Entries by Randinho

Football (Soccer) Notes and Open Thread

Any thoughts on Bob Bradley becoming the first American to manage a team in the English Premier League? Certainly no love lost between him and Jürgen Klinsmann. I think he’s got a point. Aaron Ramsey can’t catch a break. Is Tite finally the coach the Brazil Men’s National Team Needs? It’s beginning to look that […]

Football (aka Soccer) Notes and Open Thread

Apologies for my absence last week. Here goes! Does anyone know if Sam Allardyce holds the record for shortest tenure as a coach for a national team? Chelsea stopped the bleeding yesterday, but is it enough? Manchester United seemed like they may have started to turn things around, but the Stoke game wasn’t exactly convincing. […]

Football Notes September 17th

Before I start, let me first address those of you – and there were a few of you last week – who feel compelled to post comments criticizing the existence of posts about football – and I hasten to point out that it has been called football much longer than gridiron football. I have been […]

Football Notes Open Thread

So the transfer season is over until January. Which teams do you think came out ahead? Christian Pulisic: is he the real deal? Discuss. I’m watching the Manchester Derby. As an Arsenal fan I don’t have a dog in this hunt, but I do like to José Mourinho get his knickers in a twist. Grow […]

Soccer Open Thread

Good evening all. I don’t really have much too add, except that I am glad that Arsenal finally loosened their purse strings a little. Feel free to share what’s on your mind. Some suggested topics: Is Hope Solo’s punishment too harsh? Thoughts on the transfer market. Champion’s League Draw. Have at it!

Football Notes and Open Thread – Start of a Regular Series

Good morning all from Brazil, where Zika is not ravaging us. Can’t say the same for my old hometown, Miami or Puerto Rico. I hope to start posting on a weekly basis about the sport. Please feel free to add your suggestions, thoughts, etc. Hope Solo, ffs, stop digging. From my buddy, Kevin Raub: Neymar? No, Marta! The […]