Monthly Archives: April 2008

Kansas City Wizards at Toronto FC: Your Running Commentary

The Kansas City Wizards travel to Canada today to take on a streaking Toronto FC squad that is looking for a third-straight win. Can the Wizards, who handed the Chicago Fire its first loss last week, continue being road warriors … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC | 24 Comments

Chelsea downs Manchester United, tightens EPL race with two matches left

Michael Ballack scored two goals, including a late penalty kick, to give Chelsea a 2-1 victory against Manchester United on Sunday. The win helped Chelsea catch Manchester United on points with two games left to play in the English Premier … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 16 Comments

Tottenham lands Modric

                                                                                   Photo by ISI Photos Juande Ramos’ first summer transfer period as Tottenham’s … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 16 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning evening folks. Today’s soccer action is already under way with Manchester United taking on Chelsea. If you plan on following the action, please feel free to do so here. Here are today’s matches on TV: SATURDAY 7:30am- Setanta … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer | 108 Comments

My ESPN piece on MLS Vagabonds

If you ever wondered about the players who bounce around from team to team in Major League Soccer, you might be interested in my ESPN.com story on MLS vagabonds. I take a look at the 10 players in MLS right … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 8 Comments

This weekend’s soccer on TV

The long English Premier League season is winding down to a close and this weekend will feature the match that could determine the EPL champion. Leaders Manchester United travel to Chelsea on Saturday with a chance to essentially lock up … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Soccer on TV | 21 Comments

You Write the Caption: The Best of the Sexy Football Edition

Good afternoon folks. The latest You Write the Caption contest was a good one, with Abel Xavier joining Hugo Sanchez in the YWTC Hall of Fame after becoming a repeat subject in the contest. This week’s photo gave readers plenty … Continue reading »

Posted in You Write the Caption | 14 Comments

Smith helps Revs top FC Dallas

You can erase FC Dallas from the list of unbeatens (a list they were the last member of). Khano Smith’s 72nd-minute strike helped a severely short-handed New England squad head to Pizza Hut Park and knock off previously unbeaten FC … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution | 21 Comments

New England at FC Dallas: Your Running Commentary

The New England Revolution travel to Texas tonight to take on the red-hot Hoops of FC Dallas. The Revs come into the match severely short-handed, with injuries and Mauricio Castro’s suspension costing the Revs as many as six starters. How … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution | 25 Comments

TFC announce Tebily signing

Toronto FC officially announced the signing of Ivory Coast defender and EPL veteran Olivier Tebily on Thursday. As SBI told you last week, TFC made Tebily the latest addition in a recent spree of signings that included Amado Guevara, Laurent … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 7 Comments

Red Bulls Update: Reyna, Freeman and Richards train, Boyens trials and Leitch looks to rebound

                                                     Photo by ISI Photos Good afternoon folks. I’m back from Red Bulls practice and have some updates for you on Claudio Reyna, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 17 Comments

Angel’s injury not as serious as first thought, Echeverry sidelined

                                                     Photo by ISI Photos Red Bulls striker Juan Pablo Angel saw a nerve specialist on Thursday and the prognosis was a very … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 18 Comments