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France Report Card

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Well, since I follow France and am a France supporter, I will a report card on my favorite team and their players. So, here I go…. Overall Preformance: B+ – Yeah, the team… Continue reading

A Final for the Ages

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What a final! Two evenly matched teams gave the world a show, and perhaps the better team didn’t win (after all I am partial to France, my pre-World Cup pick to win the… Continue reading

Reviewing our picks

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Several American TV broadcasts have labeled the French run to the World Cup Final as a major “surprise,” and analysts such as Nick Webster (who picked the mighty three lions of England to… Continue reading

Kahn and Figo retire from International Soccer

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Two greats of the game, Portugal’s Luis Figo and Germany’s Oliver Kahn who was the Most Outstanding Player of the 2002 World Cup announced their retirment from International Soccer following Germany’s 3-1 victory… Continue reading

The Future of This Website

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The last few days I have gotten several questions regarding the future of this website since it is event specific and World Cup concludes on Sunday. When I created World Cup USA 2006,… Continue reading

Shaka Hislop signs with MLS

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Shaka Hislop who was the man of the match in Trinidad’s improbable draw with Sweden in the first match of the World Cup will leave West Ham United of the EPL where he… Continue reading

Disbelief in Dortmund

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Del Piero beats Lehmann to secure a 2-0 extra time stunner for Italy/Yahoo SemiFinal Open Thread…………….Whom will Italy face in the finals and your thoughts about the dramatic finish in Dotmund. Post your… Continue reading

Western Europe’s World Cup

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Thierry Henry nets the game winner for France/AP Four short years after Soccer proved to be more of worldwide game than many Europeans would give credit for, thanks to the Quarterfinal runs of… Continue reading

Looking Ahead Part 2 of 2: The US Player Pool

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Thanks to Michael Haley for his contributions The results of the 2006 World Cup in Germany clearly demonstrated that while our national team remains talented, the player pool is not as deep nor… Continue reading

Looking Ahead: Where does US Soccer go from here? Part 1 of 2

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A few short years ago a former German National Team attacking player living in Southern California called up his friend, the manager of the USA National Team for an internship so that he… Continue reading