Monthly Archives: April 2008

D.C. United 4, Real Salt Lake 1: A Supporter’s View

When D.C. United walked off the field at Rice-Eccles Stadium two weeks ago, the sting of a 4-0 blowout loss to Real Salt Lake was only tempered by the knowledge that the chance for revenge would come very soon. That … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 2 Comments

Manchester United vs. Barcelona: Running Commentary

The game we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Manchester United vs. Barcelona. Winner goes to the Champions League final. It doesn’t get much better than that. Manchester United plays host to Barcelona needing a win to clinch the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 68 Comments

Lider Marmol signs with the Chicago Fire

The Chicago Fire signed Paraguayan defender Lider Marmol, the team announced on Tuesday. The signing ends a three-month long saga that saw Marmol train with the Red Bulls for two months before eventually joining the Fire and agreeing to terms. … Continue reading »

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Fire 2, Rapids 1: A Supporter’s View

After weeks of hearing how the Chicago Fire was in desperate need of a legit right winger, John Thorrington stepped up and made a good case for being that very player. His two goals lifted the Fire to a 2-1 … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 7 Comments

Morning Ticker: Brazil to tour USA, Barca sets Ronnie price and Ronaldo’s nightmare

Good morning all. Today is the big day for Champions League fans as Manchester United faces Barcelona in a winner-take-all semifinal second leg today. I will be writing about that match shortly. For now, here are some soccer news tidbits … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, South American Soccer | 30 Comments

Revolution 1, FC Dallas 0: A Supporter’s View

One look at the New England Revolution starting lineup last Thursday and most observers would have penciled in the Revs match at FC Dallas as a blowout loss. Missing six starters, the Revs fielded an inexperienced squad with plenty of … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution | 4 Comments