The big news is that the U.S. under 23 team have qualified for the Olympics after a comprehensive 3-0 win over Canada. Two goals from Freddy Adu and moment of brilliance from Sacha Kleijstan sealed the deal. This was the best performance of the entire tournament. The Dynamo will lose Holden to the Olympics this…Details
Rarely do I get the chance to watch the Dynamo with the crowd. Last night with no broadcast duties of any kind I had the pleasure and enjoyment of sitting behind the goal that the Dynamo attacked in each half. I walked in next to the Texian Army and El Battalon and all I can…Details
It is pretty disappointing not to see more buzz around this Concacaf Champions Cup but alot of that comes down to education and little media coverage. Concacaf needs to do more in the future in making this event bigger time. Lets hope they do that with the new Champions League….but don’t hold your breath. Coverage…Details
Here are some notes from the world of soccer: 1.) Mexico is out of the Olympics……..So should this cost Hugo Sanchez his job as manager of Mexico? Here is what Hugo said after Mexico tied Canada. “We had many clear opportunities at goal and we deserved to win.” My take: No one DESERVES to win…Details
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