Official: Robbie Keane to LA

It is now certain that the Irish international, Robbie Keane, will be in playing in LA. The former Tottenham man will now join an already league leading LA Galaxy team that now has a chance to push for their second MLS Cup title. Robbie Keane will be signed as a Designated Player, which means LA … Continue reading

I Thought the Transfer Window was Closed

Sunday night at 11:59PT was supposed to be the end of the international transfer window, but it seems that perhaps that can be changed. Reports out of newspapers in England indicate the Robbie Keane is on his way out of Tottenham and is making his way over to LA. Here is the report ESPN. How can … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Adu Not Going to Chivas but Philadelphia?

It seemed that yesterday Freddie Adu was nearly inches from signing with Chivas USA as a Designated Player. Now it seems that the Philadelphia Union may have a chance to sign the 22 year old, as seen in reports on both CSNPhilly.com and FOXsports.com , and looks like they will sign the youngster. The thought to be … Continue reading

What a Way to End his Career

Is there any better way to end your career than scoring a goal in your own testimonial against the New York Cosmos. Take a quick look at his fantastic finish below. Testimonial matches are not common in the United States but I have always loved these games. They make the game a celebration for the … Continue reading

Cosmos Are Back! … for one game

I wish they could just  announce the Cosmos as the 20th MLS. Garber wants it, New York City wants it, the media wants it, and I am sure Umbro wants it (The kit sponsors for the Cosmos). They have even done most of the dirty work an MLS team needs to succeed, have a fan … Continue reading

Analysis: Carlo Costly to Houston

Finally, the Honduran lands in Houston. It seemed that enough rumors have popped up in newspapers in mexico, on mlsrumors.net, and on various other MLS blogs. It seemed about time for the big 6’3” man Carlo Costly to make his way to Houston. Although he is a big statement signing for the Honduran community and … Continue reading

A Charity Event along with an Own Goal

Maybe Kobe Bryant should keep to dunking and making jump shots, but he sure does sport the Barcelona jersey trying to make up for it. During a Mia Hamm foundation charity game he gave up an own goal while also chatted with one Alex Morgan. Alex Morgan once again made another beautiful appearance for the … Continue reading

Trio of Hat Tricks

When HH Stephenson started the saying of Hat Trick in 1878 in cricket, he never thought that it would become as commonly used in as many sports as it does. Suddenly the saying of Hat Trick made it into the rule book of soccer and later Hockey and many other sports. Last week the soccer … Continue reading

Brek Shea’s Rocket

Once and a while you come across fantastic goals. This usually occurs maybe once or twice a season. This year in MLS has been different. Another goal shook the rafters of BMO field last night but it was not for Toronto FC. Brek Shea who continues to have an MVP year beat two players, including … Continue reading

Nagbe’s Wonder Goal

Do we have ourselves another candidate for goal of the year? I think we do. Darlington Nagbe, the second overall pick this year in the draft, unleashed a rocket from the top of the 18 yard box in Portland’s 2-1 loss to Kansas City last night. This goal was not just a volley but a … Continue reading

Brek Shea: The Artist with the Ball and Brush

Brek Shea had a break out season last year for FC Dallas and is now making his name as a possible national team star for the future. His play in MLS was great this past year, but has also picked up this year where he is tied for the lead in goals with 8. Brek … Continue reading

Timber Joey and Alaska Airlines… Milk and Laptops

Unfortunately due to a mishap involving milk, my sister, my laptop, hours of waiting, and the Apple repair and support team, I will have to delay my weekly articles once again to tomorrow. Luckily, I was able to get my laptop fixed and operational but I was to exhausted to write tonight.  But I did … Continue reading

Emerald City Supporters and their Cascadia Cup Tifos

ECS has always done a great job with creating Tifos. Since Portland has joined the MLS this year and started making fantastic Tifos, it seems like the fans have now created a rivalry of “best tifo” between the Timber’s Army and the Emerald City Supporters. Now that Seattle is done with their hosting of Cascadia … Continue reading

Goal of the Year: Eric Hassli or Carlos Ruiz

Now a third of the way into the season, we have begun to see two goals stand out from the rest in the race for Goal of the Year in MLS. Both of them volleys and both of them out of nowhere. Eric Hassli’s game tying goal on Saturday versus Seattle was added to the … Continue reading

John Spencer and Alaska Airlines

John Spencer is once again showing off his personality as a hard nosed yet hilarious figure on the MLS scene in this new commercial for Alaska Airlines. You have to love the way this Spencer does not hold back on the truth, while also defending his players and team like his family. Not to mention … Continue reading