Recent Posts by Texan_lost_in_NY

April 29, 2008

Transvestite hooker tries to extort money from Ronaldo (the original) in Rio: Ronaldo buys three hookers and gets unexpected packages.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 01:16 PM - 19 comments

February 07, 2008

2 men shot in Houston's Reliant Stadium parking lot after the US and Mexico play to a thrilling 2-2 draw.: In a sick sort of way, is it possible this shooting is good for soccer in America? This "friendly" was played before 70,103 fans and the nosie was so loud the players couldn't communicate with each other or hear the official's whistle.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 02:20 PM - 15 comments

February 06, 2008

Munich disaster for Manchester United - 50 years ago today. A day of remembrance: Eight Busby Babes, including Duncan Edwards, died in the air crash. Manager Matt Busby was pronounced dead twice before rising to lead the team into the next decade, winning the European Cup in 1968. Many English clubs came to the aid of United, providing players so United could continue their season.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 12:28 PM - 3 comments

February 04, 2008

South Korean soccer players dislocate their shoulders to become draft dodgers: Why bother with serving your country when the U.S is there as your minders? Makes me reminisce of my days eating kimchi and swigging ginseng from the bottle.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 03:40 PM - 10 comments

January 23, 2008

The American Revolution continues in London: Eddie Johnson signs for Fulham of England's Premier League, joining fellow Americans Brian McBride, Carlos Bocanegra, Kasey Keller and Clint Dempsey.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 01:45 PM - 49 comments

January 16, 2008

"We're in heaven, we've got Kevin": Kevin Keegan makes a dream return to manage Newcastle United.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 12:56 PM - 9 comments

November 13, 2007

Fence, I, and maybe a few other SpoFites, are officially proud new owners of a bouncing baby football club.: Ebbsfleet United are about to set sail. (Click on "NEWSDESK" at the top of the page).

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 12:08 PM - 10 comments

July 25, 2007

June 13, 2007

May 03, 2007

AC Milan v Liverpool will determine European club Championship once again: For the second time in three season, these two greats of world football go at it again. After AC Milan made Manchester United look very pedestrian and Liverpool beat Chelsea after 210 minutes for sleep inducing football on penalty kicks, who's the favorite to bring home the silverware?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 09:57 AM - 9 comments

April 18, 2007

April 13, 2007

Former UNC player Melissa Jennings accuses Anson Dorrance, the nation's most decorated women's soccer coach, of maintaining a hostile environment filled with sexual harassment: 9 year old lawsuit is alive and kicking with the backup goalkeeper believing the abuse prevented her from reaping the benefits of college sports, a violation of Title IX.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 02:09 PM - 36 comments

March 01, 2007

David, Posh and the little Beckhams to star in their own reality show: The cameras will follow their trip to America. Now that's how to have privacy and keep the children safe. How can the Beckhams possibly consider a reality show when nothing in their lives is real?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to culture at 12:14 AM - 17 comments

February 09, 2007

January 24, 2007

Dallas Cowboys interview Jason Garrett for offensive coordinator: Must have been one helluva meeting. Now the Jones boys are considering him as....head coach. It's been said Garrett is intelligent, but head coach?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to football at 10:32 PM - 19 comments

January 22, 2007

Number 9, Number 9, Number 9: The ninth Cincinnati player arrested in the last nine months, Johnathon Joseph started 9 games in 2006, his rookie year. Oh, he was busted for weed possession. Turn me on, dead man; turn me on, dead man; turn me on, dead man...

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to football at 09:20 PM - 19 comments

January 10, 2007

Clint Dempsey going the other way: The American midfielder's work permit has gone through and he signs for Fulham. Can Deuce bring some flash to a team in need of a little sparkle?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 10:53 AM - 8 comments

David Beckham's contract will not be renewed by Real Madrid: Does this open the door for Becks to come to MLS? What impact will he make if he arrives stateside?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 10:22 AM - 29 comments

December 31, 2006

Goat's Head Soup: Christmas-wrapped and placed under the tree, GM in Italy's Serie A gets the message.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 11:45 AM - 7 comments

December 12, 2006

Almost 49 years since the Munich air crash, Manchester United and England icon Sir Bobby Charlton is still haunted: "It was taking so long to get off the ground and I suddenly realised that everyone felt the same. Then it went really quiet and as I looked out the window we hit a fence. We knocked it flat and then everyone knew this was really serious."

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 07:26 AM - 12 comments

November 30, 2006

Mia and Nomar start reproducing while the Texas Sports Hall of Fame is put on hold: "This is a first for us," said Steve Fallon, executive director of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. "We've never had anybody decline because they're pregnant."

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 01:20 PM - 6 comments

November 21, 2006

Torquay United to pull plug on divers: "British Football has the opportunity to take a lead in resolving this major issue which is tarnishing our Sport and marred the World Cup Finals in Germany 2006." 58% of the players who were treated on the pitch during the 2006 World Cup eventually turned out not to be injured.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 11:32 AM - 9 comments

November 13, 2006

Houston Dynamo win MLS Title: After relocating from San Jose, Dynamo brings Houston its first soccer professional championship. Well done boys.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 01:55 PM - 10 comments

October 29, 2006

Club orders Bulgarian player to get married: Litex Lovech have ordered striker Ivelin Popov to get married in the coming year in the hope it curtails his wild living. "My bosses are right to want such a thing from me because they know my temper." Is there something lost in the translation here or is this a recipe for disaster?

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 10:59 AM - 13 comments

September 25, 2006


posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 11:16 AM - 22 comments