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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Major League Soccer Players by Country of Birth

Beau Dure linked to a file containing a map of Major League Soccer players by the country of birth. Since PDF is about the most boring file format out there, I took the listings and transferred them to a more interactive flash map below. Enjoy!

Qualifiers back at RFK?

WaPo reports that RFK is in serious pursuit to host a World Cup qualifier this fall. I really hope this is true, its been a long time since I’ve been to a qualifier at RFK. The dates and potential opponents are: Sept. 10 vs. T&T Oct. 11 vs. Cuba (Carson was chasing this game aggressively) …

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