Monthly Archives: May 2009

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Morning Ticker: Fire downs Chivas USA, Pachuca drops first leg and more

  Cuauhtemoc Blanco converted the second of two penalty kicks in second-half stoppage time to help give the Chicago Fire an improbable 3-2 comeback victory against Chivas USA on Thursday night. The match ended in controversy when referee Terry Vaughn … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA | 20 Comments

D.C. United to face Real Madrid in August

By TRAVIS CLARK In what will be a rematch of a 1-1 draw exactly three years to the day, D.C. United will host Real Madrid on Sunday, August 9 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The occasion marks United’s highest … Continue reading »

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