NY Red Bull’s Backe Left Red Faced By DeRosario Gaffe

Red Bull coach Hans Backe found out this week that he’ll be even more short-handed than he had expected during the Gold Cup, thanks to an inattentive member of his backroom staff.

David Beckham’s Weekend: A Beautiful Day For A Wedding Followed By Texas Sized English Weather For Footy

Royal Weddings come along once every generation, whereas Englishmen can play football in a downpour on a regualr basis. If you were David Beckham, holding an gold embossed personal invitation from William and Kate, would you honestly turn it down?

“No thanks luvs, I’ve got a kick-about planned for that weekend. Maybe if you reschedule….?”

Red Bulls and Galaxy Sing The Big Money Blues

With the Red Bulls paying out $11 million annually to Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez and the Galaxy in the last year of a $250 million dollar deal with David Beckham, fans in NY & LA have failed to realise the same return on the investment as the league has as a whole. With the ‘Beckham Experiment’ almost at an end and the data condemning the on-pitch value of European superstars, one wonders whether the Galaxy and Red Bull supporters will be asked to continue sacrificing their championship dreams on the altar of good publicity?

Colorado Rapids: The Second Coming Of Real Salt Lake?

The Colorado Rapids were just the seventh seed in the 2010 Major League Soccer playoffs but went through the field to claim the league championship. If their hot start to the 2011 competition is any indication, they enjoyed the experience so much that they’re intent on doing it again.

MLS, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Ignoring Lionel Messi

Warning: Contains free speech that may be considered un-American.

Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Good Early Returns For DC United, Sporting KC & Vancouver Whitecaps

It’s only the first week of the 2011 MLS season but early results suggest that their could be some new teams in the playoffs when all is said and done in October.

Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & David Beckham Singin’ In The Rain

The LA Galaxy continued their dominance of the Sounders and snapped Seattle’s perfect opening day record.

Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Chuck Blazer

Chuck Blazer sticks his foot in it trying to get a little payback for the US losing their World Cup bid.

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