For those of you not following me on Twitter (I’m @soccerdad), here’s a peek at my Tweets for the past week. Clearly I tweet too much.


  • The sun! I almost forgot what it looked like! #
  • Up WAY too early for a Saturday, and expect at 8AM we’ll be told the fields we’re heading to are closed. Hopefully before we leave! #
  • So much for this weekend. Friday and Saturday completely washed out and Sunday is probably done for as well. Sigh. #
  • Realizing I will never be able to write posts for everything in my Favorites list. Time for Plan B! SoccerDad’s Weekend Reading posts. #
  • RT @USYouthSoccer: It’s here and it has it all…www.USYouthSoccerShop.com. Sales benefit US Youth Soccer and did we say it has it all… #
  • Has anyone seen my motivation? Anyone? it was just here a minute ago… I think Friday took it. #
  • Cool. We use Umbro 4 our club RT @soccerlens: Umbro has a blog, & they’re talking about the new England kit: http://is.gd/pfP2 (via @umbro) #
  • #followfriday @bernadettelisa, @TrentVaughn, @dogwalkblog, @JBNET, @JessicaLWeimer, @funkimunkii, @SGFsoccer, @deputy627, @Lneighbo -This Wk #
  • #followfriday @sidelinesoccer, @ltlecapnnya, @pattyrodriguez, @5ftnthn, @ClosetOfStyle, @waalien, @sportsgirlsplay, @soccerdadone (Last Wk) #
  • Morning tweeps! If you liked the sportsmanship story (http://is.gd/oXZN), you can now follow the coach who started it all: @bernadettelisa #
  • Been there-done that! RT @TrentVaughn: No soccer tonight=Trent happy. Seriously. I know FOURTEEN U12 girls that are gettin’ on my last nerve #
  • The WPS, so far, gets social media. Cool stuff. RT @sirmichael: Women’s pro-soccer leauge 2 allow in game tweets: http://bit.ly/maAsY #
  • HAHAHA RT @downdb: Watching the media cover the federal budget process is like watching 2nd graders play soccer, but more depressing. #
  • Tony loves some Britney :) RT @tonygravato 1st Britney song of the day: Circus on WAYV [email protected]:35. She’s like a firecracker,she makes it pop! #
  • I don’t usually ask, but this is such a great story (http://tinyurl.com/c7xl2c) if you use Digg, digg this if you can: http://is.gd/p3jc #
  • Good stuff HS team helping @ youth practice RT @dallasnews_com: Lake Highlands soccer team lends a helping hand http://u.mavrev.com/29lr #
  • New at OTP: An Amazing Story of Sportsmanship http://is.gd/oXZN #
  • Working on a fantastic story about sportsmanship and corporate community giving. (Thanks for the tip @blondiell6) #
  • Ooops RT @trevordodge: at barbers w/ the boys: some poor kid wearing AIG soccer jersey took enormous amount of shit from the stylists #
  • Must. Thaw. Fingers. To. Type. First week of Spring my behind. #
  • So true RT @BrianBaute: @traviscarter Enjoy college when you only have 8am classes some days. After college every day is an 8am class. #
  • This looks fun! RT @TuckerCenter: Kick Like a Girl- doc about 3rd grade girls soccer team competing in boys’ division http://is.gd/oIET #
  • Sure sign the youth soccer team you’re playing is ‘professional’ (in a good way)-every player thanks the ref after the match & their parents #
  • Things that make a soccer coach bonkers: My U12s play the top 2 teams in our div. Won 1, Scored 5 Allowed 7. Next five teams? Shutout losses #
  • Amen! RT @jtgulls: in defense of soccer moms: http://tinyurl.com/czl6lo #
  • I said ‘Respect’ so many times at soccer practice last night, I thought I was channeling Aretha Franklin! That and ‘Trust’ #
  • Morning Tweeps! Actually got 2 practice U12 team outdoors on grass last night. Was surreal-it had been so long. Look! Rain forecast Wed-Sun #