Monthly Archives: March 2008

MLS Awards Predictions

We are 24 hours away from the start of the MLS season so it is time to have one last thought about how the 2008 season is going to play out. Earlier today I asked people to give their pre-season … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 41 Comments

It’s Q&A Time

Good afternoon folks. With the MLS regular season about to get underway I think it is a good time to have another Q&A session. You know the routine. Ask your soccer-related questions and I will answer them next week. The … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 93 Comments

Red Bulls update: Cepero on loan, Conde still unhappy and the attacking midfielder position

Good morning Red Bulls fans. You don’t have an MLS game to look forward to this weekend but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some news to tide you over this morning. The Red Bulls are in Carolina to take … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 62 Comments

Morning Ticker: Ronaldinho’s Barca exit, Liverpool’s owners feud and Cahill’s season-ending injury

Good morning folks. As we transition away from the mid-week international schedule to the weekend’s juicy club schedule (which includes MLS starting tomorrow), here are a few news tidbits to get your day going. Ronaldinho’s Barca exit not assured Ronaldinho’s … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 17 Comments

USA-Argentina officially set for June 8 at Giants Stadium

U.S. Soccer (finally) made the official announcement that the U.S. men’s national team will face Argentina at Giants Stadium on June 8. As SBI reported on March 5, the two sides have agreed to a rematch of last summer’s Copa … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, New Jersey Soccer News, U.S. Men's National Team | 51 Comments

Cast your vote for the Seattle MLS team name (write-ins added to ballot)

If you want your say on what the name of the new MLS team in Seattle will be, now is your chance. The Seattle MLS team’s website has opened voting on the team’s new name and, not only can you … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders | 91 Comments

Guevara to MLS deal hits snag, sources say deal is still alive

According to Amado Guevara’s U.S.-based agent, Patrick McCabe, talks to bring the former MLS MVP back to Major League Soccer have stalled, though sources believe the talks are still very much alive. "Amado will not be joining MLS at this … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Toronto FC | 11 Comments

You Write the Caption: The best of Twellman in Cancun

Good morning everybody. It is time to announce the winning entries of another You Write The Caption contest. This time around we will be picking the Top 10 caption submissions for the photo of Taylor Twellman in a hot tub … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, MLS- New England Revolution, You Write the Caption | 20 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings

Good morning folks. With the MLS season set to begin in just two days it is time to consider how the teams shape up heading into the season. It is time for the SBI MLS Pre-season power rankings. My rankings … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 68 Comments

West Coast Update: France spoil’s Beckham’s 100th, Barbados advances and John O’Brien surfaces

Good afternoon West Coast readers (and good evening to those of you on the East Coast). Today’s busy slate of soccer action gave us plenty of news, results and tidbits to digest. Here are some of the highlights: France spoils … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 31 Comments

USA vs. Poland (Running Commentary)

The U.S. national team’s friendly vs. Poland is set to kick off shortly and if you are by a computer and want to follow along you can camp out here at SBI. I will be doing a running commentary on … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 312 Comments

Kassel and MLS in contract talks

Red Bulls youth prospect Matt Kassel and Major League Soccer are in preliminary negotiations over a contract that could make him the first youth academy player in MLS history to graduate to the senior team. Kassel, who trained with the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 29 Comments