Monthly Archives: January 2009

Altidore set for Xerez loan

  Jozy Altidore is set to join Spanish second division club Deportivo Xerez on loan, while a proposed transfer has been scrapped by both Altidore and Villarreal manager Manuel Pellegrini. Villarreal general manager Jose Manuel Llaneza revealed to Spanish daily … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 51 Comments

Gallardo ready to return to River Plate?

                                                   Photo by There is lucky, and then there is D.C. United lucky. D.C. was prepared to head into the 2009 season with the injury-prone Marcelo Gallardo and his bloated and roster-sinking salary, but now it appears that … Continue reading »

Posted in South American Soccer | 36 Comments

USA vs. Mexico Countdown: Bradley calls in 20 for training camp

U.S. national team head coach Bob Bradley called in a 20-man training camp roster ahead of the U.S. team's World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Feb. 11. The group is made up almost entirely of players who were part of … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 75 Comments

An MLS family’s fight against leukemia

                                                     Photo by After 11 seasons with six different teams, it is safe to call Jamaican playmaker Andy Williams an MLS lifer. His skill has dazzled countless fans and earned him a solid career of more than 300 … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Real Salt Lake | 15 Comments

Beckham show could be sidelined

  The David Beckham love-fest at AC Milan may have to be put on hold as the former LA Galaxy midfielder tries to recover from a leg muscle strain in time to play in Milan's match against Lazio on Sunday. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 57 Comments

Freddy Adu’s struggle for minutes continues

  By SULAIMAN FOLARIN Can anyone explain why American sensation Freddy Adu is not getting more playing time with mid table AS Monaco in the French Ligue 1? This is one question that bothers and still perplexes this writer. Yes … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 114 Comments

USA to announce World Cup bid plans

                                                                     Photo by U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati has scheduled a conference call for Monday to announce U.S. Soccer's bid intentions for the upcoming FIFA World Cups. Gulati will reveal which World Cup U.S. Soccer will make a bid … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer | 52 Comments

Americans Abroad: Wednesday Rewind

By GIANFRANCO PANIZO Jose Francisco Torres' resume continues to grow more impressive with each passing month. Torres added to his international experience on Wednesday by starting in Pachuca's Copa Libertadores clash against Universidad de Chile. After falling behind early, Torres almost … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 24 Comments

USA-Mexico Countdown: Tickets SOLD OUT

                                                                                 Photo by If you plan on attending the USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 11 you better have your tickets already. Tickets for the highly-anticipated match went on sale on to the general public … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 105 Comments

Beckham scores again for Milan

  David Beckham is REALLY liking his time in Italy. As if his comments earlier in the week weren't evidence enough, Beckham added some fuel to the growing speculation that he will stay at AC Milan by scoring his second goal in two matches on Wednesday. Beckham's … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 77 Comments

Galaxy and Quakes set to battle for Convey?

                                                        Photo by The battle for American winger Bobby Convey is going to be waged on the West Coast. While the San Jose Earthquakes' interest in Convey has been well documented this month, now there is word that the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 43 Comments

Clarifying the Felix Garcia signing

The Houston Dynamo's acquisition of U.S. Under-20 national team striker Felix Garcia came as a surprise to some who weren't expecting a team like the Dynamo to just be able to land a prospect like Garcia, but details about the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 29 Comments