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Entries by Max Bergmann from 05/2010

Spurs in Champions League -- How They Did It

| Posted 05.06.2010 | Sports

Yesterday, the once snake-bit Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City in what was effectively a playoff game to secure fourth place in the Premier League and as a result, a lucrative European Champions League spot next season.

Bradley Makes the Tough Call on Davies' World Cup Dream

| Posted 05.12.2010 | Sports

CHarlie Davies was a revelation last year and American fans dreamed of Davies and Altidore partnering in South Africa. Sadly that won't happen. But that isn't Coach Bob Bradley's fault.

England's World Cup Flaw: A Team Without Ball Winners

| Posted 05.13.2010 | Sports

Scanning Fabio Capello's 30-man provisional England World Cup squad there is, buried under all the midfield talent, one major hole in a team filled with stars -- there is no defensive force in the midfield.

Injury Crisis? Assessing US Central Defenders

| Posted 05.24.2010 | Sports

Most attention on the US team was focused on the strikers and playmakers. We always tend to focus on goal scorers more than defenders.

England - Mexico Analysis And What it Means for 6-12

| Posted 05.25.2010 | Sports

Mexican football specializes in controlling possession, making your opponent chase, and then finding gaps through quick through balls.

US Falls To Czechs - What We Learned

| Posted 05.26.2010 | Sports

The US looked pretty good against the Czech Republic last night and if one were to ignore the scoreboard you would have thought the US to be on the whole the better side.

US World Cup Team Is Deepest Ever

| Posted 05.27.2010 | Sports

This US World Cup team, in stark contrast to past US squads, relies almost exclusively on players based abroad.