Monthly Archives: June 2010

U.S. Open Cup Third Round: Your Running Commentary

  Two more games remain in the U.S. Open Cup Third Round, and by the end of the night the eight-team quarterfinal field will be set. D.C. United hosts USL-2 side Richmond Kickers, with the visitors looking to boost the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Seattle Sounders, U.S. Open Cup | 31 Comments

Fantasy MLS: Week 14

Photo by Rick Osentoski/ By AVI CREDITOR It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles Galaxy and Real Salt Lake players are becoming fixtures atop the weekly rankings. The 2009 MLS Cup participants have the two best goal differentials … Continue reading »

Posted in Fantasy Soccer | 4 Comments

Aguirre resigns from Mexico post

  photo by  Javier Aguirre resigned as Mexico national team head coach on Wednesday following El Tri's elimination from the World Cup. Aguirre took responsibility for the 3-1 loss to Argentina, a loss that marked the fifth consecutive World … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer | 97 Comments

Arena to coach MLS All-Stars against Manchester United

Photo by Michael Janosz / By ADAM SERRANO Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena will manage the 2010 MLS All-Stars against English powerhouse Manchester United on July 28 at Houston's Reliant Stadium. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 19 Comments

MLS Notes: DCU releases Castillo, Wizards re-acquire Thomas and more (UPDATED)

By AVI CREDITOR D.C. United released midfielder Christian Castillo on Tuesday, signaling the end of a disappointing stint in the nation's capital for the speedy, El Salvadorian left winger. Castillo, who scored once in U.S. Open Cup play but not … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 17 Comments

U.S. Open Cup: Charleston puts out Fire in PKs, Red Bulls fall and more

By ANTHONY ZILIS BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – After scoreless periods of regulation and extra time in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup, the Chicago Fire were defeated in penalty kicks, 3-0, by the Charleston Battery in front of 2,526 … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls, U.S. Open Cup | 33 Comments

Morning Ticker: Silva joins Manchester City, Brazil injury woes and more

By AVI CREDITOR Manchester City has signed the outside midfielder that it has long coveted. No, it's not Landon Donovan. City agreed to terms with Valencia on an £30 million transfer fee for Spain international David Silva, making him the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, World Cup 2010 | 83 Comments

A look back at the USA’s 2010 World Cup

  The 2010 World Cup keeps rolling on, but for U.S. national team fans, the reality is still sinking in that the United States' exciting World Cup run is over. Success or failure? Tournament to remember or tournament to forget? While … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 210 Comments

Juninho and Klein lead the Galaxy past A.C. St. Louis, 2-0

  By ADAM SERRANO It took longer than expected, but quality shined through as the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated AC St.Louis 2-0 on Tuesday night in U.S. Open Cup play. St. Louis arrived at the Home Depot Center with dreams … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Open Cup | 9 Comments

World Cup Daily Recap: Villa lifts Spain, Paraguay tops Japan in penalty kicks

Photo by Ben Queenborough/ By AVI CREDITOR Spain appears to have steadied its World Cup ship. After breaking down and holding off Portugal on Tuesday, 1-0, La Furia Roja clinched the eighth and final spot in the quarterfinals and put … Continue reading »

Posted in World Cup 2010 | 22 Comments

LA Galaxy to host Real Madrid on August 7th

  BY ADAM SERRANO  The Los Angeles Galaxy announced on Tuesday that they are hosting Spanish giants Real Madrid on August 7th at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The friendly takes the place of a previously scheduled appearance of … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 24 Comments

U.S. Open Cup Third Round: A Look Ahead

By TRAVIS CLARK Wednesday night, a rivalry that will soon grace MLS is renewed, as the Portland Timbers are set to host the Seattle Sounders in the Third Round of the U.S. Open Cup. PGE Park is set to host … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, U.S. Open Cup | 27 Comments