CONCACAF

USMNT Advances to Gold Cup Final with 1-0 Win Over Panama [VIDEO]

Commentary: Bob Bradley’s Job On the Line Tonight Against Panama

There was a lot of discussion around the internet during the group stages of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, most of it circling the USMNT and the future of its manager Bob Bradley.  Many, unstable though they may be, would have been pleased to see Bob shown the door in the aftermath of the Panama debacle. … Read more

The Salvador Live! Reverend Dave Visits the Gold Cup Quarterfinal at RFK [AUDIO]

United States Advances to Gold Cup Semifinal After Beating Jamaica 2-0 [VIDEO]

Commentary to come.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDbJhOPix7I

United States Defeat Guadeloupe & Advance Despite Dempsey Horror Show [VIDEO]

For me the story was simply against Guadeloupe for the USMNT: Clint Dempsey delivered one of the great disasters in US Soccer history.  After missing two point-blank headers in front of open nets, Dempsey did something that’s difficult to capture in words.  So I’ll let Grant Wahl do it: A pass from Alejandro Bedoya left … Read more

Gold Cup Quarterfinals Set

The full schedule for the knockouts this coming weekend is now set. Saturday New Meadowlands, East Rutherford, NJ 500 pm EST – Costa Rica v. Hunduras  (TeleFutura) 800 pm EST – Mexico v. Guatemala (Univision) Sunday RFK, Washington D.C. 300 pm EST – Jamaica v. United States (Univision & Fox Soccer, I guess) 600 pm EST – Panama v. … Read more

Commentary: US Needs to Hammer Guadeloupe, Move on to Knockouts

The United States men’s soccer team doesn’t earn Sam’s Army brownie points for beating Guadeloupe in Kansas City on Tuesday night.  Beating a country that no one knows is a country and holds about as many people as North Jersey is not something that keeps a manager in the most important position in US soccer or … Read more

Mexico Dominate Costa Rica [VIDEO]

If there was an issue to be debated it is now put to rest.  Mexico ‘s 4-1 execution of Costa Rica has established them firmly as the finest side in this 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup and perhaps a team ready to emerge on the greater world stage.  For those of with our hearts resting upon … Read more

Gold Cup Diary: Volume I [VIDEOS]

Below will be a running commentary of all the matches played throughout the group stages of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. ____________________________________________ Day 5 – June 10 700 pm Jamaica v. Guatemala Jeff’s Take: The Reggae boys take hold! 900 pm Honduras v. Grenada Jeff’s Take: It was 7-1.  What the hell do you expect to … Read more

Five Mexican Players Suspended For Doping

From ESPN: Mexico’s hopes of winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup have been smashed by the news that no less than five of their players have tested positive for a banned substance and have been withdrawn from their national team’s squad. Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Antonio Naelson, Christian Bermudez, Edgar Duenas, and Guillermo Ochoa have all been … Read more

CONCACAF Champions League Final: RSL Fail To Make MLS History at Home [VIDEO]

RSL struggled to put together a consistent attack and relied on deep deliveries into the box late and lost 1-0 to Monterrey, falling in the CONCACAF Champions League final on a 3-2 aggregate.  The story of the match for RSL was the complete disappearing act of Saborio.  Espinola was excellent on the left side but … Read more

Real Salt Lake Draws Monterrey (2-2) in First Leg of CONCACAF Champions League Final [VIDEO]

For an explanation of the CONCACAF Champions League from TOS, click here. THE MATCH IS 10 PM LIVE ON FOX SOCCER CHANNEL. Tonight, at Estadio Tecnológico in Monterrey, Real Salt Lake plays a match not only for their organization and supporters but for the entirety of Major League Soccer.  The CONCACAF Champions League may not sport … Read more