The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 2000-2003

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In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-if?’ moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls-LA Galaxy: What to Watch for

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Sunday evening at Red Bull Arena will certainly be a welcome sight for the New York Red Bulls, after a defeat last weekend at the Philadelphia Union was the team’s fifth consecutive away loss of the season. Manager Jesse Marsch’s side hosts the Los Angeles Galaxy, another club looking for more consistent results in the […] READ MORE



Sacha Kljestan on USMNT: Why He is Needed

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Sacha Kljestan has had an absolutely fantastic year so far for the New York Red Bulls.  The central attacking midfielder has been the foundation of the New York’s offensive success this season.  Don’t believe me, just have a look here   Five times this year he has put the ball in the back of the […] READ MORE


One Arsène Wenger: A Personal Story

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It was a typically sunny day in Chennai, India, in 2006. My friends decided to shout the names of their favourite football players from the top of the school building – 11-year-olds in the Chennai heat towards the end of a boring school day don’t make the best decisions. I decided I had to be […] READ MORE




MLS Designated Players Adversion to Turf is a Tragedy

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I get it, field turf isn’t the ideal playing surface. It plays a different bounce then grass. Feet can stick where grass can be forgiving. And for those with a debilitating spinal condition like the former MLS player Juan Pablo Angel, it can take a toll (as can a debilitating spinal condition in general). One […] READ MORE



Three Things I Noticed: RBNY v. San Jose

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By the end of the night, a feeling of elation must have washed over the home supporters. The season, which had doom and gloom hovering over its head like a dark cloud, has continued to surprise and delight fans of the New York Red Bulls. The same fan base that was foaming at the mouth […] READ MORE