About Blake Owen

FFG is run by Blake Owen, a sports fan who happens to like soccer in addition to traditional American sports. Blake has an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language and lives in Frisco, TX. He teaches ESL in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Blake can be reached at blakeowen@futbolforgringos.com.
Website: http://www.futbolforgringos.com
Blake Owen has written 308 articles so far, you can find them below.

FFG, Holden Receive Much-Needed Rests

Stuart Holden has some competition for a spot in Bolton’s lineup.

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Jermaine Jones Helps Schalke to 3-0 Victory

Jones and Schalke are still plugging along in the Champions League.

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MLS Cup Final and USA South Africa Podcast

FFG breaks down the tactics of the MLS Cup Final and last week’s USA – South Africa match.

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Colorado Beats Dallas 2-1 to Claim MLS Cup

We’re depressed. Come commiserate with us.

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MLS Cup Final Preview

Diagrams and charts galore! Now this is a preview.

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Holden’s Stats in 5-1 Victory

It’s time once more for you to do our work for us.

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Analysis: USA 1 – South Africa 0

Youngster Juan Agudelo will catch the headlines, but Brad Guzan was the story.

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USA – South Africa Preview

Juan Agudelo won’t be the only new facing suiting up against South Africa come Wednesday.

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Colorado Advances to Final

One somewhat lucky goal was enough to see Colorado advance.

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Stuart Holden Scores His First Premier League Goal

Stuart Holden’s goal ended up as the winner in a 3-0 Bolton win.

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Howard, Everton Tie Holden, Bolton

Due to Telecoms’ whims, you probably didn’t get to watch this match. Don’t worry. FFG has you covered.

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LA Presses Seattle Out of the Playoffs

In the first Western Conference semifinal, FC Dallas imitated Inter Milan en route to victory. Los Angeles mimicked Barcelona.

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