Archive for the ‘International Soccer’ Category

Roy Keane Might Finally Have A Reason To Be Frosty

Monday, September 5th, 2011

He has a stare colder than William Edward Parry's testicles. Now Roy Keane might have the frigid address to match. The former Manchester United wrecking ball is supposedly in talks with Iceland to become the nation's new manager. No, I didn't misspell Ireland. Roy Keane, former captain of the Emerald Isle, is apparently ...

Imagine This Guy Having Sex With You For Six Years…

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

...yeah, I didn't think you'd like that. And neither do Leeds United fans. A decade ago, Leeds United was playing in the Champions League. Now the famed soccer club enters its eighth consecutive season out of England's top flight and is getting more attention for Michael Sheen's masterful performance in "The ...

Spanish Soccer Players Go On Strike

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

First it was the NFL, then the NBA and now Spanish soccer's top division (known as La Liga) is facing serious labor strife. OK, now this is just getting ridiculous. The start of La Liga's season is now in jeopardy as the players are seeking a new collective bargaining agreement. Luis ...

Somewhere Jonathan Bornstein Is Crying Uncontrollably

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Bob Bradley was relieved of his duties as U.S. national team coach Thursday. And it's not a day too soon. Don't get me wrong. I appreciate everything Bradley accomplished during his tenure, including beating world No. 1 Spain at the Confederations Cup and winning a World Cup group with England in ...

Say Hola To South America’s Rodney Dangerfield

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

To the unknowing, South American soccer is confined to Brazil and Argentina. For many, it’s easy to overlook the small nation sandwiched in between the two footballing powers. But do so at your own risk. Tiny Uruguay, a country of just 3.5 million people, currently reigns as the kings of South America. And ...

Hope Solo, I Love You

Monday, July 11th, 2011

After watching the United States women's soccer team's incredible comeback in the 2011 Women's World Cup quarterfinals against Brazil, I had a ton of things rushing through my head. What heart. What an improbable comeback. What a match. How cool was that to watch? Oh, and I have fallen helplessly, ...

Jozy Altidore’s Sick Goal Against Guadeloupe

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Tuesday night the United States advanced to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 1-0 win over Guadeloupe. The scoring was supplied by 21-year-old US forward Jozy Altidore, who blasted a 25-yard cannonball into the upper-left corner of the net in the 9th minute of the match. The US ...

Email The Reason Brazilian Player Not On National Team Roster

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Brazil's national team will be suiting up for the Copa America starting in July, but it will be without starting defender and Real Madrid mainstay Marcelo. Why would Brazil leave such a talented player off the roster? Well, because he's really not good with his email. Marcelo apparently wrote an email ...