Thousands help Man U celebrate
Alex Ferguson is retiring at the end of the season, bringing a close to a trophy-filled career of more than 26 years at Manchester United that established him as the most successful coach in British football history. Whether you are a ManU fan or not Ferguson is a Legend.
Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry is Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player for the second straight season, edging Los Angeles Galaxy striker Robbie Keane.
Henry remained No. 1 despite a drop in his base salary from $5 million to $3.75 million, according to figures released Monday by the MLS Players Union. Henry’s total compensation fell from $5.6 million to $4.35 million,
There are just eight players in the league making $1 million or more, one fewer than last year.
Former U.S. national team winger stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that “there’s a really good chance” he’ll play in Major League Soccer this season.
Not sure what his preferences have to do with his ability to play soccer. 18 caps and in his physical prime. It seems too much is made of sexual preferences. The focus in sport should be on sportsmanship, competition, work ethic and, oh yah, W-L.
Borussia and Bayern won’t have to wait for the Champions League final to go head to head. Dortmund hosts Bayern on Saturday in the Bundesliga in a preview of their Wembley showdown, Bayern wrapped up the title with six games to spare and Dortmund is all but assured of second place — although both clubs are keen to strike a psychological blow before their meeting in Europe’s showpiece on May 25.
Bayern’s Jupp Heynckes, left, and Dortmund’s Jürgen Klopp
This is a good read. It draws from soccer standouts like Claudio Reyna and Dr. Javier Perez focusing
mainly on the 11-14 age groups and touches on topics such as philosophy of coaching, winning now vs long term development, appropriate age level progressions, better understanding our players, maximizing potential, how talent is developed, creativity, the training session, style of
play, and training outside the regular practice sessions.
Well worth the time. Give it a go.
German clubs Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund spanked FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Too early to make a call of transfer of power?