Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

July 28th, 2014

Soccer In America – The Cotton Bowl

Taking it back to the old school of @mls.... Surface still as good as I remember it and still hot as ish down on the field.... And the image of Dante Washington coming on as a sub in the 75th minutes with a huge smile on his face gave me nightmares for years.... ~~ TheOriginalWinger on Instagram To be included in the Soccer In America ...
July 27th, 2014

Two Fans Invade Field – Takes Selfie With Mario Balotelli

#milan#selfie#Balotelli#me#ManCityVsMilan— NAWAF (@NA_B27) July 27, 2014~~  Social Media is taking over the 'Pitch Invaders' game..... At least #Swagotelli was a good sport about it....(Insert another comment here about how much play Mario Balotelli would get in the US Press IF he suited up for NYCFC...  Imagine the ...
July 27th, 2014

Arsenal Confirms David Ospina Signing On Twitter

It's official - @Arsenal are to sign David Ospina! Full details here: #WelcomeOspina — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 27, 2014 ~~  All that talk of Iker Casillas making the move from Real Madrid to Arsenal evaporates…. So the question becomes now with Ospina confirmed to Arsenal, where to Keylor ...
July 25th, 2014

Michael Bradley Rocking Bumpy Pitch w/ Luke Wileman

Attn @OriginalWinger! Michael Bradley rocking a Bumpy Pitch t-shirt as we talked for feature on next week's @MLSonTSN — Luke Wileman (@LukeWileman) July 25, 2014 ~~  Tip of the hat to our man Luke Wileman for giving us here at Bumpy Pitch the  heads up that Toronto FC / USMNT's Michael Bradley was rocking one of our ...
July 25th, 2014

Didier Drogba Returns To Chelsea – Signs 1 Year Deal

~~ The Prodigal Son returns and reunites with The Special One…. via ChelseaFC Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the return of Didier Drogba. The striker has signed a one-year contract. Drogba of course needs no introduction. When he came to the end of his previous contract in 2012 it was only weeks after he had stroked the ...
July 23rd, 2014

Video :: James Rodriguez First Day As A Real Madrid Player

~~  We all had heard the rumors and then the official announcement came down yesterday…. To see the World Cup break out star in Real Madrid colors after passing his medical, signing the paperwork and stepping out on the Santiago Bernabeu pitch for the first time is pretty cool as a fan to see.
July 23rd, 2014

Video :: New Atlanta Stadium Conversion To MLS

~~  Can any of you remember the early days of Major League Soccer?  Yeah, we've come a long way….. A video animation of the new Atlanta stadium transitioning from the NFL football configuration to the Major League Soccer configuration.
July 21st, 2014

Six Shakhtar Players Refuse To Return To Ukraine

~~ I'm not really sure there could be any blame placed at the feet of the players (or their families for that matter) for making this decision at a time when things are incredibly unstable. via Shakhtar - It is true, six team players have not come - Rinat Akhmetov said. - Alex Teixeira, Fred, Dentinho, Douglas Costa, Facundo Ferreyra and ...