Whats up everyone, this is the site webmaster writing to you all around 7PM on Monday night. We got word that some of you site users were having trouble posting comments to the blog postings. Glenn Davis got after us because he enjoys interacting with you all and we immediately worked out the kinks but…Details
So here are a mixed bag of tidbits and opinions on things going on in the world of soccer both locally, nationally and internationally. *Still trying to put together the whole Olympic Qualifying effort. It is clear that progress has been made from game 1-3 and the good news is the U.S. has advanced in…Details
The matches are set for the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Schedule for the first leg looks like this.
(All Times Central)
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Manchester United at Roma, 2:45 p.m.
Barcelona at Schalke, 2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Liverpool at Arsenal, 2:45 p.m.
Chelsea at Fenerbahce, 2:45 p.m.
The U.S. got a 1-0 victory over Panama courtesy of a Freddy Adu penalty kick. Jozy Altidore drew the penalty after coming in 1v1 against the Panamanian goalkeeper and contact was initiated. On closer inspection you could see that Altidore’s final touch to round the keeper was long and it almost looked as though he…Details
After a disappointing 1-1 result against Cuba the U.S. under 23 Olympic squad is under heavy pressure to get a result against Panama tonite at 7pm on the FSC. I am reserving judgement until the final two games are playing but if Cuba was a measuring stick of where we are which fairly or unfairly…Details
Defending MLS Cup Champion Houston Dynamo drew 0-0 against Municipal at the Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City , Guatemala. The result capped a solid international road performance that now sets the Dynamo up this coming Wednesday in the return leg at Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo achieved this result playing without injured midfielder Brad Davis…Details
Dynamo kick off their quest to get to the World Club Championships tonite when they play at Municipal in Guatemala. Last year the Dynamo where ousted in the semi-finals against Pachuca in a memorable series. The site is the Estadio Mateo Flores (see earlier post) and Municipal fans are known for their passionate support. Dynamo…Details
Interview with Gordon Jago Glenn: With that we welcome in Gordon Jago. Gordon: Hi Glenn, it’s nice to be with you. Glenn: Its nice to hear your voice again, you and I haven’t talked for quite awhile have we? Gordon: Correct and that is bad on my part. Glenn: Well my part as well .…Details
It was a disappointing night for the U.S. Olympic qualifying squad. Despite the better chances the team drew 1-1 with Cuba. The United States came out very sharp and in the early minutes had a shot from Freddy Adu hit off the post. Adu on the night looked good and has clearly benefitted from his…Details
Of course we all know the greatest league in the world is the Champions League. The top teams from different countries with different playing styles meeting in different environments and cultures can’t be beat. With four English squads making it to the final eight of the Champions League it is pretty clear where the EPL…Details