Welcome to this Tuesday edition of Freedom Kicks, in which we talk a lot about player development, a little about some other MLS teams, and even less about rapping, but still some rapping.
The soccer world was not quiet yesterday. And as tempted as I was to find links solely related to Ben Olsen and/or beards (if you don't know me, Ben Olsen and beards are kind of my things), I've got real soccer stuff for you instead this morning.
We can't believe we completely missed the other five instalments, but the "Lord of the Mics VI" mixtape/compilation CD is almost upon us and the sixth entry in the oeuvre is set to be the best (much like the Police Academy franchise "City Under Seige" beinga true classic of the police farce genre), featuring as it does the long-awaited, much-hyped rap battle between Bradley Wright-Phillips and Yannick Bolasie.
Having coached Landon Donovan at both the club and international level, LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena has seen the growth of his star forward every step of the way.
Donovan tied the league's all-time assist record in Sunday's 4-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls, but Arena admitted that he didn'tbelieve that the 32-year-old forward was much of a passer until recently.
The enigmatic and controversial Cardiff City owner, who has avoided dullness at all costs since coming to the Welsh club, has been quoted in an interview today saying he'd be interested in buying an MLS club.
Tan responded to rumors that he is looking to get out of Cardiff and looked towards his future in an interview with Sky Sports aboard a yacht in Malaysia.
I doubt Newcastle fans will have found much to laugh about during their 1-0 defeat away at Stoke on Monday night. However, this footage of Paul Dummett rather losing his bearingstickled us here at Pies!
There's not too much Alan Pardew could say after the game tonight, as Newcastle failed to score for the fourth game in six game in the league this season, and a huge problem we have is that we just cannot seem to score goals. Peter Crouch heads home the winner after 15 minutes That was [...]
https://vine.co/v/OZlpxX7eZEV Look at this video at the end of the game tonight at Stoke, and try to lip read what owner Mike Ashley is saying to Managing Director Lee Charnley something like ¨Get him out¨. Newcastle fans are tweeting after the game that he said -¨Yep he's gone get him out.¨ It's hard [.
Newcastle lost again at the Britannia Stadium by 1-0 to a decent Stoke side, but if Newcastle had more players with an eye for goal we could have done a lot better. Mike Ashley - has a decision to make Newcastle's weakness is the same as it was last season, so it's a pity we [...]
Newcastle lost 1-0 tonight at Stoke in a close game, and though the Newcastle players gave their all in terms of effort, we were just not good enough in that final third of the field, and the best chance for Newcastle went to local lad Jack Colback on 84 minutes, as he had a clear [...]
Alan Pardew picked the team we thought he would pick tonight, with Cabella in the withdrawn striker role and Sissoko and Gouffran on the wings. We would have preferred young Armstrong to have started in the number 10 position but this is still a very strong team we are fielding tonight, with Riviere the [.
We're only six games into the Premier League season, but it's already panic stations for Newcastle United footballers, fans and manager Alan Pardew. The Geordies sitsecond bottom in the table (only above Burnley on goal difference). A loss today and the pressure will surely mount on owner Mike Ashley to make a decision regarding Pardew's future at the club.
This be the tale of one of Everton's most infamousduds, Alex Nyarko, and the day he suffered perhaps the ultimate indignity (at least as far asprofessional footballers are concerned) one fateful afternoon at Highbury back in 2001.
When Arsenal travelled to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea in the Premier League in late March, we ended up with our biggest defeat of the season. And after that 6-0 humbling, made even worse by the fact that it was a landmark day for Arsene Wenger and was completely ruined by his arch enemy Jose [...
Mesut Ozil found form of sorts for Arsenal on Saturday in their 1-1 draw with Tottenham, delivering a performance that showcased his usual understated subtlety, but one without producing the telling, final punch. He had one big opportunity at the start of the second-half, gliding into space on the right-hand side before receiving a neat pass from Jack Wilshere, but his shot was hit rather tamely at Hugo Lloris.
Danny Welbeck has only been an Arsenal player for a month and some of that was taken up by his time with the England national team during the last international break. And most Arsenal fans and pundits have been reasonably impressed with his contribution to the cause so far. Welbeck may have missed a few [.
Robin Van Persie believes Manchester United are on the right track under Louis Van Gaal and they will soon step up a couple notches, once the injured players return and the squad is completely familiar with the new manager's methods.
Despite having nine players sidelined, with Ander Herrera a doubt ahead of Sunday after having been withdrawn on Saturday, United bounced back from a shambolic 5-3 defeat at Leicester to win 2-1against West Ham over the weekend, their second consecutive win at home and one Van Persie believes is a sign of more things to come.
As a Swansea City supporter, consider me unimpressed by the season thus far for the Welsh team. While the Swans are sitting comfortably in fifth position, the team still could be doing much better than they are currently. It's that feeling of "could be doing better" that has undermined the Swans for the past couple of seasons, where they've lacked that killer instinct to make the difference between an above average Premier League side and a more dangerous contender to be feared by even the top English clubs.
Mais um jogo da AFC Challenge Cup 2014, foi realizado no dia 23/05/2014, na cidade de Male-MDV, onde jogaram as seleções das Maldivas (153° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Palestina (165° no ranking da FIFA).
Paris Saint-Germain will be missing their most controversial player and former Barca Bad Boy in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 32, today, but that doesn't mean the Champions League is over for them! Don't you just want to roll your eyes when there is an overemphasis on one player in general?
We have complete player evaulations from the Portland Timbers 3 to 2 loss to Toronto FC back on September 27. There are marks for every Portland Timbers player that appeared in the match in addition to marks for the coaches, opponent and officials.
The Dallas Sidekicks announced their exhibition season schedule today. Dallas will play at the Tulsa Revolution on Friday, October 10 at 2 P.M. The Revolution will return the favor by visiting the Sidekicks at the Soccer Spectrum in Richardson on Friday, October 17, also at 2 P.M.
Dallas opens the 2014-15 Major Arena Soccer League schedule versus the Missouri Comets on Saturday, October 25 at the Allen Event Center.
Jermaine Jones is officially the highest-paid player in Revolution history after the latest salary list from theMLS Player Union revealed that the U.S. International is commanding a salary of $3.252 million.
Jones was acquired by the club following a blind draw conducted by the league in late-August.
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Sporting Kansas City is limping into the final month of the MLS regular season this year, having lost five of their last six league games (and come on how many people really count a win over Chivas any more). Since the beginning of August, only Colorado (2) and Chivas (1) have picked up fewer points than Sporting KC's 8 points.
Forward Miguel Ibarra grabbed headlines Monday, but it was forward Christian Ramirez whose late goal ledthe way for the Minnesota United Sunday.
The Minnesota United forward scored a one-touch goal his club-record 16th of the season off a cross from reported USMNT call-upIbarra in the 89th minute to give Minnesota United all three points in a 3-2 victory over Ottawa Fury FC Sunday.
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