Monthly Archives: February 2009

Special 1 TV: Jose speaks German and Rooney the Super Sub

The hilarious folks at Special 1 TV were at it again this weekend, delivering another funny episode chock full of appearances from the likes of The Voyuer, Sir Alex and Rafa. Enjoy: Is there anything better than hearing Wayne Rooney … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, YouTube Soccer Clips | 26 Comments

Bradley caps solid month with another goal

                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Michael Bradley's career-month ended as strongly as the rest of February has gone for him. The U.S. national team midfielder scored from the penalty spot in Borussia Moenchengladbach's league match against Hertha Berlin on … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 58 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  Whether you enjoy European soccer or Latin American soccer, today's slate of soccer action on TV has something good for everybody. From streaking Real Madrid, to surprising Hoffenheim, and red-hot Pachuca, there are plenty of top teams to watch … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 94 Comments

FIFA rejects Alvarez’s El Salvador bid, accepts Maund’s USA switch

                                    Photo by ISIphotos.com FIFA has rejected Artur Alvarez's bid to play for El Salvador while also accepting Notre Dame defender Aaron Maund's application for a switch from Trinidad & Tobago to the U.S. national team. Maund applied for a … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Men's National Team | 42 Comments

This weekend’s Soccer on TV

Can Barcelona stop its current skid and salvage its season? No, you're not reading a post from a year ago, and no, I'm not writing about Ecuadorian soccer. The above line was a bit of a joke aimed at FC … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 35 Comments

Beckham and Garnett shoot some hoop

Since we here at SBI are holding firm to the promise of not posting anymore Beckham transfer stories (until a transfer happens), and since some of you need your David Beckham fix, here is an alternative without any of the transfer speculation nonsense:

Posted in YouTube Soccer Clips | 21 Comments

MLS Pre-season: Montero leads Sounders past Estudiantes

    Colombian stiker Fredy Montero continued his torrid pre-season campaign by scoring two goals to help lead the Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 victory in a 70-minute pre-season match against Argentine club Estudiantes on Friday. The match was Seattle's … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders | 58 Comments

Morning Ticker: Puerto Rico rolls, Wizards tie Chivas and Graham sidelined

  The United Soccer Leagues moved one step closer to having two teams in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals after the Puerto Rico Islanders posted a 2-1 victory against CD Honduran club Marathon in the first leg of their quarterfinal … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 27 Comments

Bernardo raises doubt over USMNT future

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Vincenzo Bernardo has a decision to make. Despite comments earlier in his career about wanting to suit up for the U.S., and contrary to some reports, Bernardo has yet to decide if he wants to play for … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, BREAKING NEWS, U.S. Youth National Teams | 139 Comments

UEFA Cup: Villa and Milan crash out

  Oguchi Onyewu and Brad Guzan saw their UEFA Cup dreams dashed while David Beckham saw his chances of making a permanent move to AC Milan dented as all three watched their team suffer disappointed results on Thursday. Milan blew … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 30 Comments

Sanchez feeling the pain outside Mexico

Oswaldo Sanchez might want to think about burning his passport and never leaving Mexico again. No, not because U.S. fans absolutely hate his guts, but because the Mexican goalkeeper just hasn't had much fun outside of Mexico over the past … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer | 57 Comments

The SBI Questions: Ask Peter Vermes

  When it comes to being able to discuss everything from the experience of playing in a World Cup, playing in Europe, winning an MLS Cup and building an MLS Cup contending team, there are few Americans who can speak from … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Sporting Kansas City, SBI Questions | 66 Comments