WBA and Manchester United battle to 2-2 draw

Published 10/20/2014 in EPL

Once again that leaky Manchester United defense reared its ugly head as they visited a solid West Brom side on Monday.  You would think with such a porous defense that Van Gaal would have his te…

Manchester United from bad to worse

Published 9/21/2014 in EPL

You would think they would have figured it out by now.  You can spend a bazillion dollars on all the attackers money can buy, but if you give up boat-loads of goals on the defensive end it just …

Manchester United finally get their win

Published 9/14/2014 in EPL

It took long enough, Louis Van Gaal finally got his first official victory in charge of ManU.  Out went the 3-5-2 and in came the diamond midfield.  In came new boys Daley Blind and Marcos …

Seattle scrapes out a draw with FC Dallas

Published 11/2/2014 in MLS

The Seattle Sounders arrived in Dallas to open the MLS Western Conference semifinals against FC Dallas on a mission.  Get a result to take home for the second leg.  In the end they were abl…

Chivas USA to shut down operations immediately

Published 10/27/2014 in MLS

We have seen the writing on the wall for months.  A failed experiment with interest and attendance dwindling weekly, Chivas USA is no more.  And with it comes a completely new Los Angeles s…

Portland Timbers hope for playoffs by beating FC Dallas

Published 10/25/2014 in MLS


Champions League - Messi stars again, Chelsea roll

Published 11/26/2014 in Champions League

Lionel Messi put all the press hinting at him be unsettled at Barcelona away as he notched his second hat trick of the week.  Barcelona blasted as overmatched Apoel squad 4-0.  Meanwhile, C…

Manchester City with another Champions League flop

Published 11/5/2014 in Champions League

Oh the Champions League curse that has befallen Manchester City.  Year after year it is the same old story.  Flop city.  On Wednesday it was CSKA Moscow visiting town and a prime oppor…

Chelsea edge past Sporting Lisbon

Published 9/30/2014 in Champions League

Tuesday gave us Matchday 2 of the much loved Champions League where Chelsea faced the tricky trip to Portugal to face off against Sporting Lisbon.  Jose Mourinho expected such a tough trip that …

Landon Donovan bids farewell as USA ties Ecuador

Published 10/10/2014 in US National Team

Tonight all eyes were on Hartford, as US Soccer prepared to turn the page on a historic career.  Landon Donovan suited up for the 157th time for our great national team as the Americans faced Ec…

Young Americans hold on to beat Czech Republic

Published 9/3/2014 in US National Team

Well today offered a real treat for US soccer fans.  Normally I don't get overly excited to watch soccer friendliest right after a World Cup as usually the stars are not on display.  True m…

Landon Donovan announces this will be his last season

Published 8/7/2014 in US National Team

Landon Donovan announced that this will be his final season in the MLS and as a professional soccer player.  LD has long been a shining star for American soccer and will be missed as the MLS con…

Iceland shocks the Netherlands behind Gylfi Sigurdsson

Published 10/13/2014 in International

The Land of Volcanos has produced the latest world eruption, but this time it didn't come from the rift but from the Laugardvalsvollur Stadium in Reykjavik, Iceland where the tiny island nation knock…

Albania upset Portugal. What?

Published 9/7/2014 in International

Yes you read that right. Albania beat Portugal on Sunday in the two teams opener of qualifying for the 2016 Euro's. It was just a continuation of poor showings after this summer's World Cup where the…

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…

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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