Monthly Archives: October 2008

MLS playoff field set

With the New York Red Bulls securing the final MLS playoff spot, the MLS playoff field is now set. Here are the match-ups: Eastern Conference (1) Columbus Crew vs. (4) Kansas City Wizards (2) Chicago Fire vs. (3) New England … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 24 Comments

Red Bulls rejoice: Playoff berth comes after D.C. falls to Crew in finale

D.C. United’s 1-0 loss to the Columbus Crew on Sunday evening has helped the New York Red Bulls back into the MLS playoffs, meaning the club is in the post-season for the sixth straight season. Few could have imagined such … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 52 Comments

D.C. United at Columbus Crew: Match Day Commentary

The final game of the MLS regular season is set to kick off and the match will determine which team is the last one to qualify for the playoffs. D.C. United is at Crew Stadium today to take on the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United | 87 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning all. Today is offering up a loaded schedule of high quality soccer match-ups, led off by the big Liverpoool-Chelsea tilt. That isn’t the only match worth watching today. Here is a rundown of all of today’s matches on … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Soccer on TV, Your Running Commentary | 68 Comments

Real Salt Lake at Colorado Rapids: Match Night Commentary

Real Salt Lake is set to take on arch-rival Colorado tonight in a match that will see the winner clinch a playoff berth and the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, as well as the first-round playoff meeting with … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 89 Comments

Report: Seattle to announce Ljungberg signing next week

The long-rumored signing of Freddie Ljungberg by Seattle Sounders FC appears close to reality as the Seattle Times is citing a Swedish report that has revealed that Ljungberg is set to be introduced as Seattle’s designated player next week. Ljungberg … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 56 Comments

Real Salt Lake and Rapids ready for playoff berth battle

Two teams, one game, one playoff spot. That is the easiest way to describe tonight’s crucial showdown between Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Real Salt Lake needs a win or draw to secure … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 36 Comments

This weekend’s soccer on TV

The two top teams in Europe will square off on Sunday as Liverpool travels to Chelsea on the most high-profile match-up of the weekend. That battle for first place is just one of several high-caliber matches. Not only are there … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 40 Comments

Osorio must shoulder blame for Red Bulls loss

                                                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com There is plenty of blame to go around for the Red … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 59 Comments

Will Subotic choose the U.S. national team?

  One down, two to go. When German reports last week revealed that Neven Subotic no longer had Germany as a national team option, it appeared that the Borussia Dortmund defender might be ready to select the U.S. national team … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 79 Comments

My take on the David Beckham loan drama

The biggest MLS story heading into this weekend isn’t the playoff race, which it should be, or even the Red Bulls drug fiasco, which has already become yesterday’s news. The David Beckham/AC Milan loan move has become an international story … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 56 Comments

Osorio: ‘Everybody should be ashamed’

                                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com The Chicago Fire stepped onto the field at Toyota Park Thursday night and did to … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 71 Comments