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Monday, 19 March 2012

From a Different Point of View – 2nd Week of March Edition

Some Things You May Have Missed From the Last Week


    Preseason predictions from SI.com’s Avi Creditor, FIFA 12 prognostications, and MLS French players profiled at L’Equipe.

Bonus – Geoff Cameron takes MLSsoccer.com on a tour of the new Dynamo Stadium.

CONCACAF Champions League

    Toronto FC’s fancam (Note: I’m in there somewhere), ESPN’s Leander Schaerlaeckens notes on the first legs, and MLSsoccer.com calling for Toronto to get its due.

Gold Cup

    Venue selection begins – no Canadian cities being considered as of yet.

Player Profiles

    The Vancouver Sun on the story of Eric Hassli’s aversion to heading the ball, Andres Herzog recounting the story of how Frings got the nickname “Dummy” or “Lutscher” in German, Aurelien Collin the most interesting man in MLS, a profile on De Rosario from DC United’s matchday program, and The Best Soccer Show interviews Sebastian Velasquez following his MLS debut.


    James Montague on the dream season of Vegalta Sendai in Japan, Sandals for Goalposts continues their list of the 60 greatest African players, and Grant Wahl on Columbians in MLS for SI.com


    Brilliant site visualizing the footballing world – graphical representation of the race to 100 goals.


   AVB’s rap via Fitba Thatba and the Revs issue a warning.

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