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.
A little over ten years ago, a new template for running a football club was established when Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich assumed control of Chelsea. Abramovich’s plan was simple — even if possibly nefarious: dump mountains of cash into the club to … Continue reading
In the world of American professional sports, fresh starts aren’t exactly what I would call “rare”. Nary a year passes without some team in any of the major leagues — MLB, NBA, NFL or NHL for those who don’t follow other sports … Continue reading
According to information received from multiple trusted sources, Wrong Side of the Pond believes that the Dayton Dutch Lions will be moving their USL PRO franchise to Cincinnati for the 2015 season. Rumors place the club leaving their newly minted home at Dayton … 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
We go around the world in 68 minutes on the latest edition of the podcast, as there was football aplenty to chat about. The Premier League was there to keep us busy as usual — in particular a surprise West Ham side and an unpredictably entertaining Chelsea-Manchester United match. El Clásico also got a run out, as did the Champions League fixtures from last week. Of course we had to make room to talk about the MLS Playoffs and end of season fixtures, too. And we even still had time to fit in our normal ‘Winners & Wankers’, ‘Fulham Watch’ and listener question segments. So buckle up and hang on… there’s a lot to football to digest in this week’s pod.
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