Monthly Archives: May 2008

Barcelona officially announces U.S. Tour (Chicago and New York)

Major League Soccer and Spanish giants FC Barcelona officially announced its tour of the United States on Friday, with dates in Chicago (Aug. 3 vs. CD Chivas de Guadalajara at Soldier Field) and New York (Aug. 6 vs. New York … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls, New Jersey Soccer News | 19 Comments

The battle for the 2018 World Cup

It is still 10 years away, but the battle to become host of the 2018 World Cup is well under way. Yahoo soccer guru Martin Rogers laid out a very thorough story on what should be a potentially great battle … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 55 Comments

Bradley names U.S. roster vs. Spain

U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley named his 24-man roster for the United States’ friendly against Spain on Wednesday. Pablo Mastroeni was the new name on the Spain roster, with all 17 European-based players who played against England also being … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 135 Comments

D.C. United at New England: Running Commentary

Good evening folks. Tonight is the big Eastern Conference clash between I-95 rivals D.C. United and the New England Revolution. The Revs will be looking to move into sole possession of first place while D.C. will try to take a … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New England Revolution | 45 Comments

Galaxy 3, Wizards 1: A Supporter’s View

Call Ruud Gullit the magic man. How else can you explain how the Dutch coach has pieced together a useful Galaxy defense out of the tattered corpse of a defense wearing LA colors just a month ago. Yes, David Beckham … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 14 Comments

The state of D.C. United: A Supporter’s View

D.C. United is a mess. Yes, we know, D.C. is coming off a 3-2 home win against Toronto FC, so things should be looking up for the underachiving club. Right? Maybe not. SBI Correspondent Joel Sanderson sees plenty of problems … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 5 Comments

Red Bulls Update: Reyna out, Van Den Bergh Questionable for Houston

The Red Bulls could be without two key starters for Saturday’s match vs. Houston, but will be welcoming another player back from the injured list. Red Bulls captain Claudio Reyna is expected to miss the Red Bulls match vs. Houston … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 50 Comments

SBI MLS Best XI: Week 9

After thrashing the New York Red Bulls 5-1, the Chicago Fire figured to have a few selections on this week’s MLS Best XI. How many? Try a season-high four selections, with two more Fire players earning honorable mention. Cuauhtemoc Blanco … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, SBI MLS Best XI | 11 Comments