Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

December 5th, 2014

adidas Unveils Match Ball For 2015 Women’s World Cup

adidas today unveiled the official match ball of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, the adidas conext15. The ball features a new green, red and blue ribbon design inspired by the elements of nature: earth, wind and fire. The adidas conext15 features the same ground-breaking technology that was used so successfully in brazuca, the official ...
December 4th, 2014

Tim Howard – The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them

~~  Some of the excerpts have already hit the interwebs, but this one is going to be a good one..... Timmy is one of the best dudes and teammates a guy could ever ask for. In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon  idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to ...
December 4th, 2014

Miguel ‘El Piojo’ Herrera Re-Ups With Mexico Through 2018 World Cup

~~  El Piojo quickly became one of my favorites in the coaching realm.... Personality, attitude, tactical decisions and his consistent use of social media.... What you see is what you get with Miguel Herrera. via MedioTiempo Finally, the coach of the Mexican, Miguel Herrera, signed the contract which has as its ultimate goal the World Russia ...
December 2nd, 2014

MLS Names 2014 Best XI

~~  There's a few arguments to be made depending on which side of the fence you're standing on, but there were some pretty damn good performances this year and some players had to be left off..... via MLSSoccer Notable omissions from this year's team include Toronto FC midfielder and US national team regular Michael Bradley, Seattle Sounders ...
December 2nd, 2014

Mario Balotelli Apologizes For Offensive ‘Super Mario’ Instagram Post

I apologize if I’ve offended anyone. The post was meant to be anti-racist with humour. I now understand that (...) — Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) December 2, 2014 ~~  I'm not going to throw that Instagram post up here on TOW because.... Well, if you want to find it, search it out.... And you'll see why it's not ...
December 1st, 2014

FIFA Reveals Ballon d’Or 2014 Nominees

~~  We going by club or country or both..... Because no disrespect to CRon7 or Messi, but Manuel Neuer was just an absolute BEAST for Bayern and Germany this year..... via FIFA The contenders for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best player of 2014 and for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2014 award were announced today ...
December 1st, 2014

American Fútbol :: Riding With The Revs – Fan Culture In New England

~~  Been a great summer / fall following our guys from American Fútbol..... We highlight the Midnight Riders, the premier supporter's group of the New England Revolution, and explore why Boston is one of America's most promising soccer markets. Episode 1 :: Tijuana Episode 2 :: Costa Rica Episode 3 :: Ecuador The World Cup in Brazil
November 27th, 2014

Wigan Chairman Dave Whelan Charged By FA Over ‘Reference To Ethnic Origin’

~~  Yeah... Pretty much everyone was expecting this charge the moment those words came out of his mouth....  I'm not about to copy and paste what he said.... But here's the link if you missed it. via TheFA The FA has charged Dave Whelan in relation to media comments. It is alleged the Wigan Athletic chairman breached FA Rule E3[1] in that ...