Category Archives: Soccer

Sports Fans Please Donate

Any sports fans who are not feeling as sporty as usual, I have an alternative. Donate your tickets to https://www.vettix.org/. This is where you can put a smile on lots of faces. Veterans and their families can put those tickets … Continue reading

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West Ham United 2 – Chelsea 1

Mauro Zarate got things started in this one. 17 minutes on; West Ham got a corner that led to the long scoring chance. The goalie was out of position and had a few players blocking his view. This helped Zarate … Continue reading

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Scholarship is not a truly free ride

Did you know that you pay taxes on scholarships? I didn’t. But this family does: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/getting-shot-at-nfl-could-mean-taking-out-a-loan-064043953.html Now if this guy got a job while on scholarship, he would likely be in violation of some rule or another. Someone from NCAA … Continue reading

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NOT MY favorites list : Sepp Blatter

I can’t believe that the FIFA head Sepp Blatter has decided to step down. That is AWESOME! Because Sepp Blatter is AWFUL!! In the worst way!! Why did it take so long to confirm Loretta Lynch? She is amazing! First … Continue reading

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Why I like sports sometimes

Two Newcastle Super Fans were lost on July 17th, 2014. John Alder & Liam Sweeney were on board of MH-17, the plane that was shot down over Ukraine. They were just two of the 298 souls lost on that day. … Continue reading

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Germany 1 – Argentina 0 Germans are the World Cup Champions !

The World Cup final. Rematch of two previous finals. In ’86 it was Argentina’s day in their own country. Four years hence; then West Germany which is the basis for the current German power. Who will break this tie? Germany … Continue reading

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Nederlands 0 – Argentina 0 Argentina thru on Penalty Kicks

I did not see the first half of this game. Really did not need to. No goals. In the second half; the game was mostly in the middle 1/3rd of the field. Did not see many forays into the scoring … Continue reading

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Neymar’s injury is unfortunate and could have been prevented.

Injuries are a part of soccer/futbol. It is bound to happen. But sometimes it does not need to inother words could be avoided. Case and point, the injury to Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior on 4 July 2014 against Columbia … Continue reading

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Germany 7 – Brazil 1

I did not get to see this one as it happened. I did not get to watch it because I have to work. BOOO! Plus I am not able to get to Brazil. Double BOOO! But I did get to … Continue reading

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Nederlands 0 – Costa Rica 0 Nederlands thru on Penalty Kicks

The first half was a mix of hotly contested futbol and walking around on the pitch. There were some good counters. Lots of hard futbol. I liked the intensity to start. By the end of the half, it was scoreless. … Continue reading

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