Monthly Archives: March 2010

SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 1)

     The defending MLS Cup champions got their title defense off in dramatic fashion as Real Salt Lake cruised past San Jose in Week 1 of MLS action. Led by MLS Player of the Week front-runner Javier Morales, Real Salt … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 65 Comments

Buddle, Galaxy look to build on opening win

  Photo by BY ADAM SERRANO CARSON, CALIF- The Galaxy started off their season on the right foot with a convincing 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday, but Bruce Arena's men will still feel as if … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 13 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  By FRANCO PANIZO On most weekends it is the veteran Americans Abroad who enjoy the bulk of the success, but some of this weekend's better performances came from the younger contingent. Leading the way was Jozy Altidore, who handed Hull … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 79 Comments

Defense Key to Victory for Red Bulls

By MIKE NASTRI A team that finishes dead last in Major League Soccer obviously has some glaring holes on both sides of the ball. The Red Bulls gave up 47 goals in just 30 games in 2009. But, in the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 50 Comments

European Ticker: Iniesta injured, Zola considers resigning and more

  By FRANCO PANIZO If Barcelona is to win the first leg of its Champions League quarterfinal series against Arsenal, it will have to do so without Andres Iniesta. Iniesta suffered a hamstring injury in Barcelona's 1-0 win against Mallorca … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 12 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Real Madrid takes on Atletico Madrid today in the marquee match-up of the day on this Soccer Sunday. Real Madrid is looking to stay ahead of FC Barcelona in the race at the top of the Spanish First Division so … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV, Your Running Commentary | 36 Comments

Galaxy defeats Revs, 1-0

Edson Buddle's goal in the 5th minute was the difference as the LA Galaxy dominated the New England Revolution to win their home opener, 1-0, on Saturday night. The LA Galaxy struck early as Landon Donovan fired a beautiful cross … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- New England Revolution | 19 Comments

New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire: Match Night Commentary

Red Bull Arena's first MLS match will be played tonight against arch-rival Chicago Fire in the MLS season opener for both teams. Both teams come in with first-year coaches making their MLS debuts, but the clubs arrive with different expectations. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 136 Comments

Cherundolo scores free kick goal in Hannover defeat

Steve Cherundolo and Hannover 96 suffered their latest lopsided loss at the hands of FC Cologne on Saturday, and although the team remains in the relegation zone, Cherundolo did enjoy some individual success in the match. Cherundolo made his first start since being sidelined … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 26 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

The combination of title races heating up in Europe and the return of Major League Soccer make Saturday the perfect storm for soccer fan TV viewing. Nearly every top league in Europe features a marquee match-up being played today, from … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 187 Comments

Rapids down Chivas USA, 1-0

  Photo by Omar Cummings scored a second-half goal and Colorado's defense made the score stand up as the Rapids posted a 1-0 victory against Chivas USA at the Home Depot Center on Friday night. After a scoreless first … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 21 Comments

Chivas USA vs. Colorado Rapids: Your Running Commentary

    Martin Vasquez makes his head coaching debut for Chivas USA tonight as the Rojiblancos take on Conor Casey and the Colorado Rapids in a season-opening Western Conference clash. If you will be watching tonight's match, please share your thoughts, opinions … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 89 Comments