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The Soccer Thread (IV)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Confed Cup is over. Gold Cup getting ready to start. Transfers and new kits in Europe. And close to midway in MLS season.

    All that means is it is time for a new soccer thread.
  2. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    Sounds good to me.

    I have to say, I'm going to have trouble getting into the Gold Cup after the Confed Cup.

    Mostly it'll be just to wath Freddy Adu. I'll check the starting lineup before gametime and if he's not in. . .click.
  3. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Well-Known Member

    If he's not in (barring injury), you'll be seeing him in MLS before too long. Wonder how much time he'll get at Benfica now that it has a similar player in Saviola.
  4. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    MNT Blog: Colbert takes on soccer. It is pretty damn funny. I also like this quote:

  5. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Well-Known Member

    Saw that on SBI ... good stuff. From said site, these guys from the Confederations Cup will be available for the Gold Cup:

    Jozy Altidore, Jonathan Bornstein, Conor Casey, Ricardo Clark, Benny Feilhaber, Brad Guzan and Sacha Kljestan

    Guzan needs to be starting in goal, and Feilhaber could certainly use more PT.
  6. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    All I know about the Gold Cup is that we'll need to see Freddy Adu. If he doesn't get minutes, there will be trouble amongst the fans.
  7. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    I'll be taking in some non-US Gold Cup matches. Good times.

    Oh and if this tournament is similar to the one in 2007, a lot of people are going to enjoy themselves.
  8. Twoback

    Twoback Active Member

    I watch the U.S. because it's my team.
    I don't turn on the Steelers and click off if Hines Ward is out.
  9. nafselon

    nafselon Well-Known Member

    This could make L.A. Galaxy games more interesting..

  10. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    We had a bunch about it in the now deceased thread. SI's got an excerpt in their latest edition, also available online.
  11. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I can't help but wonder if LanDo said all that thinking Becks wouldn't be back in LA.
  12. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    That July 17th game?

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