|Recent SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner The remarkable Clive Toye -- who brought showmanship, excitement and color to American soccer May 21, 8:09 p.m. |
The debt owed by American soccer to Clive Toye is a vast one. It is not ... The small guys -- from Jimmy Greaves to Lionel Messi -- are the ones who matter most May 9, 1:18 a.m.
This week has brought home, in as dramatic a way as I ever recall, the joy ... Concussion dangers still not fully accepted April 28, 3:39 p.m.
If ever proof were needed that the English style of refereeing is a bad model for ... The Greatest. Remembering Richie Benaud, 1930-2015 April 13, 9:36 p.m.
I'll need to switch sports for a moment here. But it's important. The greatest of television ... Stars? Bah, says Mourinho. The team -- meaning the coach, that is ME, is the one who matters April 13, 11:46 a.m.
Coaches, of course, can be relied on to say something. Without doubt they are the most ... Hallelujah! A terrible diving call gets rescinded! April 10, 11:56 p.m.
Regularly, at least once per season, I announce, with indignant protestations of disgust, that I have ... Lalas & Balboa agree -- breaking the rules is fine April 6, 6:02 p.m.
We all remember Alexi Lalas and Marcelo Balboa, don't we. The stalwart double act at the ... Brazil 1 Chile 0 -- a game shaped by refereeing March 30, 1:17 a.m.
So who needs travel? My 9:30 am Sunday breakfast in New York was spent mostly watching ... Why are England's clubs so barely English? March 21, 2:12 a.m.
With the inglorious exit of Everton -- bounced out of the Europa League by a 5-2 ... Why are goalkeepers allowed to get away with this? March 15, 12:03 p.m.
The picture below is from Saturday's Dallas-Kansas City game. It shows Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz in ... >> SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner Archives