Arsenal signs Bolivian Player

Color me surprised.  Bolivian players in the EPL are few and far between afaik.  Was Jaime Moreno the last one to play in England? Está establecido que Samuel Galindo tendrá un salario de aproximadamente 15 mil dólares en el Arsenal, club inglés que recientemente lo fichó tras la aprobación del entrenador francés Arsene Wenger. Facteas …

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MLS Playoff Widget

Now that the MLS season is close to an end, the playoff picture will start to come into clearer view. Using the Embed Widget module for Drupal, I was able to take a block containing the standings as a single table and make it available as a widget that anyone can put on their own …

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How is the US-Mexico rivalry changing?

Great read in preparation of tonight’s kickoff.  [ht mfishkin]  Futbol rivalries are rooted in primary colors – Los Angeles Times But on Wednesday, we’ll be on opposite sides of a rivalry that divides a big chunk of Southern California between supporters of the green, white and red, and supporters of the red, white and blue.

WOOT – we beat up on T&T

Dear Landon, now lets see you put on such a performance against a team near the top of the FIFA standings.Americans Get It Right at Home, Cruise in Qualifier – “We were excellent,” forward Landon Donovan said. “The first half was one of the most dominating performances I have ever been a part of. …

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Blatter’s 6+5 Rule

The Sports Economist notes that the latest rule proposed by FIFA, limiting pro teams to a mix of 6+5 domestic and foreign players, would negatively impact Americans playing Europe. It would also lower the quality of play at home, since MLS would not be able to import more skilled players from the region and South …

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Quaranta in Baltimore Sun

Some candid talk from Tino about what was (is?) lacking in him as a professional soccer player. Kicking it into gear — — In a recent interview, Quaranta (Archbishop Curley) said he often took his life as a professional athlete for granted. Now, after turning an invitation to train with United this season into …

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