2010 World Cup Football [see also: soccer] Power Rankings: The ‘Committee For Who Wins’ decides

Hey Venuers, how you doing? Still balling? Thought so… And btw, caught your breath yet? Holy mackerel, ten beers and nigh 36 hours ago, US Soccer made The Venuist entirely forget that the NBA Finals ever happened. Too bad the that Peanuts’ gang of Charlie Brown look-a-likes (see also: Slovenia) couldn’t come along for the … Continue reading

Landon Donovan: Who He Is and Why You Should Give a Damn

This year Landon Donovan was named the 50th greatest player in the world of soccer (ever) in the year 2010. [[Editors note: that’s pronounced “twenty-ten”, capice?]] After dominating America’s MLS (or the Bush Leagues), Donovan failed to make any real impact during his brief visits to the topflight German leagues. But in his latest stint … Continue reading

Football (see also: Soccer) Roundup: Thoughts on Donovan, Giggs, & Saturday Match Predictions

    Aahhhh!! Take a breath at this festive time and a sip of the local ale, sit back and rejoice in a sport that has nothing whatsoever to do with a Mr. Woods and his wood. Not to say that footballers are saints; lager, girls, WAGS, hags, fights and speeding tickets are all but the staple … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday: 2nd Edition!

    Earlier this week the my team, the “Super Whites” of West Yorkshire, made hard work of what should have been a ‘doddle’. Instead of “Marching All Together” they ambled along half-arsed for much of the game. Playing Blue Square Premier giants Kettering in an FA Cup 3rd round reply, Leeds United were held 1-1 … Continue reading