Monthly Archives: November 2009

EPL Week 12: A Look Back

by TRAVIS CLARK Nine goals in one match, and five for Jermaien Defoe. Apoplectic defending was on display at White Hart Lane on Sunday, as Tottenham ran rampant against Wigan Athletic in a comprehensive and humiliating 9-1 win for Spurs. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 13 Comments

It’s Q&A Time

With the 2009 MLS season now over, and attention can start turning to the off-season action, it is time for a new Q&A. Please submit your soccer questions in the comments section below and I will answer a select number … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 193 Comments

College Soccer: ACC quality on display in second round

by TRAVIS CLARK All season long, the ACC has been the talk of men's college soccer — seen by many as the best conference in the nation. And while the nine schools spent the regular season beating up on each … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer | 8 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  by FRANCO PANIZO If Jozy Altidore is to regain the top form he demonstrated earlier this year, then his performance in this past weekend's game was a step in the right direction. Coming off a pair of lackluster performances with the U.S. national … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 47 Comments

Real Salt Lake wins MLS Cup title (A Look Back)

Photo by ISIphotos.com  Yes Real Salt Lake fans, last night really happened. Real Salt Lake won the 2009 MLS Cup Final, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy in penalty kicks to cap a dream run through the playoffs. RSL outplayed the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 131 Comments

MLS Cup: Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake (Match Night Commentary)

The Los Angeles Galaxy will be going for its third MLS Cup title tonight against Real Salt Lake (8:50pm, ESPN/Galavision/Telefutura), which is appearing in its first MLS Cup Final. The Galaxy, led by MLS MVP Landon Donovan and David Beckham, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 122 Comments

MLS Cup: Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake (The Pre-Match Preview)

The Los Angeles Galaxy faces Real Salt Lake in the 2009 MLS Cup Final tonight (8:30pm, ESPN/Galavision) in a match-up of teams that each seemed like MLS Cup long-shots at certain points in the season. The Galaxy looked far from … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Cup, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 40 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

The Mexican League playoffs and the MLS Cup Final headline a busy day of soccer action around the world. The LA Galaxy-Real Salt Lake MLS Cup Final should offer a great nightcap for a day of soccer that includes some … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 26 Comments

MLS Grapevine: Sampson favorite to coach Chivas USA, MLS targets U-17 stars and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com On the eve of what could be the Los Angeles Galaxy's first MLS Cup title since 2005, the man who led LA to its last championship looks ready to return to MLS. Steve Sampson is on the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United | 62 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Tim Howard faces off against former club Manchester United today in one of the day's marquee match-ups. The morning EPL matches are already underway, but Everton's showdown against the champions will highlight the afternoon slate of matches. If you will … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 31 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Photo by ISIphotos.com The 2009 MLS Cup will serve as the marquee match of a busy weekend of soccer on TV. The LA Galaxy takes on Real Salt Lake on Sunday night in a match that should offer plenty of … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 25 Comments

Denmark 3, USA 1: A Look Back

  The U.S. men's national team had plenty of bright spots and highlights in 2009, but the final game of the year had few moments worth remembering. With most of the team's top stars unavailable, Bob Bradley handed opportunities to … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 105 Comments