Tribute to Landon Donovan
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Posted by Paul on June 11, 2014 | Short Link

On the eve of the 2014 World Cup, let us pause a moment to consider all that #10 has done for American Soccer this millennium. Thank you, Landon Donovan. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you. [gif courtesy of Howler Magazine, which happens to be the best Soccer magazine available in the USA, […]

World Cup Posters from ESPN
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Posted by Paul on May 23, 2014 | Short Link

Which is your favorite? Click here to see posters for all 32 World Cup Squads.

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
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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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