Monthly Archives: January 2013

Maurice Edu is more important to the USMNT than you think

January 14, 2013
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Since moving from Rangers to Stoke City late in the summer transfer window this August, Maurice Edu has played a grand total of ten minutes for his new club. Being that Edu has played primarily a reserve role for the United States Men’s National Team over the past few years, many USMNT fans have...

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Video of Megan Rapinoe with Her New Club, Olympique Lyon

January 14, 2013
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Here’s some video featuring Megan Rapinoe with her new club, Olympique Lyonnais. I found the video via Womens Soccer United. The quality of the video is not great. I also had a few other Pinoe vids that I wanted to share, but couldn’t find an excuse to do so. They are below the Lyon...

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Nice Feel-Good Story about “Soccer Night in Newtown”

January 13, 2013
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On Monday, dozens of U.S. soccer stars including Landon Donovan, Mia Hamm and Alexi Lalas, just to name a few, went to Newtown, Connecticut to put on “Soccer Night in Newtown.” The event was largely organized by Houston Dynamo President Chris Canetti, who is a graduate of nearby Quinnipiac University. ESPN’s Bob Ley had...

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Omar Gonzalez Ready to Stamp His Name on the USMNT

January 13, 2013
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Most USMNT fans would agree that the team’s biggest current area of need is center-back. With Carlos Bocanegra and Geoff Cameron still the preferred number one pairing at the position, not only is there no one pushing Bocanegra or Cameron for their respective starting spots in the U.S. lineup, there is not even a...

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“60 Minutes” Special on Barcelona’s Legendary Academy – La Masia

January 12, 2013
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This is from last week’s edition of CBS’s show 60 Minutes. It’s a terrific look at FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi and Barcelona’s famed youth academy, La Masia. Enjoy! John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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