Monthly Archives: April 2009

SBI’s Recommended Reading

By SEAN RUBIO With Champions League semi-finals getting most of the attention today, there is not a whole lot to pass along to you.  That being said, there are two great reads about lower-level English clubs, as well as some … Continue reading »

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UEFA Champions League: Chelsea at Barcelona (Your Running Commentary)

  The UEFA Champions League semifinals kick off today with Chelsea traveling to Spain to take on FC Barcelona (2:30pm, ESPN2) in a dream match-up featuring some of the game's biggest stars. Messi, Lampard, Drogba, Henry, Eto'o, Essien. The world's best … Continue reading »

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Carver: MLS meddling made me leave TFC

Former Toronto FC head coach John Carver has spoken out about his departure from TFC and he places blame squarely on MLS for his decision to leave. "I've had restraints on me ever since I got here," Carver said in … Continue reading »

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SBI WPS Power Rankings

                                                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN We are five weeks into this opening Womens Pro Soccer season and things keep getting more and more interesting. In the absence of some international superstars, teams revealed depth and a lack there of over … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 14 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea and Barcelona set for semifinal clash

  When Chelsea takes on Barcelona today in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal (2:30pm, ESPN2/ESPN360.com), all eyes will be on Lionel Messi and whether the Blues can find a way to stop him. Messi is just … Continue reading »

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WPS Week Five: A Look Back

                                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com   By CHRISTA MANN In  Women's Professional Soccer, last week's worst performing teams became this week's best finishers as two teams got over the scoring hump on a weekend of missing players and unlikely results. In … Continue reading »

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SBI’s Recommended Reading

                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com By SEAN RUBIO Welcome to Monday's installment of SBI's Recommended Reading.  Today we are truly world-wide, with stories coming in from Peru to Ghana.  Sit back, relax, and take some time out of your Monday … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Projecting the USA roster

                                                                       Photo by ISIphotos.com It might seem like it's still far away, but the U.S. national team is just about a month away from holding training camp ahead of a loaded June calendar, a calendar that includes World Cup … Continue reading »

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