Articles written by: Mike Servedio

Mike contributes to game day coverage of the Union and also covers the US Women's National Team. He misses the Philadelphia Independence. Follow him on Twitter at @MikeServedio.

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYJttBJq6lw] A wind aided own goal in the German lower division game between Wimsheim vs TSV Grunbach. I love that the players celebrate like someone just hit a 90th minute bicycle kick. Kind of reminds me of playing at Pennypack Park, no?

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1y0-hiR9yo] It’s cars. Playing soccer. Shout out to Ben for passing this along.

I am not a Union supporter, yet.
MLS / Union

I am not a Union supporter, yet.

Glad I am getting to post this the same day Ryan posted his piece.  And like Ryan, I’m curious how other people feel about this, particularly people not native to the Philadelphia sports scene. I am not a fan of Philadelphia sports.  There, I said it.  Let’s get it out there.  […]

U.S. Men to take on Turkey in Philadelphia
USMNT / World Cup

U.S. Men to take on Turkey in Philadelphia

The U.S. will take on Turkey at Lincoln Financial Field on May 29th in what will be their final tune up before the World Cup, according to the Associated Press.  An official announcement is due out tomorrow at a press conference with mayor Michael Nutter, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, […]

Cristiano Ronaldo – Please Shut Up
La Liga / Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo – Please Shut Up

The $80 million man was sent off for the 2nd time this season in Real Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Malaga on Sunday. Ronaldo saw straight red for an elbow to the face of Patrick Mtiliga that broke Mtiliga’s nose and will force the defender to miss about three weeks. The […]

Come on you Royals!
Coca-Cola Championship / Reading

Come on you Royals!

Rants and raves (but mostly rants) about following a 2nd division team. Can we give the Liverpool win back? I’d trade the win over Liverpool for points in the league any day of the week.  I was of course ridiculously excited when Reading knocked off Liverpool last week.  But if […]

Dempsey injured in Fulham loss
World Cup - International

Dempsey injured in Fulham loss

American international Clint Dempsey limped off  in the 63rd minute of Blackburn’s 2-0 win over Fulham on Sunday, ESPN reports. Fulham manager Roy Hodgson said Dempsey would have a scan on Monday to determine the extent of the injury, but claimed “it might be a posterior cruciate knee ligament which […]

Come on you Royals!
Coca-Cola Championship / England / Reading

Come on you Royals!

Rants and raves (but mostly rants) about following a 2nd division team. Saturday’s FA Cup tie with Liverpool was especially enticing for me because not only would we be playing the storied Reds, but that I would also get to watch the game on TV.  A draw against a major […]

Wanderers fire Megson
England / English Premier League

Wanderers fire Megson

Bolton Wanderers sacked manager Gary Megson this morning with his side languishing one spot from bottom in the Premier League.  The club’s website claimed “Gary Megson has been relieved of his duties as first team manager of Bolton Wanderers with immediate effect. The decision has been taken in the light […]

Mourinho sees England return in future
England / English Premier League

Mourinho sees England return in future

His second comeback in as many days. The current Inter Milan coach claimed “I love it here, I love it here, I love it here” after taking in his former club’s 2-1 defeat of Fulham at Stamford Bridge on Monday.  The ex-Chelsea boss said “I believe I will be back […]

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