Monthly Archives: May 2009

World Cup 2010 update

BY DYLAN BUTLER Dr. Danny Jordaan, the CEO of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, held a press briefing at the South African Consulate General in Manhattan Friday afternoon to give an update on South Africa's … Continue reading »

Posted in World Cup 2010 | 30 Comments

U.S. national team practice report

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO MIAMI- With the United States' men's national team halfway through their training camp, head coach Bob Bradley feels that the team has prepared well so far in South Florida during the build-up to next week's World Cup … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 44 Comments

Howard leads contingent of Americans going for trophies this weekend

                                                                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com Four U.S. national team players will have a chance to add some silverware to their collections this weekend before taking part in upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Tim Howard, Maurice Edu, DaMarcus Beasley and Jose Francisco … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 22 Comments

WPS Week 10: A Look Ahead

By CHRISTA MANN The fast approaching Week 10 in Women's Professional Soccer has match ups between the St. Louis Athletica and L.A Sol, Jersey's Sky Blue FC and the Boston Breakers, and the Bay Area and Washington Freedom. The Chicago … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 1 Comment

Report: Real Madrid to face Toronto FC

  By DUANE ROLLINS According to a report out of Toronto on Thursday, Toronto FC will be the second opponent for Real Madrid in their mini North American tour this summer. Toronto’s Globe and Mail reported today that the game … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 57 Comments

UEFA Champions League plays of the year

The UEFA Champions League final victory by Barcelona was a great display of soccer, but here we are, two days later, and soccer fans everywhere are already in Champions League withdrawal. Does the idea of waiting three months for the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 20 Comments

New Jersey Sky Blue fires Sawyers

New Jersey's Sky Blue FC announced the official firing of  Head Coach/General Manager Ian Sawyers on Thursday afternoon. According to the SBFC CEO and President Thomas Hofstetter, "The dissagreements between the coach, team, and management made it impossible to move … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 33 Comments

Chicago’s last-minute penalty vs. Chivas USA: Legit call or bad joke?

If you stayed up to watch the Chicago Fire-Chivas USA match you saw a match marred by a boat-load of yellow cards (ten to be exact), a red card and three penalty kicks, the last of which left many observers … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA | 153 Comments