Here are a few great articles worth reading today:
Bob Wagman's excellent preview of the USA-Guatemala World Cup Qualifier. Its hard to find many writers who have been covering the US National team (or even US soccer in general) for more years, both at home and on the road.
Rob Hughes, one of the best in the business, provides an insightful look into Bernd Schuster's lonely situation at Real Madrid.
Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger has a great piece on German media coverage of the Bundesliga and in particular, its impact on Bayern Munich.
And while your humble vagabond did not make the finals for the US Soccer Federation's Best Blog competition (a big thanks to those who did nominate us), be sure to support our friends Du Nord and Soccer By Ives by voting here.