Monthly Archives: April 2009

U.S. Open Cup: New York at San Jose (Match Night Commentary)

By SEAN RUBIO The New York Red Bulls and San Jose Earthquakes begin their U.S. Open Cup campaigns tonight in a play-in match at Buck Shaw Stadium in San Jose. A rest for many starters on both sides seems to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, U.S. Open Cup | 75 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal at Manchester United (Your Running Commentary)

  Defending UEFA Champions League winners Manchester United play host to red-hot Arsenal today in an all-England Champions League semifinal at Old Trafford (2:30pm, ESPN2/ESPN360.com). United is fresh from its stirring comeback win vs. Tottenham as well as a history-making … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 28 Comments

U.S. Open Cup: Red Bulls at Earthquakes (The Pre-Game)

  The New York Red Bulls are in San Jose today for tonight's U.S. Open Cup play-in match vs. the Earthquakes (10:30pm). The Red Bulls will be looking to erase the memory of Sunday's awful 3-2 loss to D.C. United, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, U.S. Open Cup | 20 Comments

Toronto FC names Cummins interim head coach

As expected, Toronto FC has named Chris Cummins as the team's interim head coach. Cummins has manned the sidelines for TFC's past two matches, both victories, and takes over for the rest of the year for John Carver, who resigned … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC | 17 Comments

What has happened to Sacha Kljestan?

                                                                           Photo by ISIphotos.com   by GIANFRANCO PANIZO The start of year couldn't have gone much better for Sacha Kljestan. After being named the 2008 U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year award, Kljestan trained with and drew interest from Scottish … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, U.S. Men's National Team | 61 Comments

Everton chosen as MLS All-Star opponent

  Tim Howard's Everton has been chosen as Major League Soccer's opponent in the 2009 MLS All-Star Game, the league announced on Wednesday. This year's All-Star game is set for July 29th at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, home … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Major League Soccer | 65 Comments

Morning Ticker: Marquez sidelined, Vela quarantined and MLS deals made

  Rafael Marquez, every American's favorite Mexican national team player, is set to miss the rest of the European season after suffering a knee injury on Wednesday. Marquez, who made headlines back in February for once again drawing a red … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Seattle Sounders, U.S. Open Cup | 34 Comments

MLS referee under investigation for allegedly receiving gift from player

                                                                           Photo by ISIphotos.com MLS referee Jair Marrufo has made his share of controversial calls during his time as an official, but it is a decision he is alleged to have made off the field that has officials investigating him. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, U.S. Soccer | 99 Comments