|Recent SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner Trickery, incompetence and ignorance -- the tale of a Red Bulls corner kick Aug. 31, 2:09 a.m. |
So the Red Bulls got away with one against Chicago last week -- their use of ... It's time for FIFA to move out of the Alps Aug. 25, 5:37 p.m.
It has occurred to me at regular intervals during the past decades that one of the ... Beware the banalysts and the blight of banalysis Aug. 17, 8:11 p.m.
The usual tripe from the TV commentators this past weekend: "The more they can get the ... Soccer and Metrics (Part 2): A troubled partnership Aug. 9, 12:24 p.m.
OK then. The aim of metrics in soccer is to improve player performance. After that, the ... Soccer and Metrics (Part 1): Beyond the marketing silliness Aug. 8, 12:06 p.m.
Now here's a nice example of the extravagances, the exaggerations the deceptions, and, yes, the downright ... Impeding the goalkeeper, tackling from behind -- difficulties of definition July 31, 8:41 p.m.
The new FIFA Rule book for 2015-2016 presents the usual problem. What has been changed? The ... A Soccer Rarity -- A Triumph for Common Sense July 23, 2:31 a.m.
There are three heroes in this story -- though heroes is really much too dramatic a ... Soccer's Defensive Bias (Part 2): How to blunt your own team's attacking powers July 18, 1:40 a.m.
I'll focus on one aspect of the defensive "duties" that all players are now required to ... Soccer's Defensive Bias (Part 1): Chile champion! But the soccer was a total disaster July 17, 11:35 a.m.
Chile deserved its win over Argentina in the Copa America final. Well, just about. This was ... The Beautiful Game lights up Yankee Stadium July 13, 1:58 p.m.
That the expected, hyped, awaited, delayed, announced and finally postponed debut of Frank Lampard with NYC ... >> SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner Archives