The five greatest matches in the history of soccer
I’ve been writing about soccer for The Daily Campus in one way or another for the last four years. During that time, I’ve written about many things; some serious (racial and homophobic problems in the game) some not (the best national teams that could have been, and the 35 best under-22 players in the world) but I’ve saved one topic for my last ever story; The Five Greatest Matches I’ve Ever Seen.
Selecting the Premier League Team of the Year
On Monday night Manchester United wrapped up their 20th English League title (13th since the inception of the Premier League) in stylish fashion as Robin van Persie netted a hat-trick and United defeated Aston Villa 3-0. United have dominated this years Premier League campaign and could still set a record for most points ever if they win their last four matches.
NBC unveils Premier League TV plans for 2013-14
On Oct. 28 2012, NBC Universal announced it outbid beIN Sport and a joint Fox Soccer Channel / ESPN bid to televise the English Premier League in the United States. NBC announced that the deal cost around $250 million dollars, but many questions remained about how NBC would handle the Premier League.
World Cup Qualifying heating up down stretch
In just 436 days, Brazil will open the 2014 FIFA World Cup in the Itaquera district of São Paulo against an opponent that had a much tougher journey than them to the World Cup Finals.
Los Angeles Galaxy top MLS power rankings
The second week may be a tad too early to start predicting MLS Cup finalists, but talking about the MLS top ten certainly won’t hurt anyone. So far we’ve seen why we all love MLS, including some great goals from Fabian Espindola, Robbie Keane and Federico Higuaín and wonderful crowds in Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.
The good, bad and ugly from first week of MLS
Major League Soccer returned with a bang last weekend with nine matches on both coasts from Philadelphia to Portland.
MLS Eastern Conference preview, part one
Major League Soccer finally begins life without David Beckham, or as I call it Year 1 A.B. – this Saturday when 12 of the 19 teams kickoff their league campaigns.