Archive for May, 2010


May 31, 2010

It has taken me a while to take in the roster decisions by Bob Bradley.  He deserves our utmost respect and support.  Yet I want to call attention to a few choices that may cause difficulty for Bradley in South Africa. Robbie Findley is not World Cup material.  He has 1 goal and 2 assists for Real Salt [...]

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Words from our World Cup Hopefuls

May 16, 2010

The Chivas USA locker room was eerily quiet after a disappointing 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Columbus Crew. There wasn’t any talking and players seemed to stay to themselves.  The most frustrating part of the defeat was the fact that the Goats dominated the Crew for most of the match.  Obviously Schelotto won the game for Columbus,  but [...]

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The Chosen Ones

May 11, 2010

Today was a big day for the stars of American soccer. National Team Head Coach Bob Bradley announced the 30 players that would be headed to training camp. Only 23 of these players are guaranteed a trip to South Africa. Here is our take on the selections: The Best Combo: Landon Donovan and Edson Buddle, L.A. Galaxy.  [...]

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Friday’s Trivia Question (May 7)

May 7, 2010

What MLS rookie scored a hat trick this season? The tenth correct response sent to [email protected] will receive a copy of More than Just a Game by Chuck Korr and Marvin Close.

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Giuseppe Rossi on the Cover of ESPN The Magazine

May 7, 2010

“Much to the disappointment of U.S. fans, New Jersey-born soccer stud Giuseppe Rossi will be wearing the Italian colors this summer in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Looking at Rossi’s childhood and achievements so far, ESPN The Magazine writer Jeff Bradley tells the story of how the soccer phenom became a member of the Azzurri [...]

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