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…

Champions League Semi-Final Preview

Atletico Madrid vs. Leicester City The reigning champions of the Premier League are set to take on Diego Simeone’s Atletico. After going down 2-1 to Spanish side Sevilla in the first leg, Leicester City channeled some of their title run magic to lead themselves to a 2-0 win back at King Power Stadium. Again, the…

Liverpool FC: Why you must put your trust in Jurgen Klopp

2017 has not been a friendly year to Liverpool Football Club. After a dazzling start to the season, the fire that was once burning under the Reds has cooled off significantly. Since the new year, the Merseyside club has won one match out of twelve total matches across all competitions. They’ve seen themselves knocked out…