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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 [...]

Spain And Holland Impressive

Holders Spain and Holland both maintained their perfect starts to Euro 2012 qualifying while Italy, France, Belgium and Serbia also won as qualification resumed for the new year. Spain won all three of their Group I games in the fall but with 21 minutes left trailed the Czech Republic in Granada. David Villa levelled the [...]

Spain dominates World XI Team

In addition to the naming of Lionel Messi as the inaugural winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or, FIFA also announced Jose Mourinho was named Coach of the Year ahead of World Cup-winning Spain boss Vicente del Bosque and Barcelona’s Pep Guardiola for leading Inter Milan to an unprecedented Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia [...]

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 [...]