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Mexico 2026?

SKIMMING TWITTER the other night, killing time before the Purple Wedding, Glenn Davis posted a link to an interesting article about the 2026 World Cup. Should Mexico host its third World Cup in 2026? Funny thing, it just so happened that UDN was broadcasting the official film of 1986 World …

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The Ying and Yang of Liga MX

BY THURSDAY of last week, Liga MX was fyling high. On the field, the 5 teams that had Cup ties all won: Cruz Azul, Xolos, and Toluca all advanced to the CCL semi finals while Leon and Santos all but assured themselves of a berth in the Copa Libertadores knockout …

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23 For Brazil, March Edition

It has been almost two weeks since Mexico had the only full-squad dress rehearsal before Miguel “Piojo” Herrera whittles down his list of players to the 23 chosen ones. After the scoreless draw vs Nigeria, we were all able to make some snap judgements. But Herrera has been afforded the …

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Goose Eggs in Georgia

After last night’s game in a sold out Georgia Dome vs Nigeria, the one thing we will not be able to say about Mexico’s World Cup campaign in June is that it won’t be entertaining. With close to his full complement of player’s Miguel Herrera left the Georgia Dome with …

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My Favorite World Cup Goals

As the world cup draws closer, we’ll be seeing a lot of “best” lists. So why not add one to the pile. I present to you my top World Cup goals. A bit of a primer, though. I decided if I was going to pick my favorite World Cup goals, …

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The Big 4 in the top 5?

Working on a little exercise today. I went back 10 years in the Liga MX archives to see when was the last time the league’s “Big 4″, America, Chivas, Cruz Azul, and Pumas, were all among the league’s top 5 table toppers. There were some seasons where it was close, …

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Libertadores Getting Their Full Attention

The two Mexican sides playing Copa Libertadores this season, Leon and Santos Laguna, both starting their quest for the copa with wins this week. As always, the debate about which tournament should get the team’s attention most raged on. And as always, the pundits say the teams choose the wrong …

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23 for Brazil, February Edition

There have been quite a few new developments since we last spoke about Mexico’s World Cup Roster. We had a call-up, a friendly, and a meeting with a player who then declined to be included on the list. So how does it all shake out? Let’s have a look. GOAL-KEEPERS …

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No Vela, No Problem?

He has been saying no for the better part of three years. And when Carlos Vela met with Mexico coach, Miguel Herrera. After the meeting, the coach spoke to ESPN Deportes Radio. “You can tell right away about a player desire to play But his eyes didn’t light up when …

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Youngsters Answer Herrera’s Call

DALLAS, TX. Mexico’s World Cup campaign got started on the right foot this past week in the Alamo City. The scoreline looked good: a 4-0 win over an experimental South Korea side would look good in the headlines. But this game was all about who was going to step up. …