Monthly Archives: April 2007

C’MON YOU REDS!

While nervously wondering if Eleven Devils is going to make it to the pub for today’s CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS (i.e. Chelsea v. Liverpool), we browsed this excellent piece on football, socialism, Brian Clough, Shankly and champagne. Makes ya think, innit? … Continue reading

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Ushited

There were a few handsome goals in Major League Soccer last weekend—but how mind-shatteringly awful were DC United? The concessions to the Kansas City Wizzzzzzzards would have embarassed my own Albina Going Unicorns.

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Why is Du Nord Brilliant?

My fellow professional journalists are wont (which I believe means they are “apt”) to look askance (which I think means “be critical of”) this thing of ours called the Blogozone. (That’s right, right?) Blogs are amateurish, unreliable (unlike professional coverage … Continue reading

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Galacticos Reunion?

I’m telling you, this rumor, which has the distinct whiff of a Lalas fishing exped., only makes New York Red Bulls’ signing of Marco Materazzi that much more urgent.

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MLS Real World

There are times when Yer Humble Correspondent feels like the plug should just be pulled, and this is one of them. Because this account of five MLS rookies sharing a house is undoubtedly the best Americansoccablag post of the last … Continue reading

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Back…to the Future!

The first weekend of MLS action is in the books. And while I know the word is that this is the year the league makes its great breakthrough, based on the half of the Colorado v DC match I saw, … Continue reading

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FREE WALDO!

It appears that Eric Wynalda—former US national team star, annoucer, hotheaded loudmouth—has been suspended for this weekend’s MLS season debut by his employer, the ABC/ESPN monolith. Why? Because he downed a few beers with a blogger and unloaded some of … Continue reading

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