Inter Milan’s Luis Figo is 35 years old and out with a broken leg. Does this really sound like a smart acquisition for an MLS team? Now I know Football Italia magazine said that there is interest for him to be signed by an AEG MLS team. Lets look at this from an AEG team…Details
So I am in New Jersey this past weekend and sitting at my parents house watching the end of Newcastle at Chelsea and wonder if my eyes deceive me. Salomon Kalou scores an obvious goal where he is about 4 yards offside prior and Chelsea take the full three points at Stamford Bridge. Now this…Details
Make no mistake, Alex Ferguson the manager of Manchester United wants control. Control as a manager but in the bigger picture control for Manchester United. Ferguson recently spoke out about the modern soccer player and the urge for self promotion. I have always be in awe of large clubs that somehow create an environment that…Details
Brian Ching will be a spokesperson for the City of Houston in a campaign designed to get exposure for our fair city. Other notables include Beyonce and former President George Bush and wife Barbara. This is significant for a number of reasons because Dynamo players have become more involved in mainstream ad campaigns and promotion.…Details
American owner Tom Hicks feels as though Liverpool has an inferiority complex when it comes to Manchester United whom recently defeated them. Hicks and George Gillet majority owners of Liverpool have in recent weeks been in the news having a supposedly strained relationship with head coach Rafael Benitez over transfer issues. The clash of ego’s…Details
Maybe the time has finally come for Cesar “Chelito” Delgado to head to Europe. The rumor has sourrounded the talented Argentine for many years but it seems Delgado may be ready to make the move provided the finances are to his liking. He is expected to fly back to Mexico City tomorrow to talk with…Details
My column today in the Chronicle(www.houstonchronicle.com) focused on the most impactful games of the year in my mind. Some of my favorites: U.S. 2 Mexico 1 in the Gold Cup Final Dynamo 2 NE 1 in the MLS Cup Final Real Madrid 3 Barcelona 3 (Lionel Messi hat trick) New York Red Bulls 5 LA…Details
Aston Villa picked off a 4-4 draw against Chelseas in a drama and goal filled boxing day encounter in England. Had the chance to catch this on tv today. A late Gareth Barry penalty (cooly taken) got the point for Villa at Stamford Bridge. Ashley Cole handled a ball on the line leading up to…Details
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AC Milan goalkeeper Brazilian Dida committed one of his patented goalkeeping errors and it proved costly in the Milan Derby. A shot from Argentine Esteban Cambiasso twisted Dida into a tangled mess and proved to be the game winner. How the Brazilian proves to be the first choice at Milan in Europe is mind boggling.…Details