Champions League Round of 16 Set

Champions League last-16 draw via Getty

Via The Guardian – Manchester United have been drawn against Real Madrid in the stand-out tie of the Champions League last 16. Cristiano Ronaldo will return to Old Trafford for the first time since his 2009 move to Madrid in a meeting that also pits Sir Alex Ferguson against José Mourinho. Britain’s two other representatives, […]

Arsenal vs Barcelona in Champions League Knockout Tuesday

Andrey Arshavin, Arsenal

Plenty of good soccer this week, led by the return leg of the Champions League Round of 16. The big game is featured in the Guardian article Arsenal face suffocating assault from a Barcelona provoked by defiance All the striving, all the high ideals, have come to this: a test of exquisite complexity in a […]

Cesc Fabregas, Dimitar Berbatov and Wayne Rooney

Cesc Fabregas, Arsenal

Have you been enjoying the Champions League quarterfinals? Some amazing games the past two days with Bayern Munich (my first team, having been born in that fine city) coming back against Manchester United and Cesc Fabregas leading Arsenal to a tie in their game Wednesday against Barcelona. Oh, and did you hear Wayne Rooney is […]

Eddie Horn, Jeff City Jays, On Umbro/West Ham United Youth Development Trip


I’m delighted to offer a great report from Head Coach Eddie Horn, Jeff City Jays, on a Youth Development program trip he was able to take earlier this year to West Ham United. Sponsored by Umbro, he’s documented the trip for us via a Q&A format with his close friend Terry Michler, Head Coach of […]

Union Latina Win Lake Country Soccer Amateur Final

Spring 2008 Champs

Lake Country Soccer completed its spring 2008 Men’s (Sunday) Amateur competitive league with its championship final and its consolation matches. The consolation match to determine 3rd and 4th place between Deportiva Patol and Arsenal was a rematch of last fall’s (2007) championship final. The result however, was the same with Dep. Patol bettering Arsenal on […]

This Week in Springfield Soccer

My first priority this week is to be around to take in Tom Davidson’s 500th career win. The Tigers host West Plain’s tonight at 4:30 pm so that’s where I’ll start. Nick Schmitt will once again offer an in-depth article on Tom’s career so look for that this week as well. The latest info I’ve […]