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 ...

Could The United States Get The 2022 World Cup After All?

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

This is interesting news coming out of the world of international soccer. FIFA president Sepp Blatter was re-elected amidst a major controversy involving bribery allegations. These allegations have cast doubt on the voting that awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup. Blatter could now be forced into swift action to remove the ...

Jose Mourinho Going Back To Chelsea?

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is widely regarded as the greatest coach in all of sports. The self-styled "Special One" has created juggernauts wherever he has gone since his first job at Benfica in 2000. Now, he might be headed back to the place that made him an international superstar. Fresh ...