Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

April 8th, 2015

El Piojo Names Mexico Roster vs United States In San Antonio

~~  Stoked for my man Carlos Salcedo... Makes the move from Real Salt Lake and not only works his way into the Chivas de Guadalajara Starting XI, he gets named to Mexico's Full Team within four months.... via FemexFut La Dirección General de Selecciones Nacionales da a conocer la convocatoria de jugadores considerados por Miguel Herrera y su ...
April 7th, 2015

CAF (Africa) Pledges Their Support To Sepp Blatter Ahead Of FIFA Presidential Election

~~  File this one under 'World Cup 2010'.....  By the way, how in the world does 'Africa' account for 54 of the 209 vote count heading into the Presidential Election?!?!?  My fear is that the incoming 'Challengers' will split the votes, leading to Blatter leaning on his cronies to hold on to his #MonopolyMoney Fiefdom... via Guardian Every one ...
April 6th, 2015

Report :: AC Milan Under-10 Team ‘Racially Abused’ At Tournament

~~  Some HORRIFIC news coming out of Italy once again.... But this time the reports of 'Racist Abuse' aimed at U-10 players spotlights yet again how disgusting and unacceptable this issue is. via Guardian Black players in Milan’s Under-10 team were allegedly subject to heckling and racist abuse during Sunday’s 4-0 win over Paris ...
April 5th, 2015

The Tissue Incident :: Caleb Porter vs Oscar Pareja

~~  So many questions.... Such great visuals. What's wrong with having some genuine bad guys / unforced rivalries in MLS?!?!?! "I walked over to shake his hand and he had a tissue that he put over his nose and tried to hand me a tissue," Timbers head coach Caleb Porter said in the postgame press conference. "So I thought it was very poor ...
April 4th, 2015

Brendan Rodgers On Mario Balotelli Absence :: ‘He Deemed Himself Not Able To Travel’

~~  After picking up a 'knock' during training on Friday, Mario Balotelli ruled himself out of Liverpool's trip to Arsenal and if you take a hard look at Brendan Rodgers' quotes.... Well, read between the lines a little bit. ‘He trained on Friday afternoon with the team and he took a slight knock to his knee and he deemed himself not able to ...
April 3rd, 2015

Talkin’ Real :: Jordan Allen Interview & SJ Earthquakes Preview

Coming off the backside of Real Salt Lake's 2 -1 win at home against Toronto FC this past Sunday at Rio Tinto Stadium, I sat down with the man who scored the game winner 19 year old 'HomeGrown' product Jordan Allen and preview #RSL at the San Jose Earthquakes this Sunday on ESPN 2..... 'Brian Dunseth and Dave Fox take a look forward to Sunday's Real ...
April 1st, 2015

Raheem Sterling :: Not About Liverpool Money, About The Trophies

~~  There's been a ton of stories coming out about Liverpool / England attacker Raheem Sterling lately with his EPL contract situation up in the air and reports that the Anfield club offering him anywhere from £100,000 a week to £180,000 week. Sterling still has more than two years to run on his current £35,000-a-week deal and said he will ...
March 31st, 2015

Real Madrid Signs Brazilian Danilo From Porto For $33.8 Million

~~  So long ....  Wait, Real's right back is Dani Carvajal!?!?! via RealMadrid Danilo Luiz da Silva (Bicas, Brazil, 15-07-1991) will join Real Madrid next season. Aged 23, he is already a regular member of the Brazilian squad. He is a right back who covers a lot of ground, he is quick, technical and hits the ball well. These qualities are ...