The USA’s disallowed goal against Slovenia may go down as one of the worst calls in sports history and may leave a sour taste in the mouths of USA fans for the rest of their lives. However, if the right action is taken by FIFA, it could be a blessing in disguise for the future of soccer. Sometimes there needs to be a catastrophe in order to perfect a system. We have seen this … [Read more...] about USA-Slovenia Game Poster-Child for Instant Replay in Soccer
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Slovenia player guarantees victory over the U.S.
Slovania's midfielder Andrej Komac is quoted as saying “We will win this game. I have a good feeling.” Unfortunately for the United States, history is on Slovenia's side. The U.S. is 3-10-3 against European teams in the group stage (0-2-2 in their last 4 games). Slovenia is a small country, with a population the size of Houston, Texas. They gained independence in 1991 and … [Read more...] about Slovenia player guarantees victory over the U.S.
World Cup Group C Preview: Can U.S. live up to their expectations?
The U.S. national team is no longer considered an underdog. After beating Spain in the Confederations Cup last Summer, the U.S. has high expectations heading into the 2010 World Cup. For a team with such high expectations, the United States are vastly inexperienced, especially up front. The player with the most caps (games played for a national team) out of all the forwards … [Read more...] about World Cup Group C Preview: Can U.S. live up to their expectations?