Monthly Archives: April 2010

Rookies bring energy back to Chivas USA midfield

  Photo by Michael Janosz/   BY ADAM SERRANO After the departure of veteran midfielders Jesse Marsch and Paulo Nagumura, Chivas USA was in dire need of a pair of strong midfielders to fortify the club in the middle of the park.  … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA | 18 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The title races in Europe's top leagues are coming to a close and there is little room seperating the teams vying for league titles. Chelsea will look to maintain its one-point lead ahead of Manchester United when it takes on … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Soccer on TV | 35 Comments

USSF D-2: A Look Ahead at Week 4

By TRAVIS CLARK With the inclusion of Portland's 2-1 win over Vancouver last night, this weekend is another first for the USSF Division 2 — every team plays during this stretch of games. Highlighting this weekend is the rematch of … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Rooney fit for this weekend, Hodgson praised and more

By AVI CREDITOR Wayne Rooney's injury situation has fluctuated like a stock market gone crazy, but after he was recently ruled out for the remainder of the Premier League campaign comes word that Rooney (and teammate Rio Ferdinand) may be … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 27 Comments

Pearce, Cunningham keep focus on club with Bradley’s selections looming

  Photo by Howard C. Smith/   By AVI CREDITOR With World Cup roster selections just days away, it would only seem natural for players on the bubble of Bob Bradley's pending roster to press a bit and play with … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- FC Dallas, U.S. Men's National Team | 54 Comments

SBI MLS Best XI (March/April)

Photo by Bill Barrett/ The first month of the MLS season had its share of excitement, fast-rising stars and surprising developments. It also had its share of players who easily stood out from the rest. Picking the SBI MLS Best … Continue reading »

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Fantasy Premier League: Matchweek 37

   Photo by By AVI CREDITOR It's make or break time. The Fantasy Premier League table will undoubtedly begin to take its final form after this week, one that has four teams play two matches apiece. The fourth-place round-robin … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

  Photo by Brad Smith/   By FRANCO PANIZO Jose Francisco Torres and Pachuca's confidence is likely at a high after having won the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday, and they will have to carry that momentum over into this … Continue reading »

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Fulham fights back to reach Europa League Final

  Photo by Fulham looked destined to fall short of its dream run to the Europa League final. Trailing Hamburg late in the second half, and needing two goals to win their two-leg semifinal, the Cottagers pulled off yet … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 39 Comments

USSF D2: Vancouver Whitecaps at Portland Timbers (Match Night Commentary)

It's early in the USSF Division 2 season, but tonight's matchup between the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps (10pm ET) features the top team in each conference. Neither side has lost in 2010, and bring identical 2-0-1 records into tonight's … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, USSF Division 2 | 63 Comments

Buddle named MLS Player of the Month

Photo by   BY ADAM SERRANO Los Angeles Galaxy forward Edson Buddle was named player of the month for April after his seven goals helped the Galaxy to a 4-0-1 record.  Buddle was voted the MLS Player of the … Continue reading »

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Bradley speaks: U.S. coach discusses a variety of topics

Photo by John Todd/  U.S. national team head coach Bob Bradley was in New York on Thursday for the unveiling of the U.S. national team home jersey, and also to speak with media about preparations for the upcoming World Cup. Bradley … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 181 Comments