Weekend Update

I’m gonna be away from my computer for most of this weekend so I probably won’t be doing much updating of the site until Sunday night, but for those interested in continued reading here are a few sites that I’ve read that I can’t write much about that are definitely worth a read, I’ve been posting them on the Facebook page for a while now and will probably continue to do so. Anyway here are the links and I’ll be back on Sunday.

Traditions and the Individual Superstar

http://www.runofplay.com/2011/02/09/tradition-and-the-individual-superstar/

 

Clint Dempsey’s statistics from ESPN. He’s got 9 goals in the EPL this season, tied with Brian McBride for most EPL goals by an American player in a single season. Of course Dempsey’s still got a big chunk of games left to play. I fully expect Dempsey to also beat out McBrides American record of 44 EPL career EPL goals.

http://soccernet.espn.go.com/player/_/id/39928/clinton-dempsey?cc=3888

Vancouver Whitecaps and USMNT player Jay Demerit doing something interesting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RKaQCQqVhU

Why the disorganized playoff and schedule announcement is bad for MLS

http://soccer.fanhouse.com/2011/02/09/playoff-and-tv-uncertainty-overshadow-mls-schedule-announcement/?a_dgi=aolshare_facebook

Soccer By Ives preseason training camp review for the Union

http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2011/02/mls-training-camp-preview-philadelphia-union.html

Why stat-tracking (more importantly the clandestine way it is done in comparison with the Sabremetrics revolution in baseball) is bad for soccer, its fans, its players, and even the teams.

http://www.hottimeinoldtown.com/2011/2/9/1983199/proprietary-stat-tracking-bad-for-fans-teams-and-soccer

And lastly a write-up on the Unions growing Academy system, which is run very interestingly.

http://philly.theoffside.com/union-players/surveying-the-unions-fledgling-academy-system.html
Have a good weekend. Hopefully some of you still come back to read next week.

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