Zonal Marking: Ghana v U.S. →
Bob Bradley has shown that he’s very good at identifying problems on the pitch and finding a solution with a change in tactics and/or personnel midway through games, but he doesn’t seem to learn lessons from game to game. The starting XI tonight was wrong, evidenced by the fact that he was forced to make two changes before 46 of the 120 minutes had been played. Had he fielded Edu and Feilhaber...
All great contests become head games at some point— sports, elections,...– Bill Clinton, after visiting the U.S.’s post-game locker room
The Esophagus That Saved U.S. Soccer →
Name [your] price– Lionel Messi wants Oasis, who he discovered on the way to the World Cup, to play an Argentina WC celebration party.
joecolly: “While most interviews published to coincide with the release of LCD Soundsystem’s third and reportedly final album, This Is Happening, have been facetious and barely surface-scratching, Pitchfork’s Joe Colly really puts Murphy through of his paces, resulting in a conversation that’s genuinely rangy and revealing.” UK’s Fact Magazine, a publication I enjoy on the regular, had some...
World Cup Group Scenarios →
Cala Boca Galvão– Brazilian Twitter users, explanation via NYT
You’re a disgrace– England dressing room invader Pavlos Joseph
"Go fuck yourself you son of a whore" →
U.S. - England in Lego →