Archive for October, 2012

 

MLS attendance sets more records – averaging ~19k per game

October 30th, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

MLS hit the 6 million mark for the first time in its 17-year history and set a regular-season attendance average record of 18,807. Seattle led the league for the fourth straight season and 11 teams saw an increase over last season. For 2012 attendance rankings and MLS attendance history … * MLS reported that 6,074,729 [...]

Elite Players should know multiple systems of play

October 29th, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

Elite players should be able to seamlessly adapt to tactical switches, Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini said Friday, rebutting concerns raised by right-back Micah Richards over Mancini’s preference to play with three center-backs. Roberto Mancini says top players must be flexible. “Good players should be able to play in any system,” said Mancini. “If you are [...]

Goal line technology finally here!

October 23rd, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

Hawk-Eye and GoalRef Tuesday were cleared to install their systems worldwide after being granted licenses by FIFA. The granting of the licenses means the systems can now be installed in stadiums, after which they will undergo a final inspection by an independent test institute before being allowed to function. The first competitive tournament using the systems [...]

David Moyes of Everton is a golden god!

October 3rd, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

As I have said in this very blog on multiple occasions I think that David Moyes of Everton is one of the best professional football managers in the world. His consistency with meager resources is tremendous. Everton is currently second in the EPL ahead of the Manchesters. Finally, someone else recognizes David Moyes as a great manager. 3rd longest [...]

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