You know where I'll be at 4pm today - somewhere with ESPN2 so I can catch my Norge trying to put some hurt on the US. It will be good for them, to make certain they realize just how difficult the World Cup will be this year. Group of Death anyone? Landon Donovan and Eddie Pope should earn their 75th caps, something only 21 others have accomplished. Update - yeah, that's … [Read more...] about US vs Norway today!
Archives for January 2006
I had the good fortune to interview Jack Jewsbury earlier this week. For those who may be unfamiliar with the name, Jack is Springfield's favorite MLS player, having joined the KC Wiz in 2003 when he was drafted in the MLS Superdraft following his senior year at St. Louis University. Jack just headed back to KC to begin training with his Wiz teammates for the upcoming season … [Read more...] about An Interview with Jack Jewsbury
The US Women's U20 National Team defeated Mexico 3-0 in a CONCACAF qualifying match on Wednesday, thus qualifying them to play in the FIFA U20 World Championship which will take place August 16 to September 2 in Russia. The ladies also defeated Canada today for the Regional championship. best dubai escorts agency … [Read more...] about US Women Qualify for FIFA U20 Championship
I've written recently about Rachel Lavoy receiving Academic All American recognition from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) but it was just an announcement at the time. Well, last weekend it was a convention, and an awards dinner, with thousands of coaches and players in attendance. Ms. Lavoy spent a long weekend in Philadelphia, traveling with her … [Read more...] about NSCAA National Convention
Ahh, in the never ending tradition of exploring ... well, how to throw a soccer ball, the researchers at the scientific magazine "Nature" have determined the optimal method. Alex Palmer had a well-tuned model that create quite a few scoring opportunities for his Kickapoo Chief teammates last fall. If memory serves, both Rolla and Kickapoo have ladies on their team … [Read more...] about How to Throw a Soccer Ball