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Speedball

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#1361749 First Goal of the Year

Posted by Speedball on Yesterday, 09:48 AM

Since he's not taken yet ... Kaku




#1361384 Bob Galerstein

Posted by Speedball on 13 February 2020 - 09:39 AM

So sorry to hear about Bob. I always thought he did such a great job.

 

Knowing Red Bull, I wouldn't be surprised if they're replacing him with a DJ or ring announcer type.




#1360809 NYCFC is owned by slavers

Posted by Speedball on 05 February 2020 - 11:27 AM

Anybody know any AD San Carlos chants to sing during this game?




#1357587 "There is no Offseason" 2020 Thread

Posted by Speedball on 05 December 2019 - 09:25 AM

Return to your other hobby!
Time to update some classic voting:
http://www.metrofana...other/stuff.jsp

The fact that Alexi Lalas was only an 11 seed proves that the MF Hate Bracket needs a reboot.




#1357402 "There is no Offseason" 2020 Thread

Posted by Speedball on 27 November 2019 - 09:37 AM

https://www.mlssocce...2020-mls-season

 

Are there any names on the list of free agents that are of interest?  I think Meram, Beitashour and Rowe aren't too bad

Personally, I hope that they sign Jeff Larentowicz. I'd like to be able to boo that asshole every week instead of just once or twice a year.




#1355755 "There is no Offseason" 2020 Thread

Posted by Speedball on 21 October 2019 - 09:31 AM

If Red Bull is still the owner (spoiler alert: they will be), I say we go all in on the Red Bull system. The average age for this years starters at Salzburg and Leipzig is about 23. The age of our starting lineup last night was about 26. The entire second half and AET was played in our half because we can no longer keep up the press for 90 minutes.

 

Let Red Bull's great international scouting staff find us some young talent that aren't ready to feed to the big club and give them to us to get some quality minutes.

 

For coach, I say hire Robert Klauss. He is a 34 y/o assistant manager for RB Leipzig and has already managed at their youth, U-17 and U-19 levels.

 

Maybe it will work, maybe it won't, but at least it should be entertaining.




#1350983 Young premier league winger = Josh Sims

Posted by Speedball on 07 August 2019 - 10:03 AM

I can't wait until we start giving out numbers in the 100's like Mexican youth teams.

 

 

There is the alphabet and other symbols first!

 

https://sports.theon...l-nu-1836828384




#1348876 Metro - Blue Poseurs Game Thread

Posted by Speedball on 10 July 2019 - 09:16 AM

well, they're in ORL for tmw's USOC game. do they field as best a first XI as possible, or do they save some guys for the game against us?

I don't know how many guys they can save. They are banged up and only dressed 15 players for the game last Sunday.




#1341604 2019 CONCACAF Champions League Thread

Posted by Speedball on 28 February 2019 - 12:04 PM

Santos plays Saturday night at 8 pm at Leon. Hopefully we'll be facing a tired, jet-lagged, cold (kick-off in the 20s) and disinterested team on Tuesday.




#1341143 Stream quality of Yahoo sports

Posted by Speedball on 21 February 2019 - 11:44 AM

iphone and ipad video quality were good for me. yahoo app on roku just kept putting out an error code and did not work at all. computer hooked up to a tv with hdmi cable was pretty good quality but not great. no freezing or crashes for entire game.

I had the same error code issue with Roku. I then hooked my desktop up to the TV and the stream quality was OK.




#1340465 Stadium updates

Posted by Speedball on 11 February 2019 - 04:43 PM

Does this mean that I now have to show the guy at the top of the section my phone? That would be a hassle.




#1338954 2019 "Super"Draft

Posted by Speedball on 11 January 2019 - 03:01 PM

https://www.mlssocce...ers/roy-boateng

 

Ives got it right:

 

22. NEW YORK RED BULLS - Roy Boateng, UC-Davis, Central Defender

The Red Bulls need center back depth after unloading Aurelien Collin and losing Hassan Ndam in the expansion draft. They could be tempted to take Virginia bruiser Prosper Figbe, but Boateng is more athletic and counts as a domestic player due to him possessing a green card.




#1336520 Throwback: John Wolyniec's Goal in Houston in the 2008 Playoffs

Posted by Speedball on 21 November 2018 - 11:33 AM

Thing I just learned: Dane's middle name is actually "O'Brian", not "Party".




#1335268 DC sucks donkey balls

Posted by Speedball on 02 November 2018 - 08:54 AM

Watching DC lose in crushing fashion never gets old. :)




#1278651 The Return of Edsucko!

Posted by Speedball on 21 April 2016 - 03:10 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Edmundo "Edsucko" Rodriguez as well as Tabare Ramos, Rob "Flip Throw" Johnson and (He can run for) Miles Joseph will be in attendance to commemorate the 20th anniversary of "The Curse".

 

Also in attendance will be Metro greats Jordan "?" Cila, Steve "Bleeds the Colors" Jolley, Seth "One Shoe" Stammler, Mark "Cockroach" Lisi and The Staten Island Ronaldo.

 

Get there early so as not to miss any of the depressing memories!