Monthly Archives: January 2008

Red Bulls practice report (Day Three)

Good evening folks. Today was day three of the Red Bulls mini-camp and the field was cut down considerably as Juan Carlos Osorio let go of the players he felt wouldn’t have much of a chance of making the team. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 14 Comments

Mexico announces roster for friendly vs. USA

Rafael Marquez, Giovani Dos Santos, Andres Guardado and Guillermo Achoa headline a strong Mexican roster that will face the U.S. national team in a friendly in Houston on Wednesday. Here is the full Mexican roster: GOALKEEPERS: Guillermo Ochoa (Club América), … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, South American Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 56 Comments

It’s Bouna Time for Senegal at ANC: Sylva suspension opens door for Coundoul

From the "You never know when your chance is going to come" department comes word out of Ghana that Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul is starting for Senegal in today’s decisive African Nations Cup group match against South Africa after … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 18 Comments

Guzan Denied Work Permit, will return to Chivas USA in 2008

                                                                                Photo by ISI Photos U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan’s dream of playing … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, U.S. Men's National Team | 73 Comments

Guzan awaits work permit decision as Villa deal looms

Brad Guzan stands less than nine hours away from having the course of his professional career determined by a work permit panel in England. The Chivas USA goalkeeper is set to make a transfer move to Aston Villa, but the … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, U.S. Men's National Team | 30 Comments

American’s Abroad: Midweek Rewind

Good morning all. It was a busy middle of the week for European-based American players, with 10 of them seeing action in league and cup games. There were no goals scored but plenty of minutes logged. Not everyone got in … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 21 Comments

Red Bulls practice report (Day Two)

Good evening folks. I made my way to Giants Stadium this morning and the action at the second day of Red Bulls mini-camp was only slightly better than the first. The best part of the day was the fact that … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 16 Comments

Former Chivas assistant to join Klinsmann at Bayern Munich

Major League Soccer isn’t just losing players to Europe. Former Chivas USA assistant coach Martin Vasquez is leaving the Goats to join Juergen Klinsmann’s staff at Bayern Munich. Yes, from Chivas USA to second assistant at Bayern Munich. Not a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA | 24 Comments

D.C. United draft pick Jacobson signs with Lorient

When D.C. United drafted Cal midfielder Andrew Jacobson, it thought it landed one of the best central midfield prospects in the MLS Draft, a player who was seen as a long-term prospect and potential starter. So much for those plans. … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 58 Comments

Nicol in Honduras, could Revs be eyeing Guevara?

From the ‘Things that make you go hmm’ department comes word out of Honduras that New England Revolution head coach Steve Nicol is there doing some scouting. He has watched two games so far and today he will watch a … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls practice report

Hello all, apologies for not posting this earlier but I got caught up doing other things. For those of you wondering who looked good at the Red Bulls practice session for supplemental draft picks and non-roster invitees on Tuesday, here … Continue reading »

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US men’s national team unveils new home jersey

The U.S. men’s national team has unveiled the jersey it will wear for home games in 2008. Here it is: What do you think? I know what I think. I feel like I’m looking at something out of a Tommy … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 204 Comments