Tag Archives: World Cup

Will the Real England Please Stand Up?

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

  Going into this World Cup many people are expecting big things from the England squad, and why not?  All play in what’s considered the best league in the world, they have one of the top three strikers in the … Continue reading

What are the Four Types Of American Soccer Fans?

Posted on by Esther Song

I have been to the past two World Cups. I was there in South Korea for the most famous almost-Cinderella run by the hosts in 2002. I was in Germany for the infamous Zidane headbutt that lost France the title … Continue reading

Why Beating England Might Not Be Good For Soccer In The US

Posted on by James Stevens

Soccer in the United States is poised for a major breakthrough. A win against England would likely bring interest in the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) to an all time high. However, while it may seem counterintuitive, the England v. … Continue reading

U.S. Lifting the World Cup? – A Shock to the Planet and the Wallet

Posted on by Randy Capps

Most U.S. soccer fans occupy a place somewhere between realism and pessimism in their support of the national team. But for the 23-man roster, there’s a reason – thousands of them, actually – to dream big. Turns out that U.S. … Continue reading

Why the US National Team Should Not Play a 4-4-2 Formation

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

Without a doubt, formations are one of the most underrated elements of the tactical game. Many countries adopt the simplistic two banks of four with two up top and that’s that. Not a whole lot of thinking goes into their … Continue reading

England Fans Setting Themselves Up To Fail

Posted on by Ethiene Rodriguez

During the last several weeks I have noticed that several pro England articles have appeared on EPL Talk and other sites especially concerning the USA vs. England match, and the articles seem to imply a feeling of arrogance, and nonchalance. … Continue reading

The United States World Revenge Tour

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

Heading into this World Cup, no team should be looking for any extra motivation.  After all, this is the World Cup , where the world’s best will be gathered for one big battle royal to decide who takes home the title, World Champion!  … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup in South Florida

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you live in South Florida or if you’ll be in the area anytime during the 2010 World Cup, I’d like to invite you to Major League Soccer Talk’s official viewing parties for the World Cup which will take place … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 11

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 11 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 11 89 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   12,645     7   14,772     15,383     67   2007   17,753   40.40%   7   14,985  … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Preview: US National Team

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

The United States Men’s National Team will be competing in Group C come June 12th in Rustenburg after finishing top of the CONCACAF group and clinching a spot in South Africa. The Americans will be making their 9th appearance in … Continue reading