Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day Ticker: USA arrives in South Africa, Mourinho unveiled in Madrid and more

Happy Memorial Day folks. It's a long weekend to enjoy some vacation time and take advantage of some great weather, but for those of you still needing your soccer news fix, here are some tidbits: The U.S. men's national team … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 151 Comments

TFC wins fourth straight, halts streaking ‘Quakes

Photo by ISIphotos.com   By KURTIS LARSON A Chad Barrett opener in the 31st minute coupled with two second-half Dwayne De Rosario strikes was enough to lead Toronto FC to a 3-1 victory against San Jose on Saturday at Buck Shaw Stadium.  … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Toronto FC | 3 Comments

Fire shows flashes in loss to AC Milan

By ANTHONY ZILIS During the first half of Sunday’s 1-0 loss to AC Milan, the ball bounced toward Patrick Nyarko. With midfielder Ronaldinho running at him, Nyarko touched the ball over the Brazilian star’s head and ran on to the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire | 31 Comments

England struggles to edge Japan, 2-1

The Japanese men's national team scored all three goals in its friendly vs. England on Sunday. Unfortunately for the World Cup-bound Asian squad, two of those goals were scored for England. The English overcame a first-half deficit, and a missed … Continue reading »

Posted in World Cup 2010 | 113 Comments

NYRB Seeing Red in Loss to Revs

BY MIKE NASTRI Two red cards doomed the Red Bulls as the Revolution pulled out a victory behind Zack Schilawski's winner in the 80th minute. Red cards to Carlos Mendes and Roy Miller put NYRB two men down and Shalrie … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 28 Comments

MLS Match Night (Your Running Commentary)

While the U.S. national team took away most of the attention this weekend, now that the victory vs. Turkey is in the bag, American fans can turn their attentions to Major League Soccer. The MLS schedule tonight features a battle … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 24 Comments

New York Red Bulls v. New England Revolution: Match Night Commentary

BY MIKE NASTRI The second-place Red Bulls travel up to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Revolution (8pm MSG) in their first match-up in the MLS season. The Revolution are winless in their last seven games (0-5-2), fresh … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 28 Comments

United States battles back, tops Turkey 2-1

Photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com   By FRANCO PANIZO PHILADELPHIA- If the U.S. men's national team was looking for a challenge in its send-off series finale against Turkey, it got just that as it had to rattle off a shaky start to … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 379 Comments

USA vs. Turkey (Matchday Commentary)

The U.S. men's national team takes on Turkey today (2pm, ESPN2) in its final match before departing for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The United States should feature most of its starters today against a strong Turkish squad … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Turkey: The Pre-Game Tailgate

Good morning folks. Today is the day the U.S. national team plays its final match before departing for South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The Americans take on Turkey today (2pm, ESPN2, Galavision) in a match that should … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 69 Comments

United States to play Brazil in August

The U.S. men's national team will play Brazil on August 10 in its first match following the World Cup. The match will be played at the new Meadowlands Stadium in northern New Jersey, with kickoff scheduled for 8pm (ESPN2). It falls on … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 91 Comments

Canada Corner: Nutrilite Wrap, National Team News and More

By KURTIS LARSON Vancouver's dream of becoming the third different club in three years to hoist the Nutrilite Canadian Cup came to an end Wednesday night at Saputo Stadium drawing Montreal in the tournament's fifth game. A surprisingly inspired Impact … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, CONCACAF, MLS- Toronto FC | 17 Comments