Monthly Archives: September 2007

SEATTLE TO MLS! // MOGULS COLLUDE TO DEPRIVE ‘SOCCER CITY’ RIGHTFUL SHOT AT GODHOOD // ETERNAL HOLY WAR INTENSIFIES!

If reports like this one are to be believed, the Hated Seattle Sounders are on the verge of making the leap to Major League Soccer. (Nevermind the fact that they’re also on the verge of the USL First Division championship; … Continue reading

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Standard-Issue Heartbreak

Penalties. The very word is like a curse—like divorce, something occasionally necessary as a last resort but never a happy affair for anyone involved, and very often a scarring tragedy for the most fragile people involved. (In marriage, it’s the … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Special One

MASSSSSSSIVE day in football news. The Eleven Devils Editorial Suite was abuzz with the ownership tangle at Arsenal—why must all Premiership takeover dramas involve either shadowy post-Soviet steel magnates or American plutocrats or both? why can’t anyone nice ever chuck … Continue reading

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ONWARD YE TIMBERS!

Funny thing, life. Just a year ago, if you’d asked a fan of the Portland Timbers about one Andrew Gregor, they would likely have intimated that he was just the sort of chap who, given different circumstances, could have served … Continue reading

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The UnBeautiful Game

“I don’t get all the ‘beautiful game’ stuff,” my pal and Albina-Going Football Club teammate Liverpool Mike once said. “I mean, sure—if you can play beautifully, go for it. But if you can’t, you still have to try to win, … Continue reading

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Clear Space in the Psych Ward

England has a couple of games coming up. That means things are going to get weird.

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