Posts Tagged ‘honduras’

World Cup Roundup: Where’s My Waiter? Watching Soccer at Jaleo

Pub patrons aren't the only passionate soccer fans being distracted from doing work during this summer's World Cup. Wait staff, too. Special correspondent Christopher Heller reports from Jaleo at 480 7th Street NW, where your late afternoon lunch just got later because Spain is playing Honduras on TV:
6th minute-A small crowd, roughly a dozen, is watching the match on [...]

World Cup Roundup: Fado Irish Pub Overrun With Spanish Speakers

The Republic of Ireland's questionable elimination from this summer's World Cup soccer tournament doesn't appear to be hurting local sales of rashers and eggs too badly. Special correspondent Alex Burchfield reports from Fado Irish Pub in Chinatown, where more than a dozen people had gathered even before today's 7:30 a.m. kick-off between Honduras and Chile:

Analog TV Lives in DC!

Don't throw your rabbit ears away just yet, soccer fans. At least not until the CONCACAF Gold Cup is over.
I watched last night's USA/Honduras match in glorious analog, complete with an old-school non-digital antenna hooked up and pointing skyward.
The match was broadcast live from RFK on WMDO-47, an over-the-air Spanish station that is part of [...]

City Desk’s Futbol Diplomacy Plan Falling Into Place!

Turns out Manuel Zelaya WILL be in DC tomorrow. That's when the Honduras national team, which Zelaya used to control before his military gave him a red card and booted him out of the country, will face the US squad in a CONCACAF Gold Cup game at RFK.
Zelaya flew out of here on Sunday, headed [...]

Futbol Diplomacy: Bring Zelaya to RFK!

A source at the Sports and Entertainment Commission tells me that there's not any hint that next week's Gold Cup soccer match between the beautiful losers of the USA national team and the Honduran national team will be affected by what's gone on. It's on.
I've read there's been a coup down south.
Apparently newly ex-President Manuel [...]