Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

November 20th, 2014

Bayern Munich Announces Allianz Arena Paid ‘In Full’ Almost 16 Years Early

~~  Reports now stating that Pep & Co. will have another €25m or so to spend during transfer windows after paying off the €340m stadium almost sixteen years early.... #PrintingEuros via FCBayern In his column for the latest edition of club journal Bayern Magazin, published prior to the home meeting with1899 Hoffenheim, Karl-Heinz ...
November 20th, 2014

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey

On set for the ESPN broadcast of the AT&T MLS All-Star game, Alexi Lalas shades himself from the Portland, OR sun on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. The MLS All-Stars beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at Providence Park. ~~ sdlenhart.com  / Twitter: @soccer_watcher To be included in our Soccer In America – A Photographic Series, send your Pictures ...
November 19th, 2014

Frustrations Of A USMNT Fan

Over the last week and a half, we were left with two final friendlies for the US Men's National Team for 2014 and the results were clearly less than ideal.  Less than US fans expect from the team at this point with the bar being set so high. If you go to any number of soccer sites that cover the US team, you will see stories breaking down tactics, ...
November 19th, 2014

Real Madrid Unveils Microsoft Agreement

~~  That first quote says it all.....  And shouts to ISPS for dropping the collab early. via RealMadrid “We seal a powerful alliance and the creation of a gigantic digital platform capable of changing the relationship of millions of fans with Real Madrid,” said Florentino Pérez. Real Madrid unveiled its agreement with Microsoft in the ...
November 19th, 2014

The FIFA Chronicles

There has always been speculation that there is funny business going on with FIFA. Back handed deals, paying people off for votes, brown bags filled with cash. Questions about this sort of thing ain't nothing new. But what is going on right now is getting more and more crazy all the time. And yet somehow, it doesn't seem to be a major story yet. Or I ...
November 17th, 2014

FIFA ‘Whistleblowers’ Submit Formal Complaint

~~  The statement below says it all..... Bonita Mersiades, the former Australia 2022 executive who also gave evidence to Garcia on three occasions under condition that her anonymity would be protected, has also submitted a formal letter of complaint to him. “It says much about Fifa and those inside their tent that they felt it necessary to ...
November 17th, 2014

German Football League President Makes Serious Statement Against FIFA

~~ Said it before and I'll say it again, this report WILL become public.... There's just TOO much there (with people calling for the full release and the uproar after Eckert's 'summary' report) for someone not to leak it to the public somehow.... via Guardian The president of the German Football League has warned that Uefa’s 54 member nations ...
November 15th, 2014

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey

@BigEast Final set for tomorrow night at #PPLPark :: #ProvidenceCollege vs #Xavier #CollegeSoccer w/ @rugbyryanb A photo posted by brian dunseth (@theoriginalwinger) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:03am PST Follow TheOriginalWinger on Instagram To be included in our Soccer In America – A Photographic Series, send your Pictures to dunny@bumpypitch.com ...