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The Best Team You Never Heard Of

The Best Team You Never Heard Of

Despite all the hype and media surrounding the Confederations Cup this summer and the World Cup in Brazil next summer, another big event will kickoff on July 26th of this year in Sofia, Bulgaria. Previously known as the World Games for the Deaf, the Deaflympics was first hosted in Paris, France in 1924 and ranks [...]

CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy has the home advatage, Monterrey – the momentum

CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy has the home advatage, Monterrey – the momentum

On Wednesday, not all eyes will be on the European Champions League clashes. At 10 p.m. ET Major League Soccer champions from Los Angeles Galaxy will be facing off Monterrey in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. Beating the Rayados will be a tough task as the two-time defending CCL champions are also in great form [...]

Seattle Sounders Suffering from Horror Start to the MLS Season

Seattle Sounders Suffering from Horror Start to the MLS Season

The Seattle Sounders have had an unprecedented amount of success since joining Major League Soccer in 2009.  They have made the MLS playoffs every season and won the U.S. Open Cup three times. Not a bad start for an organization in any sport. The Sounders also have one of the biggest fan bases in the [...]

Seattle Sounders Go into CONCACAF Champions League on a Poor Run

Seattle Sounders Go into CONCACAF Champions League on a Poor Run

Seattle Sounders welcome Santos to the Pacific Northwest in the CONCACAF Champions League while they’re off to their worst start to an MLS campaign with three losses, no wins and one draw coming at home to neighbors Portland. Sitting in the basement of the Western Conference staring up at everyone else in the division is [...]

Highlights: Colorado Rapids v Portland Timbers

Highlights: Colorado Rapids v Portland Timbers

Colorado Rapids v Portland Timbers Will Johnson scored twice in the second half for the Portland Timbers to help the Timbers come back from a 2-0 deficit and share the spoils in Colorado. Dillon Powers opened the scoring in the first half with a fantastic volley and Henry Thomas scored just on the other side [...]

Highlights: Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders FC

Highlights: Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders FC

Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders FC Goals from Robbie Findley and Luis Gil proved enough to overcome Brad Evans consolation goal as Real Salt Lake defeated the Seattle Sounders at Rio Tinto in Sandy, Utah last night. Possession was split evenly throughout the match, but it was Salt Lake who had a more attack-minded [...]

Houston vs. San Jose: Preview and Projected Lineups

Houston vs. San Jose: Preview and Projected Lineups

One of the most entertaining matches this weekend in Major League Soccer takes place at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston as the Dynamo host the San Jose Earthquakes. Recent Form:  Houston: WLW The Dynamo took care of business in front of their own fans at BBVA Compass Stadium against Vancouver on Saturday. The win extended the [...]

By March 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Major League Soccer: Week 5 Preview

Major League Soccer: Week 5 Preview

Major League Soccer is entering its fifth round this weekend and by now teams should be getting a more clear idea of what they can and cannot do. The New York Red Bulls seems to be unable to win so far having a negative goal difference and only two points out of four matches. They [...]

Robbie Rogers Speaks About Coming Out

Robbie Rogers Speaks About Coming Out

Speaking exclusively to The Guardian, Robbie Rogers discussed the difficulties of coming out in football. The former Leeds United and US Men’s National Team winger discussed the ‘impossible’ nature of homosexuality in the sport. He said: ‘In football it’s obviously impossible to come out – because no-one has done it. No one. It’s crazy and [...]

Five Worldwide Football Matches You Should Watch This Weekend

Five Worldwide Football Matches You Should Watch This Weekend

With the final international break of the European season now firmly behind us, we have a full programme of domestic matches from right across the globe to look forward to this weekend. Though campaigns in the Western hemisphere may still be in their early stages, there are a number of other leagues approaching their final [...]

USMNT vs. Mexico: Superb defense, missing offense

USMNT vs. Mexico: Superb defense, missing offense

The United States Men’s National Team did not score a single goal for 90 minutes but were very happy with how they played and their coach Jurgen Klinsmann had nothing but praise for them. The USMNT are not the best national team in the world (in fact, they rank 33rd and dropped one spot) so [...]

How Long Can the Montreal Impact’s Winning Streak Last?

How Long Can the Montreal Impact’s Winning Streak Last?

There has been plenty of talk in recent weeks in the American media about winning streaks by professional franchises. From the Miami Heat to the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Denver Nuggets, the American media has been fixated on the winning streaks of those three professional teams in the NBA and NHL. Well, you can add [...]

By March 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
USA Earns Hard Fought Point Against Mexico at Azteca

USA Earns Hard Fought Point Against Mexico at Azteca

The Estadio Azteca is one of the most difficult places to play in world football and getting a point at the vaunted Mexican stadium is a very difficult task. The draw with Mexico actually moved the United States down the CONCACAF standings, but a draw at Mexico’s home field is an encouraging result. The United [...]

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USA v Mexico World Cup Qualifying Highlights

USA v Mexico World Cup Qualifying Highlights

The United States visited neighbors Mexico last night in a massive CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier that led to spoils being shared in a 0-0 draw. Though Mexico maintained most of the possession throughout the match, the Americans did exactly what they needed to do to grab a vital point in their quest for Brazil 2014. [...]

World Cup Qualifying Injury Report: Jermaine Jones Ruled Out Of USA’s Tuesday Match Against Mexico

World Cup Qualifying Injury Report: Jermaine Jones Ruled Out Of USA’s Tuesday Match Against Mexico

With the English Premier League on international break this week, many players have a much needed break heading into the final weeks of the season; but for others, there was no rest to be found as national teams took to the pitch for some crucial World Cup Qualifying matches. Unfortunately, injuries, as always, played a [...]

By March 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
CONCACAF Hexagonal: Mexico vs USA Key Battles at the Azteca

CONCACAF Hexagonal: Mexico vs USA Key Battles at the Azteca

The CONCACAF Hexagonal battle is heating up and will hit a boil on Tuesday as the United States takes on Mexico.  Numerous of fierce battles have encapsulated these two national teams throughout the years and Tuesday night will be no different. As the Hex continues to separate the weak from the strong a victory could [...]