WOITALLA: Mexican faithful ready to blame La Volpe
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 23, 7:30 p.m.
By Mike Woitalla
Coach Ricardo La Volpe paces the sidelines during Mexico's games looking like he slept at the train station along with the hundreds of Mexican fans who are often stranded in the German cities where El Tri plays.
La Volpe appears tired, angry and menacing. To the Mexican fans and press, he ...
MAHONEY: Make plays, not excuses
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 23, 6:23 p.m.
By Ridge Mahoney
A few more rough pieces of luck befell the U.S. in its Group E match against Ghana, and again the Americans didn't get the job done.
A penalty kick whistled for what seemed to be innocuous contact when Oguchi Onyewu headed a ball clear was slammed into the net by Stephen Appiah. The ...
Section 1: Klinsmann sets high goals
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 23, 2:09 p.m.
By Paul Kennedy
Germany was one of only four teams to win all three group games at the 2006 World Cup -- its first clean sweep in the first stage since 1970 -- but that will be all forgottten if it doesn't make a long run ...