This one is already being scrutinized but one has to clearly point out the influence of the Everton fans. Because of the harsh treatment that Wayne Rooney gets when he returns to Goodison Park being a former player plus his recent tabloid scandal of being with a prostitute, manager Sir Alex Ferguson did not even…Details
What is on your “soccer mind” this weekend? Arsenal thump Bolton while Manchester United self destruct!
Just finished watching Arsenal take apart Bolton 4-1. Former Houston area youth product Stuart Holden accounted well for himself despite the scoreline. Bolton finished with ten men after a controversial ejection to Gary Cahill (yes, referees in the EPL screw games up also as Cahill IMHO should not have been sent off). Thoughts: *Stuart Holden…Details
Red Devil Rooney to get harsh reception at Everton this weekend and Holden on display against Arsenal at the Emirates
Ok, we get back to business in the English Premier League this weekend. How ironic is it that Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney formerly of Everton will come back to Liverpool to face the “Toffees’ after his recent sex scandal. Rooney rewarded England manager Fabio Capello with a focused performance in the Euro 2010 qualifying win…Details
The Fifa technical committee is in town today and will tour Reliant Stadium and our city. The hope here is that if the World Cup is awarded to the United States presumably in 2022 that Houston will be one of the cities that will be awarded some of the games. From a financial perspective from…Details
During last night’s Dynamo All Access with Glenn Davis, Dynamo Chief Operating Officer Chris Canetti spoke of a number of interesting topics and made it clear that the Dynamo will likely enlist LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham to help them in enticing a designated player to Houston. It is no secret that Beckham played a…Details
Three hours of soccer talk tonight on Sports Talk 790 beginning at 7pm………Should Wayne Rooney play for England today in European Qualifying?
Three hours of soccer talk begins tonight at 7pm on Sports Talk 790 so it is your opportunity to air it out soccer fans, fanaticos. Don’t hide behind the internet, break the shackles and come talk the game of soccer on the radio. Guests tonight: Steve Davis SI.com soccer contributor and noted free-lancer, Doug Quinn…Details
The tactics were as clear as a bell from the San Jose Earthquakes. Missing 6-7 starters including captain Bobby Convey, Ramiro Corrales, Ryan Johnson to injury, international duty and suspension it all worked in the end for Earthquakes manager Frank Yallop. We had to see this coming. Defend deep, attack through skill and athletic players…Details
We can talk all we want about the history of these two teams and all the threads of commonality until we are blue in the face but the reality is that these teams need points and they need them now. Don’t even consider a single point as victory, three points or bust at Robertson Stadium…Details
Jermaine Defoe of England netted a hat-trick as the “Three Lions” roared against Bulgaria 4-0 at Wembley in Euro 2012 qualifying. His first goal came in the opening minutes set up by Theo Walcott. England will play Switzerland on Tuesday. Meanwhile not much good happening for France and manager Laurent Blanc who were beaten by…Details