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2009 MLS Expansion Draft Predictions

After correctly predicting a measly two of 10 in last year’s Expansion Draft Preview, we’re back again and hoping to improve on our record. This year’s it’s the Philadelphia Union’s turn. On Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. PST, the Union will select 10 players to form the core of their new team. The rules are […]

Is Bob Bradley the answer for US Soccer?

The United States performance thus far in the Confederations Cup has been disturbing. Obviously Italy and Brazil are no one’s idea of a favorable draw, but Bob Bradley’s team often appears listless and without ideas. Since the 1994 World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team has attempted to build itself with a succession of […]

Wild Hawks To Seattle Sounders FC: This Is A FOOTBALL Stadium

Don’t forget to join our MLS Fantasy League! Details here. Nothing ruins an opening night like bird carcasses strewn about the stadium. According to a source close to the team, Seattle Sounders FC has abandoned plans to have doves fly around Qwest Field on Opening Night after at least three were killed by marauding hawks. During a […]

Join our 2009 MLS Fantasy League!!!!

Hey Sounders Fans! Join the official H&F MLS Fantasy league! Last year’s competition featured a tremendous late-season surge by Hose. In the face of furious boredom, Hose updated his team just often enough to pip Hotdog for the trophy. (I think this is what happened – I don’t actually remember.) In 2008, we also saw […]

MLS Expansion Draft Preview

Sounders FC fans: Now it begins in earnest. The 10 players selected in tomorrow’s Major League Soccer expansion draft will form the core of your 2009 roster. With only four players already on the roster, the expansion players will likely fill at least 6-7 starting spots when the team takes the field next March or […]