Monthly Archives: May 2008

Revolution 1, Crew 0: A Supporter’s View

Let’s talk about the soccer. While other incidents at the Revs-Crew match have garnered more attention, let’s take this moment to look back at the actual soccer match that took place. New England traveled to Columbus and put on a … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New England Revolution | 4 Comments

Microsoft to sponsor Seattle Sounders FC

Today’s Wall Street Journal is reporting that software giant Microsoft will be the jersey sponsor for MLS expansion club Seattle Sounders FC. How much is the deal? According to report, the deal is worth about $4 million a season for … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 44 Comments

Barcelona vs. Red Bulls set for Aug. 6

The LONG-awaited Barcelona/Red Bulls friendly is finally ready to be made official. According to team sources, Barcelona will play the Red Bulls at Giants Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7pm. SBI Readers know this has been an on-again, off-again, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 17 Comments

Red Bulls set for major shake-up?

Officials from Red Bull, the parent company of the New York Red Bulls, are in town today to hold meetings with employees of the club, including head coach Juan Carlos Osorio and technical director Jeff Agoos, and the MLS club … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 51 Comments

Donovan questionable for England match

The U.S. national team’s attack could be without one of its most dangerous players on Wednesday against England if Landon Donovan can’t recover from tightness in his groin which first become a problem during the LA Galaxy’s 3-1 win against … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Men's National Team | 51 Comments

Chivas USA 2, Rapids 1: A Supporter’s View

Just when you thought Chivas USA was looking like it might go from first to worst in the Western Conference in just one year, the Goats have awakened and rattled off two straight wins. Just when you thought the Colorado … Continue reading »

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An ugly scene in Columbus (and it’s time for the streamers to go)

As you may have heard by now, things got a tad messy at the Columbus Crew-New England Revolution match. Some overzealous Crew fans, and some folks attending the game who don’t deserve the label of fans, decided it was a … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New England Revolution | 108 Comments

You Write the Caption: The Best of the Sven/Nery and Galaxy photos

Good afternoon folks. The results of the most recent You Write the Caption are finally here. In case you missed it, I posted two photos in the last YWTC, one of Nery Castillo and Sven Goran Erikkson sharing a moment, … Continue reading »

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FC Dallas 2, Real Salt Lake 1: A Supporter’s View

Steve Morrow’s firing was the big storyline heading into this clash between Western Conference rivals and the fact that FC Dallas pulled out its first victory in four matches might suggest that Morrow’s dismissal was necessary. Real Salt Lake fans … Continue reading »

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D.C. United 3, Toronto FC 2: A Supporter’s View

It is rare when two MLS teams play each other two in four days, but the schedule demons set that very scenario up for D.C. United and Toronto FC. D.C. was struggling badly and in need of a win while … Continue reading »

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What did we learn from the Toulon Tournament

Three games, three losses and a quick exit. Those poor results are the final tally of the U.S. Under-23 national team’s participation in the Toulon International Tournament, but the reality is results were never going to be the priority for … Continue reading »

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Earthquakes 2, Dynamo 1: A Supporter’s View

Winning a home game is sweet enough. Winning your first home game as a reborn club is even sweeter. Winning that first game as a reborn club against the team you used to call your own? Priceless. Earthquake fans expect … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 6 Comments