Monthly Archives: March 2011

Somos una piña

Nike used the USA – Argentina friendly match to advertise a new shirt for the US Men’s National Team last night. A deep red with a dark blue diagonal sash keeps the theme of the other two, but this one … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s All-Weather Training Facility

Everyone in the Bay Area knows real estate is frighteningly expensive. Houses sell for upwards of $500k. Not everyone connects this to the fact that we have very little open space for sports teams to train and play. But it … Continue reading

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If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow, and which will not, Speak.

It’s March, which around here means tryout time. Coach Toby Rappolt and I often talk about the futility of assessment. Take your roster and force-rank them from first to best. Take that list out a month later and won’t be … Continue reading

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The Pwnliness of the Goalkeeper

Today I want to share a piece that a fellow coach sent me, it’s Radiolab Presents: The Loneliness of the Goalkeeper. The podcast interviews the great Arsenal ‘keeper, Bob Wilson, which struck a chord with me. I own Bob Wilson’s … Continue reading

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