Month: December 2013

Points in League Table vs Possession with Purpose Attacking Index – How close do they match?

For those who have followed my analyses this year you should be familiar with my Possession with Purpose research and my PWP Attacking Index. In case you haven't read any information on it […]

New England – You say you want a Revolution?

Not many teams in MLS last year had a turnaround like the Timbers did, but one of them - from the right coast of America surely did.  And for those […]

Chivas USA – A “Real” Goat Parade!

Change for change sake would have been a likely title for this team as well - but for all the wrong reasons... Like 2012, Chivas USA simply didn't perform very well […]

DC United – Divided they fell…

How does a team win more games in the US Open Cup than they did the entire season of MLS? Amazing, simply bloody amazing - DC United defeated Philadelphia 3-1, New […]

San Jose – Do they know the way?

Like Chicago, it was a tough season for the Earthquakes as they just missed making the playoffs. And no doubt some find it intriguing that Yallop got sacked (early June) […]

Chicago Fire – Change for change sake?

According to the Major League Soccer standings the sixth best team in the Eastern Conference this past year was Chicago. Not true for the purist - in head to head matches, […]

Timbers off-season already on full speed…

Not a week has gone by and already the squad is taking shape for next year; here's how things look today with the move of Sal Zizzo to Sporting KC […]

Timbers to play in CONCACAF in 2014!

Straight off the press release from MLS... Forwarding on behalf of MLS Communications: CONTACT  MLS Communications, +1- 212-450-1262/1292   TIMBERS TO COMPETE IN 2014-15 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, CONCACAF APPROVES AMENDMENT TO QUALIFICATION PROCESS FOR U.S. CLUBS Portland […]

Porter takes MLS Coach of the Year Honors

Caleb Porter was announced today as the Major League Soccer 2013 Coach of the Year. Quite an accomplishment given just one year in the League; for some telling statistics comparing the […]

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