Tag Archive: Soccer

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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Jun 11

SportsJabber 2014 FIFA World Cup Pick ‘Em

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We’re running it through Yahoo.com. Sign up is pretty quick and simple. Group name: SportsJabberWorldCup Password: gousa SportsJabber WorldCup Pick ‘Em

Jun 09

The Sports Bank.net: FIFA World Cup: Full TV schedule

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2. Here’s the full schedule with channel assignments First Round Thursday, June 12 4 p.m.: Brazil vs. Croatia at Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo (ESPN; Univision/Univision Deportes Network) Friday, June 13 12 p.m.: Mexico vs. Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas, Natal …

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Jun 05

Can England really win the World Cup?

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It’s been a topic of debate ever since Roy Hodgson revealed his controversially young England team last month – but can England really win the World Cup?   Odds such as Coral’s betting predictions for the World Cup have Brazil and Argentina as the hot favourites, but some England fans are clinging onto the dream …

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Jun 02

The Sports Bank.net: Landon Donovan over protected, restricted by L.A. Galaxy

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Landon Donovan started out poorly this MLS season, but since he was shockingly cut from the U.S. World Cup team, he’s been on a tear. Three days after being left off the U.S. National Team, Landon Donovan scored his 135th career MLS goal; making the LA Galaxy forward the all-time leading scorer in Major League …

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