Thursday, September 18, 2014

DJ Kool Herc 1, Ronaldinho 0

While the former Brazil star was busy missing a penalty on his debut for the home side, Herculez Gomez bagged a beauty for the only goal of the game.








- Greg Seltzer

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

You don't put Jules in a corner.

Samuel L. Jackson attended the Arsenal v Man City tilt this past weekend, where the home teams media crew tried in vain to get the Liverpool supporter to pledge Gooner allegiance. Not gonna happen, bub.









- Greg Seltzer

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Brum13

Wake up, sleepyheads! Fresh Birmingham loan catch Brek Shea starts on his debut, kickoff comes in about 35 minutes on beIN Sport. They are hosting a Leeds club that has been pretty bad away this season (eight goals conceded in three games), so this could be interesting.




UPDATE: On 37 minutes, Shea has notched a brilliant assist on the Wes Thomas opener. Great pass.




- Greg Seltzer

Friday, September 12, 2014

American Soccer theorists, your day has finally come.

Remember when everyone and their mothers would put together a what-if American XI featuring supreme athletic talents from other sports? What if Kobe Bryant was a winger? What if Reggie Wayne was a left back and Chris Chelios a defensive midfielder???

Well... here is one to watch in testing that theory to a certain extent.





- Greg Seltzer

Putting money where the mind is.

Check out this interesting Forbes bit that reveals how Madison Avenue is waking up to the USMNT in a big way. Can you imagine how hot this attention would get if our boys threatened a final four run, as Klinsi aims to do in 2018?

American loves winners. Now, they have finally come to really love the Nats. It just goes to show you how the team is thought of (and how the players are perceived as personalities) by the average or passive fan out there - so this is not just about ad dollars going up. Two things have really changed here and they kinda go together.






- Greg Seltzer

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Too good not to share.










- Greg Seltzer