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Soccer Insider Archive: World

U.S. soccer salaries, bonuses: Bob Bradley, Pia Sundhage, Thomas Rongen, Jozy Altidore, Brad Guzan, Dan Flynn

More details to share from the latest U.S. Soccer Federation tax documents, which cover March 31, 2009, through April 1, 2010: U.S. men's national team coach Bob Bradley earned $818,244 -- about $600,000 in base salary and marketing compensation and the rest in bonuses for Confederations Cup and World Cup...

By Steve Goff  | February 14, 2011; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Confederations Cup, U.S. men's national team, USSF, World  | Tags:  Bob Bradley, Brad Guzan, Jozy Altidore, Pia Sundhage, USSF  
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FedEx Field to Host Barcelona-Manchester United in July

An agreement has been reached in principle that will bring two of the world's most popular and successful soccer clubs to the Washington area this summer, according to sources. Spanish league champion FC Barcelona announced on its website Thursday that it will face English power Manchester United in Washington D.C....

By Paul Tenorio and Steve Goff  | December 23, 2010; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Argentina, Barcelona, England, Mexico, Real Madrid, Spain, World  
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Video: spectacular backheel goal in N. Ireland

Courtesy of FourFourTwo, Matt Burrows of Northern Ireland club Glentoran scores on a leaping, 17-yard backheel against Portadown:...

By Steve Goff  | October 6, 2010; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  World  | Tags:  Northern Ireland  
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Jose Mourinho: Champions League is harder to win than World Cup

As reported by Spanish Web site Sport.es and noted by Deadspin, Real Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho thinks the Champions League is more difficult to win than the World Cup: "It [the Champions League] is the most difficult competition," Mourinho said. "You can not compare it with a World Cup because...

By Matt Bonesteel  | September 15, 2010; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Euro Champions League, World  | Tags:  Champions League, World Cup  
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Blatter: World Cup extra time changes possible

The Bizarre Mr. Blatter is at it again. His comments on the FIFA Web site concerning extra time at the World Cup: We have to try to find a way to encourage free-flowing football in tournaments like the World Cup, with teams playing to win. We plan to take the...

By Steve Goff  | September 9, 2010; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (50)
Categories:  FIFA, World  | Tags:  World Cup  
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Video: Turkey's victory over Romania

Normally, we wouldn't pay much attention to a Turkey-Romania friendly, but this video clip is worthy of viewing for two reasons: 1. A penalty kick was awarded to Turkey after a Turkish player kicked a Romanian defender in the 82nd minute. 2. Turkey's Arda Turan scored on a blistering shot...

By Steve Goff  | August 12, 2010; 8:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  World  | Tags:  Turkey  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Beckham, USA, Mexico, Hiddink, North Korea, Steve Goff , March 15, 2010
Sunday Kickaround, Steve Goff , January 17, 2010
Video: Russian Fan Scores, Steve Goff , September 21, 2009
Matchnight: AC Milan - Chelsea, Paul Tenorio , July 24, 2009
Wednesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 1, 2009
Matchday: Brazil-South Africa, Greg Manifold , June 25, 2009
Iranian Players Banned, Steve Goff , June 23, 2009
Bora Is Back?, Steve Goff , April 7, 2009
China Syndrome, Steve Goff , February 25, 2009
Tuesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , December 2, 2008
Problems in Uruguay, Steve Goff , November 18, 2008
Americans Abroad, Steve Goff , November 10, 2008
Friday Updates, Steve Goff , November 7, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , November 5, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , November 3, 2008
Midday Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 31, 2008
Matchnight: El Salvador-Bolivia, Steve Goff , October 22, 2008
Midday Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 14, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 7, 2008
Late-Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 6, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 26, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 25, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 23, 2008
What Goal?, Steve Goff , September 21, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 18, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 17, 2008
2 Live Cluj, Steve Goff , September 17, 2008
Midday Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 9, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 2, 2008
Edu and Rangers, Zenit and Man U, Steve Goff , August 30, 2008
Television, Drug of a Nation, Steve Goff , August 29, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , August 29, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , August 27, 2008
The Special One, Steve Goff , August 25, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , August 12, 2008
Afternoon Kickaround, Steve Goff , August 4, 2008
Friday Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 25, 2008
International Friendlies at RFK, Steve Goff , July 23, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 21, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 18, 2008
World Derbies, Steve Goff , July 16, 2008
Late-Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 16, 2008
Boca Juniors in D.C., Steve Goff , July 15, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 1, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 30, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 20, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 14, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 9, 2008
Euro Matchday, Steve Goff , June 7, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 5, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 4, 2008
Oh, Jack, Steve Goff , June 3, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 3, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 2, 2008
Brazil in Seattle, Steve Goff , June 1, 2008
Saturday in the Park, Steve Goff , May 31, 2008
Lots of Soccer, Steve Goff , May 28, 2008
Holiday Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 26, 2008
Friday Night Lights, Steve Goff , May 23, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 23, 2008
Good Afternoon, Steve Goff , May 22, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 21, 2008
World View, Steve Goff , May 20, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 20, 2008
This Is England, Steve Goff , May 19, 2008
Inter Active, Steve Goff , May 19, 2008
Ramblin' Man, Steve Goff , May 16, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 15, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 14, 2008
Afternoon Briefing, Steve Goff , May 12, 2008
Mother? Not Mother?, Steve Goff , May 11, 2008
Inter Advances, Steve Goff , May 8, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 6, 2008
Spain, Italy, Argentina, Steve Goff , May 5, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 2, 2008
Not a Banner Day for PSG, Steve Goff , May 1, 2008
Pachuca, Boca, River Highlights, Steve Goff , May 1, 2008
Matchday: Chelsea-Liverpool, Steve Goff , April 30, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , April 30, 2008
Great Nike Ad, Steve Goff , April 29, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , April 29, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , April 28, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , April 25, 2008
Decide, Deciding, Decider, Steve Goff , April 24, 2008
Champions' Cup Even, Steve Goff , April 24, 2008
Thinking of Hristo, Steve Goff , April 23, 2008
Owning Up to an Equalizer, Steve Goff , April 23, 2008
Midday Kickaround, Steve Goff , April 22, 2008
3 for Kaka and Del Piero, No. 1 for Liege, Steve Goff , April 21, 2008
Sanchez Dismissed, Steve Goff , March 31, 2008
Scenes From a Maul, Steve Goff , March 26, 2008
Euro Clash, Steve Goff , March 5, 2008
Horrible Injury to Eduardo, Steve Goff , February 23, 2008
Barnsley Mania, Steve Goff , February 17, 2008
Ronaldo: The End?, Steve Goff , February 13, 2008
Egypt Celebrates, Steve Goff , February 10, 2008
Island Qualifying Underway, Steve Goff , February 4, 2008
Going to Agogo, Steve Goff , February 4, 2008
March of the Elephants, Steve Goff , January 26, 2008
D.C.: San Salvador's Northern District, Steve Goff , January 22, 2008
And the Winners Are....., Steve Goff , December 17, 2007
World Champions, NCAA Champions, Steve Goff , December 16, 2007
Azzurri, Les Bleus and Oranje, Oh My!, Steve Goff , December 2, 2007
Choose the Player of the Year, Steve Goff , November 30, 2007
Countdown to 2018, Steve Goff , November 26, 2007
Europe's World Cup Qualifying Draw....., Steve Goff , November 25, 2007
Benfica Loves Freddy, Steve Goff , November 25, 2007
Boo-Hoo England, Steve Goff , November 23, 2007
Giving Thanks for Cup Qualifying, Steve Goff , November 22, 2007
Europe to England: Get Out. Now., Steve Goff , November 21, 2007
Video Killed the Blogging Star, Steve Goff , November 21, 2007
8 Goals, 1 Awful Tackle, Steve Goff , November 8, 2007
Bermuda Shorts, Steve Goff , November 5, 2007
Brazil and Germany Win, Steve Goff , October 30, 2007
As the World (Cup) Turns....., Steve Goff , October 29, 2007
Freddy's Game-Winner, Steve Goff , October 29, 2007
How Are You, Mr. Adu?, Steve Goff , October 25, 2007
Chelsea Highlights, Steve Goff , October 25, 2007
Video Replay, Steve Goff , October 18, 2007
Copa Mundial 2010 -- Golazo!, Steve Goff , October 15, 2007
Seven for Alves, Steve Goff , October 9, 2007
USSF's Prospects to Host in 2018, Steve Goff , September 29, 2007
World Best XI?, Dan Steinberg , September 26, 2007
World Cup Matchday: USA-England, Steve Goff , September 22, 2007
He's Gone, Jon DeNunzio , September 19, 2007
On Fair Play, Jon DeNunzio , September 19, 2007
W2W4TW, non-WWC*, Jon DeNunzio , September 14, 2007
I'm Not in Europe, Am I?, Steve Goff , August 26, 2007
Around the World in Video....., Steve Goff , August 23, 2007
This Is England, Steve Goff , August 20, 2007
Mexico Mania, Steve Goff , August 7, 2007
Iraq Wins!, Steve Goff , July 29, 2007
Copa Mundial 2018, Steve Goff , July 29, 2007
Mexico Shocker, Steve Goff , June 28, 2007
Tell Us How You Really Feel, Mr. Shearer, Steve Goff , June 20, 2007
Shaka Spells It Out, Steve Goff , June 18, 2007
Kings of Spain, Steve Goff , June 18, 2007
Olympic Flashback, Steve Goff , June 18, 2007
Honduran Superstar, Steve Goff , June 15, 2007
Down Goes Mexico, Steve Goff , June 11, 2007
Golazo! (By a Canadian?), Steve Goff , June 7, 2007
Parking Issues in the Swamp, Steve Goff , June 6, 2007
Yesterday's Friendlies, Steve Goff , June 6, 2007
Sweet Strike, Steve Goff , May 30, 2007
High There, Steve Goff , May 29, 2007
Becks Is Back, Steve Goff , May 26, 2007
They Are the Champions, Steve Goff , May 23, 2007
FA Cup Flashback, Steve Goff , May 20, 2007
UEFA Highlights, Steve Goff , May 17, 2007
At the Copa, Steve Goff , May 16, 2007
Phenomenal Goal, Steve Goff , May 10, 2007
Yeah, That Hurts, Steve Goff , May 8, 2007
Euro Fluff, Steve Goff , May 3, 2007
Accidental Header, Steve Goff , May 1, 2007
Outrage at Reading!, Steve Goff , May 1, 2007
Blatter Speaks, Steve Goff , April 30, 2007
Me-ow!, Steve Goff , April 27, 2007
This Is How You Counterattack, Steve Goff , April 26, 2007
Cruyff's Sweet 60th, Steve Goff , April 25, 2007
Milan and Man U, Magnificent, Steve Goff , April 25, 2007
Becks Is Back, Steve Goff , April 23, 2007
Messi Is, Um, Pretty Good, Steve Goff , April 19, 2007
Wow, Steve Goff , April 18, 2007
What's in a Name?, Steve Goff , April 17, 2007
I-tal-ia?, Steve Goff , April 17, 2007
Man U Rolls On, Steve Goff , April 15, 2007
Brazil By Itself, Steve Goff , April 13, 2007
Mexican Meltdown, Steve Goff , April 12, 2007
They Scored How Many Goals??, Steve Goff , April 11, 2007
Arrrrrrrgh, It's Stoitchkov!, Steve Goff , April 10, 2007
Ouch!, Steve Goff , April 10, 2007
Eat Your Vegetables!, Steve Goff , March 27, 2007
Zizou, Is That You?, Steve Goff , March 25, 2007
Euro Upset, Steve Goff , March 24, 2007
New Wembley Unveiling, Steve Goff , March 23, 2007
World Cup Flashback, Steve Goff , March 21, 2007
Meanwhile, in England..., Steve Goff , March 20, 2007
Dubious Goal(s), Steve Goff , March 18, 2007
Super Clasico, Steve Goff , March 11, 2007
Let Us Entertain You, Steve Goff , March 9, 2007
Goal in 11 Seconds, Steve Goff , March 8, 2007
A Middling Soccer Brawl, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz , March 7, 2007
Pain in Spain, Steve Goff , March 6, 2007
USA-Brazil, Steve Goff , March 3, 2007
Countdown to Kickoff, Steve Goff , March 1, 2007
John Terry Incident (graphic), Steve Goff , February 26, 2007
English League Cup Final, Steve Goff , February 25, 2007
A Match Made in Heaven, Steve Goff , February 20, 2007
USA in '18! Or Maybe '14, Steve Goff , February 19, 2007
Friedel to the Rescue, Steve Goff , February 17, 2007
Champions' Cup Begins, Steve Goff , February 14, 2007
The Greek, Steve Goff , February 9, 2007
Rumble in London, Steve Goff , February 9, 2007
Life Is Good in the UAE, Steve Goff , January 31, 2007
 
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