WOITALLA: Grinsi and Grumpy
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 24, 6:53 p.m.
By Mike Woitalla
He sure is a grump.
That's a sentiment about Bruce Arena I heard from U.S. fans here in Germany, ones who watched on TV in the USA, and members of the press.
And I saw that grumpiness frequently. The scowls, frowns and curses from the sidelines, and the ...
Section 1: Van Basten apologizes for Ruud remarks
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 24, 4:36 p.m.
By Paul Kennedy
Dutch coach Marco van Bastensaid he regrets publicly criticizing struggling star Ruud van Nistelrooy.
"Regret is a big word," van Basten said before the Oranje's match against Portugal, "but what I did was not correct to the player."
The Manchester United star had been substituted during all ...