Something for Free: Quick-Play Soccer Sim from Crankshaw Sports Stats
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Posted by Paul on March 7, 2014 | Short Link

[This picture of Seattle Sounders and USMNT captain Clint Dempsey doesn't have anything to do with anything, except that I'm testing out the new Getty Images "embed" feature for royalty-free images.] There’s an older lady who works in my office who is fond of saying, “You don’t get nothing for free in life,” and “if […]

2012 MLS Replay – Matchday 1 Results

Posted by Paul on December 24, 2013 | Short Link

Here are the parameters of this replay: * It’s a full replay of all 34 weeks of the 2012 MLS Season, using the real life schedule. * All Seattle Sounders games will be played with Classic Soccer * Each week at least 1 game will be played with each of the following games: Classic Soccer, […]

Jack Wilshire and Arsenal’s Beautiful Goal
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Posted by Paul on October 22, 2013 | Short Link

“A better team goal honestly doesn’t come to mind yet. It’s certainly one of the top three I’ve seen,” said legendary Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. I love our tabletop games, but once in a while you’ll see something live that is an example of human skill, patience, and inventiveness that reaches the sublime pinnacle of […]

Classic Soccer E-Newsletter Vol. 1

Posted by Paul on September 29, 2013 | Short Link

Long time readers of oneforfive will know that one of my favorite soccer simulation games – and the Gold Standard for comprehensive realism and accuracy in a soccer sim – is Classic Soccer by Time Travel Games. The publisher does not have a website to promote Classic Soccer, and despite the fact that essentially no […]

Jimmy Dunn Never Played at Ebbets Field
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Posted by Paul on November 28, 2012 | Short Link

James “Jimmy” Dunn (b.1897-d.1987) was an outstanding American soccer player of the early 20th Century.  He scored the winning goal of the 1920 National Challenge Cup final, netting a victory for his hometown Ben Millers soccer club.  He was elected to the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 1974. Before tonight, I had never heard […]

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