Monthly Archives: March 2009

Soccer: The world’s game

When it comes to the game of soccer, it is sometimes easy to only look at how the game can divide us. Be it Celtic-Rangers, Liverpool-Everton or Crew-TFC. What we should never lose sight of is how much the game … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 2: The Best XI, Worst XI and Team of the Week

                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com Great goals, memorable individual performances and disappointing crowd turnouts were the highlights and lowlights of Week Two of the MLS season. The Seattle Sounders continued to impress while FC Dallas continued to do the exact opposite, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 80 Comments

Parke signs with Vancouver Whitecaps

Former New York Red Bulls defender Jeff Parke has finally found a home, and it is up north in Canada. A week after joining the USL-1 Vancouver Whitecaps for a training spell, Parke has signed a deal to join the … Continue reading »

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World Cup Qualifying: South America Round 12 Preview

by NESTOR F. SEBASTIAN After this weekend's 11th round of World Cup qualifiers in South America, which resulted in a shift in occupancy of some places in the standings, the 12th round gets underway immediately with the top half of … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 2)

                                                                          Photo by ISIphotos.com We are just two weeks into the new season but you can almost feel the sense that there is a changing of the guard in Major League Soccer this season. You have the expansion Seattle … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 45 Comments

Toronto FC TV covers Week 2

Toronto FC had a bit of luck go its way in week two of the MLS season as a Gino Padula own goal helped TFC score a precious road point in a 1-1 tie vs. Columbus on Saturday. More than … Continue reading »

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Fox Soccer Channel beats out ESPN for rights to UEFA Champions League starting next season

    In a move that is sure to rock the American soccer-viewing audience, Fox Soccer Channel has beaten out ESPN for the U.S. broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League. The new agreement will kick in starting with next … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 206 Comments

Expansion Sounders off to dream start

                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com Who will stop the Seattle Sounders? The expansion squad is off to a 2-0 start, having outscored its opponents 5-0. Real Salt Lake was the victim this time around as Seattle rattled off a 2-0 … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 63 Comments

The USMNT checks in from Nashville

The latest episode of USSoccer.com's Studio 90 News comes from Nashville, where the U.S. national team is preparing for Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier vs. Trinidad & Tobago. There are some good interviews, including one with Tim Howard. Enjoy:

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USMNT calls in Bornstein, Hahnemann leaves camp

                                     Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. men's national team has called in defender Jonathan Bornstein ahead of its World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday. Also, goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann has left camp and returned to England. The Bornstein … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 127 Comments

MLS Week 2 Rewind

                                                   Photo by ISIPhotos.com The second week of the 2009 MLS season had its share of surprises, great plays and boring matches (nevermind thoroughly disappointing attendances). The Eastern Conference managed to produce three ties and another tough loss for the … Continue reading »

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Who should the USA start vs. Trinidad & Tobago?

                                                                                    Photo by ISIphotos.com You can say it. The U.S. national team's performance on Saturday in a 2-2 tie vs. El Salvador was disappointing, at times terrible, and hardly confidence-inducing. The great two-goal comeback was inspiring, and it showed great … Continue reading »

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