This is why the gaffer is going to the press almost begging for a Szczesny deal. Despite the criticism of his play and his frequent injuries, the Pole is Roma's best option in net this season. Alisson is an intriguing talent, and one day could do for i Giallorossi what Julio Cesar did for Inter.… Continue reading Roma Still Waiting for Arsenal Keeper Szczesny – CdT
The Colombia match, depending on your perspective, was either an unmitigated disaster or two small mistakes away from being at worst a draw. Subsequent group stage matches saw the U.S. as the favorite, and a deflated or uninspired Ecuador only really pushed the U.S. in the final 20 minutes of their match. No one seriously… Continue reading WST – USA’s third place game against Colombia will be a true yardstick of team’s playing level
One of my favorite things to do during World Cup 2014 was to serve as a call-in guest for 98.5 The Sports Hub Johnston & Flynn show on the weekends. With so much soccer happening, I'll be doing a guest spot on the show again today around 2:20. Tune in and listen here!
First half The U.S was very lucky to survive the first five minutes. Despite the fact the host nation should have come out with all the energy in a must-win match, it was the other CONCACAF team that had all of the energy and chances. If Joel Campbell would have been better with his chances,… Continue reading Thoughts from USA 4, Costa Rica 0 Copa America Match
First Half Geoff Cameron in the first ten minutes epitomizes this U.S. team. He started strong and looked like he would have an excellent match, then falls asleep on a set piece and the U.S. is down a goal. Being "picked" on the set piece so easily was a mental failing, which we see way… Continue reading Reflections on USA v. Colombia, Plus Two Post-Game Interviews
Almost two years after the World Cup, the US still lacks a firm depth chart for the back four, the next great American striker has yet to truly emerge, and the coming crop of young talent has yet to overwhelmingly impress at the international level. While there is talent in the US pool and some… Continue reading Expectations for US Team in Copa America – WST