US Men’s Soccer: A Postmortem

It’s now been almost a month since the USMNT crashed out of World Cup Qualifying with the grace of a sloth in a foot race with a cheetah. So now is as good a time as any to weigh in on what went wrong, the current state of affairs, and how to move forward. What…

Sounders FC: The Rise of Cristian Roldan

Just a few short years ago, the majority of MLS teams decided that Cristian Roldan wasn’t good enough to be selected in the first round, due to a poor showing at the college combine. Today, the Sounders faithful are thanking those teams every time Roldan steps onto the field. After a relatively calm rookie season…

Sounders FC: Why It’s Time To Move On From Clint Dempsey

I might seem crazy to even suggest that the Sounders are better without arguably the best soccer player that our country has ever produced (and if you like Landon Donovan better, Clint Dempsey is likely your runaway number two). However, for the defending MLS Cup Champions, Dempsey just isn’t a good fit anymore. Back In…