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Lee Nguyen’s “fagggggggg” Tweet

We were on a high for so much of the day since when we announced Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit joined our Soccer Allies list. But we hit a low at the end of the day when we saw that one of his newest teammates Lee Nguyen called keeper Brad Knighton a “fagggggggg” on Twitter.

He quickly backed off the original Tweet with a series of “jk” but the fact of the matter remains that the word was used and such language is unacceptable from soccer players who so many young fans look up to and emulate. This is the kind of thing that the English FA fines players thousands of pounds for doing.

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ALLIES #99 AND #100

Start the drum roll and get the herald trumpets ready with some fanfare because soccer allies #99 and #100 are coming up right after the jump…

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Wednesday Happy Hour: This Tequila Tastes Like Awesome

We have had a few somewhat serious Happy Hours in a row this week, so thankfully we’ve found a little bit of fun around the web when it comes to soccer-related stories to talk about tonight:

Both Chivas USA’s Heath Pearce and the Vancouver Whitecaps’ Jay DeMerit took the bait when Kickette asked them to participate in the “use a movie title to describe your sex life” Twitter game. (Kickette)

Soccer Ally Jared Dubois writes a piece about American soccer in the 90’s being grunge, but turning pop in the new millennium when it should have gone hip hop. (The Shin Guardian)

VH1 clip show mainstays Michael Ian Black and John Hodgman live Tweeted a rerun of HGTV’s House Hunters International featuring the USA’s Clarence Goodson. Hilarity ensued. (KCKRS)

Finally, call your local watering hole and ask them to stock up on plenty of MLS branded tequila so they’re ready for your patronage in the 2012 season. (The Free Beer Movement)

Monday Happy Hour: Back to School

Running off the eggnog.

The first MLS preseason camps started today, yet another sign that the 2012 season is getting closer and closer. Wrap up your three-day weekend and celebrate the impending new season with our Monday Happy hour. There may be some hot Jay DeMerit pictures involved so join us after the jump.  read more…