Landon the Legend, Landon the Enigma

Landon the Legend, Landon the Enigma

Tweet Editor’s Note: We asked TYAC writers and soccer voices to share their thoughts on Landon Donovan’s exceptional career. This is one of those pieces, from TYAC contributor Connor Walsh.                Landon Donovan is set to make his final farewell tonight against Ecuador.  It’s been a career rife with monumental highs and […]

USA vs. Ecuador: TYAC Previews the Donovan Farewell

USA vs. Ecuador: TYAC Previews the Donovan Farewell

Tweet Jon Levy Welcome my friends, to the Landon Donovan testimonial match. A match in which we hope to celebrate the heights of US Soccer’s past through perhaps the team’s biggest ever star, while watching some new American stars in the making. That’s the storyline we’re supposed to be selling for this one right? I’m […]

Like a Jacaranda

Like a Jacaranda

Tweet Editor’s Note: In light of Landon Donovan playing his last match as a US international tomorrow, we asked our writers and other great soccer voices to share their favorite Landon moments with us. It seems fitting that one of the best soccer people we know wrote about the goal of Landon’s life. Friend of TYAC Zack […]

The Writing and Re-Writing of Landon Donovan

The Writing and Re-Writing of Landon Donovan

Tweet So much has been written about Landon Donovan that people have forgotten what they’ve written. This is to be expected. When you spend a decade being the face of the US Men’s National Team and for a large portion of that time, the face of Major League Soccer, scribes will devote plenty of words […]

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 […]

Whiney Limey: The Spectre of St. James' Park

Whiney Limey: The Spectre of St. James’ Park

Tweet Guy Bailey Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey writes columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season. In those columns, he’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for a […]

International Breaks, FIFA, and the MLS Playoffs

International Breaks, FIFA, and the MLS Playoffs

Tweet Andrew Marcinko Alright FIFA, who do we have to bribe to get some more conveniently scheduled international breaks around here? Ok, I’ll admit, I’m still a little sour about the Qatar thing. I’m teetering between ‘Anger’ and ‘Bargaining’ on the five stages of grief. I’m told ‘Depression’ is up next, which can only mean […]

TYAC's MLS 24 Under 24 Ballot

TYAC’s MLS 24 Under 24 Ballot

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Last year, in an effort spearheaded by The Shin Guardian, we, along with writers like Charles Boehm, released a MLS “24 Under 24″ ballot ranking the 24 best players under 24 in Major League Soccer and explaining our rankings. We included commentary from a MLS assistant coach, as well as a MLS […]

Whiney Limey: Bloody Typical- You Score 15 Goals And Still Get Beat...

Whiney Limey: Bloody Typical- You Score 15 Goals And Still Get Beat…

Tweet Guy Bailey Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey returns for another campaign of columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season. He’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for […]

Who's Next for the USMNT in Goal After Tim Howard and Brad Guzan?

Who’s Next for the USMNT in Goal After Tim Howard and Brad Guzan?

Tweet Goalkeeper has long been a position of particular strength for the United States Men’s National Team. The World Cup in Brazil made Tim Howard a household name among even the most casual of fans. But lest we forget, before Howard there was Brad Friedel, and before him Kasey Keller. Howard is currently backed up […]

Whiney Limey: We Interrupt The EPL For These International Messages...

Whiney Limey: We Interrupt The EPL For These International Messages…

Tweet Guy Bailey Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey returns for another campaign of columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season. He’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for […]

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 […]

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