Back to the MLS

I was a MetroStars partial season ticket holder for the first 3 seasons of the MLS. Haven’t been to an MLS game since. Rarely watch it on tv. Why? Well, I got tired of the complete lack of respect the players had for their opponents, the officials and the game. You can only watch so much dissent and fouls with excessive force before it becomes something other than soccer. The other night I came across the last 25 minutes or so of the Houston Dynamo – Colorado Rapids game on FSC. Some changes for the better…some of the same old stuff.

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Diving in the Penalty Area

The dive is bad enough but when you play for Hearts and you do it against Scotland, it’s beyond stupid. The two game International ban isn’t going to hurt nearly as much as what the Scottish midfielders and backs are going to deal out to this dude in league.

And for your diving theatrics, here’s a two-game ban – World Football – The Offside – Soccer News and Opinion from leagues around the world