Monthly Archives: October 2008

Richards ready to run wild on Houston (again)

                                                                  Photo by It has been two months since the New York Red Bulls trounced the Houston Dynamo, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 11 Comments

Chicago Fire at New England: Match Day

The 2008 MLS playoffs kick off tonight with the Chicago Fire traveling to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Revolution tonight (7:30pm, ESPN2). The task is a difficult one for the Revs, who must try to beat Chicago … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New England Revolution | 11 Comments

Who should the Red Bulls start vs. Houston?

                                                                               Photo by The New York Red Bulls are two days away from … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 35 Comments

You Write the Caption: The Freddie Ljungberg edition

Welcome to the latest installment of You Write the Captions. This week’s contest features a photo of Major League Soccer’s newest millionaire, Seattle Sounders FC signing Freddie Ljungberg, who already has fans in Seattle buzzing about the impact he could … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders, You Write the Caption | 141 Comments

David Bentley’s dream goal

There are goals, and then there are GOALS. Wednesday’s soccer action in Europe featured plenty of quality scores, but none as jaw-dropping as the 40-yard bomb by David Bentley against his former club, Arsenal, on Wednesday. You can see the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, YouTube Soccer Clips | 44 Comments

Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

                                                                             Photo by It took 10 months, but Frank Simek finally made his way … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 27 Comments

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

Good afternoon folks. It is the rare Wednesday afternoon of European league action and there is plenty on TV for those of you who A) work the graveyard shift, B) work from home, C) can work your TIVO from the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 56 Comments

You Write the Caption: Best of the Ronaldo Entries

It is that time again people, time to enjoy the funniest caption entries for the most recent You Write the Caption Contest. The latest photo to be chosen for captioning was of Brazilian striker Ronaldo as he took a break … Continue reading »

Posted in You Write the Caption | 23 Comments

New MLS Cup trophy unveiled

                                            Major League Soccer/Tiffany Major League Soccer unveiled its new MLS Cup trophy at a ceremony in New York City on Wednesday morning. The Tiffany-designed trophy … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 74 Comments

Morning Ticker: Seattle introduces Ljungberg, Ronaldo to play in Brazil and Heinze slams Sir Alex

Seattle Sounders FC introduced Freddie Ljungberg to the masses on Tuesday, showing off the club’s first designated player and the player Seattle is hoping will be its own answer to David Beckham. Seattle is certainly spending close to Beckham money … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders, South American Soccer | 40 Comments

Dynamo reserves settle for Champions League tie

                                                                  Photo by Hey John Spencer, your Houston Dynamo reserves just won the MLS Reserve Division. Where are … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 22 Comments

Maradona set to coach Argentina

In one of the most intriguing developments to hit the soccer world in years, Argentine legend Diego Maradona is set to become head coach of Argentina’s national team. Yes, wow. Maradona would take over for Alfio Basile, who stepped down … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, South American Soccer | 79 Comments