Monthly Archives: April 2009

Special 1 TV: Roy’s new job and arrogant EPL managers

  This weekend's installment of Special 1 TV is a special treat for EPL fans who love the spot-on impressions of the many English Premier League managers who make cameos on the show. From Rafa to Wenger to Sir Alex, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, YouTube Soccer Clips | 17 Comments

Davies hits brace in Swedish Cup

                                                        Photo by by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Charlie Davies came off the bench and scored twice in extra time to carry Hammarby IF to victory over second-division club Atvidabergs FF in the second round of the Swedish Cup. The American striker, who is … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 20 Comments

John Carver resigns as Toronto FC head coach

                                                                                Photo by John Carver has resigned as head coach of Toronto FC. The former Newcastle manager's resignation was announced by the club on Saturday, the day before TFC takes on the Kansas City Wizards. The club stated that … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC | 63 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

As the European club season hits the stretch drive, teams are starting to position themselves for title runs. Some teams already have one hand on their domestic titles, while some others are embattled in tight races. UEFA Champions League semifinalists … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 51 Comments

Women’s Professional Soccer: Week Five Preview

                                                                     Photo by By CHRISTA MANN As Women's Professional Soccer approaches its fifth week of play, the quality of finishing is a main concern for at least four of the six competing teams . After scoring on only five … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 3 Comments

SBI’s Recommended Reading

By SEAN RUBIO My apologies for not getting a post out yesterday, I spent the day driving en route to Seattle for tomorrow's match between Seattle Sounders FC and the San Jose Earthquakes.  With that said, today we have a … Continue reading »

Posted in Recommended Reading | 15 Comments

Evening Ticker: Pepe banned, Inter drops Adriano and more

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO As they chase for their third successive Spanish title, Real Madrid will be without centerback Pepe as he was given a ten game suspension Friday for his violent actions against a pair of Getafe players in a league game earlier … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 16 Comments

MLS Matchday Six

There have already been two games played this week, but MLS Matchday Six gets into full swing on Saturday with some very good intra-conference match-ups. The marquee match-up this weekend pits the Chicago Fire against the Columbus Crew. Yes, I … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 30 Comments

Lampard goes off on radio critic

  This hasn't been the best day for Frank Lampard. The Chelsea star is mourning the one year anniversary of his mother's death while also coping with a messy break-up with the mother of his two young daughters. The combination … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 43 Comments

Copa Libertadores Rewind: Liga de Quito, River Plate Eliminated

By NESTOR F. SEBASTIAN Copa Libertadores wrapped up another pulsating week of action and saw the elimination of defending champions Liga de Quito of Ecuador and Argentine giants River Plate while Ecuador's Cuenca obtained a historic win against Boca Juniors … Continue reading »

Posted in South American Soccer | 9 Comments

U.S. Under-17s qualify for World Cup after downing Canada

                                                                                  Photo by Jack McInerney scored two goals for the second straight game to help lead the U.S. Under-17 national team to a 4-2 win vs. Canada on Thursday night, a victory that helped the Americans clinch a berth … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Youth National Teams | 24 Comments

Is talk of D.C. United potentially moving reality or posturing?

  With stadium deal after stadium deal collapsing like so many dominoes, D.C. United owners are coming to grips with the harsh reality that finding a new home for Major League Soccer's most storied franchise just might be impossible. That … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 105 Comments