Saudi Arabia to build 135,000 seat stadium in Iraq

The king of Saudi Arabia is paying to have a 135,000 seat stadium built in Iraq as a result of a 4-1 friendly soccer match between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that saw Iraq as the winner. The game was an upset. Saudi Arabia qualified for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Iraq, like the United States, did not qualify … Continue Reading “Saudi Arabia to build 135,000 seat stadium in Iraq”

Jurgen Klinsmann cutting Landon Donovan may have been personal

Landon Donovan’s personal relationship with manager Jurgen Klinsmann, not his perceived inability to still play soccer at the international level, may have been the driving reason he was cut from the 23-man squad going to the World Cup. The two men have had a relationship going back to 2009 when Donovan was brought over on … Continue Reading “Jurgen Klinsmann cutting Landon Donovan may have been personal”

Landon Donovan cut from U.S. World Cup team

When the United States goes to the World Cup next month, it will be without the greatest player in United States Men’s soccer history. Landon Donovan was cut yesterday from the U.S. World Cup team by its German manager, Jurgen Klinsmann. It’s the end of an era. At 32-years-old, it’s not like Donovan is too … Continue Reading “Landon Donovan cut from U.S. World Cup team”

Everton FC beats D.C. United 3-1

Last night Everton FC beat the DC United 3-1. Even though advertisements pertaining to last night’s game all featured the name and photo of Everton goalkeeper, American Tim Howard, he did not play last night. Instead, he signed autographs for people who purchased special sideline tickets. He then sat on the bench. D.C. United striker … Continue Reading “Everton FC beats D.C. United 3-1”