Category «Soccer»

Daily Spin: FIFA Reconsiders Instant Replay, Strasburg loses again, Russian Spy Ring Caught

Daily Spin is back again…  Sports Science Penalty Kick vs Hitting a Pitch is interesting… But maybe they should look at Instant replay for both sports instead…. FIFA realizes they screwed up, apologizes to England and will reconsider using instant replay for goals… US is still screwed on the offsides calls.  [via ESPN / AP] …

Daily Spin: Strasburg Loses to Royals, Major League 4 Rumors, Longest Tennis Match Ever isn’t Over Yet

Daily Spin is our new post devoted to daily links about sports and other news. Be sure to check it out… Daily… If you see anything we might like drop us a line at info@backestfan.com USA WINS!!! Qualifies for next round in World Cup soccer!!  Algeria loses and a player slaps a female reporter across the …

USA Offsides Goal vs Algeria

USA got hosed again with another offsides call. Can there be anymore reasons to get instant replay for the World Cup? I don’t understand the purpose of offsides… To level out the playing field? Wouldn’t more goals in soccer be a good thing? Make it more exciting?

David Villa Punches Honduras Player

Spanish Striker David Villa punched Honduras defender Emilio Izaguirre. Villa might face a suspension for the incident. Does he deserve a suspension? Maybe a 1 game suspension, but probably no more than that. It’s not like he started a brawl. If the TwitVid doesn’t show up just refresh the page, it can be flukey sometimes.

Vuvuzela-ize Any Site

Turn any site into the World Cup.  That’s right, just add a URL to the end of http://www.vuvuzela-time.co.uk/ and feel the atmosphere of the World Cup at your home or work.  For instance “World Cup: Backseat Fan Edition” sounds like this —->  http://www.vuvuzela-time.co.uk/backseatfan.com Use bit.ly to mess with your friends and co workers. bit.ly/a3PKSj is …

Kaka screwed by Keita Flop

Ivory Coast’s Keita flopped a blow to the face by Brazil’s Kaka. Kaka got a red card. Maybe they should consider doing a instant replay during World Cup Matches. Kaka has to sit out against Brazil’s next match, which is Portugal. Brazil has already qualified, so it is just for the top spot in their …