1. [A one conclusion silence for Gary Speed. His sad passing and its effect on many of the players
on display yesterday put things into perspective.] 2. Rio Ferdinand's defending has been so below
par this season in between his injuries that the linesman just assumed he must have mistimed what
was actually a fantastic [.
"Get that defence an Irishman!" THE BUZZ:
Are the days of automatic away losses done?Is Eric Hassli ready to make his long-awaited debut?Will
Paul Mariner exchange shorts for Team GB Speedos?Did TFC use up all their goals against CD
Aguila?Are we the Cameron Frye of MLS?
5 Minutes To Kickoff is a weekly look at the major talking points surrounding MLS side, The
Pull up a bar stool and have a laugh as Roberto and Nevets ramble on about football culture Rose
This week a Timbers pre-season recap and analysis. Positions are still up for grabs.