Thursday, June 12, 2008

Confused About Anything News

Sure, all the usual stars are out in LA for the NBA finals, but check out the guys in the last paragraph of this article. Very cool. And for them the best part is that no one hassles them, cuz no one knows who they are, yet they get the full VIP treatment! KG gets it! Thanks to LA Joe for this one.


Team USA

-Sun Jun 15
USA v Barbados - 4pm central time on ESPN2 & Galavision
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The official team blog.
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The TV schedule for the 2nd leg is now available:
-Sun Jun 22
Barbados v USA
The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown
2pm central on ESPN Classic & Galavision
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MLS Scoreboard

Week 12
Matches & Scores:
-Thu Jun 12
Houston v New England - 8pm central on ESPN2
-Sat Jun 13
Toronto v Colorado - 6pm central on Direct Kick
DC v New York - 6:30pm central on HDNet
Kansas City v Columbus - 7pm central on Direct Kick
San Jose v Los Angeles - 9pm central on FSC
Chivas USA v Salt Lake - 9:30pm central on Direct Kick
-Sun Jun 15
Dallas v Chicago - 2pm central on TeleFutura
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The Boston Globe previews tonight’s game.
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Bernardo Fallas of the Houston Chronicle with pregame notes.
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MLS Standings

Eastern Conference
23 New England (12)
19 Chicago (10)
19 Columbus (11)
17 Toronto (11)
15 New York (10)
13 DC (12)
12 Kansas City (10)
Western Conference
17 Los Angeles (11)
17 Houston (12)
15 Colorado (11)
14 Chivas (11)
13 Dallas (12)
12 Salt Lake (11)
10 San Jose (10)
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MLS News

CD CHIVAS USA

Forward Maykel Gallindo has had surgery to fix a hernia muscle problem and will be out almost 2 months. I guess he didn't want to go to Germany and have that quickie surgery.
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FC DALLAS

Diego Aparicio of the Dallas Morning News with the latest public information on the FCD manager search.
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HOUSTON DYNAMO

Bernardo Fallas of the Houston Chronicle with a story on defender Bobby Boswell who is beginning to really fit in with his new team.
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KANSAS CITY WIZARDS

Bob Luder of the Star on the teams lack of goals.
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LOS ANGELES GALAXY

A note from my friend Joe L about the guy who ran onto the field last weekend to high five DB: During the Galaxy v. Colorado game on Sat night a guy ran on to the field to hug Beckman and Chris Klein took him down like a secret service agent. Fox cut away while this was going on the field but I had a friend at the game who told me about it. Here are some pictures:
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Three
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REAL SALT LAKE

Great pictures from the new stadium. The seats are going in, and its looking like a genuine ballpark.
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I realize after looking at these pictures how much this new stadium looks like Toyota Park in Bridgeview.
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GENERAL

Shaka Hislop at the Guardian says MLS should embrace their role of player development, and then selling to the highest bidder.
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Frank Giase of the Newark Star Ledger with his latest league and world news round up.
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USL First Division News

The Minnesota Thunder have joined forces with the 2 best youth clubs in the Twin Cities to form the Thunder Academy. They will have both U16 & U18 in the USSF Development Academy as well. This is a huge move and the first for a USL First Division team. It will put them ahead of some MLS teams from day 1. Read all the details here by Brian Quarstad at Blue Sky Soccer.
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USL First Division Scoreboard

Matches & Scores:
-Thu Jun 12
Puerto Rico v Carolina
Portland v Atlanta
-Fri Jun 13
Montreal v Charleston
Rochester v Vancouver
-Sat Jun 14
Miami v Carolina
Minnesota v Atlanta
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USL First Division Standings

22 Vancouver (10)
20 Charleston (10)
17 Portland (13)
17 Seattle (11)
14 Minnesota (10)
13 Carolina (8)
12 Atlanta (9)
11 Miami (13)
8 Montreal (10)
7 Rochester (9)
6 Puerto Rico (7)
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Americans In Europe

Villarreal unveil Jozy Altidore. With pictures!
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John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News on the maturation process of Freddy Adu.
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CONCACAF News

Shalrie Joseph lead his country Grenada to a big 2-1 come from behind upset over Jamaica in a friendly on Tuesday. The Antigua Sun with the story.
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The Canadian Press previews their national teams series against St Vincent & Grenadines.
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Reuters with a preview of USA, Mexico and CONCACAF qualifiers.
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FIFA.com previews the regions qualifiers.
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CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying News

2nd Round 1st Leg Matches & Scores:
-Wed Jun 4
Honduras 4-0 Puerto Rico - Hon goals by Julio Cesar De Leon, Wilson Palacios & David Suazo(2).
-Sat Jun 14
Suriname v Guyana
Grenada v Costa Rica
Guatemala v St Lucia
-Sun Jun 15
USA v Barbados
St Vincent & Grenadines v Canada
Haiti v Netherlands Antilles
Belize v Mexico
Panama v El Salvador
Trinidad & Tobago v Bermuda
Jamaica v Bahamas
-Tue Jun 17
Antigua & Barbuda v Cuba
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2nd Leg Matches & Scores (with 1st leg scores included):
-Sat Jun 14
Puerto Rico v Honduras (0-4)
-Wed Jun 18
Bahamas v Jamaica (-)
-Fri Jun 20
Canada v St Vincent & Grenadines (-)
-Sat Jun 21
St Lucia v Guatemala (-)
Costa Rica v Grenada (-)
Mexico v Belize (-)
-Sun Jun 22
Barbados v USA (-)
Guyana v Suriname (-)
Cuba v Antigua & Barbuda (-)
El Salvador v Panama
Netherlands Antilles v Haiti
Bermuda v Trinidad & Tobago (-)
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England News

Fernando Duarte - and - Kevin McCarra of the Guardian on Chelsea's hiring of Big Phil.
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2008 UEFA European Championship News

By virtue of results yesterday Portugal has advanced to the knockout rounds, while host Switzerland has been eliminated.
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Cristiano Ronaldo continued his crusade to be the worlds best player yesterday by scoring one and setting up his teams other two goals! Wow.
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Duncan Castles of the Guardian tells us about the giant market value of the players on this Portuguese team.
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2008 UEFA European Championship Schedule

Group Stage Matches & Scores:
(all times are central)
-Sat Jun 7
Switzerland 0-1 Czech Republic - CR goal by Vaclav Sverkos.
Portugal 2-0 Turkey - 1:30pm - Port goals by Pepe & Raul Meireles.
-Sun Jun 8
Austria 0-1 Croatia - Croa goal by Luka Modric(PK).
Germany 2-0 Poland - Germ goals both by Lukas Podolski.
-Mon Jun 9
Romania 0-0 France
Netherlands v Italy - Neth goals by Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Wesley Sneijder & Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
-Tue Jun 10
Spain 4-1 Russia - Spa goals by David Villa(3) & Cesc Fabregas. Russ goal by Roman Pavlyuchenko.
Greece 0-2 Sweden - Swe goals by Zlatan Imbrahimovic & Petter Hansson.
-Wed Jun 11
Czech Republic 1-3 Portugal - CR goal by Libor Sionko. Port goals by Deco, Cristiano Ronaldo & Ricardo Quaresma.
Switzerland 1-2 Turkey - Swis goal by Hakan Yakin. Turk goals by Semih Senturk & Ardan Turan.
-Thu Jun 12
Croatia v Germany - 10:50am - ESPN2
Austria v Poland - 1:30pm - ESPN2
-Fri Jun 13
Italy v Romania - 10:50am - ESPN2
Netherlands v France - 1:30pm - ESPN2
-Sat Jun 14
Sweden v Spain - 10:50am - ESPN2
Greece v Russia - 1:30pm - ESPN2
-Sun Jun 15
Switzerland v Portugal - 1:30pm - ESPN2
Turkey v Czech Republic - 1:30pm - ESPN Classic
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Group Standings

3 Comments:

Blogger Moroco Topo said...

there is video floating around the 'net of KG trying on his own Chelsea jersey. it had his last name and #5 on the back

11:25 AM  
Anonymous Ken said...

Loved the quote from the Romanian coach yesterday:

"We need to score at least one goal against Italy in order to win"

? - profound...

12:08 PM  
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4:51 AM  

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