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Funny Video – Stony Brook Men's Semifinal Shootout

Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com Guys, those of us football fans who live in the US have long had a beef with NCAA and other organizing bodies mess with our beloved game. I for myself refuse to call what they play “football”, “Soccer”, “Futbol”, or “Futebol” for that matter until they start complying with FIFA rules. Okay,

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John Terry goal leads England to 2-0 win over United States

Published on May 28, 2008 by in England, USA

By Mike Collett LONDON, May 28 (Reuters) – John Terry bounced back from his traumatic penalty miss in last week’s Champions League final to score England’s opening goal in their 2-0 win over the United States in a friendly international at Wembley on Wednesday. Although the goal was no real consolation for the nightmare he

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David Beckham 70 yard goal against the Wizards

Published on May 26, 2008 by in Afshin Afshar, USA

5/25/2008 Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com Football fans, many of you have already seen David Beckham’s 60 to 70m yarder against Kansas City Wizards yesterday. The Galaxy won the game 3-1. Beckham’s goal was scored in the injury time and was nothing more than an insurance-goal, nonetheless it was an amazing shot.

 
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Samii: From Iran To Local Soccer Community

Published on April 24, 2008 by in Iran, USA

April 24, 2008  By: Charles Whisnand, Appeal Sports Editor, nevadaappeal.com Mehdi Samii is an example of how soccer, family, community – and really the whole world – comes together. And it all comes together this weekend when the Comstock Shootout holds its boys tournament. Among the teams who will take the field on Saturday and

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SOCCER’S HIDDEN STORIES: Aids project keeps kids on the ball

Published on April 11, 2008 by in Africa, USA

Dec 16, 2007 PHELISWA MAYEKISO and ANGELA NAUMANN, thetimes.co.za THE Isaac Booi School is a plain brick- lined double storey building in Port Elizabeth’s Zwide township. It is just after one o’clock in the afternoon, classes are over, yet the playground is still buzzing with activity. Standing out in the crowd of children in maroon

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Doing a Number On Soccer

Published on April 7, 2008 by in USA

April 2, 2008 By Chris Ballard, From: www.fannation.com American sports fans adore stats, the more the better. We revel in points per game and games per home run and home runs per home stand. Stats provide context; they empower us. You tell me Kobe is better than LeBron? I tell you 30.4, 8.0 and 7.3.

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Why America Hates Soccer

Published on March 27, 2008 by in USA

Tuesday Mar 25 2008 By Marty Mercado , Football.co.uk Venice, Valencia, and Vienna scream as the two teams take to the pitch. Rome, Rotterdam, and Rio de Janeiro roar with excitement at the opening kick-off. Cheers echo throughout Buenos Aires, Barcelona, and Bangkok as a goal is scored. Moans are heard in Milan, Melbourne, and

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Refugees Find Hostility and Hope on Soccer Field

3/19/2008 By WARREN ST. JOHN, New York Times CLARKSTON, Ga., Jan. 20 – Early last summer the mayor of this small town east of Atlanta issued a decree: no more soccer in the town park.”There will be nothing but baseball down there as long as I am mayor,” Lee Swaney, a retired owner of a

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