Klinsmann thinks MLS is holding some players back

Well, yes and no. According to Ives Galarcep Goal.com article: “There’s nothing I can do about it,” Klinsmann said when asked if he was concerned about Dempsey and Bradley being able to maintain their levels playing in MLS. “I made it clear with Clint’s move back and (Bradley’s) move back that it’s going to be very … Continued

#WorldCup Final First Round Games, All Groups. Second Round Predictions

Cumberbatch wants to know. Shall we begin?

Folks, it’s about to get crazy up in here. This week is the final first round matches. Eleven teams have nothing to play for because they’ve already locked their passage to the next round (Netherlands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina, Belgium) or they have already booked a flight home (Spain, Australia, Cameroon, England, Bosnia). For the … Continued

#WorldCup June 22, Recaps, Highlights, and Previews

Argentina vs. Iran, 2014 World Cup: Lionel Messi rescues Albiceleste

Recaps & Highlights Argentina vs. Iran Iran gave Argentina all they can handle, and held Nigeria to a 0-0 draw. I put them in the category with Australia as teams who lost but can go home with their heads held high. Argentina was saved by a late Messi goal and was fortunate that Iran didn’t score on one … Continued

#WorldCup June 21, Recaps, Highlights, and Previews

Recaps & Highlights Italy vs. Costa Rica Yesterday I wondered which Costa Rica would show up. The team that played the 1st half against Uruguay or the team that played the 2nd half against Uruguay. Well, the 2nd half team showed up and played a full game against the Italians. They defended well, countered well, and … Continued