Colombian goalkeepers! Sons of Ben in the UK edition of GK! The home opener is sold out!
I think this is going to be an excellent year for Philadelphia soccer. Maybe this is the high of my second coffee of the morning, but I think the Union are going to the playoffs.
Philadephia's GK Tandem Makes For Odd Couple [Dave Zeitlin, MLSSoccer.com] - The Union got smart and upgraded their keeper core. How are Mondragon and MacMath going to help one another?
Sons of Bens in UK edition of GQ [Ed Farnsworth, Philly Soccer News] - I am still waiting to see this piece IRL after an early morning dash to my local newsstand had last month's UK GQ. It's part of a look at football hooliganism across the Atlantic.
Individual, Group Home Opener Tickets Sold Out [PhiladelphiaUnion.com] - What the headline says. The Union are outselling the Sixers!
Ample Movement Along the U.S. National Team Depth Chart [Steve Davis, Daily Soccer Fix] - The depth chart with USMNT has evolved quite quickly - and there has been some notable changes.
Landon Donovan Unsure About Return to National Team Action [Andrea Canales w/ Luis Bueno, Goal.com] - The undisputed face of US Soccer is mulling his national team feature. While he's excited about playing with the Galaxy, he may take a break from the national team.
With Opener in Sight, Buzz Building in Vancouver [Brandon Timko, MLSSoccer.com] - The Whitecaps are back and the city is thrilled. The Canucks are not the only game in town any longer.
2011 New Year's Resolution, DC United Style [Martin Shatzer, Black & Red United] - Check out how our friends down 95 are trying to improve in this very young year.