Saturday, November 7, 2009

Welcome Chelsea Football Club to the 2010 Dallas Cup XXXI

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago is pleased to announce that Chelsea FC will be returning to Dallas after a two year absence to compete in the Super Group. The “Blues” were last in Dallas in 2007 with a squad of outstanding players many of which are currently in Chelsea’s Reserve team and in the First team for manager Carlo Ancelotti. Tournament dates are March 28-April 4, 2010. In 2007 Chelsea played the championship match against Sao Paulo FC in one of the most memorable games in the history of the Dallas Cup...more

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Friday, November 6, 2009

Nike and Dallas Cup taking it to The Next Level

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago announced today a sponsorship with Nike. “We are extremely delighted to join the Nike Family which gives us the opportunity to elevate the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup tournament to an even higher level. With Nike’s GLOBAL influence in soccer we will have increased visibility to the very best Youth International teams competing in the Super Group here in Dallas every year.”...more

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Traen al Tricolor Sub 17 - Copa Dallas

12:00 AM CST on Wednesday, November 4, 2009

La selección mexicana Sub 17 disputará la próxima Copa Dallas en el Súper Grupo, informaron los organizadores.

Gordon Jago, director ejecutivo de la Copa Dallas, dijo en un comunicado que el Tricolor infantil se une al Tottenham Sub 19 del futbol inglés como los primeros dos equipos confirmados en la categoría estelar.

En la actualidad, la selección mexicana Sub 17 participa en el Mundial de su categría en Nigeria, donde este miércoles disputará los octavos de final contra Corea del Sur.

"Para la Copa Dallas es importante traer a la selección mexicana que tiene una gran cantidad de aficionados en Dallas", dijo en un boletín Gordon Jago, director ejecutivo del torneo...mas

Dallas Cup: Pioneer Gordon Jago Still Going Strong

by Mike Woitalla, Sunday, Nov 1, 2009 12:00 AM ET

Three years ago, Gordon Jago returned to his native England to meet Queen Elizabeth II at her palace.

He was given specific instructions for the encounter: When she extends her right hand, that's the signal it's over. Shake her hand, back off four paces, bow, turn to your right, go off.

Jago first came to the USA in 1967 to coach the Baltimore Bays in the new pro league that would become the NASL. He had a stint as coach of the U.S. national team, coached the Tampa Bay Rowdies - one of the great success stories in American pro soccer - and coached the indoor Dallas Sidekicks in the 1980s and 1990s after the NASL folded.

Since 2002 he has been executive director of the Dallas Cup, arguably the most prestigious international youth tournament in the world..more