Tag: Columbus Crew

Oh, come on

There is only one thing in American soccer fandom that is just as irritating as Seattle fans that think that they invented American soccer fandom. That is other fans whining about Seattle and environs getting some supposed special privileges. Case…

Monday Morning Center Back

Yep, it’s time for my near-uninformative wrap up of the weekend’s matches. Wendnesday New York Red Bulls 4 (Wright-Philips 12′, 24′, 86′, Henry 65′) – Houston Dynamo 0 I guess I have to take back everything I said comparing Wright-Philips…

Monday morning center back

Yep…weekend is over. Get back to work, you slacker. Friday Jagiellonia Białystok 1 (Dani Quintana 83′) – GKS Piast Gliwice 1 (Matras 45′) A win would have kept Jaga out of the relegation round. The draw hasn’t yet been done…

Monday Morning Center Back

I was going to do these snarky game summaries every week, but I found that I didn’t always have the time. Eh. I’m giving this feature a new name, ’cause it’s my blog and I can. As usual, MLS matches…

USL-Pro Affiliations

I’ve seen different partial lists of USL-Pro affiliations with MLS. I wrote to USL to make sure I had the complete list, and here it is: Orlando City – Sporting Kansas City Oklahoma City Energy – Sporting Kansas City Richmond…

Sound and Fury…

I watched with great interest the temporary freak out on the part of some American Outlaws members to the rumors that Seattle fans were staging a takeover of the organization. I take US Soccer and the AO honchos at their…

Macho Men

I don’t know how many of you checked out the comments of new Columbus Crew owner Anthony Precourt, but he said one thing that might warm the hearts of long time MLS fans waiting for one of the last vestiges…

Congrats, Rabbi

A hearty congratulations go out to FC Tucson’s Jonathan Pearlman, who was selected as one of the coaches for this week’s MLS combine. He’ll be paired up with former Columbus Crew coach Greg Andrulis to guide one of the four…

Who is in?

FC Tucson will be making their official announcement who will be in next year’s Desert Diamond Cup on Thursday. Our crack How Flair is Punished! research squad is on the case. Really, I was just trying to do a process…

Kirk Urso

The Columbus Crew’s Kirk Urso, dubbed “Captain Kirk” by Crew fans, passed away suddenly last night. He was 22. Official statement from the team: The Columbus Crew has learned that midfielder Kirk Urso has passed away on Saturday night. While…

And Now We Hear the Bad Ideas

As usual, Michał Zachodny has a good breakdown of the problems with the Polish national team in Euro 2012. Hey lays it at the feet of Franciszek Smuda and his poor tactical decisions and player management. I agree. I wonder…