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Jermaine Jones to Revs Unique But Not #OnlyinMLS

Jermaine Jones to Revs Unique But Not #OnlyinMLS

  If  you have turned a blind eye to the conspiracy theories and accepted that the Jermain Jones blind draw occurred as reported,  and this is simply an #OnlyInMLS situation. You are wrong. Commissioners of US sports leagues, as well as world football, have relied on coin flips, blind draws,..
Homegrown – Closing a Chapter – 8-26-14

Homegrown – Closing a Chapter – 8-26-14

This is Homegrown, a Soccer Yanks podcast. Our home for domestic soccer. On this Homegrown Jay and Dan discuss: Post World Cup MLS interest, Donovan and Henry retiring, the value of good defenders, and Jay interviews Josh Hakala of thecup.us about the US Open Cup. Other ways to listen:   Download the..
Now.We.Race.

Now.We.Race.

Following a 1-0 victory over Manchester City back in February, Jose Mourinho provided one of his more quote-worthy interviews of his career. “The title race is between two horses (Manchester City and Liverpool) and a little horse (Chelsea) that needs milk and needs to learn how to jump. Maybe next season..
Most Irreplaceable Players

Most Irreplaceable Players

Certain players’ contribution goes beyond stat sheets and what appears in the extended highlights. The hardcore fans from each team know them. They are the Most Irreplaceable Players (MIP). Not every club has one, and they may not be all-stars, but they are essential to success. An obvious example this year is..
Back to Back Eagles

Back to Back Eagles

EAGLES OF CRYSTAL PALACE Saturday marked the return of the English Premier League and along with it, my beloved Arsenal.  With the titular match of the opening day, Arsenal played host to Crystal Palace in a similar fashion to last season’s home stand against the Eagles.  Arsenal won in what many are..
2014/15 EPL Team Previews

2014/15 EPL Team Previews

We were spoiled this summer with one of the most exciting World Cups in history, but it’s time to close that book. The English Premier League starts tomorrow. The madness that was the 2013/14 season is about to be intensified. Rebecca Lowe is going to grace our televisions nearly every..