Opened a box of 1979 @toppscards #NASL stickers today. Ended up 3 short of a complete set! @naslofficial pic.twitter.com/3eKapiQPLb — Paul Dylan (@heyblue) April 20, 2015 A few more of my favorites:
The best game in Matchday 7 was a 4-3 thriller between DC United and New York Red Bulls. The New York squad came away with the three points, but the DC United side fought to the bitter end. Thierry Henry had two goals to raise his season tally to 8 in just 7 games. Click on the table below to see matchday 7 results at full size. Here are the tables as of April 23rd, 2012. Here are the parameters of this replay: * It’s a full replay of all 34 weeks of the 2012 MLS Season, using the real … Continue reading
Here are my picks for the 2015 MLS season that kicks off tonight in Los Angeles: Eastern Conference Regular Season Champion: New England Revolution Western Conference Regular Season Champion: LA Galaxy Supporter’s Shield: New England Revolution MLS Cup Final: New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders MLS Cup Champions: Seattle Sounders Brazilian Kaka’ (now with Orlando City) is my pick for 2015 MVP MVP: Kaka’ Newcomer of the Year: Kaka’ Breakout star: Kekuta Manneh KAKUTA MANNEH of the Vancouver Whitecaps is my choice for breakout star in 2015 Biggest Surprises of the Season: Montreal Impact makes the playoffs; Columbus challenges for … Continue reading
With the announcement that he’ll be leaving New York Red Bulls (and speculation that he’ll be returning to Arsenal in some capacity), Thierry Henry leaves MLS as one of the greatest players to ever grace the league. I have a severe bias toward Henry, since I’ve been an Arsenal supporter as long as I’ve been following football, but to my eyes there has never been another player as graceful, creative, smart, and beautiful as Henry. It’s been a joy to watch him all these years. Once or twice a generation there is a player that you think to yourself, “someday … Continue reading
The following is a video of me opening a box from APBA Games. In the box is a couple of APBA Soccer sets (2013 MLS and 2013-14 EPL). You get to see a Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders card (he’s rated A for Corner Kicks!), and a Luis Suarez Liverpool card. Since filming this I’ve had the opportunity to look over both sets a little and I am now even more excited to get started playing games with them. Look for specifics on how some players are carded in a future post.