Ah, SCHADENFREUDE! Sepp Blatter has just announced his resignation!
Between coaching two AYSO teams, playing weekday and Sunday League soccer, being devoted to following the Chicago Fire, and watching the occasional EPL or friendly match, there’s not a lot of free time. Each time that I found time to start to draft a summary of the eventual downfall of FIFA as we know it, something new emerged as “breaking news.” Today was no different. As I started to type this story, a live press conference was scheduled to take place at FIFA headquarters in no-longer-neutral Switzerland.
Down, but perhaps not yet out (Photo: 1.skysports.com)
FIFA has effectively banned Luis Suarez from the World Cup – or has it? OTF’s James Vlahakis has been looking at the options available for an appeal… Continue reading
OTF’s Austin Fido is back with another effort to predict the effect of World Cup absences on the teams of MLS… Continue reading
Expect a strong MLS flavor to USMNT this summer. (Photo: empireofsoccer.com)
OTF’s Austin Fido takes a look at the effect of the World Cup on MLS rosters and schedules, and tries to identify the league’s likely winners and losers… Continue reading
Still about two months to go, Clint. Don’t panic. (Photo: sounderatheart.com)
OTF’s Austin Fido is back with another look at who might be missing from the rosters of MLS clubs when the World Cup comes along … Continue reading
Pictured: A horse’s ass and a pig’s head. Courtesy, Brek Shea.
OTF’s Shane Nicholson is back to raise hell and wax poetic about one of his favorite soccer muses….
Sepp, I told you homeboy: U can’t touch this.
OTF’s Alex White sets the record straight on MLS expansion and FIFA compliance…