Archives: Gold Cup

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 17

Posted on by Peter C

After week 17 the numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   WK 15 124 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2005   13,835     9   14,547     14,675     116   2006   16,028   15.85%   7  … Continue reading

MLS and the Summer of Soccer Continued

Posted on by Peter C

Summer of Soccer Continues The 14 matches that were played during the first week of the ‘Summer of Soccer’ drew 168,687. All games were part of entities owned or marketed by Soccer United Marketing(SUM). The Gold Cup kicked off this … Continue reading

CONCACAF Gold Cup Groups and Schedule

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

We don’t know what kind of team the US, Honduras, Costa Rica and Mexico the four leading CONCACAF nations are going to send to this tournament given the rigors of qualifying and in the case of the US the Confederations … Continue reading

Grading the US Squad at Copa America and the Gold Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Eddie Johnson’s Goal versus Argentina gave the US three minutes of false hope The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the … Continue reading

Grading the US Players at Copa America and the Gold Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Grading the US Squad at the Gold Cup and Copa America The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the Champions Trophy … Continue reading

Parting Thoughts on the Gold Cup Squad

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Obviously winning the Gold Cup is a wonderful achievement for the United States national team. However some lingering questions remain in my mind about the future of the national team. While Landon Donovan once again showed his quality and class … Continue reading

Mexico’s Pain and New Love for Lalas

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I must admit having a new respect for the Mexican people today even if I still detest their national football team. They are a people who seemed to have so much hope that today they would finally remove the spell … Continue reading

Parting Thoughts on Our Gold Cup Squad

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Obviously winning the Gold Cup is a wonderful achievement for the United States national team. However some lingering questions remain in my mind about the future of the national team. While Landon Donovan once again showed his quality and class … Continue reading

The View From Mexico

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I arrived in Mexico this afternoon eager to find out if a buzz existed about tomorrow’s Gold Cup final between Mexico and the USA. Coming into a touristy airport like Cancun doesn’t tell you much about Mexico. In fact you … Continue reading

The View From Mexico

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I arrived in Mexico this afternoon eager to find out if a buzz existed about tomorrow’s Gold Cup final between Mexico and the USA. Coming into a touristy airport like Cancun doesn’t tell you much about Mexico. In fact you … Continue reading