| Soccer Board|| Jermaine Jones' interesting life in LA... making lots of friends. - cwil177 on 12/18/14 at 12:35 pm|
I had no idea Jones and his family were so popular. Interesting read if you have a few minutes to spare.
[quote]“The first time I met Charlie Sheen was at the house party f...
| Soccer Board|| The newest American to sign a deal overseas is... AJ Soares? - cwil177 on 12/15/14 at 5:07 pm|
Did not see this coming.
Has an Italian passport through his dad. Signed a deal with Hellas Verona (Home to US fan favorite Rafa Marquez)....
| Soccer Board|| US Soccer making significant changes to its youth system and structure - cwil177 on 12/9/14 at 7:45 pm|
Just going to post the article from Ives here. These are great changes, IMO, and address some of the largest issues our system faces. I put some of these in bold.
[quote]In a move to align its structure in the style of some European powers, U.S. Soccer has introduced a number of changes to its yo...
| Soccer Board|| MLS Cup Final - As Decided By FIFA 15 - cwil177 on 12/2/14 at 7:32 pm|
Ok so here's an idea. [b]The MLS Cup Final is this Sunday, December 7th, at 2 PM CST on ESPN[/b] (which means it starts two hours into the Saints game and 4/5 of the games that day... good job Garber). Get a friend and a copy of FIFA 15 and play LA vs NE. Then come here and explain how the game went...
| Soccer Board|| Leg 2 Western Conference Final - LA Galaxy v Seattle Sounders 8:20 ESPN - cwil177 on 11/30/14 at 8:11 pm|
Galaxy up 1-0 from the first leg. If Seattle advance then this would be Donovan's last game :wah:
| Soccer Board|| NYRB vs NE Revolution. Series 2-1 Agg after first leg - cwil177 on 11/29/14 at 2:27 pm|
First leg was at NY. Henry playing what might possibly be his last ever game.
Bradley Wright Phillips suspended due to yellow cart accumulation, Tim Cahill starting instead up top.
Charlie Davies and Teal Bunbury starting to become relevant again....
| O-T Lounge|| The BBC did a piece on 70805, in addition to other topics in Baton Rouge - cwil177 on 11/20/14 at 1:39 pm|
Highland Coffees, LSU football and soccer, 13th gate, etc.
SIAP, I tried the search function.
[quote][b]Life in Baton Rouge's most dangerous neighbourhood
Plagued by violence and poverty, the postal code 70805 is considered...
| Soccer Board|| The BBC did a piece on soccer in Baton Rouge vs LSU football - cwil177 on 11/20/14 at 12:59 pm|
I just found this. Give it a watch. None of it surprises me, with regards to attitudes towards soccer, but you can tell that acceptance of the sport, even in the south, seems to be on the up and up. ...
| Soccer Board|| Klinsmann wants us to play... nastier - cwil177 on 11/19/14 at 5:54 pm|
Not sure if he watched that Ireland game, but I thought our passing was pretty nasty. :yack:
I don't think not being mean/having thin skin is our problem....
| Soccer Board|| Can the US play a possession based game? - cwil177 on 11/17/14 at 4:40 pm|
Or are we more of a set piece/counter attacking team?
Apparently Jurgen wants us to take it to Ireland and [link=(http://www.sbisoccer.com/2014/11/klinsmann-possession-physicality.html)]maintain more possession[/link], but after really failing to do so during his tenure thus far I am starting to ...
| Soccer Board|| Hell to host 2026 World Cup - cwil177 on 11/15/14 at 1:19 pm|
[link=(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/11229335/Exclusive-new-Fifa-report-go-and-give-them-hell.html)]Great satire from the Telegraph[/link]
[quote]Hell will host the 2026 football World Cup after a Fifa report found “no reason” to overturn the controversial underworld destinati...
| Soccer Board|| Keep LuckyTiger in your thoughts tonight - cwil177 on 11/12/14 at 4:19 pm|
He's making a very tough choice to end a very long relationship. As someone who has personally experienced the same I can say that it can be rough as hell. Keep this SB brother in your thoughts. ...
| Soccer Board|| Grant Wahl: Sunil Gulati and US soccer laying ground work to hire Pep Guardiola - cwil177 on 11/6/14 at 7:41 pm|
Someone on the r/MLS subreddit saw him make this comment on Fox and started a thread about it. Apparently they are discussing this for after Jurgen's contract is up.
Also, good time to m...
| Soccer Board|| Andy Najar demolished Arsenal's sorry excuse for a back line yesterday - cwil177 on 10/23/14 at 9:46 am|
And after scoring his goal he celebrated with Sacha Kljestan. [link=(http://m.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2014/10/22/dc-united-homegrown-product-andy-najar-scores-anderlecht-against-arsenal-cha)]LINK[/link]
I'm not sure if anyone else was paying attention to Najar during this game, but it's obviou...
| Soccer Board|| Is this the worst name for a soccer site, ever? - cwil177 on 10/16/14 at 4:11 pm|
It's for German soccer. ...
| Soccer Board|| The best part of the post-game press conference last night - cwil177 on 10/11/14 at 10:57 am|
Reporter asks what JK said to Landon on the sideline after subbing him off.
| Soccer Board|| What are your favorite songs from the FIFA games? - cwil177 on 10/6/14 at 7:54 pm|
Please include youtube links when possible.
So far from FIFA 15 my favorites are:
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlGQoxzdwP4)]Down by the River - Milky Chance[/link]
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOgnUonu0Lk)]L.A.F. - Broods[/link]
| Soccer Board|| Klinsmann hasn't spoken to Donovan about his sendoff match... on the 10th. - cwil177 on 10/2/14 at 9:05 pm|
The relationship between these two is really bizarre. ...
| Soccer Board|| Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Soccer Injuries - cwil177 on 9/29/14 at 6:10 pm|
I admit this is totally stolen from a site that only docs/med students have access to, but I figured it would be worth sharing with the SB. Answers are posted after each question.
When everything was on the line during the recent Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup,...
| Soccer Board|| Omar Gonzalez done f'd up. - cwil177 on 9/22/14 at 5:18 pm|
[link=(http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/white-house-fence-jumper-omar-gonzalez-held-without-bail-n208626)]White House Fence-Jumper Omar Gonzalez Held Without Bail[/link]
[quote]The man accused of scaling the White House security fence and charging into the First Family’s home with a knife, also ...