Monthly Archives: October 2008

Who will win in the MLS Playoff First Round?

                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com The 2008 MLS Playoffs are set to kick off on Thursday night and it is time to start … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 28 Comments

Twellman out indefinitely with concussion-related symptoms

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for the New England Revolution heading into its MLS playoff series vs. the Chicago Fire, the Revs have been hit with more bad news. The Boston Globe is reporting that star … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New England Revolution | 38 Comments

Hull’s Geovanni says ‘Chelsea will be next’

Just when you thought Wednesday’s clash between Chelsea and Hull had enough subplots, leave it to Hull playmaker Geovanni to stir things up before the battle of second-place EPL squads. The Brazilian midfielder spoke out ahead of Wednesday’s match, warning … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 29 Comments

U.S. Under-20 national team heading to Spain

                                                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com The 2009 Under-20 World Cup is still almost a year … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams | 45 Comments

Who is on your MLS Best XI?

                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com With the MLS regular season finally over, it is time to start thinking about the winners of the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 99 Comments

Morning Ticker: Sir Alex rips Blatter, Adams named Pompey manager and Gilardino’s handball suspension

Just when you thought the Roy Keane-Jack Warner war of words would win the 2008 Verbal Warfare award, there is a new battle brewing. Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson slammed FIFA president Sepp Blatter, questioning whether Blatter’s penchant for controversial … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 30 Comments

How would you fix the LA Galaxy?

                                                                          Photo by ISIphotos.com The 2008 MLS playoffs are set to kick off on Thursday and, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 93 Comments

SBI European Club Top 25

When Xabi Alonso’s game-winner for Liverpool on Sunday went in, it didn’t just move Liverpool into sole possession of first place in the English Premier League. It also catapulted the Reds into the No. 1 spot in the SBI European … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 45 Comments

EPL Week Nine: A Look Back

The English Premier League title race was supposed to be a two-horse race, with Chelsea and Manchester United battling all the way to the end. Well, one team has stepped up and beaten both on the way to first place. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 17 Comments

Ronaldo named world player of the year, leads Best XI

  Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been named FifPro World Footballer of the Year, the first of what should be several such honors for the Portuguese winger. The FifPro award was voted on by 57,500 players from 42 countries. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 36 Comments

Donovan ready to return to Europe

                                                 Photo by ISIphotos.com With the 2008 MLS season over, and the Golden Boot Award in his grasp after a 20-goal tally, Landon Donovan … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Men's National Team | 86 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

One of these days, Roy Hodgson just might get the message. The Fulham manager has shown an unwillingness to use his bench, specifically Clint Dempsey, who has looked good in the brief playing time he has gotten this season. Dempsey … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 40 Comments