Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Hockey Goals + Soccer Announcers = Awesome (Video)

    Hockey Goals + Soccer Announcers = Awesome (Video)

    Did you ever stop and consider how much of an effect sports announcers have on your perception of a game? I mean, unless you grew up with season tickets, the majority of your experiences with your favorite sport have been on television (or the radio, if you’re an old-timer). And when you’re watching on telelvision, […]

  • The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    With their resounding 4-0 win over Italy yesterday in the finals of the 2012 UEFA European Championship—aka Euro 2012—Spain wrote itself into the history books as one of the greatest national soccer squads of all time. Or at least, that’s what all the soccer experts are saying. Personally, I don’t take the hyperbole of pundits […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    We rarely award “Stat Line of the Night” honors to an entire team.  Then again, we rarely see an entire team put forth a performance as great as the one we witnessed from the Spanish men’s national soccer team during their 2012 Euro final against Italy at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine yesterday. Anyone […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 29th) – Spain Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (June 29th) – Spain Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2008 that the finals for the UEFA Euro 2008 tournament took place at Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna, Austria.  Spain would defeat Germany 1-0 to earn their second European Championship. Spain cruised through the group stage, winning all three games and outscoring their opponents by an 8-3 margin.  They […]

  • Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao Gets Yellow Card For Grabbing Crotch (Video)

    Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao Gets Yellow Card For Grabbing Crotch (Video)

    In soccer, there are several rules that players have to abide by: No touching the ball with your hands, no dangerous slide-tackling, and no grabbing your crotch. Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao learned this the hard way in a recent game after he broke the latter rule in a gesture towards the Spanish bench during their Euro […]

  • Top 10 Best Michel Bastos Goals (Videos)

    Top 10 Best Michel Bastos Goals (Videos)

    Michel Bastos – who plays for French outfit Lyon –  is regarded as one of the finest and most solid left backs in Europe, with the player also having a useful aspect of versatility about him allowing him to operate as an effective left midfield winger. He may not score much too often, but the Brazilian […]

  • How Stupid Should Gordon “Flash” Watson Feel Right About Now? (Video)

    How Stupid Should Gordon “Flash” Watson Feel Right About Now? (Video)

    Later on today, Italy will square off against Germany in the second semi-final match at the 2012 UEFA European Football Championships.  Many probably figured the Germans (who entered the tournament as favorites) and the Italians (whose four World Cup titles rank second only to Brazil’s five) would make it to this point in the tournament, […]

  • Top 10 Best Ryan Giggs Goals (Videos)

    Top 10 Best Ryan Giggs Goals (Videos)

    Ryan Giggs is regarded, to many, the best player to ever grace a Manchester United shirt. Even greater than United legend George Best, the player is still continuing his career whilst 38; still, every time the legendary midfielder plays the game he showcases he hasn’t lost his magical touch that escalated him to the status of on of the best […]