Tag Archive: Soccer

Feb 14

The Sports Bank.net: Tottenham Hotspur Wembley Stadium plan update

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Tottenham Hotspur unveiled their full stadium scheme, with new graphics, artist renderings and videos*in the summer. They’re planning to move into their newly built stadium by*August of 2018. In the meantime, they’ll need a temporary home for 2017-18. Wembley Stadium in London is what Spurs are seeking. Previously, according to The Independent, the Premier League …

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Dec 14

Rumors & Rants: 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine: Five invitees with Indiana ties

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Despite its reputation as a basketball state and not having a noteworthy professional-level soccer club until 2014, Indiana has long been a low-key hotbed for soccer talent (see Yeagley, Jerry). So, true to form, *The Hoosier State is once again lining up several potential contributions to the 2016 MLS SuperDraft class. On Friday, Major League …

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Oct 09

Jeff Pearlman: The crazy Tea Party nuts do it again

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Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy. See, that’s what makes them crazy. It’s an all-consuming lack of awareness; a belief that everything you do is righteous, and everyone someone else does is off. If you’re never wrong, you’re crazy. If everyone who disagrees with you is the enemy, you’re crazy. If your plant speaks to …

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Jun 10

USMNT beats #1 German Mens team 2-1 in Germany

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The US Men’s Soccer Team continued its strong play coming off a 4-3 win over the Netherlands team, by defeating #1 world ranked and defending World Cup Champion German National Mens Team 2-1. World Cup Hero Mario Gotze got Germany on the board first with a goal in the 12th minute. The Us answered back …

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Dec 17

The Sports Bank.net: David de Gea very likely staying at Man United

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Here are the latest David de Gea news stories and transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. His contract situation is the top story in every A Block of Manchester United news everywhere. He hasn’t just been man of the match for the Red Devils this year, he’s been the Man …

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Aug 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2014-15 Manchester United Season Preview

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Just nine more days until the Premier League season kicks off! We’ll soon find out if Louis van Gaal is truly leading a revolution at Old Trafford.This is a critical season for Manchester United. After finishing 7th in the league during the 2013-14 campaign, this year will either see the club settle into mid-table or …

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Jul 08

The Sports Bank.net: Manchester United kit deal: Adidas replacing Nike

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It was previously thought that Manchester United were close to agreeing on a major deal with German sportswear manufacturers Adidas. The agreement to manufacture the Manchester United kit was potentially a world record £60 million per year. The Daily Mail said on May 7th*that Adidas is “in pole position to clinch a world record kit …

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Jun 27

USA Loses to Germany, Advances

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A funny quote from a member of SJ…”Just like youth sports that don’t keep track of score. Move on to next round.” Well maybe it’s not that simplistic.  But for all intention purposes, this game played out pretty much like everyone expected.  No one expected the US to come out blazing, and most people I …

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Jun 18

Spain’s World Cup reign ended by 2-0 loss to Chile

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The Spanish weren’t favored to repeat as World Cup champions. But few expected the utter collapse that ended Wednesday with a 2-0 loss Chile, knocking Spain from contention and ending the run of the greatest team of the century. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/chile-leads-spain-2-0-195114820–sow.html

Jun 16

Chinese soccer fan dies of sleep deprivation while watching World Cup

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Sir Winston Churchill once said that “a fanatic is a person who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” It’s safe to say that the 25-year-old, as of yet unidentified, Chinese man who died of sleep deprivation from watching the World Cup is a soccer/world football fanatic. Yes a fan was found dead …

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