PAUL KENNEDY
Editor in Chief, Soccer America
  • Argentina, Spain and Brazil: 1-2-3
    [FINAL EIGHT] A record four South American teams, three from Europe and ...
  • Federation president takes the fall
    [FRANCE] Not surprisingly, Jean-Pierre Escalettes has quit as president of the French ...
  • Albirroja makes history
    [PARAGUAY-JAPAN] Paraguay reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first ...
  • USA-Ghana is most-watched men's game in USA ever
    [TELEVISION WATCH] Saturday's USA-Ghana was the most-watched men's soccer game ever, averaging ...
  • Rodriguez leads Independence movement
    [WPS] U.S. international Amy Rodriguez scored her fifth and sixth goals of ...
  • Gulati: USA fell short of expectations
    [USA] Speaking to reporters on Monday, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said ...
  • FIFA isn't deaf to complaints about Jabulani
    FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Saturday that the issue of adidas' ...
  • An opportunity lost?
    [MY VIEW] The overwhelming sense you got after the USA fell to ...
  • Scoring headed for all-time low
    [BY THE NUMBERS] The group stage of the 2010 World Cup produced ...
  • Why Ghana won
    [USA-GHANA] Once again, the USA went out of the World Cup to ...
  • Suarez leads Celeste into final eight
    [URUGUAY-SOUTH KOREA] Luis Suarez scored two goals to lead two-time champion Uruguay ...
  • Viewership records set by USA-Algeria
    [TELEVISION WATCH] Wednesday's broadcast of the USA-Algeria game on ESPN was the ...
  • Webcast shatters record for sports event
    [ONLINE WATCH] The USA-Algeria game on ESPN3.com drew the largest U.S. audience ...
  • How many folks were watching?
    [MY VIEW] Just how many folks were watching USA-Algeria Wednesday morning? For ...
  • A script too amazing to be believed
    [MY VIEW] If you said the USA would go down against England ...
  • Italy headed home in disgrace
    [GROUP F] Slovakia pulled the latest upset in what has been a ...
  • Georgia sets the standard
    [REGION III BOYS] Georgia led all state associations with four teams in ...
  • Captain Messi leads perfect Argentina
    [GROUP B] Argentina completed a sweep of its Group B games -- ...
  • Cardiac kids do it!
    [USA-ALGERIA] Has there ever been a more dramatic goal in U.S. history? ...
  • What the USA must do
    [SCENARIOS] Friday's Group C matches -- the thrilling 2-2 USA-Slovenia game and ...
  • No miracle in Bloemfontein
    [GROUP A] There was no miracle in Bloemfontein, but South Africa sure ...
  • African festival turns to nightmare
    [MY VIEW] This was supposed to be the best chance for an ...
  • Records broken for USA-Slovenia broadcast
    [TELEVISION WATCH] More than 3.9 million households watched Friday's USA-Slovenia game on ...
  • Total meltdown in Bleus' camp
    [FRANCE] The French national team was thrown intro disarray on Sunday when ...
  • New Zealand shows the way
    [GROUP F] Who would have ever predicted that after the second weekend ...
  • Thank you, Koman Coulibaly
    [MY VIEW] There is a positive to Koman Coulibaly's blown call that ...
  • Rooney explodes after phantom performance
    [ENGLAND-ALGERIA] Insipid. Dreadful. Awful. Listless. Pick your adjective. England was deservedly booed ...
  • Desert Foxes growing in strength
    [ENGLAND-ALGERIA] Algeria coach Rabah Saadane was not surprised at his team's strong ...
  • No explanation on Coulibaly whistle forthcoming
    [USA] A day after the USA tied Slovenia, 2-2, after an apparent ...
  • Anelka goes off ...
    [FRANCE] After a zombie-like performance in the first half of France's 2-0 ...