Daily news roundups

Hall guesses on pks, MLS Cup drinking, USWNT tie Sweden



SBI quotes Dynamo keeper Tally Hall on penalty kicks: “I’ve done enough homework to know that pretty much every player on their team taking a penalty can score either way,” said Hall. “It doesn’t really help me. Listen, most players here are good enough to go two ways consistently and score, so it’s sometimes a premonition, sometimes it’s just straight up reading.”


PSP interviewed Montreal Impact manager Jesse Marsch about his plans for the MLS expansion draft.

Alan Black says the Beckham gamble has definitely paid off for MLS.

Landon Donovan says his six-year MLS Cup drought has been tough. 1,000 players who don’t get every call they ask for roll their eyes.

At 2pm, log on to Twitter and chat with MLS commissioner Don Garber. He’s (hehehe) “all ears.”

Robbie Findley scored for Nottingham Forest over the weekend. You can’t stop him, you can only hope to export him to another country so you don’t can pretend he’s better than he is.

Steven Goff of the Washington Post rightly criticizes MLS for scheduling tonight’s kickoff for 9:25pm ET. But I must take issue with his logic that the show Chuck’s ratings indicate nobody watches TV on Friday nights. Chuck is a terrible show. It so perfectly encapsulates bad TV and bad TV writing that an episode of Chuck where all the characters did was sit in a house and watch the MLS Cup would be a vast improvement over the normal plot “twists.”

Tobin Heath scored to give the USWNT a 1-1 tie with Sweden. The goal itself wasn’t so special, but the build-up play was. Check out Alex Morgan’s aerial trap to set the whole thing up.

After defeating Furman in the first round, the UNC Charlotte 49ers advance to face UAB tonight at 7pm ET. I assume I’ll be the only one watching online…

Remember when Glen Johnson made that amazing run down the wing, beat Ashley Cole, held off Florent Malouda and slotted home the winner at Stamford Bridge? Well ya do now!

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  1. Hah! All ears! He’s ready to take flight!

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