Interesting tidbit from Sunil Gulati: Gold Cup champions in 2013 AND 2015 will play each other for right to play in 2017 Confederations Cup
— Ives Galarcep (@SoccerByIves) April 5, 2013
Here’s an interesting tweet from a media event today in New York celebrating U.S. Soccer’s centennial. That’s right. The federation has been around for 100 years exactly.
The Guardian has this impressive piece with a lot of interviews on the celebration.
Let’s get to some links:
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— KJR and Sounder at Heart will have a podcast going this season. This, I believe, is the first installment.
— Here’s a recent piece from abroad on Osvaldo Alonso.
— Colorado has been in this news with this semi-entertaining video making fun of Real Salt Lake leading into a rivalry game, plus midfielder Kevin Harbottle will be out several weeks with a knee injury, and the team is in a battle to get an up-and-comer from Cameroon in Charles Eloundou.
— Looks like the Confederations Cup is selling well.
— The most recent Sounders history lesson from GoalWA.net involved John Best.