Navas v. Honduras

Weird game from Navas. on the one hand, he was constantly involved, drew a PK, had an assist, and could’ve had a couple others if the strikers finished better. But at other times he looked sloppy, had trouble beating his defender, and put in some poor crosses as well. I …

Tiberio Guarente

We’ve just signed this young, Italian midfielder today from Atalanta.  As the internet (and others here) have been pointing out, he’s 24 years old and a product of their youth system, having played in the Serie A for the last 5 seasons. Our wheelers/dealers Monchi and del Nido have secured …

La Segunda–The last week; Sergio Sanchez Comeback?

If you’re not watching the world cup and then reading about it with every second of your waking hours, you’re probably following this sport wrong, but I saw a couple things I thought were interesting: First, Real Sociedad and Levante are now assured of promotion to La Liga, and the …

Alvarez it is

Well, the coaching mystery didn’t last all that long in the end.  And I think we should be excited.  This guy was absolutely critical in helping us turn this season around as it seemed headed straight for the toilet after the Xerez debacle.  And as others have pointed out, splashing …