Monthly Archives: August 2008

Clock is ticking for Americans in the transfer market

                                                                      Photo by With the deadline fast approaching for players to make transfer moves in Europe, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 47 Comments

CONCACAF Abroad: Weekend Rewind

It is that time of year again. Time to find out how players from the CONCACAF region are doing in professional leagues across Europe. With more and more CONCACAF players heading to top leagues, the competition in the region is … Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Madrid to break bank for Villa, Sheva returns to Milan and more transfer news

Good morning all. As the clock ticks down on the European summer transfer window the action is beginning to heat up as both buyers and sellers get desperate to make deals. I will discuss the prospects of some American transfer … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 27 Comments

EPL Week Two: A Look Back

If you jumped on that Tottenham bandwagon before the season began, chances are you have already puked at least once. A summer of spending and laundry list of high-profile acquisitions had the Spurs thinking of the Big Four and their … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 8 Comments

2008 Men’s Olympic Soccer: The Best XI

The 2008 Men’s Olympic Soccer Tournament will be remembered for some classic matchs, amazing goals, and for most American fans, for a terrible elbow and tournament that was shorter than it could have been. It should also be remembered for … Continue reading »

Posted in Olympic Soccer | 57 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

Call it a light week for Americans Abroad. With several standouts resting from the mid-week World Cup qualifier against Guatemala, there were only a few Americans who actually started matches in Europe’s top leagues this weekend. Tim Howard and Carlos … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 64 Comments

The disappearance of Fulhamerica

There was a time not too long ago when Fulham beating Arsenal would have sent shockwaves through the United States. In fact, it was just four months ago when a result like the one the Cottagers enjoyed in Saturday against … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 80 Comments

Monday Morning Center Back: Just how bad is the Western Conference?

                                                 Photo by Good morning everybody. It is Monday morning and time to bring back my weekly series ‘Monday Morning Centerback’, where I … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 71 Comments

Red Bulls roll past Houston

                                                                                      Photo by The forecast looked grim for the Red Bulls … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 48 Comments

Houston Dynamo at New York Red Bulls: Matchday Commentary

Good afternoon everybody. The New York Red Bulls play host to the West Coast-leading Houston Dynamo today in a match-up of streaking teams. The Red Bulls will look to try and extend their winning streak to three games today despite … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 99 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning folks. It’s a quiet Sunday in the soccer world. The Olympics are behind us now, but the Italian and Spanish leagues are a week away from kicking off. That doesn’t mean there aren’t some good matches worth watching. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 10 Comments

FC Dallas at Kansas City Wizards: Your Running Commentary)

FC Dallas takes on Kansas City in a match-up of teams currently tied on points but facing far different playoff prospects. The Wizards sit at the bottom of the East standings, desperately needing a win to pull back into contention … Continue reading »

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