Monthly Archives: December 2008

Gerrard arrested after bar brawl

  For Steven Gerrard, apparently beating up on Newcastle wasn't enough. Gerrard was arrested late on Sunday night and charged with assault after alledgedly being involved in a bar fight. He was one of six men arrested after what police called an "early-morning … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 19 Comments

Sources: Opara staying in school

                                                                   Photo by ISIphotos.com Ike Opara was widely-regarded as the best defender, and one of the best players available in the 2009 MLS Draft, but only if he actually entered the draft. It is looking more and more like … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2009 | 40 Comments

Dempsey scores two vs. Chelsea on good day for Americans in England

  If there was any doubt before, Clint Dempsey provided the clearest evidence to date that he is truly back to his best. The U.S. national team star scored two goals, including an 89th minute equalizer to help Fulham register … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 80 Comments

Moving to Mexico a trend for European-based Mexicans?

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO There's no place like home. Mexican midfielder Pavel Pardo is the latest poster boy for that notion. The 32-year-old recently inked a deal with Mexican club America, where he played from 1999-2006, from German Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart. Pardo, who's scored 10 … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 27 Comments

What to do when there are no games to watch

Admit it, you're struggling right now. With none of Europe's major leagues in action today, you are suffering from withdrawal, and trying to figure out what to do with yourself when there are no soccer games to watch. The English … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 31 Comments

Marshall re-signs with Columbus Crew

  The Columbus Crew took a major step toward repeating as MLS Cup champions on Monday when they re-signed MLS Defender of the Year Chad Marshall to a new contract. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed. Marshall went … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew | 46 Comments

Beasley eyes MLS as Rangers departure looms

  DaMarcus Beasley could be looking for work soon, and the potential search for employment has him eyeing a return to Major League Soccer. Rangers is ready to part ways with the U.S. national team winger in January and sources … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 77 Comments

CONCACAF Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO With the German Bundesliga off for the winter break, it was quite the surprise to see four CONCACAF Abroad players score in the penultimate week of the 2008 year. Trinidadians Kenwyne Jones and Jason Scotland enjoyed excellent … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, European Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 5 Comments