*The LA Galaxy and David Beckham drew 15,000 people to their practice session in Wellington, New Zealand. The training took place before the Galaxy will take on the Wellington Phoenix on Saturday in a country more known for rugby. The Galaxy will return Sunday to the U.S. * The New York Red Bulls want Juan…Details
If you missed last night’s Dynamo Power Hours with Glenn Davis on 790 The Sports Animal you can access the podcast at 790TheSportsanimal.com or HoustonChronicle.com Hear Brian Ching talk from Hawaii about his injury concerns, repeating as champions and the Pan Pacific Cup which the Dynamo will participate in during February. MLS Cup MVP Dwayne…Details
Chivas clearly was the better team in this Mexican League semi-final getting a 1-0 result in the first leg at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara. Twice Chivas hit the post in the second half and threw waves of pressure at Atlante who have to be pleased to head home only a goal down. Advancing to the…Details
Glasgow Rangers and U.S. international midfielder DaMarcus Beasley went off injured yesterday in a 3-2 Champions League loss to Stuttgart. Beasley collided with Stuttgart goalkeeper Rafael Schafer and Rangers are fearing the worst. “Beasley’s injury looks like a serious one although we aren’t certain exactly what it is,” said Rangers manager Walter Smith. Beasley’s knee…Details
Joseoph Ngwenya is off to Germany to train or go on trial with German Second Division club Alemannia Aachen. While in LA with the Galaxy Ngwenya like Houstonian Josh Gardner work individually with Jurgen Klinsmann who was doing consulting work with the LA Galaxy. Klinsmann coveted Ngwenya then so it is no surprise that he…Details
Recent news has Jozy Altidore the 17 year old New York Red Bulls striker potentially headed to Europe during the transfer period. The Red Bulls have said “no way Jose” to his moving over-seas. So what is the right thing for this young American talent who many are projecting stardom for? With Brian McBride retiring,…Details
The United States and Mexico will begin 2010 World Cup qualifying in June after the draw was announced. The U.S. will play the winner of Barbados and Dominica while Mexico will take on either Belize or St. Kitts and Nevis. The United States could get a game against Cuba which the press would salivate over.…Details
The semi-finals are set in La Liga de Mexico:
Santos Laguna vs. UNAM Pumas
Chivas vs. Atlante
These teams all had successful seasons and finished at or near the top of their group .
So who is the favorite to take the Mexican league title and why?
If you want to hear my thoughts on a soccer specific stadium please go to www.houstonchronicle.com, click sports and you will find the article. Now I want to hear from you. Do you believe the Dynamo deserve a new stadium? Without it the future of professional soccer would be challenged.
What are your thoughts?
They have underachieved again. The English national team needing a draw or a win could not deliver in front of 88,091 partisan fans against Croatia losing 3-2. England had a nightmarish start with Nico Kranjar scoring in the 8th minute and Ivica Olic scoring 6 minutes later. Down 2-0 at halftime Steve McClaren brought on…Details