Tag Archives: soccer


There’s one striking difference, I think, that’s never mentioned: the attitude of the fans. Here in the US the fans, as in Germany, are very enthusiastic, maybe even more so, when I consider all the cheering, the tailgating before games … Continue reading


San Antonio Scorpions: Addendum

What I forgot to mention in my previous post: When the Scorpions shoot 3 or more goals in one game, they give out vouchers for free French Fries at McDonald’s: so we got one each. When their opponents don’t score, … Continue reading


San Antonio Scorpions 4 – Tampa Bay Rowdies 0

That’s the final score of the soccer gane we watched yesterday at the Heroes Stadium in San Antonio between the San Antonio Scorpions and the Tampa Bay Rowdies: quite a different game and quite a different team from that we … Continue reading


Klinsmann to the Rescue?

Now – finally – he seems to have got his wish: Juergen Klinsman is the new coach of the US men’s national soccer team. And he seems to have granted the far-reaching powers that he has always wanted and that … Continue reading