With the Mayoral elections over, concerns have switched to the next big polls. This week,
Arsenalinsider has been placed alongside some of the most popular blogs out there, as¬ epltalk.com¬
nominates the site for best club blog award during the 2011/12 season. By Just skimming over the
other nominations, it's apparent that Arsenal FC blogs dominate the list, evidence that Insider is
able to mix it in a competative circle.
The West Side Soccer League will be holding registration until Aug. 31. Forms can be picked up
at Laurie City Hall or Scotty???s Drive-In in Sunrise Beach. The cost is $25 per child with a
maximum of $65 per family.
The first 100 kids to sign up will receive a certificate for a free soccer ball.
The worst kept secret managed to be confirmed ahead of its own public announcement. The
Philadelphia Union will host the 2012 MLS All Star Game on July 25 according to multiple reports at
Philadelphia's City Hall today.
Jonathan Tannenwald of Philly.com's soccer blog, the Goalkeeper, is reporting that the event has
a start of 8 pm, with ESPN2 as the English telecast of the game in America.
Sebastien Le Toux tweeted this morning, "I spent a great week at BWFC. Great club with great
people. Now back in Philly." We are waiting for confirmation on this from the Union on this and if
this means there will be no transfer to Bolton.
Following the successful appeal to secure Tim Ream the UK work permit necessary to complete the
defender's move to the Wanderers, Owen Coyle tells The Bolton News that he plans to "add one or two
more to take us on to the second half of the season" before the close of the transfer window on
Following the announcement by the Philadelphia Union that a press conference has been scheduled
for Tuesday at 11am to take place at City Hall in Center City Philadelphia, philly.com reports that
the Union will host the 2012 MLS All-Star Game at PPL Park.
The press release from the Union says that team CEO Nick Sackiewicz, MLS Commissioner Don
Garber, Chester Mayor John Linder and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter are all scheduled to be in
Their Words "Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and City of Chester Mayer John Linder will join
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Philadelphia Union CEO and Operating Partner Nick
Sakiewicz in making a significant soccer announcement at a press conference Tuesday at City Hall."
from the Philadelphia Union's press release.
Leg two of the MLS Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up between the Houston Dynamo and
Philadelphia Union takes place at Robertson Stadium in Houston at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday November 3,
2011, and in preparation for the match, the City of Houston will be holding a Rally to support the
Dynamo, who won the 2006 and 2007 MLS Cups, on Wednesday November 2, 2011.
Philadelphia release new emblem and official name. Philadelphia Union was officially unveiled
today as the name of Major League Soccer 16th franchise by Mayor Michael Nutter, with City Hall
serving as an appropriately historic backdrop for the momentous announcement. The region's newest
professional sports team simultaneously revealed its logo and colours as the countdown to First
Major League Soccer Philadelphia 2010 has revealed the date for an announcement ceremony to
unveil the club's name, colours, logo and ticket pricing. The celebration will be hosted at City
Hall by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m. The Mayor will be joined
by team, local and state officials when MLS Philadelphia reveals its long-awaited identity with
just over 10 months remaining before First Kick.
Portland Beavers Baseball fans and MLS to Portland supporters will hold a press conference outside
City Hall TODAY, Monday, April 20 at 5:45pm to urge Portland City Council to approve the stadium
proposals at Wednesday's City Council meeting.
Date/Time: Monday, April 20, 2009, 5:45pm
Location: 4th Avenue Plaza in front of City Hall
Fans and supporters will be available to offer comments to the media.
We received this enlightening press release from the Borough Boys detailing some behind-the-scenes
NYC (or NY2 if you prefer) expansion stuff. We happily pass it on to you and wish them and all New
Yorkers the best of luck in getting a team.
For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Laveglia
August 13, 2008 (516) 510-2283
BOROUGH BOYS WILL BRIEF THE PRESS ON
DEVELOPMENTS ON MLS2NYC PROJECT
-- In a few short months, the Borough Boys have rallied City Hall, investors, key local politicians
and the league to build a stadium and bring a team to Queens --
Since the inception of the Borough Boys Governing Board in January, we have made great strides to
get a Major League Soccer team for New York City.
According to this rumor, New York expansion supporters club, the Borough Boys had a sit down
session with major players within the Bloomberg Administration at City hall similar to the ones
another supporters group, Sons Of Ben had with the local and state officials prior to Philadelphia
becoming an official expansion club.
LONDON ‚ÄĒ Tickets for this season's Champions League final at Wembley will be the most expensive
in history, UEFA confirmed Thursday as officials revealed sharp price hikes for entry to the
football showpiece. While the cheapest tickets sold via allocations to clubs will be 80 pounds (129
dollars/95 euros), the cheapest on general sale "category [.
Amsterdam City Reflections Of Amsterdam - The Orange Flood 1 hour ago from Amsterdam (Mokum) Pool -
Comment - Like AmsterS@m - The Wicked Reflectah has added a photo to the pool: Unedited shot of
orange flags reflected in a canal in Amsterdam. Taken with my Panasonic DMC-FZ8. No editing, no
magic tricks, no Photoshop :) Last night the Dutch team beat Cameroon with 2:1 in the FIFA World
Cup and the country is covered in an orange layer that gets thicker with each victory.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012. A new milestone in Earthquakes history.
The San Jose Planning Department voted 6-0 to deny an appeal to the proposed Earthquakes stadium
near the Mineta San Jose International Airport. After almost 10 years of [hard] work, the Quakes
are closer than ever to realizing a dream of having their own stadium.
Saturday's Sons of Ben-organized Help Kick Hunger charity at McFaddens at Citizen's Bank
Park was a huge success. $8,300 was raised at the event, which featured appearances from the
Philadelphia Union's Brian Carroll, Zach Pfeffer and Jimmy McLaughlin. The recently retired Veljko
Paunovic was also on hand.
Futsal is becoming quite popular in Europe, and the country where I am originally from
(Portugal) is not an exception. I actually think that this type of football is a good match with
some of the characteristics Americans usually appreciate: it is fast-paced, with more interruptions
(marketing opportunities) and there are usually many more goals than in traditional soccer.
Good news everyone, the Copa Del Rey that Sergio Ramos tried (and succeeded, in part) to destroy
not so very long ago has gone on show at the Spanish Football Federation Museum and what a truly
marvelous sight it is...
I know what you're all thinking: 'Hey, wait a goddamn minute.
Pattaya's City Mayor Mr. Itthiphol Khunpleim and Pattaya Pesident Mr. Thawatchai Damrongongtrakul
held a meeting at the Pattaya City Hall on 3rd March 2010, with the press, other Medias and the Fan
Club, to announce that they will be joined by the Cameroon Soccer Club.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County has called a special meeting for 5pm tomorrow night and
the Wizards want you to be there in your Wizards gear. The special meeting is about the Wizards and
Cerner project out at the Legends. According to the Wizards, should the Unified Government approve
the deal tomorrow, construction would begin immediately.
Politics and football have long been uncomfortable but necessary bedfellows. Throughout the last
100 years of history, "the world's game" has been used as a propaganda tool, a way of placating
restless populations and a powerful ally to political ambition. In turn, football clubs have often
used these intimate connections to further their own ambitions and indeed their fortunes.