Soccer

Carta abierta a Noel “Chita” Sanvicente

Querido Noel Sanvicente, DT de la Vinotinto, hombre que a nivel futbolístico desempeñó buen papel en la historia nacional y internacional de sus clubes antepasados, el Caracas FC y el Zamora FC, hombre en que hoy día todos nosotros, los hinchas de la selección, ponemos nuestras ilusiones y sueños sobre el. Nosotros queremos quemarnos las […]

Why You Should Follow The Premier League

Have you found yourself watching soccer but you don’t know who’s playing or who to cheer for? Or have you wanted to get into soccer but you never knew how? Yeah? Great! Well I can give you some help to get you on the way. First off, I would recommend watching the Premier League. Officially […]

North American Soccer League: Week Nine Standings

With the 2014 World Cup’s kick-off rapidly approaching it is easy to lose focus on the action of our local North American Soccer League (NASL) team the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers. There’s one more match before the Cup break this coming Saturday against the San Antonio Scorpions and the Strikers will be looking to vindicate themselves […]

Farewell to Francesc “Tito” Vilanova

Francesc “Tito” Vilanova passed away last Friday after a short bout with parotid gland cancer. He was 45 years old. Though his career at the helm of FC Barcelona was restricted to one full campaign, it’ll be that one glorious season that will forever sear him into the hearts of culés everywhere. After ascending the […]

Ukraine 2 – USA 0, Observations on the Road to the World Cup

Exhibition and friendly matches serve different purposes for different people. For the fans, it’s usually an opportunity to see different player configurations and in the case of national selections, see their teams in action. Another reason, is that coaches use these encounters to better plan and refine their squads for the prime time. Wednesday, March […]

Brazil 2014 World Cup Groups with Round of 16 Predictions

I think we all know how giddy I can get when it comes to the footie and I haven’t had a chance to get into any specifics or predictions for the upcoming Brazil 2014 World Cup but hey, why not take a preliminary look at the groups for the round of 32? What’s the worst […]

Poet and Fútbol Fanatic Yago S. Cura on the Sport and Writing

A couple of months ago, I had the chance to conduct this interview with poet and soccer aficionado Yago Cura but through a series of lackadaisical events that cued in my innate laziness the results got shelved for a rainy day. Today is that rainy day. Born in NYC to Argentinian parents, raised in Miami […]