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Here in San Francisco we just voted (again) on whether to convert one of our grass field complexes to turf. There were two measures, Proposition I and H, one in favor of going ahead (I) and one trying to prevent … Continue reading
In an earlier post, I picked a team from each of the big European leagues as candidates for “a season-long pummeling, relegation back to the second division and financial ruin” — Blackpool (England), St. Pauli (Germany) and Real Sociedad (Spain). … Continue reading
I won’t recap the plentiful sources who report the WC10 news and give play-by-play of the matches, the one I like best include, The NY Times, the Groniad, ESPN, and bigsoccer. And Soccer Power Index from the brilliant Nate Silver … Continue reading
For football, as in life, texture is important. In football it’s all about the interplay of air, ball, ground. That’s all you need. But all three vary. That’s why the new Jabulani ball is hurting this year’s World Cup.