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When are we going to get a USMNT game at Red Bull Arena?
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2010 on Report: USA to play Egypt at Soccer By Ives
Newcastle sacking Hughton is a joke, unless they have someone lined up and ready to take charge right now. Unless that person is named Martin O'Neil, I can see the fans being pretty pissed off. The Friedel story worries me in that Villa have made no secret of their desire to bring in another keeper when Friedel leaves. It looks like their target is Allan McGregor of Rangers. I'm concerned that after sitting on the bench for over two years, Brad Guzan is never going to get the opportunity to start for Villa. If they do bring in another 'keeper, I think it's time Guzan finds another club.
I don't think playing a friendly on the West Coast during the European season is the best idea in the world...
Interesting pick my Portland. Oregon State grad...
Landon running off a proper target man like Andy Carroll would be awesome! Ah me lads, ye shud only seen us gannin', We pass'd the foaks upon the road just as they wor stannin'; Thor wes lots o' lads an' lasses there, all wi' smiling faces, Gawn alang the Scotswood Road, to see the Blaydon Races.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2010 on Donovan postpones loan decision at Soccer By Ives
Did Vancouver have the first choice of allocation? Is that how they landed him as a non-DP player. Given that he hasn't played since the summer, he's bound to be a little rusty. I think that by the end of the year, he'll be one of the top 2-3 centerbacks playing in MLS. A born leader who started 4 games in the heart of defense at a World Cup within the last year is a hell of a foundation to build an MLS squad on.
Gold Cup games are not meaningful?
(4-4-2)Guzan, Spector, Bornstein, Ream, Goodson, Bedoya, Gaven, Diskerud, Pause, Findley, Bunbury
I'm a little disappointed some of our guys who aren't logging a lot of playing time in Europe weren't included. I'd like to see Gooch, Jozy, Eddie Johnson and Sasha get a game. I have to assume that Beckerman wasn't included due to injury.
I have season tickets so I'm going anyway, but my vote goes to this dude.
Well said
God I hate Ibrahim. I'd rather see Chinn, or ideally Agudelo start alongside Angel.
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2010 on Henry to miss Red Bulls-Revs match at Soccer By Ives
Swap out Edu for Omar Gonzalez. After the January camp you'll all agree with me.
It would have to be an attacking midfielder. They didn't bring in Henry and pay him almost $6mil a year to be getting on the end of balls from Mehdi Ballouchy.
Ives- is it a sure thing that RBNY sign a 3rd DP or do they use the cap space to add more depth to the squad given that the chances they'll be playing in the CCL seem pretty strong? That being said, this is New York where marketing always seems to trump winning. Either way, it doesn't make sense, in a salary cap league, to invest so much money at one position. Furthermore, Angel is not the ideal compliment to Henry. Backe seems to want to bring in Luke Rodgers from Notts County and the need to find some more playing time for Juan Agudelo. From a lot of perspectives, it's a good move for the franchise, but I'm still devastated.
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Oct 12, 2010