Major League Soccer has tried several formats for the annual MLS All Star game over the years and former MLS and U.S. national team goalkeeper Tony Meola believes the league has it right in bringing in a foreign team to play the MLS All Stars. For the second year in a row, Manchester United will be the opponent in Wednesday’s MLS All Star game at Red Bull Arena.
UEFA president Michel Platini is at it once again giving his reasons why soccer does not need to use video technology but like all the other crazy folks running the circus from Switzerland the time has come to use video technology and it won’t alter the run of the game only correct the calls.
The 2010 World Cup has kicked off with 32 teams battling to be world champions. The four week tournament with 64 soccer games produces only one winner but within each match there are many sub-plots and Soccer 365 looks at some of these moments in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly column.
The Washington Freedom notched their first shutout of the season last weekend and defender Cat Whitehill scores her first Soccer 365 blog entry with a look back at the game and her thoughts on the improving defensive unit and what it takes to be a defender at the next level.
Cat Whitehill has been immersed in World Cup action catching games before and after the Washington Freedom’s training sessions. She checks in with Soccer 365 and talks about learning techniques from the players, the passion of the game, the best goal of the tournament, and more.
The focus of many fans, many who are aspiring players, of Women’s Professional Soccer is the glitz and glamour of playing in the world’s top women’s league. But Cat Whitehill talks about the hard knocks associated with playing at the top level and how the beauty of the game is when players battle through these set backs to stay on the field with their team. Can be a game of hard knocks but is that much better when players lift themselves up and keep on playing for their teammates.
Check out the groups, teams and team histories of all the teams in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
South Africa was awarded the 2010 FIFA World Cup after winning the May 2004 vote with the announcement starting celebrations in the streets of Johannesburg, Cape Town and throughout the entire African continent. The quadrennial tournament kicks off in June and Soccer 365’s Tyler Duffy looks at the chances of the African sides.
The World Cup will be contested in Africa for the first time and Soccer 365’s guest columnist Akyereko-Frimpong Manson tips the Ivory Coast as the team from Africa most likely to go far in the quadrennial tournament.
Cat Whitehill pulls double duty as a player for both the Washington Freedom of the WPS and the U.S. national team. The defender gives a glimpse of what it is like preparing for a match with each team and how the experience is very similar yet different.
At the end of the transfer window, it seemed as if Inter Milan had finally found the missing piece of their nearly complete puzzle; a genuine creative force similar to those present in the Special One’s teams of the past and Soccer365's Aaron West looks at the team set-up.
As one of Europe's top teams, AC Milan is always expected to play at the highest level but there was trouble for the Rossoneri back in 2009 and Soccer365's Aaron West looks at the site in shambles.
The new PUMA evoSPEED 1.2 FG. A great new soccer cleat with classic look and first time for PUMA to be on the cleat.
The Juventus jersey for the 2013/14 was released earlier this week. Be the first to wear the colors of the Old Lady.
Ajax has released their away soccer jersey for the 2013/14 season. Get in the Gear.
The push for more color on their cleats, adidas has added the infrared colorway to the adiZero f50 Line.
Borussia Dortmund hears Wembley Calling and are headed to London for the Champions League final.
Bayern Munich are kings of Germany and hope to be crowned kings of Europe at Wembley later this month!
One of the top soccer cleats for control the Nike CTR360 will not let you down on the field in tight spaces.
adidas has added some color to the Predator line with this new colorway. Released on May 17. Be the first to own a pair.
Chelsea won the Europa League on Wednesday. The Blues defeated Benfica 2-1 on injury time goal from Ivanovic.
The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm.