Archive for the ‘International Soccer’ Category

Video: U.S. fans react to John Brooks goal

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

We all remember this video of fans reacting to Landon Donovan's extra time goal against Algeria that sent the United States through to the knockout round of the 2010 World Cup. It was a fantastic shot of joyous, spontaneous reactions that showed soccer's growing presence and popularity in America. Well, we ...

Video: John Oliver eviscerates FIFA and the 2014 World Cup

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

If you haven't been watching "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" you should really start. The ex-Daily Show correspondent has been fantastic during the first season of his new Sunday night HBO show. His protracted rants about one subject each week have been absolutely perfect and this Sunday was no ...

Michael Bradley headed to Fulham?

Friday, December 27th, 2013

With Clint Dempsey already secured for a two-month loan, Barclays Premiere League club Fulham now reportedly has its eyes set on fellow American Michael Bradley. Bradley is reportedly likely headed for an English team and Fulham would love to add him to the mix. Bradley was a key part of Italian ...

United States soccer qualifies for 2014 World Cup with win over Mexico

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team is officially headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after a wild Tuesday night. The American men beat Mexico 2-0 in Columbus, Ohio in a wonderful performance that continued their recent streak of excellent play against their rivals to the south. But the ...

Video: Jozy Altidore scores hat trick against Bosnia-Herzegovina

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Just when it looked like the United States men's national soccer team's record win streak was headed down the toilet on the road in Europe, Jozy Altidore showed up to save the day. Trailing 2-0 at the half against Bosnia-Herzegovina, the United States rallied for a 4-3 win thanks to three ...

Jurgen Klinsmann banned from 2013 Gold Cup final

Friday, July 26th, 2013

After being sent off in the 87th minute of the United States' 3-1 win over Honduras during the semifinal of the 2013 Gold Cup, American manager Jurgen Klinsmann has been banned from the final of the tournament by CONCACAF's disciplinary committee. Klinsmann was ejected during the semifinal "for showing dissent towards ...

Landon Donovan left off U.S. National Team for qualifiers

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

On Thursday afternoon the United States men's national soccer team announced its roster for its upcoming slate of five games, and Landon Donovan was left off of it. Jurgen Klinsmann's team will play two friendlies against Belgium and Germany, then jump into three important World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica, Panama and ...

Wayne Rooney wants transfer from Manchester United

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Outgoing Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that star Wayne Rooney has handed in a transfer request due to frustration at being substituted in recent matches. The 27-year-old forward has been with United since 2004 and now wants out, but Ferguson insists the club has no plans to let ...