Hanging out in Crew Stadium a half an hour after the final whistle, I was there to witness as the US Men’s National Team celebrated officially booking their tickets to World Cup 2014 thanks to a 2-2 tie between Honduras and Panama. Of course, a fourth straight Dos a Cero¬†over the Mexicans was still the […]

i made a decision today, and that decision is to quit being upset with USSF and sunil gulati for bringing back bob bradley. my problems with bob as the USMNT manager are well documented, though he’s done an admirable job at the last two major tournaments. however, being the smartest retard in our group this […]

I’ve got a secret to tell, but you have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay? Good. You see, I think I’m starting to like Bolton. (I’ll pause here for a minute to allow you to compose yourself. Take your time, I know how shocking this statement is.) I’ve never liked the Trotters. I can’t […]

way back in january, i wrote the longest blog post i’ve ever written outlining who i thought bob bradley would be taking to south africa this summer. i’ve been anxiously awaiting the day bob would finally announce his 23-man roster, just to see how well i would do predicting bob’s simple mind. that day has […]

the build it up for this summer’s world cup has been, at times, agonizingly slow. this was especially true after last year’s drama-filled confederations cup and qualifying campaigns. don’t get me wrong, i’m thoroughly enjoying this european season. there’s been an near infinite amount of drama on that front as well (where to start? ghana […]

it’s crunch time for most world cup hopefuls. for most traditional soccer nations, almost all of their players are looking at the second half of their seasons as the make or break period of the world cup aspirations. play well, and they could earn themselves a seat on the plane to south africa. play poorly, […]