Archives: DaMarcus Beasley

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of … Continue reading

Soccer Thoughts on Jackie Robinson Day

Posted on by Brian Zygo

In the world of the Beautiful Game April 15th is most known for Hillsborough, but in the United States, April 15th is best know for one of the most significant sporting and cultural moments of the 20th Century. It was … Continue reading

Work Permit Rules Continue to Shun Americans

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

When is an “A” international not an “A” international? When the UK home office deems it not to be. Recall the plight of Cobi Jones one of the most decorated and accomplished players in the history of American Soccer. In … Continue reading

Developing Leadership for the US National Team

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

With the annual January training camp in full swing for the US, and January B+ friendly as I like to call it out of the way let’s look ahead towards qualifying. Here and now in 2008 the US has a … Continue reading

Americans Abroad Notes

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Benny Feilhaber appears closer to moving to Premier League newbies Derby County. Feilhaber made only nine appearances for Hamburg last year, and must be considered a hot commodity after his excellent summer with the US National Team. Should Derby sign … Continue reading

Beasley Goal lifts Rangers

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Rangers defeated FK Zeta today to advance to the third and final qualifying round behind a goal by American DaMarcus Beasley. Beasley took a nice pass from Barry Ferguson and blasted a shot from the top of the box in … Continue reading

Beasley’s Debuts as Rangers Win

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

DaMarcus Beasley began his SPL career with a nice match against Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Beasley came close to opening his Rangers account in minute 3, but that near miss of a goal was not needed as Rangers cruised to a … Continue reading

Beasley Puts Rangers Move in the Backburner

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The Herald newspaper in Scotland is reporting that DeMarcus Beasley’s move from PSV to Rangers which was expected to be complete by today has been put on hold until after the Gold Cup. The paper cited Beasley’s desire to win … Continue reading

Halftime Thoughts on USA-El Salvador

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Playing Michael Bradley, Benny Feilhaber and Pablo Mastroeni together is a mistake. You don’t have anyone remotely resembling a playmaker occupying space in the center of the midfield, thus a tendency to push the ball exclusively down the flanks or … Continue reading