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Detroit City FC Prepares for First Round U.S. Open Cup Match

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Detroit City FC Prepares for First Round U.S. Open Cup Match

NPSL side Detroit City FC is busy preparing for their first appearance in the 2014 U.S. Open Cup  tournament.  On May 7th in Livonia. Mich. at 7 PM, they will play host to the Chicago based RWB Adria. The Croatian club, founded in 1959 by immigrants, were the 2013 USASA Amateur Cup national champions. The club competes in the National Soccer […]

Bye Bye Barcelona: Atletico Madrid Move On to Semi-Finals

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Bye Bye Barcelona: Atletico Madrid Move On to Semi-Finals

Atletico Madrid faced FC Barcelona today during the second leg of UEFA Champions League quarterfinal. Some may have seen Atletico as the underdog, but it had already earned a 1-1 draw during the previous leg at Camp Nou. Atletico was defeated Barcelona winning 1-0 this time. Essentially, Atletico knocked powerhouse La Liga club Barcelona out of the UCL […]

LA Galaxy Earn First Season Win, Show SuperClasico Is Still Not A True Rivalry Game

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LA Galaxy Earn First Season Win, Show SuperClasico Is Still Not A True Rivalry Game

Many were calling Chivas USA the better club of the SuperClasico, but I think the season hadn’t truly started for LA Galaxy until their match against Chivas.. Galaxy had only played two matches against Real Salt Lake, and Chivas had played against 4 different clubs and was able to keep up. I didn’t realize that this […]

Toronto FC Is Ready to Take Over MLS

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Toronto FC Is Ready to Take Over MLS

Toronto FC finished 17th overall in 2013’s MLS season, only placing above the rarely fruitful Chivas USA and D.C. United, who had terrible seasons. I would have never imagined that TFC would have started off this season the way it has. I don’t think anyone could have guessed the amazing offseason that Toronto was going to have in order […]

Corinthians Signs Player with Down Syndrome

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Corinthians Signs Player with Down Syndrome

  Brazilian powerhouse Corinthians signed Caio Tadeu Baista on March 21. What is special about Baista is that he is a 26 year old player that has represented Brazil as part of their Down Syndrome soccer team. Likewise, World Down Syndrome Day falls on March 21. Baista signed an official contract with the team and met […]

Creation of LA Galaxy II Is Landmark Moment for MLS and North American Soccer

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Creation of LA Galaxy II Is Landmark Moment for MLS and North American Soccer

On Jan. 23, 2013, Major League Soccer and USL PRO announced a multi-year partnership that included interleague play between USL PRO and MLS Reserve League teams along with the establishment of team affiliations; each club affiliation was required to include at least four players on long-term loan from their MLS parent club. For the 2013 season, four MLS clubs agreed to […]

Soccer Referees Need Video Replay for Accuracy

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Soccer Referees Need Video Replay for Accuracy

If you missed the Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC match over the weekend you missed a good one — or a bad one depending on who you are rooting for. Chelsea defeated a 10-man Arsenal, but what was most interesting to me was a bad call by the referee. Arsenal lost Kieran Gibbs just 17 […]

USMNT: Julian Green Could Make Jurgen Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup Roster

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USMNT: Julian Green Could Make Jurgen Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup Roster

In case you haven’t heard, Bayern Munich winger Julian Green announced that he would forgo his eligibility with the German National Team and become a member of the U.S. Men’s National Team instead. Green, before deciding on whether he would play for the US or Germany, participated in training in Frankfurt a few days before […]