3. OFF THE POST: 'Psycho' hard man shows soft side
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.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Injury-plagued Pontius is sidelined again April 23, 5:10 p.m. |
[MLS INJURY REPORT] Add another disheartening chapter to the hard-luck story of D.C. United attacker Chris ... What They're Saying April 23, 3:29 p.m.
"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 April 23, 3:15 p.m.
[USL PRO: Week 6] Midfielder Kevin Molino, one of the players signed for Orlando City's MLS ... Union fans mourn death of original supporter April 23, 3:04 p.m.
[OBITUARY] Major League Soccer is not yet so big that the death of a fan is ... What They're Saying April 23, 12:12 p.m.
"I love David Moyes. Not only as a manager, but as a person. He was very ... What They're Saying April 22, 9:23 p.m.
"I think the strict lesson is, any time you bring in a player and there's going ... U.S. Paralympic national team roster April 22, 9:01 p.m.
[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 April 22, 8:47 p.m.
[MLS: Week 8] A week after finally picking up its first win, the New York Red ... Brilliant move by young Belgian April 22, 8:44 p.m.
[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 April 22, 8:35 p.m.
[NWSL: Week 3] The NWSL's midweek slate of games begins Wednesday when Seattle, a 3-0 winner ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives