ASN Morning Read: Landon Donovan on the Shelf
The Los Angeles Galaxy star is set to sit out for at least a few more days while on the Michael Bradley plan; Sacha Kljestan takes names but doesn't exactly kiss butt in the Champions League; and more.
Injury alert: Landon Donovan will miss Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League match against Isidro Metapán with a sprained ankle.
Anderlecht lost 2-0 to Benfica, but Sacha Kljestan played the entire match:
U-20 forward Alonso Hernandez dribbled a whole bunch then slipped a pass to his Monterrey teammates who scored.
Australia asked FIFA for compensation if FIFA moves the 2022 World Cup to the winter and FIFA was like heck no. Or, more to the point: "There is no ground for any speculations."
Elsewhere in that piece, a classic Sepp Blatter quote: "You can cool down the stadiums but you can't cool down the whole country and you can't simply cool down the ambiance of a World Cup." What temperature is the ambiance of a World Cup, exactly?
Here's an impressively long piece about the history of the World Cup.
Food for thought:
More food for thought:
September 18, 2013
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