World Soccer Radio 9pm ET, we continue our MLS previews with the season now less than 48 hours away, and focus on the Montreal Impact. Plus David Mosse joins the show as we discuss all that has gone on this … Continue reading ? WATCH...Show More Summary
In a week chock full of international friendlies, plenty of 2014 World Cup invitees have been fine-tuning their lineups ahead of the summer tournament. One of the more disappointing performances came from the highly fancied Argentina,...Show More Summary
“Knowledge of positions is a good thing.” Attaquant polyvalent. It is the french description of the position on the pitch that Peguy Luyindula occupies. In English, it translates as versatile forward. He is a player who feels like the off-season … Continue reading ? Interview With Peguy Luyindula, New York Red Bulls’ Versatile Footballer is a post from World Soccer Talk.
From time to time this season, a frustrating theme has emerged for Southampton fans. They watch their beloved Saints control possession and out-shoot their opponents, only to come away from the match with nothing. The past two games are prime examples. Show More Summary
When Yaya Toure produced one of the great Wembley goals in Manchester City’s time of need last Sunday it should have come as little surprise. Sunderland thoroughly merited their half-time Capital One Cup final lead after the excellent...Show More Summary
"In Brazil, football is pretty much everywhere. You play at school, on the streets, even at home. It is part of our DNA." Like most kids in Petropolis —the hilly, subtropical city just north of Rio de Janeiro —Rodrigo Santoro grew up...Show More Summary
In a bid to link back up with his former Inter charge, Jose Mourinho hinted that Mario Balotelli could yet feature as part of his Chelsea line-up, with this summer being the next plausible stage where such a move could come to fruition. However,...Show More Summary
D.C. United made Eddie Johnson the club’s highest-paid player Thursday, signing the U.S. national team forward to a Designated Player contract two days before the season opener. Terms were not disclosed and MLS salary figures will not become public until May. But sources familiar with the deal said the contract is guaranteed for two years […]
Liverpool should be looking to sign a new left-back in the summer window and a suggested transfer target is Lorient's 5'7" Portuguese youth international Raphael Guerreiro. So here is a scouting report on the energetic and forward-thinking...Show More Summary
These days, it is common to hear soccer fans saying something like “of course, soccer is just like any other business now.” It is a phrase intended to establish the speaker as a hard-nosed realist, puncturing idealistic delusions about the … Continue reading ? Why Modern Football is Not a Business is a post from World Soccer Talk.
All Wolverhampton fan Richard Jon Gough wanted was a cut-price Wolves shirt. After an odd mixup and a unique apology, he'll be getting a lot more than that. It started when his £12 kit arrived with the badge sewn on upside-down. TheShow More Summary
The United States Men's National Team has announced three friendly matches to become part of the final preparations before competing in the 2014 World Cup. In this "Send-Off Series," the United States will play three home matches inShow More Summary
U.S. Soccer today officially announced that the U.S. Men’s National Team will play three matches prior to the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The matches will be part of the Send-Off Series. The USMNT will play in … Continue reading ? USMNT Announce Pre-World Cup Games In San Francisco, New Jersey and Jacksonville is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Welcome to the latest edition of the Onion Bag, your one-stop shop for weird and wonderful football news. We kick off today with Argentina's friendly in Romania. Superstar Leo Messi was feeling a little under the weather. Elsewhere in...Show More Summary
England's friendly with Denmark on Wednesday was the last opportunity Roy Hodgson had to experiment with his players before he selects his preliminary squad for the World Cup squad in May. Some players saw their stock rise, others saw...Show More Summary
Wolves fan Richard John Gough was not a happy bunny when he received his new jersey: the crest was upside down. He tweeted the club: ‘M new shirt just delivered…..can you see the error? Is this why theyre 12quid at moment? Shite”
Long hailed as the next Drogba, Romelu Lukaku has all the physical traits and attributes to emulate the Drog at Chelsea. Friends from their time together at Chelsea, or rather, Master and Pupil, Drogba and Lukuaku got a lovely snap together after facing off internationally in Belgium’s 2-2 draw with Ivory Coast. Two things worth [...]
There are just ten games to go in the Premier League (that’s right, just ten games!) and as the “games remaining” figure ticks into single figures for a host of teams this weekend, it really is the time of the … Continue reading ? With 10 Matches Remaining, How Will the 2013/14 Premier League Table Finish? is a post from World Soccer Talk.
With Manchester United plunged in the depths of a season-long crisis, the spotlight is on manager David Moyes. Acutely aware that the criticism has evolved from without to within, Moyes has moved to assuage fans’ fears and anxieties in an open letter, aimed particularly at the club’s season ticket holders. In a letter entitled ‘A [...]