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World Cup
Roberto Martinez is the Jurgen Klinsmann to Radja Nainggolan's Landon Donovan
12:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez created a furore on Monday when he released the final 23-man roster for the World Cup. Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was conspicuously missing. The tattooed, mohawked, chain-smoking destroyer is usually conspicuous…

David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Guardians of the Galaxy?
13:00 Wednesday 4th April 2018

They were teammates for a half-season at Paris Saint-Germain, so it’s entirely possible David Beckham recommended Los Angeles Galaxy as a retirement destination to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, or the big Swede enquired. With apologies to Hristo…

King of Leon?
04:55 Monday 15th January 2018

One thing football fans tend not to understand is the player who goes his own way.  Landon Donovan has long been such an enigma. On the pitch he was quick, deadly, and never apt to do exactly what was expected. Off the pitch, he was…

Is LA Galaxy becoming a historical footnote?
21:30 Wednesday 27th September 2017

When your one living legend publicly criticizes the franchise, things are not going well. After Landon Donovan's recent remarks, LA Galaxy know the feeling. How the mighty have fallen. The Galaxy has been Major League Soccer's most successful…

Youth Scout
Have you seen this manager? Jurgen Klinsmann
20:12 Sunday 30th April 2017

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One…

Curt Onalfo Learning It's Not Easy To Replace A Legend
16:58 Tuesday 25th April 2017

What happens when, as a football manager, you take over a championship dynasty that has just lost its iconic boss, desperately needs a roster overhaul, made no major signings in the transfer window, and is now spiraling down the table? New…

Is a fresh face about to solve the US Mens' National Team identity crisis?
19:25 Tuesday 25th October 2016

So, Bill Goldberg is apparently coming out of retirement to stage a rematch with Brock Lesnar. If you follow the WWE, you'll know they've been bringing back retired stars quite a bit over the last few years. If they're too old to wrestle, like…

Soccer Shocker: Can USA Mount A Serious Challenge On The World Stage?
20:53 Wednesday 28th March 2012

When you think of sport in the USA you automatically think American Football, basketball, baseball and possibly ice hockey - the four most established sports on the American sporting scene. So well established are these sports, that the current…

Christmas in Los Angeles…In March
20:15 Sunday 11th March 2012

Los Angeles Galaxy opens their 2012 MLS title defense by gifting their rivals a victory, losing 3-1 to Real Salt Lake. This weekend the 2012 Major League Soccer season kicks off here in the United States. This weekend also marks the beginning…

Everton Turning Things Around... Again
18:08 Sunday 19th February 2012

A second half of the season revival yet again appears to be on the cards for Everton much akin to the last few seasons. The difference this time is that the revival at the beginning of 2012 has been sparked by a very satisfying transfer window…

Confident Blackburn Grab Deserved Point At Goodison.
19:39 Saturday 21st January 2012

A Tim Howard clanger cost Everton dearly as David Goodwillie's equaliser gave Blackburn a share of the points at Goodison Park on Saturday. Earlier Tim Cahill broke his 13-month goal drought to give Everton an unwarranted lead. In truth, a…

Huge opportunity for Football in America
22:30 Thursday 19th January 2012

Ask any American sports fan what Sunday is to them and they will immediately reply "football". Ask any English sports fan what 4pm on a Sunday is and they will tell you "Super Sunday". This weekend is no different, the NFL plays host to two…

Why Thierry Henry's Loan Is Good Business For Everyone
18:25 Friday 6th January 2012

With a deal all but certain to be completed within days, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry will make a return to the Emirates Stadium for a two-month loan move from Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls. There has been much speculation over…

Match Report: Everton 1-2 Bolton Wanderers (Bolton Fan's Perspective)
00:24 Thursday 5th January 2012
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers recovered from conceding a freak goal to collect a massive three points at a blustery Goodison Park, lifting the Trotters off the bottom of the Premiership.Having seen fellow strugglers Blackburn, Wigan, Wolves and QPR all…

Don't Doubt the Galaxy
22:21 Monday 20th June 2011

The mighty Los Angeles Galaxy took on 2010 MLS Cup Champions, the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Saturday night.  Looking at Galaxy's starting XI and not seeing Landon Donovan, Donovan Ricketts and even David Beckham; you…