Yes. I was impressed by the Sounders' performance last Saturday against San Jose. Fielding a
starting lineup cobbled together out of spare parts and held together by bubble gum and bailing
wire, Sigi Schmid and the Sounders put in a noteworthy effort against San Jose's first team
Starting Eleven. When Jhon Kennedy Hurtado went down at halftime, the Sounders were without the
services of 11 men on their 30 man roster.
Here in the US we like to break things into large portions. Halves in football, thirds in
hockey, quarters in basketball(eighth's only count in pizza). Which leads me to this; time to look
a deeper at some of this season's numbers as this week the MLS season has passed the quarter mark.
At this point in the season, you usually have a grasp of what hot teams are for real or which
wunderkind will have staying power.
By Kirsten Schlewitz / Senior West Coast Beer and Aston Villa Correspondent
(A note on Kirsten's thought process: "Beer. Champions League. Beer and Champions League. Beer
for Champions. Wheaties Beer?" And then the lovely Commie, who you've seen around these parts,
suggested wheat beers.
Steaua Bucharest coach wants to share his chewing gum with you We have all at some point found
ourselves sick of the sight of Sir Alex Ferguson chomping away on his chewing gum like a man eager
to dislocate his bottom jaw from the rest of his head, but at least he never does this. Steaua
Is it my imagination, or is there an increasing polarisation between clubs in the football league?
There are those seeking to grow at a pace in line with their means, such as Blackpool, Aston Villa
and Arsenal. Those who have Sugar Daddies and so disconnected from the real world. And teams which
see borrowing on the promise of future return as the road to success, such as Manchester United,
Portsmouth and Liverpool?
The new Newcastle kits have been out for a while now, but still the debate rages on as to whether
or not people like them or not. Personally I like the white shirt, and I am pleased to see that the
badge on it is not like one of those bubble-gum transfer sticker things that many [...]
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The new season registrations are now done, well - as of last night. Like much in running a decent
size club (I think we're the biggest mens's rec club in Los Angeles now) what appears all smooth
and graceful for the most part, hides the frenzied activity behind the scenes - just like a duck -
apparently gliding over the water - and the feet under the water working like crazy.