Section 1: Frings' suspension leaves big hole in Germany lineup
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 3, 3:46 p.m.
By Paul Kennedy
The suspension of Torsten Frings has put a damper on German hopes of reaching the World Cup finals.
The German national team was flying to Dortmund on Monday for Tuesday's Germany-Italy semifinal when it received news that the 29-year-old defensive midfielder was banned for his part in the brawl ...
WOITALLA: The Fan Fest Phenomenon
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 3, 1:25 a.m.
By Mike Woitalla in Hamburg
Fans who take the S-Bahn to the Hamburg Fan Fest get out the Reeperbahn station and walk east down the red-light avenue.
The McDonald's is flanked by Erotik Heaven and Blue Banana's Table Dance Club. Across the street is the St. Pauli Theater, soon to stage "The Threepenny Opera" by Berthold ...