No doubt about it, the 1-1 draw was a great result for the U.S. against England and we should all be proud of the national team. They also were positioned to potentially win the game. Some thoughts: *The U.S. started nervous and the entire team fell asleep off a throw in. Oguchi Onyewu was pulled…Details
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Cherundolo, Onyewu, Demerit , Bocanegra
Donovan, Bradley, Clark, Dempsey
Johnson, Terry, King, Cole
Lennon, Lampard, Gerrard, Milner
The wait is over tomorrow at 2pm when the United States takes on England. All types of story-lines swirl around this game, from injuries to U.S. players Jozy Altidore and Oguchi Onyewu, to how the U.S. will line up. Does U.S. manager Bob Bradley play a straight 4-4-2 against England or a 4-5-1 that morphs…Details
So Mexico comes out , continues it’s dominating attacking play, but can’t produce a goal with the host nation down in front of 90,000 fans at the Soccer City in Johannesburg. Yes, South Africa froze under the bright lights of the World Cup in the first half. Timely finishing as we know will be important…Details
Dynamo Team President Oliver Luck is moving on to his former college, West Virginia University to become athletic director beginning July 1. I assume it means that the Dynamo will ultimately seek out a new team president. Luck has stood on watch through an amazing soccer period in Houston with the return of the Dynamo…Details
My thanks to the following establishments for supporting our recent live shows on Sports Talk 790 and don’t forget to head over to these sites to watch the World Cup: CHRISTIANS TAILGATE in midtown- Thanks to Steve Christian, great burgers and a great location for you midtowners and those that work in the area!!!! NIKO…Details
Diego with some new and improved training methods. Looks light in the Argentine Camp.
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The LA Galaxy were finally defeated in MLS play 1-0 by defending MLS Cup champions Real Salt Lake. Javier Morales of RSL was clearly in an offside position , received the ball off what looked to be a last touch from Omar Gonzalez of the Galaxy, and then beat Donovan Ricketts. Even if the referee…Details
So word out of the U.S. camp is that central defender Oguchi Onyewu can go against England on the 12th in Rustenburg. A severe knee injury has limited him to just two appearances in World Cup warm up games and I don’t believe he has played an official game in the Italian Serie A for…Details
So the World Cup is upon us. An event that only occurs every four years making it unique in the world of sports. The patience, the build-up, the long qualification process always makes it seem so far away, yet here we are on the threshold of the event in South Africa in 2010. Players are…Details