Forget this writing gig… I’m going to become a bookie. Because if I’m really ever going to make some money out of my life long love affair with soccer, that’s clearly the best avenue. In order to get paid to play, I’d have to be good (I’m not). In order to manage, I should probably […]

Between them, India and China house a staggering 36% of the world’s population. They’re the only two countries in the world with over a billion people living within their borders, with the next closest country boasting only a “paltry” 312 million (Hooray, 3rd place U.S.A.). The general consensus amongst the “experts” is that the two […]

The biggest problem with success is replicating it. The blood, sweat and tears that are shed in the process of reaching greatness always takes a drastically larger toll than any champion is willing to admit, and so they’re almost always at the root of the failure to retain their crown. In professional soccer, this saying […]

Nobody should want to be inside the mind of a footballer, you hear me?. In all¬†likelihood, most players’ minds are sick, dark and twisted places. Or maybe you would: who knows what type of freak you are. I’d imagine stepping inside Ashley Cole’s mind would be equivalent to stepping into the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in […]

so much to read. so many games to watch. not enough time to read, watch¬†and post. i organize the stories i find interesting on sticky notes on my desktop. in a typical week, i’ll collect fifteen which i whittle down to my top five (sometimes six). this week, there are at least 40. this list […]

i’ve been slammed lately, and i’m sorry about my lack of posting. there’s so much going on my head is spinning: i start a new real world job next week, i’ve been doing some wedding planning to earn brownie points with my future wife, and i’ve finally replaced my non-functioning old phone with a new […]