Monthly Archives: August 2009

WPS All-Stars v. UmeåIK

The best of the best in Women's Pro Soccer will compete against Umea IK in Sunday's WPS All-Star Game. Umeåis the top team in Damallsvenskan (Swedish premier division) and has won seven Swedish championships in the last four seasons (2005-2008). In 2007 and 2008 Umeåfinished … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 6 Comments

Inter Milan mauls AC Milan, 4-0

The scoreboard says it all. The Milan Derby wasn't much of a contest on Saturday as Inter Milan shredded AC Milan's defense in a first-half display of dominance that has Inter talking another Scudetto and AC Milan fans wondering if … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 37 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Today's menu of soccer matches on TV may not be as  loaded with marquee match-ups as Saturday's, but there are great games nonetheless. From England to France to Spain, there are matches with intriguing sub-plots and stars to see. Bordeaux-Marseille, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV, South American Soccer | 24 Comments

Pittman nets Wycombe Wanderers winner

American-born forward Jon-Paul Pittman scored the decisive goal in Wycombe Wanderer's 2-1 victory over Bristol Rovers on Saturday. Pittman, who entered the match at the hour mark, netted the game-winner in the 80th minute. The 2-1 result gave Wycombe their first victory of … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 54 Comments

Man. United rallies to defeat Arsenal

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Manchester United scored two goals in a span of five minutes to come from behind and defeat Arsenal 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday. Arsenal drew first blood in the 40th minute of this intense rivalry when Andrei Arshavin found … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 47 Comments

Vieira hints at MLS move

Inter Milan midfielder Patrick Vieira could soon be playing in MLS. Vieira revealed on Saturday that this will be his last season playing football in Europe, and that he is  considering plying his trade in the United States in 2010. Vieira also stated that former New … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 57 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  You've waited all summer for European club soccer to come back into full swing and this weekend is that first weekend when all the top leagues are in action. Not only are all the leagues you love playing, but … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV, South American Soccer | 169 Comments

MLS Matchday 24: A Look Ahead

September is almost here and the MLS playoff race is beginning to tighten as teams begin to realize just how much tougher it is to make the post-season than it was a few years ago. The Home Depot Clasico serves … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 19 Comments

European Ticker: Eduardo faces suspension, Europa League Groups drawn and more

Arsenal striker Eduardo is in danger of facing a two-game suspension after UEFA determined that he was guilty of misleading the referee after his blatant dive during Arsenal's Champions League playoff vs. Celtic on Wednesday. Here is the dive, in … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 91 Comments

U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster announced

                                                                                   Photo by Midfielders Mikkel Diskerud and Dilly Duka and forwards Brek Shea and Tony Taylor headline the 21-man roster selected to represent the United States at the Under-20 World Cup in Egypt next month. Here is the … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams | 88 Comments

This weekend’s Soccer on TV

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO If you're a big fan of fierce rivalries and heavyweight brawls then this is the weekend for you. The Milan Derby will set the stage on a weekend full of high profile match-ups, including Arsenal-Manchester United, AS Roma-Juventus and Olympique … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 38 Comments

USA names 24-man camp ahead of World Cup qualifiers

                                                                            Photo by Bob Bradley has announced the 24-man squad he will bring into camp for the U.S. national team's upcoming World Cup qualifiers vs. El Salvador on Sept. 5th (9pm, ESPN Classic, Telefutura) and Trinidad & Tobago on Sept. 9th (7pm, … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup Qualifying | 207 Comments