For the stateside football supporter who occasionally feels forever alone, Wrong Side of the Pond is a website made for — and by — the American soccer fan.
Things haven’t gone according to plan in the red half of Manchester the last couple seasons. Sir Alex Ferguson sealed his legendary career two seasons ago with one last title before sailing off into the sunset that is the Old Trafford’s … Continue reading
It’s not an infrequent occurrence to hear someone describe soccer as their life. For many that I know — myself included — that’s a fairly accurate statement. I run a soccer website and spend a majority of my free time watching … Continue reading
Let me start this off by saying that, without a doubt, few people have had a more profound impact on the American soccer landscape than Landon Timothy Donovan. Well before Freddy Adu ever graced the cover of Sports Illustrated or had … Continue reading
When it comes to interviews, if you look at my track record, it’s pretty clear that I’ll talk to just about anyone from the game of football. And while I’m more than happy to talk to any player from the professional … Continue reading
The much loved — and maligned — summer transfer window will be slamming shut over the weekend, which means we’ll see a bevy of rumors either materialize into reality or fail to come to fruition. And for that reason, supporters around the globe will either be praising the arrivals of new saviors or end up cursing the chairmen for their supposedly penny-pinching ways. Rule number one over the next few days: don’t believe everything you read. Or at bare minimum, be sure to take them with a sizable grain of salt.
So with all of the stress that’s sure to come to pass over the next few days, I’m going to do my best to avoid transfer stories in this latest links round up. Keen observers will notice I did slip one in there, though we can blame its presence on me opting to take a dig at my favorite club’s rival supporters.
In the madness, dont’ forget that there’s also a full slate of European and domestic action on the docket this weekend, too. So there should be more than enough to distract you from dealings of your favorite club.
Sitting in the wrong section requires tremendous restraint. – telegraph.co.uk
My favorite ‘Jermaine Jones to MLS Saga’ reaction. – hottimeinoldtown.com
Chris Rolfe needs to join the FFA. – washingtonpost.com
A ranking of every generation of Nike’s Mercurial line. – sneakerreport.com
Puma learns a lesson in internet trolling. – eveningstandard.co.uk