Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

October 30th, 2014

MLS Insider :: The Luca DeLaGarza Story

~~  Such a heartbreaking story.... Doctors told Megan and A.J. DeLaGarza that a congenital heart defect would require their first child to have major surgery as soon as he was born. The young family’s courage inspired support and warmth from across an entire league.
October 30th, 2014

Hamburg Apologizes To Franck Ribery On Twitter Over Pitch Invader

Lieber @FCBayern, lieber Franck #Ribery. Wir entschuldigen uns für die Szene kurz vor dem Ende. Das ist nicht der #HSV! #HSVFCB — Hamburger SV (@HSV) October 29, 2014 “Dear FC Bayern, dear Franck Ribéry. We apologise for the scene shortly before the end. This is not HSV!” ~~  Dude was about to get broken off by Ribery... You could see ...
October 29th, 2014

Steve Zakuani Announces His Retirement

~~  I was about thirty or so feet away from that tackle in Denver.... I was covering the game on Fox Soccer Channel that day and the sound was something I'll never forget. Our director actually had to walk outside the truck to throw up after cutting the replays of the injury. I was lucky enough to sit down with Steve on multiple occasions since ...
October 28th, 2014

Miguel Herrera Calls Up Carlos Vela For Mexico’s Holland & Belarus Friendlies

~~  Oooooohhhhh.... This is going to get interesting..... via FemexFut The Directorate General of National Teams discloses the call of Mexican players who play abroad, they have been requested to their Clubs to participate in meetings with FIFA dates Selections from Holland and Belarus, on 12 and 18 November respectively. Player - ...
October 28th, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player, Best Forward & Best Goal In La Liga

~~ Irina Shayk on your arm and you're picking up these awards.... Can we just acknowledge how consistent this dude's play has been. via Guardian Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has won three individual honours at the Liga de Fútbol Profesional’s annual awards for 2013?14 while Newcastle’s summer signing, Ayoze Pérez, was given two ...
October 28th, 2014

Real Madrid Agree ‘Strategic Partnership’ With Abu Dhabi’s IPIC

~~ #MonopolyMoney via Guardian Real Madrid have agreed a long-term strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co (IPIC) which it expects will strengthen the club’s status as the world’s richest and also help fund a planned stadium overhaul. Both parties have agreed not to divulge the length or the value of ...
October 27th, 2014

Nike Unveils Ordem Hi-Vis Ball For ‘Winter Season’

~~  Need to get our hands (feet) on these ASAP.  By the way, how fast has this year gone by?  Already getting set for sleet & snow?!?! via Nike Nike, the official ball supplier to three of the biggest football leagues in Europe — Barclays Premier League, Serie A TIM and La Liga BBVA — unveils the Nike Ordem Hi-Vis ball for the ...
October 27th, 2014

Report :: Devils / 76′ers Owner Josh Harris To Buy Crystal Palace

~~  Very interested to see if this goes down..... Check the second to last paragraph.  Nice little shot taken. via Guardian Takeover talks between Crystal Palace and the American businessman Josh Harris are at such an advanced stage that the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers owner is poised to enter a period of due diligence on the ...