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Hierro defends under-fire De Gea

Spain boss Fernando Hierro has leapt to the defence of goalkeeper David de Gea after his gift for Cristiano Ronaldo during Spain’s 3-3 draw with Portugal on Friday. “We won’t abandon any of our family.” “We have to be very proud of the kids, they showed commitment,” said La Roja’s new boss after they kicked [...]

There was no lull in the mud-slinging between the Spanish national team and Real Madrid as the club’s president Florentino Perez labelled the decision to sack Julen Lopetegui ‘absurd’. Spain kick-off their World Cup on Friday against Portugal but there was no amnesty, with Perez defending his club’s decision to poach the national team boss [...]

Stunning news from the Spain camp ahead of the World Cup where Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain boss on the eve of the World Cup after Spanish FA chiefs were left furious following his announcement as Real Madrid boss. Spain hastily called a press conference as reports emanated that the head of the [...]

Zidane Considers Coaching France

Former French international and one of the games greats Zinedine Zidane is considering the option of returning to the French national team as a coach. Zidane who retired from the side after he infamously head butted Marco Materazzi during the  2006 world cup finals,  made the statement when questioned by Le Parisien. “Whether I’d like [...]

Del Bosque Safe Regardless of Performance

Amid Spain’s shocking defeat to Switzerland in their opening fixture at the 2010 World Cup, rumors instantly began to surface pertaining to the future of the national program’s head coach Vicente del Bosque. Brought in to replace the illustrious Luis Aragones following Spain’s win at Euro 2008, del Bosque was to continue the golden generation [...]

Soccer at Warp Speed

Today I’m reading an article at MLSnet.com about Dallas committing to what the writer called “attacking” soccer.  I like to call it “Soccer at warp speed”. Let me give you some background.  Soccer was the only sport I played as a kid and I played like a lunatic.  We ran hard, we kicked hard, we [...]