Monthly Archives: December 2009

USA World Cup ticket allotment now up for sale

If you haven't already scored some tickets to U.S. national team matches at the 2010 World Cup, the time is fast approaching to do just that. U.S. Soccer announced on Monday that the USA's allotment of tickets is now for … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer, World Cup 2010 | 8 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: On Adu’s MLS options

  Photo by ISIphotos.com Where will Freddy Adu go next? That's the decision the young midfielder is pondering after a second European club decided to give him back to Benfica after failed loan stints. Belenenses seemed like a good destination … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Major League Soccer | 185 Comments

Report: Adu booted by Belenenses

  Photo by ISIphotos.com Freddy Adu's tenure at Portuguese club Belenenses appears over. According to Portuguese publication Record, new Belenenses manager Toni has started his term as head coach by cutting some dead weight from the roster, including Adu, who … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 115 Comments

Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

by FRANCO PANIZO Everton's season has not gone quite as expected, but on Monday, Tim Howard helped the club do something it hadn't done in its past seven games: Win. Howard helped Everton end a seven-game winless streak that dated … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 43 Comments

Your November Questions Answered (Part 2)

Photo by ISIphotos.com  It's the Monday after Christmas and while I'm sure many of you are at work wishing you weren't at work, here is something to help you pass the time. This is the second installment of Your November … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, SBI Live Q&A, U.S. Men's National Team | 47 Comments

Monday Kickoff: On Holden, Onalfo and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com The interest in Stuart Holden just keeps on growing and the chances of him returning to MLS in 2010 continue to shrink. Burnley became the newest EPL team linked to a move for the U.S. national team … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, U.S. Men's National Team | 49 Comments

D.C. United to hire Onalfo as head coach

  Photo by ISIphotos.com   D.C. United's search for its sixth head coach has come to an end and D.C. has settled on a coach with plenty of ties to the club. D.C. has hired Curt Onalfo as its new head coach and … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 27 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  by FRANCO PANIZO 2009 has been an up-and-down year for the Americans Abroad, but two of the younger players made sure to end the final weekend of the year with solid outings. Maurice Edu completed his recovery from the lengthy knee injury that … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Arsenal has been hot on the trail of EPL leaders Chelsea and Manchester United for most of the season, but now the Gunners are feeling the heat from Aston Villa. Arsenal can close the gap on Chelsea with a win … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 100 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

With the exception of Aston Villa fans and a handful of prognosticators, there weren't many people who could have seen Aston Villa have the type of season it is currently enjoying. Brad Friedel and Villa is currently tied for third … Continue reading »

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SBI 2010 MLS Mock Draft (Version 1.0)-UPDATED

Photo by ISIphotos.com The 2010 MLS Draft is just three weeks away and after all the success of the 2010 MLS Draft class, fans across the country are more anxious than ever to see just what treats this year's draft … Continue reading »

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Merry Christmas from SBI

Hello all. I want to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you SBI readers out there. Hope you enjoy some time off, quality family time and a few peeks at SBI in between your unwrapping of … Continue reading »

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