Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

October 18th, 2014

Hans-Joachim Eckert To Deliver His ‘Report’ To FIFA On 2018/2022 World Cup Bids

~~  So many questions, so little public answers..... But at the end of the day, raise your hand if you think Michael Garcia’s findings about the flawed 2018 and 2022 votes see the day of light at some point in the 'near' future?  I just can't see how, if this report is as explosive as it seems to be, it doesn't see the light of day....  Someone ...
October 16th, 2014

Orlando City Set To Break Ground On New Stadium Today

Loading Today we make history, breaking ground on what will be the loudest stadium in @mls! Don't forget to hashtag your images #WeDigPurple for groundbreaking! #LionNation #GoCity #MyTeamMyCity #ocsc #mls #groundbreaking View on Instagram ~~  Huge day down in Orlando.... Don't sleep on these guys..... Loading It's a ...
October 16th, 2014

Gerard Pique Apologizes On Twitter After Confrontation With Police

Se ha exagerado mucho lo que dije pero, en cualquier caso, lo siento, me he equivocado y no volverá a ocurrir. — Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) October 15, 2014 'What I said has been exaggerated a lot, but in any case, I am sorry, I made a mistake and it will not happen again,' ~~ I'm just going to let you watch the video below.... It's ...
October 14th, 2014

Average MLS Attendance Over 19,000

Average MLS Attendance Reaches Over 19,000 with Two Weeks Remaining in 2014 Season via @LifeofSPhil #soccerbiz — Business of Soccer (@BusinessofSoccr) October 14, 2014 ~~  Been around this league for a long, long time and one of the big watershed moment talking points were getting the average season attendance mark ...
October 14th, 2014

Heineken Becomes MLS Official Beer Sponsor Starting 2015

Hey soccer fans! We’re excited to be the official beer of @MLS starting in 2015. #MLSnext #OpenYourWorld — Heineken US (@Heineken_US) October 14, 2014 ~~  Whoa.  Big time move by Heineken aka Champions League's holder taking on Major League Soccer.
October 14th, 2014

Martin Odegaard Becomes Youngest Player EVER In European Championship

~~  This kid COULD be one of the best we've seen in a long, long time... But his next move is the game changer moment. via Guardian Norway’s Martin Odegaard became the youngest player in European Championship history at the age of 15 years and 300 days when he was introduced as a substitute midway through the second half of a 2-1 victory over ...
October 13th, 2014

Neill Lennon Named Bolton Wanderers Manager

~~ After the success that Lennon had at Celtic, you knew it was only a matter of time until an English club took a chance on him.... via BWFC Bolton Wanderers are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Lennon as the club’s new manager. Lennon, 43, joins the club after a successful four-year spell at the helm of Scottish giants Celtic, ...
October 13th, 2014

Berlusconi :: ‘I Remember Balotelli Was Bought Against My Advice’

~~  Convenient timing isn't this? via Gazetta 'I remember [Balotelli] was bought against my advice,' Berlusconi told La Gazzetta dello Sport. 'We have many champions: (Jeremy) Menez, (Keisuke) Honda, (Stephane) El Shaarawy, (Fernando) Torres, (Nigel) De Jong. 'The base is there. And we no longer have a rotten apple in the dressing room.'