Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
3. OFF THE POST: 'Psycho' hard man shows soft side
September 25th, 2006 10:53PM

MOST READ


With Manchester City, the English Premier League club that includes Americans Claudio Reyna and DaMarcus Beasley, in the midst of a dire slump, its coach somewhat reluctantly accepted a good luck charm from his daughter.

"Before the match my daughter said: 'Beenie the Horse wants to sit next to you by the drinks holder on the touchline,'" Man City boss Stuart Pearce said of the stuffed animal toy he indeed brought to the field. "Beanie was her idea of a lucky charm for me. It is difficult to tell a 7-year-old: 'This is the Premiership, I'm known as Psycho and I'm a hard man.'"

Man City won the game 2-0 over West Ham for its third win in 16 games.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Injury-plagued Pontius is sidelined again    
[MLS INJURY REPORT] Add another disheartening chapter to the hard-luck story of D.C. United attacker Chris ...
What They're Saying    
"The net effect will be to reinforce football's [soccer's] presence to such an extent, it will ...
Unbeaten Orlando City is back on top    
[USL PRO: Week 6] Midfielder Kevin Molino, one of the players signed for Orlando City's MLS ...
Union fans mourn death of original supporter    
[OBITUARY] Major League Soccer is not yet so big that the death of a fan is ...
What They're Saying    
"I love David Moyes. Not only as a manager, but as a person. He was very ...
What They're Saying    
"I think the strict lesson is, any time you bring in a player and there's going ...
U.S. Paralympic national team roster    
[OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER CAMP] U.S. Paralympic national team head coach Stuart Sharp named a 17-player roster ...
Red Bulls and Dynamo struggle to rediscover 2013 form    
[MLS: Week 8] A week after finally picking up its first win, the New York Red ...
Brilliant move by young Belgian    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Theo Bongonda, an 18-year-old who plays for Zulte Waregem, scored after what we'll ...
Seattle and Washington are doormats no more    
[NWSL: Week 3] The NWSL's midweek slate of games begins Wednesday when Seattle, a 3-0 winner ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives