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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.


Tactics Tuesday: Jermaine Jones in Blackburn’s 4-5-1

Jermaine Jones’ performance against Arsenal might make Bob Bradley rethink his midfield lineup.

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Columbus 2 – Dallas 0: Another Red Card Dooms Dallas

Dallas attacks, attacks, attacks. But they still can’t score.

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USA – Paraguay Analysis

He got his squad and formation right, but Bob still didn’t get the win.

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Tactics Tuesday: USA-Paraguay Preview

It’s Monday. But we know you’re itching to read what we have to say about USA-Paraguay.

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USA – Argentina Analysis

Juan Agudelo scored (again). But it was Bob Bradley’s tactics that paid off (again).

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An American Midfielder in England 3-21

In the near future this series might be all Jones all the time.

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FC Dallas Opener and Blake’s First Article for ESPN Dallas

The FC Dallas 2011 opener was quite the event, for FC Dallas and for FFG.

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LA 1 – Seattle 0: LA Presses to Victory, Again

Flashback to November (sorry Seattle)

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Tactics Tuesday: Podcast (MLS and March Friendlies Preview)

Charlie Davies’ possible role in Bob Bradley’s 4-2-3-1, MLS teams to watch, and a preview of the upcoming USA friendlies

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MLS Preview: Midfielders to Watch

Landycakes doesn’t have to prove himself to Bob Bradley, but fans might want to pay extra attention to Donovan this year.

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MLS Preview: Forwards to Watch

In just 7 days, the stanky leg could return to the pitch.

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Tactics Tuesday: Fulham’s Mystery Formation Revealed!

Alright, gringos, come inside to find out Fulham’s formation.

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