3four3 will be interviewing Amobi Okugo and Danny Mwanga Friday night before their Saturday match with the Galaxy. Both were club opponents of ours as recently as last year who have turned professional with the Philadelphia Union. Danny was selected #1 in the MLS superdraft and Amobi was chosen 6th. They are quality players as […]
Archives for April 2010
To Specialize or Not to Specialize?
Someone from a soccer forum I frequent asked for my thoughts on whether a potential keeper should begin specializing (become “full time”) at the U-9 level. There had been an ongoing discussion in a thread with parents falling on both sides of the fence. So here it goes … From a developmental perspective only, at […]
Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona Preview
This mouth-watering duel between the two Spanish giants will decide a big portion of La Liga title. Both clubs and managers are trying to deny this but reality states that both teams are fully capable of taking maximum points the rest of the way. Fans around the globe will tune in to arguably the most […]
Robben and Sneijder in, Real Madrid out!
How must Madrid president Florentino Perez feel now that the 2 players he forced out the door last summer have led their new teams to the Champions League semis while his new superstars are watching the games on their 80 inch lcd tv’s at home with him? Arjen Robben’s stunning goal put Bayern through past […]
US National Team U20s: Dallas Cup Report
Another crack at some Elite competition for US mens soccer and another failure! The US U-20’s were paired in the Super Group at Dallas Cup with the Mexico U-20’s, Vancouver Whitecaps, and Eintracht Frankfurt. With a National Team, player selection is usually critical as there is little time to work. This is usually the case all […]