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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:I see burnt orange everywhere
Biography:LSU fan since 1990, when I started school
Interests:Young Life
Occupation:HS Coach and Teacher
Number of Posts:1041
Registered on:11/20/2007
Online Status:Not Online

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re: MLS adding Gio Dos Santos rule - Tiger Phil
[quote]you do know he was in an MLS youth setup before that and like most good college players he wont be there long.[/quote] Yep. But for some reason he chose to play college soccer - for 2 seasons at least. I'm not disputing that college soccer is not currently great. I don't think it is b...
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re: MLS adding Gio Dos Santos rule - Tiger Phil
[quote]The homegrown stuff will kick in eventually. Jordan Morris qualifies for that and could be the first big one for MLS.[/quote] But, but, but... Jordan Morris played college soccer. Therefore, he must be absolute crap. Okay, carry on......
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re: Difference between USM corner kick goal and a successful hail mary in football? - Tiger Phil
Another key difference is that in soccer, most of the time we are in the "red zone" we do not score at all. It is a game of a lot of failure while doing what is the best thing tactically. The US players on the corner were doing the right thing tactically, and this time it worked out for them. ...
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re: Title IX the reason the USA is a women's but not a men's power... - Tiger Phil
Curious if we can have an intelligent discussion on this topic. On what basis do you make such an assertion? What is your direct experience in the game? With high school kids?...
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re: Title IX the reason the USA is a women's but not a men's power... - Tiger Phil
Yes, it would take a lot of people to change their thinking on the issue from a number of different angles. Did you read the article?...
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re: Title IX the reason the USA is a women's but not a men's power... - Tiger Phil
[quote]What the heck is that supposed to mean? [quote]If you think college soccer is a good thing, then you shouldn't be helping to develop kids. [/quote][/quote] You have got to be kidding me. That really pisses me off and not on just a "you're and internet bully and its funny to pick on p...
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re: Title IX the reason the USA is a women's but not a men's power... - Tiger Phil
[quote]I hope you stop being the former then.[/quote] What the heck is that supposed to mean?...
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re: Title IX the reason the USA is a women's but not a men's power... - Tiger Phil
I just read all 10 pages of this discussion. I am a high school soccer coach, and I believe that a stronger college soccer system would help soccer in the USA. [link=(http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/the91stminute/2014/11/fixing-college-soccer-how-to-pull-it-into-harmony-with-american-developme...
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re: How did Michigan get their man but Texas couldnt? - Tiger Phil
[quote]Yup, and to add if you were to have Texas alumni that are coaches your choices would be: - Major Applewhite ....and that's it.[/quote] Todd Dodge... [link=(http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/?u=WESTLAKECHAPS&s=football&t=c)]Austin Westlake[/link]...
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re: Maybe the ancient Japanese art of Haiku will cheer up the Bears ? - Tiger Phil
Eli Manning tripped Bo Wallace intercepted Ole Miss still Ole Miss...
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re: Do formations exist? - Tiger Phil
Formations are more for defending. I always tell my players that when we defend, we want to be compact and predictable. The formation we are playing should dictate to the CB where his RB is, or how many CM's he has to boss around. When we attack, we want width, creativity and chaos, so formatio...
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re: College Soccer considers longer season split between fall and spring - Tiger Phil
Players who could play professionally in a productive environment should do so. College soccer is for players who are A) not quite ready for that or 2) want to get an education during the same time. The elite prospects, such as Julian Green, John Brooks, and their US-based counterparts, will still...
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re: College Soccer considers longer season split between fall and spring - Tiger Phil
I have long said that the US could leverage it's support for college athletics in order to better utilize college soccer for our development as a soccer nation. Men's college soccer could be an asset for us, and we don't fully use it! Hopefully, this is a step in the right direction. Particular...
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re: Besler and Zusi sign contracts as Designated Players - Tiger Phil
MLS has no obligation to the national team. None whatsoever. SKC is doing what is best for SKC, without regard to its implications on the national team, as they should....
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re: Arsenal 2014/15 Season Long Thread - Tiger Phil
[quote]I don't post often but I want in on the first page. [/quote] Me too......
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re: 2014/2015 Winter Transfer Thread - Tiger Phil
@Arsenal: It's official! Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join @Arsenal! http://t.co/EL64o0m3j7 http://t.co/gbDWNgdo2y...
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re: Arsenal 2013/2014 Season Long Thread - Tiger Phil
That moment is now. @Arsenal: It's official! Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join @Arsenal! http://t.co/EL64o0m3j7 http://t.co/gbDWNgdo2y...
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re: How did you become a fan of whatever club team you root for? - Tiger Phil
[quote]It's amazing how many people just happened to choose Man City, PSG, even Chelsea right before they happened to get really good. Dumb luck I guess...[/quote] Exact opposite for me with Arsenal. They won a ton right before I picked them, then nothing for 9 years......
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re: When soccer was first conceived, invented, codified, whatever... - Tiger Phil
[quote]Well American Football could be more popular, it isn't. It has never spread like wild fire around the world despite having the power of the american media behind it. Moot point. Every sport could be more popular, you don't see sports changing their rules around just to appeal to certain popul...
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re: How did you become a fan of whatever club team you root for? - Tiger Phil
I picked Arsenal back in 2005. They had won the BPL in 2004 while not losing a game, and had just won the FA Cup. I picked them because I wanted a team near the top, so they'd be on Fox Soccer Channel enough, and I wasn't gonna pick Man U because it felt like picking the Yankees, and didn't pick C...
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