First half surge leads Manchester United past Roma

Published 7/26/2014 in EPL

Roma met English giants Manchester United in Denver to open their play in the 2014 edition of the Guinness International Champions Cup.  Sure it is only preseason, but both sides would be lookin…

Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona for $125 million

Published 7/11/2014 in EPL

The biter is on the move!  Liverpool have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Barcelona for the transfer of Luis Suarez.  The amount is said to be 80 million euros or around $…

FIFA deals Luis Suarez a hefty suspension for World Cup bite

Published 6/26/2014 in EPL

FIFA did not take long to levy punishment for the bite heard round the world.  We all saw the biting incident on Tuesday when Luis Suarez took a chomp on the shoulder of Italy's Chiellini in the…

Goalfests highlight the MLS weekend

Published 7/13/2014 in MLS

Goals, goals and more goals were the order of the weekend in MLS play as a ridiculous 26 balls found the net Saturday and that was without FC Dallas who found their high powered offense with a bye.&n…

FC Dallas blows lead in Portland

Published 6/11/2014 in MLS

Another match where FC Dallas snatched a bad result from the clutches of victory.

Landon Donovan makes his point

Published 5/25/2014 in MLS

Did you hear that Jurgen Klinsmann?  That was the sound of your big mistake.  Landon Donovan hammered it home Sunday night at The Home Depot Center as he scored a goal and assisted on anoth…

Atletico Madrid wins La Liga with draw at Barcelona

Published 5/18/2014 in Champions League

Everything was stacked against Atletico Madrid. They would need to go to Barcelona and get a result at the Nou Camp in front of a monster hostile crowd. Things turned even darker through the first 45…

Real Madrid blasts Bayern Munich heads to UCL Final

Published 4/29/2014 in Champions League

I think it has happened to all of us. That dreaded day from hell where everything goes wrong. Unfortunately for coach Pep Guardiola and Bayern Munich their "day from hell" has been ongoing for severa…

Down goes Barcelona felled by Atletico Madrid

Published 4/9/2014 in Champions League

I said it when the draw was announced.  There could have been nothing worse for Barcelona than a matchup with Atletico Madrid.  Then bam!  Barcelona v Atletico Madrid.  Everyone i…

Tim Howard - A Performance for the Ages

Published 7/2/2014 in US National Team

Forget Ochoa.  It's all about Tim Howard.  A performance for the ages Tuesday against Belgium in Brazil.  A whopping 16 saves.  Many of them of the spectacular nature.  

World Cup 2014 - A look ahead at USA v Belgium

Published 6/30/2014 in US National Team

The US men did it.  They survived the Group of Death with a win a loss and a draw.  Much respect!  But things don't get any easier at all.  A very talented Belgium awaits on Tuesd…

USA advances despite tight German loss

Published 6/26/2014 in US National Team

Everything to play for Thursday as the USA and Germany met in a rainy Recife.  Rainy might have been an understatement as the tropical rain had been falling for nine hours straight in the area.&…

The Best Six Memories of Brazil 2014

Published 7/21/2014 in International

Now that we have had a couple of weeks to digest the greatness that was Brazil 2014.  Here are my Six from Brazil.

1. Germany - The deserving champions.  The best team over the full cour…

Germany win World Cup 2014 over Argentina in extra time

Published 7/13/2014 in International

The game began exactly as we all expected.  Argentina sat back allowing the Germans plenty of the ball in the opening twenty minutes as they looked to play on the counter.  Germany attacked…

Germany destroys Brazil heads to World Cup Final

Published 7/8/2014 in International

What a treat. What a treat.  Brazil v Germany in a World Cup semifinal.  THE two powers of World Cups past.  No two countries have more accolades to their name.  Who would prevail…

North Carolina women win another soccer national title

Published 1/23/2014 in College

Same old, same old.   is on top once again.  The Tar Heels made short work of Penn State in the NCAA championship match winning easily 4-1.

Penn St…

Notre Dame take national title Andrew O'Malley header

Published 12/16/2013 in College

The luck of the Irish were certainly on Notre Dame's side on Sunday in Pennsylvania as they slipped past Maryland 2-1 to win the 2013 College Cup. It was the first soccer national title for Notre Dam…

Indiana claims 2012 NCAA Title over Georgetown

Published 12/9/2012 in College

The powers are back.  Indiana were once the rulers of thecollege soccer world.  After a 1-0 victory over Georgetown Sunday afternoon they are back on top.

It was defense that led the…

Dallas Cup XXXV - River Plate gets Revenge

Published 4/20/2014 in Youth

This was the rematch that River Plate had been gunning for all week long.  After a controversial 3-2 loss to the US U20 National Team on opening night of Dallas Cup XXXV the talented squad from …

US Under 20s get past Fluminense in overtime

Published 4/18/2014 in Youth

The second Friday night Dallas Cup Super Group semifinal offered a real treat as Brazilian powers Fluminense lined up against the United States Under 20 National Team coached by former American star …

Dallas Cup - US Under 20s take care of Tigres

Published 4/16/2014 in Youth

The US Under 20s kicked off their final group match of Dallas Cup XXXV on Wednesday night only needing a draw to win Group C and advance to the semifinals.  In fact, a one goal loss would even s…

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