Monthly Archives: March 2008

Hugo Sanchez fired as Mexico coach

Hugo Sanchez has been fired as head coach of the Mexican national team. The greatest player in Mexican soccer history lasted barely more than a year before three failed attempts to beat the United States and a disastrous Olympic Qualifying … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, South American Soccer | 60 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

The funeral march for Fulham’s life in the English Premier League is in full swing. The Cottagers’ tie vs. Derby has all but assured that the American army of Fulham players will be dispersing come the summer. As if the … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 34 Comments

SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Nyassi does it

There was no shortage of quality goals this week as several highlight-reel-worthy strikes helped give MLS week one a sorely-needed boost. I will bring you my pick for the three best each week and this week there were so many … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New England Revolution | 26 Comments

McBride interested in U.S. Olympic spot

                                                                                               Photo by ISI Photos If you thought the … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 75 Comments

MLS Player of the Week/Weak

There were several quality performances, and some truly stunning goals, this weekend in the opening series of MLS games. Picking a player of the week wasn’t easy, but it boiled down to one player being the leader of a thoroughly … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 57 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo cannot be stopped

Listen, nobody is really debating anymore whether Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world or not. This year, Ronaldo has lapped the field with his amazing goal-scoring exploits and passing brilliance. As great a year as he is … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 40 Comments

MLS Rewind: Revs roll, Wizards cruise and LA crumbles

The first weekend of the Major League Soccer season provided plenty of entertainment, excitement and storylines for the future as new stars emerged  and improved teams showed that they are ready to shake up the pecking order in MLS. You … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 62 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning folks. There is a strong schedule of matches on TV today, including the Everton-Liverpool grudge match, which has already kicked off. Here is today’s slate of games on TV: 11am- FSC- Everton at Liverpool 11am- GolTV- Mallorca at … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 43 Comments

MLS Matchday One: Your Running Commentary

Good afternoon everybody. Today is the start of the Major League Soccer season and there are some quality match-ups to start the year. Here are today’s games: Toronto FC at Columbus Chicago Fire at Real Salt Lake Houston Dynamo at … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 228 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning everybody. Today should be an entertaining day in the soccer world, with matches throughout the day and night on TV, including the season-opening weekend in MLS. Whether you are a Eurosnob or Ameri-snob, there is something for you. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 126 Comments

Pre-Season Soccer: Red Bulls at Carolina (Your Running Commentary)

Good evening folks. For those of you who aren’t going out yet and plan on sticking around at home to catch the Red Bulls-Carolina RailHawks pre-season exhibition, please feel free to camp out here and share your thoughts and opinions … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 44 Comments

This weekend’s soccer on TV

Consider the soccer on TV schedule officially full. With Major League Soccer back in full swing, you can now catch matches in Europe, South America and the USA and all three will be offering up quality contests. U.S. national team … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Soccer on TV, South American Soccer | 13 Comments