Monthly Archives: February 2008

Crew trades Ward to Colorado for Hernandez

The Columbus Crew has traded fullback Tim Ward and a third-round pick in 2009 to the Colorado Rapids for Argentine forward Nicolas Hernandez. The trade is an interesting one in that the Rapids are acquiring a young left back after … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 22 Comments

Morning Ticker: Toronto trading again, RSL lands striker and an MLS vet has Copa success

Good morning all. It was a quiet Tuesday in the soccer world but there appears to be more activity on the MLS front today as teams look to sign and trade for players as the start of the regular season … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Toronto FC, South American Soccer | 12 Comments

Is Red Bull Park already built?

Good morning folks. If you are a Red Bulls fan, and you took a quick look at the above photo, you just might be able to convince yourself that this picture was taken from the newly-completed Red Bull Park in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 25 Comments

The Pan Pacific Championship: A look back

The Pan Pacific Champions came and went last weekend, with Gamba Osaka claiming the new crown and MLS champions Houston came away with a little Egg Soup on their face. The tournament was more than just an excuse for MLS, … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer | 19 Comments

Nowak names training camp roster for Olympic qualifying

                                                         Photo by ISI Photos U.S. Under-23 national team coach Peter Nowak has named a 24-man roster for training camp ahead of … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 66 Comments

Red Bulls Preseason Update

The New York Red Bulls have gone to Austria for the next phase of their preseason and plenty of questions about the squad remain unanswered as we sit just five weeks away from the start of the MLS season. I … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 38 Comments

Morning Ticker: Americans to sell Liverpool, Chelsea feuding and Chastain eyes comeback (no really)

Good morning all. Does the gloomy weather have you reaching for another cup of coffee? Here are a few soccer stories to tide you over and help keep you awake (well, except for the third one, which may put you … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team | 30 Comments

My take on MLS expansion in Philadelphia

Good morning all. As you read recently on SBI, Major League Soccer is preparing to announce Philadelphia as the league’s 16th franchise and, with that in mind, I thought it was a good time to take a look at Philly … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union | 63 Comments

De La Hoya to become part owner of the Dynamo

The Houston Chronicle’s Bernardo Fallas is reporting that boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya is lining up to become part owner of the Houston Dynamo. It appears Anschutz Entertainment Group is preparing to sell as much as half of its … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 34 Comments

Red Bulls pass on Leonard and Serna

The Red Bulls will not be offering former New England defender Marshall Leonard or former MetroStars forward Diego Serna contracts, team sources told SBI on Monday. Leonard and Serna were two of four non-roster invitees not invited to join the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 15 Comments

Red Bulls bringing Mendoza to Austria camp

The Red Bulls have invited Mexican midfielder Jose De Jesus Mendoza to join the team as it resumes preseason training camp in Austria this week. The club departs for Austria today. Mendoza, a former striker with Chivas, Club America and … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 23 Comments

CONCACAF Abroad: Weekend Rewind

Unlike their American counterparts, CONCACAF players enjoyed a strong showing in leagues throughout Europe last weekend. From Honduran midfielder Julio Cesar Leon (pictured) scoring for Genoa to Canadian forward Rob Friend netting a pair of Borussia Monchengladbach, there were plenty … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, European Soccer | 11 Comments