“It’s a whole lot of running but it’s fun just running up and down the lanes. I like to say that I’m a really good runner and an OK soccer player, so track-meet games like that are fun for me.” San Jose midfielder Shea Salinas.
- No Donovan, no Keane, but three points for LA.
- Reading and QPR relegated.
- Everton still in contention for Europe.
- Stoke City move up the table.
- DC in trouble.
For Jozy Altidore, 30 Goals and One Brand New Fan – from The NY Times: “I was meeting a boy named after me.”
Man City boss favored to own MLS team likely called New York City FC – from SI.com’s Grant Wahl: One source tells me the second New York team would probably not start play in MLS until 2016 or 2017.
Soccer team faces tough match in quest for new stadium – from The Orlando Sentinel’s Mark Schleub and David Damron: But Dyer and Orlando City Soccer Club have a more pressing problem.
Real Salt Lake plagued by inconsistency – from The Salt Lake Tribune’s Aaron Falk: The inconsistency has puzzled RSL’s veterans.
German football reacts to the famous triumphs without triumphalism – from The Observer’s Raphael Hongistein: Granted, the reality is not quite as lovely as the DFL prospectus makes out.
The German Way – from Backpage Football’s Giacomo Fracassi: Lack of concrete results has happened also for German clubs.
Why Writing Off Spanish Soccer Is Premature – from Forbes’ Bobby McMahon: Any pleasure that Barcelona’s plight might have given Real Madrid supporters did not last long.
How to ruin a party – from ESPN FC’s Uli Hesse: But somehow it all pales in comparison.
The only way is down for Queens Park Rangers – from The Independent’s Steve Tongue: “You can’t charge Premier League admission prices in the Championship.”
SAVING FILADELFIA – from In Bed with Maradona’s Luca Cetta: Ideally the stadium would be able to host first-team matches.
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