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America 2nd Home of the Arsenal

America 2nd Home of the Arsenal

I am still on a football break, if you can call it that.  I missed Arsenal’s first preseason match against Boreham Wood on Saturday afternoon.  I normally would have at least tried to watch this match.  Over the last few years, I think I’ve only missed a handful of matches,..
Chivas in Name Only

Chivas in Name Only

It took a few weeks, but Chivas got figured out. The Eastern Conference leading DC United out played them for most of the match and shut the door midway through the second half guaranteeing any late game magic for Erick Cubo Torres would be only a moral victory. A win..
Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Following the Arsenal has been a significant part of my life for some time now.  If you listen to the Soccer Yanks podcast (if you don’t, you should), this will not come as news.  I’ve occasionally written about them here at Soccer Yanks.  Many moons back, I also had a..
Our World Cup Best XI

Our World Cup Best XI

The World Cup is over.  Some of us are still trying to wrap our heads around the fact that full blown international football will not be on our TVs tomorrow.  This tournament is being touted as the best one in memory, although subjective, hard to argue against. The crew here..
Artilheiro da Copa 2014: The Golden Boot Recap

Artilheiro da Copa 2014: The Golden Boot Recap

If you’re like myself, and love seeing goals scored, then this World Cup was your pipe dream. Goalscoring took over the storylines throughout the World Cup. The 2014 World Cup saw 171 goals scored, tied for the most in World Cup history with the event hosted by France in 1998...
Winners and Losers: World Cup Final

Winners and Losers: World Cup Final

Germany 1 – Argentina 0 Winners: Both keepers and backlines: Few of the mistakes were made by the two backlines and when they did occur the keepers were there to clean them up… or the Argentinean forwards were there to screw it up. Germany allowed /Argentina put 0 shots on goal...