Monthly Archives: January 2008

Racing: Szetela moving to Brescia on loan

According to the Racing de Santander website, Danny Szetela is being sent on loan to Italian Serie B side Brescia. Racing had been in discussions with several teams about loaning out Szetela since the January transfer window opened but its … Continue reading »

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Osorio denies interest in Liguera, has sights on two European-based players

Red Bulls head coach Juan Carlos Osorio squashed rumors that he was interested in Uruguayan midfielder Martin Liguera, stating that he hadn’t even heard of the player. "No player with that name," Osorio said when asked about Liguera. "I have … Continue reading »

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Crew to name Brian Bliss technical director (and Schelotto arrives)

The Columbus Crew is set to name former Kansas City Wizards assistant and one-time MetroStars player Brian Bliss as the team’s technical director, sources close to the team told SBI on Tuesday. The club is expected to make an announcement … Continue reading »

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Richie Williams retained as Red Bulls assistant coach

Red Bulls head coach Juan Carlos Osorio has decided to retain Richie Williams as an assistant coach. The decision came after the club failed to secure New York Ironmen head coach Omid Namazi as an assistant coach. Williams had been … Continue reading »

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Matt Kassel training with the Red Bulls

Midfielder Matt Kassel, the top prospect in the Red Bulls youth academy, is training with the Red Bulls’ non-roster invitees today and will have his first chance to impress Red Bulls head coach Juan Carlos Osorio. The High School All-American … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls practice day one (Running commentary)

Good morning folks. I’m coming to you from the practice bubble at Giants Stadium. The place is filled with prospects hoping to land a contract. I’ll provide some live commentary from here for the next hour so feel free to … Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Arsenal-ManU to meet in FA Cup, Boro close in on Alves, Red Bulls set to open camp and my latest on Reyna

A rather busy week is in full swing. The European transfer window is three days away now and it is time for clubs to start finalizing deals. That means it will be decision time for at least two MLS goalkeepers, … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls to face RailHawks in March friendly

With a bye week to fill in the opening weekend of the MLS season, the New York Red Bulls will be heading south for some competition. The Red Bulls will play the Carolina Rail Hawks on March 28 at 7:30pm … Continue reading »

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Jaqua signs in Austria; Houston is officially thin at forward

A week after losing forward Joseph Ngwenya to a move overseas, the Houston Dynamo is down two forwards now. Nate Jaqua is set to sign with Austrian club SCR Altach, Soccer America reported this morning. Sources tell SBI the deal … Continue reading »

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Aston Villa makes close to $4 million bid for Guzan

FIRST ON SBI                                                                                     Photo by ISI Photos Just when you thought … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

It was a light weekend on the Americans Abroad front, with just seven Americans playing in Europe’s top flight (eight if you count Giuseppe Rossi). One constant did remain. Michael Bradley kept finding the net. He finished off a brace … Continue reading »

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