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Soccer And Money: Champions League Final Four Had Joint Revenues of 2 Billion

Soccer And Money: Champions League Final Four Had Joint Revenues of 2 Billion

Tweet Jon Levy Here at The Yanks Are Coming we’re as excited as anyone for this year’s UEFA Champions League Final. After all, you’ve got The Most Interesting Man In The World Andrea Pirlo in what’s looking like his European swan song, and he’s charged with calmly quieting and dissecting the new Machine Gun Barcelona. […]

Another Relegation Would Be Devastating for Newcastle United

Another Relegation Would Be Devastating for Newcastle United

Tweet Newcastle United are one of the teams to beat Premier League champions Chelsea, who have suffered only three defeats in the league, this season. After Alan Pardew had managed a 2-1 victory over José Mourinho’s team, it looked like Newcastle were heading for a comfortable top-10 finish. Yet, the entire face of the team […]

Op-Ed: One Week Later, Don Garber Still Not Wrong

Op-Ed: One Week Later, Don Garber Still Not Wrong

Tweet Jay Bell It has been a few days since Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber’s now infamous teleconference in response to US men’s national team manager Jürgen Klinsmann’s criticisms of top American players choosing to play in MLS.  The teleconference opened up a litany of issues and topics to scrutinize over in regards to […]

MLS Headed For Amazing Finish

MLS Headed For Amazing Finish

Tweet Ned Joyce It’s been quite a year so far. In the World Cup, the US and Mexico advanced to the 2nd round and Costa Rica to the Quarterfinals.  The MLS had what many consider the best year in its history, with almost more goals per game than any year, and more parity among the […]

Thanks LD Week

Thanks LD Week

Tweet The Editors With Landon Donovan set to bid the US Men’s National Team farewell Friday night against Ecuador in Connecticut (7 PM, ESPN 2), we thought we’d spend a few days at TYAC saluting the American #10.  No doubt we’ll be labeled “fan boys” for doing so, but we don’t really care. After all, we […]

European Youth Academies In US: Changing the Development Landscape?

European Youth Academies In US: Changing the Development Landscape?

Tweet David Tenenbaum 15 years ago, the United States Soccer Federation designed a plan to get their country to the final of the World Cup. The USSF was so confident in this plan that they set a deadline of 2010 to reach the final. 2010 came and went, and Ghana had slammed the door on […]

Determining the Most Compelling (Non DP) Player in MLS

Determining the Most Compelling (Non DP) Player in MLS

Tweet Ned Joyce The MLS is now headed down the homestretch of its 19th season of existence. It has dealt with expansions, contractions, rough patches and great stretches. There has always been concern with bringing fans into the league, whether it’s bringing soccer into the other sports fans fold or converting an EPL / La Liga […]

As MLS Heads Down the Stretch, How the West Has Won

As MLS Heads Down the Stretch, How the West Has Won

Tweet Ned Joyce Stop the fight. End the debate. It has been decided, the West has won.  The Seattle Seahawks won the Superbowl. The Spurs may have won the NBA Title but the best teams of the future are the LA Clippers, Portland Trailblazers and Golden State Warriors. Heck, Kendrick Lamar of Compton is the […]

TYAC World Cup Predictions (Belated)

TYAC World Cup Predictions (Belated)

Tweet Garrett McInnis with the TYAC Writers With the start of the World Cup past us, we wanted to throw out a few predictions for this year’s champion. Editors Note:  These predictions were requested and submitted prior to the tournament kickoff Thursday. Due to travel time to Brazil, we simply couldn’t post on time. Have […]

32 Players to Watch in Brazil: #22 Victor Moses

32 Players to Watch in Brazil: #22 Victor Moses

Tweet Garrett McInnis Number 11: Victor Moses Country: Nigeria Position: Attacking Midfielder Club Team: Liverpool(On loan from Chelsea) American-Based Professional Sport “Soulmate”: Roy Hibbert, Center, Indiana Pacers When you’re an African nation that shuffles through talent the way that Nigeria has, a talent like Victor Moses is all you need to find optimism entering the […]

USMNT 30 Man Roster Roundtable

USMNT 30 Man Roster Roundtable

Tweet Daniel Seco We’ve had consistent roster breakdowns, usually by position, throughout this World Cup cycle but tomorrow’s the first “big day”, as Jurgen Klinsmann names his 30 man preliminary World Cup roster. The thirty players selected will meet in Palo Alto, California for a pre-World Cup camp that will culminate in a “Send Off […]

Whiney Limey: The Last Leg

Whiney Limey: The Last Leg

Tweet Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey has done a fantastic job writing columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season where he discusses the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for a long while in the United States before moving back […]

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