So last year I wrote a thought piece on the current Confederations and their qualification systems for the World Cup. About a month removed from this year’s World Cup in Brazil I am emerging from acute soccer withdrawal and wanted to note some thoughts about Brazil. First off, this was an exciting edition of the […]
Association Football known world-wide as football or futbol but tagged with soccer in the United States is the world’s game by any measure. I have my own complicated relationship with the game which has meant different things to me at different points of my life. Right now it’s World Cup qualification season across the world. […]
Halftime-ish at England vs Italy and no goals so far. Been perhaps the most competitive quarterfinal so far. Winner has to play get many though – not much of a prize. Update: well that turned out to be a bit of a bust of a game. Italy deserved the win for dominating the game and […]
Originally published at Tannline.com Tuesday, September 24, 2002 2002 Soccer ReCap Another year of soccer and although I didn’t get to see as much MLS soccer as I would have liked, thanks to the miracle that is TIVO I saw just about all of the Korea/Japan World Cup. There’s not much you can add about the World […]
I’m not going to argue with Wikipedia — On December 5, D.C. United defeated Vasco da Gama 2–1 on aggregate to win the Interamerican Cup (one of the greatest triumphs in the history of U.S. club soccer).