Tag: Honduras

Match of the Week

*No matter what time of year, no matter what continent one is on, on any given weekend one can catch an entertaining soccer game. The key is to know where to look. Well, look no further — here’s a weekly feature that will preview (and eventually recap) my favorite match of the weekend. Consider this... Read more »


Just a few quick things I wanted to pass along before heading off to class for the day… The U.S. National Team is well into its annual January training camp and is set to [face Honduras in a friendly this Saturday at the Home Depot Center](http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Mens-National-Team/2009/12/US-to-Face-Honduras-January-23.aspx). Though the game won’t feature any of either countries... Read more »

Morning Links

I’ll be back later on today with a full post, but here are some links to kick start your day. The US Soccer Federation announced yesterday that [the team will conclude its annual January training camp with a friendly against Honduras at the Home Depot Center](http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Mens-National-Team/2009/12/US-to-Face-Honduras-January-23.aspx). The match will take place on January 23rd —... Read more »

Monday Morning (cough, afternoon, cough) Poll Question: Will the U.S. beat England?

Ever since Friday’s World Cup Draw placed the U.S. and England in the same group I’ve had one thought racing through my mind. Will the Americans baste the Cornish game hens of those limeys and trample their arses up and down the pitch? Or will the English reforge the bonds of the British Empire and... Read more »

Saturday Roundup -- US, Mexico Qualify for World Cup

Yesterday was a huge day for soccer fans around the world as eight more teams secured their spot in South Africa for next year’s World Cup. The U.S. and Mexico each used a big-time win to ensure their qualification, with [Mexico getting a goal from Fire midfielder Cuauhtemoc Blanco in their 4-1 defeat of El... Read more »

CONCACAF Update -- Blanco scores in Mexican Win, Costa Rica Falls

The U.S.’s 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago was hardly the only news coming out of CONCACAF tonight, as two other (and equally important) World Cup Qualifiers took place.  Mexico-Honduras was the high-profile match of the evening and Mexico took the honors, defeating the Hondurans 1-0 at Estadio Azteca.  Fire midfielder Cuauhtemoc Blanco played the... Read more »

Gold Cup Semis Tonight at Soldier Field

Chicago’s getting a double dip of soccer action as the Gold Cup semifinals make their way to Soldier Field on Thursday for an exciting night of international soccer. I’ll be at Soldier Field for both the U.S. – Honduras match as well as the Costa Rica – Mexico game (look for a matchday post later... Read more »

Gold Cup Update 2.0 -- A look ahead to USA vs. Honduras and some notes on Costa Rica

Fire midfielder Logan Pause and the U.S. National Team are all set to take on Honduras tonight (8 p.m. FSC/TeleFutura) in the Americans second match of Gold Cup play. The U.S. and Honduras, who last played each other in June’s World Cup Qualifying match that saw the Americans win 2-1 at Soldier Field, are currently... Read more »

US 2 -- Honduras 1: Sam Makes Friends with a Honduran Lady

As I’m sure all of you know, the US National Team pulled off a very important comeback Saturday night, defeating Honduras 2-1 at Chicago’s very own Soldier Field. I was at the match (as a fan) and I couldn’t have hoped for a better one.  Both sets of fans were great, the game was very... Read more »