Monthly Archives: January 2010

Philly Union land Orozco on loan after deal with Red Bulls

Photo by ISIphotos.com The Philadelphia Union's quest to build a top-notch defense in its first season continued on Friday as the club acquired former U.S. Olympic team defender Michael Orozco on loan from Mexican side San Luis. To land Orozco, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 121 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

  As is the case so many weeks of the season, the top match to watch this weekend features a pair of EPL heavyweights. Arsenal takes on Manchester United on Sunday with a precious three points on the line for … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 33 Comments

Friday Kickoff: John to trial with Chicago, Cooper’s Plymouth deal done and more

The Chicago Fire reconstruction project has already brought the Fire new additions Julio Martinez and Krzysztof Krol (as well as head coach Carlos De Los Cobos), but now Chicago could be moving closer to adding a new striker. Former Fulham striker … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 64 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

  photo by ISIphotos.com  By FRANCO PANIZO Another month of Premiership action is near its end, and for a quartet of Americans, the race to avoid relegation is a little too close for comfort. Jozy Altidore is in the lowest position, as Hull … Continue reading »

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MLS, Players Union agree to push negotiation deadline to Feb. 12

Major League Soccer and the Players Union have agreed to extend the deadline for negotations of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement to Feb. 12, 11 days past the original Feb. 1 deadline, MLS announced on Thursday. "While we still have … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 28 Comments

Evening Ticker: England-Mexico friendly set, Egypt cruises past Algeria and more

By AVI CREDITOR Fabio Capello wanted his team to have a CONCACAF dress rehearsal before this summer's World Cup, and the England manager has his wish. England will host Mexico on May 24 at Wembley Stadium in what should make … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Women's Professional Soccer, World Cup 2010 | 88 Comments

SBI’s 23 for 2010: January Edition

  Photo by ISIphotos.com If the U.S. national team's recent friendly vs. Honduras was supposed to help put the U.S. World Cup roster into some better focus, then Bob Bradley is probably glad he has almost four months before he … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 201 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Ghana advances to ACN final, Robinho to Santos done and more

By AVI CREDITOR For a team missing its biggest names, Ghana sure is having plenty of success. The Black Stars defeated Nigeria in Thursday's first African Cup of Nations semifinal, 1-0, behind Asamoah Gyan's 21st minute goal to advance to … Continue reading »

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