Monthly Archives: February 2009

Dempsey strike sparks Fulham comeback

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Lost amid all of the Champions League action on Tuesday was Clint Dempsey's 77th minute goal that sparked a come from behind victory for Fulham over Swansea City in the FA Cup. Trailing 1-0, after a 47th-minute goal from … Continue reading »

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CONCACAF Champions League: Your Running Commentary

  After getting your fill of European soccer today, tonight features the official start of the new year for MLS (unless you really want to count the Pan Pacific Championship). The Houston Dynamo begins its knockout round match-up against Atlante … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 63 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Running Commentary

    The Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League is set to kick off and we are about to be treated to some of the best match-ups in recent memory. The schedule of matches reads like a who's-who of … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 59 Comments

All Stars for Hope Charity match won’t include Red Bulls

One of the most anticipated soccer events of the summer in the New York area is the All Stars for Hope Charity Match, an event to raise money for schools in impoverished parts of the world. For months now, the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, New Jersey Soccer News | 26 Comments

The SBI Questions: Osorio answers

The New York Red Bulls are less than a month away from starting the 2009 MLS season with the opening match vs. the Seattle Sounders and head coach Juan Carlos Osorio is as busy as a coach can be right … Continue reading »

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MLS Pre-season: Red Bulls down Velez Sarsfield

  An own goal and Juan Pablo Angel strike helped the New York Red Bulls get their Argentina tour off to a winning start as they downed Velez Sarsfield, 2-1, on Tuesday morning. Venezuelan midfielder Jorge Rojas helped open the scoring … Continue reading »

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FC Dallas set to sign Colombian playmaker

  FC Dallas' search for a playmaker has led them to South America, where partner club Atletico Paranaense appears to have provided the Red Stripes with another player. According to 3rd Degree, FC Dallas is set to sign Colombian playmaker … Continue reading »

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MLS Pre-season: Toronto FC impresses again

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Toronto FC continued its impressive pre-season by following up its 3-0 thrashing of Florida Atlantic University on Saturday with a 3-0 win vs. Swedish club BK Hacken on Monday. Carl Robinson, Pablo Vitti and Dwayne De Rosario scored second-half goals … Continue reading »

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