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Sven-Goran Eriksson to coach Team Mexico

Mexican Football Federation president Justino Compean confirmed Tuesday that Sven-Goran Eriksson is very close to taking over as the new national team coach. Speaking from Sydney, where he has been attending FIFA’s annual congress, Compean claimed the Manchester City boss is about to accept the offer from Mexico. “We only seriously considered (Luiz Felipe) Scolari [...]

Mexico’s Future Starring in Europe

The Mexican national team began a massive player overhaul after the 2006 World Cup. Blanco, Borgetti, Bravo, and Marquez performed at a high level for years; it is now time for players such as Vela, Dos Santos, Castillo, and Mureno to compete on the international stage. FEMEXFUT’s decision to move forward with this new generation [...]

U.S. v. Mexico Second Half Blog

And now for the second half: Half HEY! ESPN does have the angle on the Dempsey goal/penalty. It only took them thirty minutes to show it to us. And, yes, fuck. He does look offside. Didn’t need to be though, as he actually had to come back for the ball. It’s a shame too because [...]

U.S. v. Mexico First Half Blog

Here were my musings on the first half as it unfolded: Pre-game The lineup looks good. Bradley is employing a 4-4-2. Corrales is a surprise starter on the back left, but otherwise Bocanegra, Onyewu and Moor were to be expected. Bradley and Clark are in the middle with Donovan and Convey on the wings. Dempsey [...]