The irony of Jozy Altidore's injury, which will keep him out of the two June friendlies, is that he had been the lone constant … Read the whole story
"We threw down the gauntlet: we're going to be a work hard, play hard team. You'll have your time and your fun ... but we're here to win trophies. There's a way to find that work/play balance ...
and they all bought into that."
-- Johnny Freeston, manager of Harpo's FC, the bar & grill team based in Boulder, Colorado, that, by its own accounts, has consumed $53,000 worth of finely-crafted beer from sponsor Avery Brewing Company. Harpo's FC plays the USL's Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the second round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday. (the18.com)
The news on Jozy Altidore's hamstring injury was not good. He'll be out 4-5 weeks, putting already short-handed Toronto FC in a bind. Almost … Read the whole story
"We were tricked."
-- Toni, the 68-year-old Portuguese coach of Tractor Sazi (and a former player with the NASL Las Vegas Silverbacks) after his Iranian team thought it had won the Gulf Pro League when it was told its only challenger, Sepahan, had tied 3-3 in its final match. Sepahan had actually won, 2-0, but news of the victory was initially withheld from Tractor Sazi's stadium to prevent rioting in the crowd of 90,000, which it exactly what happened when they discovered the ruse. (BBC Sport)
We were skeptical about what soccer on skis would look like, but this effort on slopes in Norway proved quite spectacular. Read the whole story
Expansion team Orlando City SC finally won a game at home, and did so impressively by beating the defending champion LA Galaxy, 4-0. Read the whole story
Japan will return to the Women's World Cup as defending champion. But its captain and free-kick specialist, Aya Miyama, likes to believe the Nadeshiko … Read the whole story
The main reason Off The Post doesn't like the parade of individual awards that come down the pipe at the end of every season, … Read the whole story
Ecuador, one of nine first-time finalists at the Women's World Cup, is coached by 25-year-old Vanessa Arauz, who will be the youngest coach at … Read the whole story
On Wednesday the USA women take on Costa Rica and the UEFA Champions League playoff round continues Read the whole story
Sunday's USA-Mexico match on Fox Sports 1 averaged the highest audience yet for a women's match this year. Indeed, the 457,000 total viewers for … Read the whole story
The return of Chivas de Guadalajara as a Mexican league power has been a boon to Univision Deportes. Chivas home matches, airing exclusively on … Read the whole story