Tag: EPL

A Name You Need to Remember – Gidieon Zalalem (Arsenal Midfielder)

Gidieon Zalalem is a name you should follow for the next couple of years.  The 17-year-old Arsenal midfielder/winger is on the thoughts and minds of many USMNT staff members as Arsenal continues its USA preseason tour.  The teenager is of Ethiopian descent but was born in Germany.  However, between the ages of 9 and 15,... Read more »

San Iker: Should the Spanish Goalkeeping Legend Stay or Go?

He’s the face of Spanish football.  He’s got his gloves in the Santiago Bernabeau museum.  Iker Casillas is a living legend.  The Real Madrid goalkeeper is one of the best on the planet.  He’s won everything.  He’s got the following in his trophy case: 1 world cup, 5 La Liga titles, 2 European championships, 4... Read more »

10 European Footballers to Watch This Season – WHO'S YOUR FAVORITE?

Here are my “picks to click” across UEFA this year. It’s a mix of English,Spanish, German, and Italian stars who are sure to make an impact and score a lot of Golazos: Cristiano Ronaldo – 146 goals for Real Madrid in 3 years, 39 goals for Portugal in 10 years. The free kicks that dip,... Read more »

Is Soccer on the Uprise in the USA?

Don’t despair my soccer loving friends.  Even though the (Major League Soccer) MLS All-Stars suffered a somewhat humiliating loss to AC Roma yesterday in Kansas City, there is much to be happy about if you’re a soccer-lovin’ American.  In recent polling by sport scientists, soccer has been voted the second most popular sport amongst 18-24... Read more »
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