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One day, unstable Stephen McCarthy fangirl and twitter pal Heather O’Neill and I decided to have a contest for who could come up with the creepiest tribute to Big Creepy Steve. There were ground rules: You could use outside help, … Continue reading
Also, red hair. More on this later, but for now: ahhahahah ahahhahahah ahhhhahehewoooooo
Steve Nicol banner being prepped for shipment, a few minutes before the Revs announced his replacement. Thanks, Coach.
This spring, over the weekend when it was being determined what MLS club would land Benny Feilhaber, it looked for a few minutes like Chivas would be his destination, to the delight of my SoCal based-pal Bamboo. Sure, she’s a … Continue reading
In January, all-time Breakers and USWNT star Kristine Lilly announced her retirement, much to the surprise of the soccer community, who always figured she was a Highlander and could not retire by conventional means. Here’s a player who, in her … Continue reading
In early April, I got a heads up on Twitter from the Revs’ own Chris Tierney and his pal Taylor Russo that there might be a commission out there for me. Sure, why not. Turns out Charlie Davies’ agents over … Continue reading
NB: This is mostly aimed at non-soccer buddies wondering why I’ve been so upset today, so a lot of it will be familiar to the regular soccer audience. It’s also both schmaltzy and boastful, for which I make no apologies. … Continue reading
When a player retires or leaves the team, I give him all of his banners. I really, really wish I didn’t have to hand over these three today.
If you’ve got the time to kill, here’s the entire 11,000+ word trip report in one gigantic post. It’s the same stuff in the other five South Africa entries, so if you’ve read those, there’s nothing new here–this is just … Continue reading
This here’s the post with miscellaneous observations that didn’t fit into the rest of the trip report, or else I forgot to put them in. Half-assed discussion of social issues included.