The regular season domestic calendar opened up this past weekend here in the United States. And while the new MLS season always inspires excitement, this year, it seemed like a bigger deal than normal. That might have had something to do with two expansion teams kicking their first ball in the American/Canadian top flight, […]

While I don’t want to gloat over Tottenham’s North London Derby victory on Sunday, I am going to bask in the glory of that victory for just a moment. I want to marvel at Gareth Bale — while we still have him, at least. Can I also shine a spotlight on AndrĂ© Villas-Boas, who so […]

for those of us who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s, the idea of american soccer players in europe pretty much only came true when they visited the old continent for vacations. fantasies of american’s playing in europe were almost exactly that… fantasies. sure their were pioneers who crossed the pond for short stints. […]