketball; and talk about the recent dive in quality of play by MLS clubs in the CONCACAF Champions League. On The Straight Red Card.
The guys examine the US v Costa Rica game and Klinsmann’s tactics, formation and result. On The Straight Red Card.
Brett and Derek discuss Brek Shea’s hot streak. And the likely US line-ups vs Costa Ricaand Belgium on September 2 & 6. Also, George John’s deal with Blackburn falls through. On The Straight Red Card.
Brett and Derek discuss the Chicago Fire’s record-breaking season, the MLS playoff picture and Robbie Keane’s impact on the rest of the LA Galaxy season. On The Straight Red Card.