USA Mens National Team Still Has A Long Way To Go

USA Carlos Bocanegra

  Last Friday night, something occurred that had never happened to the United States Mens National Soccer Team. The unthinkable, unimaginable, and certainly shocking result sent waves through the footballing world. The USA, against their neighbors to the south, Jamaica, had lost […]

Major League Soccer Catching Up, But Still Has A Long Way To Go

Steven Bisig-US PRESSWIRE

During my six months studying abroad in Europe, I took in quite a few soccer matches. I watched many different matches, from exhibition and league matches to Champions League and Euro’s. After returning to the USA, I found myself in […]

Diego Maradona Fired From Al Wasl After Just One Season

Presse Sports-US PRESSWIRE

Diego Maradona came to the United Arab Emirates with huge aspirations and huge fanfare. Maradona, who came to the UAE after being fired as coach of Argentina, put football on the world map for this small country in the Middle […]

FIFA To Add Goal Line Technology, Effective Immediately

Dave Schneider

Football fans for decades have been complaining over goals/no goals call at a critical moment in matches. We saw it at Euro 2012, when it appeared Ukraine scored against England. We sat it at the 2010 World Cup in South […]

Euro 2012: Viva España

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KIEV — In a stunning display of football excellence, Spain has been crowned the Euro 2012 Champions. Spain has won not one, not two, but three consecutive major international football tournaments for the first time in football history. Spain has […]

Euro 2012: The Italian Déjà Vu

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According to Webster’s dictionary, Déjà Vu is described as “a feeling that one has seen or heard something before.” Some people will have a dream and then sometime later (could be weeks, months) remember the dream that they had when […]

Euro 2012: Too Little Too Late For Germany

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WARSAW — If you are a Germany fan, what a heartbreaking game. If you are an Italian fan, once again your team cast a magical spell over the Germans, and have extended their undefeated streak in tournament football against Die […]

Euro 2012: Why Did Cristiano Ronaldo Not Take Penalty?

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What a crazy ending for the Spain versus Portugal semifinal for Euro 2012. After less than stellar play by both teams, the game went to penalty kicks. Spain would eventually win on penalties 4-2, but the most surprising storyline was […]

Euro 2012: Germany Is Close, But Can They End 16 Year Title Drought?

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It has been 16 agonizing years since Germany last held high their championship trophy in a European Cup competition or World Cup, but they have been so close. Since that 1996 European Championship victory, they have finished second or third […]

Euro 2012: Does England Have Enough Firepower To Defeat Italy?

Perhaps the best matchup of the quarterfinals has the misfortune of happening so early at Euro 2012. While the other semifinal games are decided in the minds of the media already, this game is much harder to call. Italy has […]

Euro 2012: Is Spain Mortal?

Looking for their consecutive international tournament victory at Euro 2012, (Euro 2008, World Cup 2010), Spain came into this tournament ranked number one in the world and dominant as ever. However, after a draw against Italy, and a close game […]

Euro 2012: Can Greece Pull Off The Stunning Upset?

Germany is off to another strong start after the group stage has been completed at Euro 2012. Having won all three matches for the first time at the European Championships, Die Mannschaft is looking to end a 16 year title […]