Monthly Archives: June 2010

USA-Ghana most-watched World Cup match

  photo by Douglas Zimmerman/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO If TV ratings are any indication of the interest in soccer in the United States, then the sport is clearly continuing its ascent. The U.S. men's national team's 2-1 loss to Ghana … Continue reading »

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Seattle Sounders FC at Philadelphia Union: Match Night Commentary

By AVI CREDITOR Major League Soccer's ninth soccer-specific stadium opens its gates along the Delaware River, as the Philadelphia Union take to the PPL Park pitch in Chester, Pa., for the first time. The Seattle Sounders and the Union will … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Argentina vs. Mexico (MatchDay Commentary)

       BY ADAM SERRANO They're at it again. It's the round of 16 so it must mean, Mexico and Argentina. The Argentines come into the match firing on all cylinders after earning three straight victories in Group play. The success … Continue reading »

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Report: Donovan attracting interest from Europe

  photo by Joe Toth/ISIphotos.com  By FRANCO PANIZO Landon Donovan's strong World Cup showing was sure to attract interest from European clubs, and two of the better teams in England have already expressed interest in signing the midfielder from the … Continue reading »

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World Cup: England vs. Germany (MatchDay Commentary)

       The third team to reach the quarterfinals will be decided today as England and Germany do battle (10am, ESPN) in a match between two European heavyweights. England enters the match having struggled in Group C, where it finished second … Continue reading »

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Chivas USA fall 2-1 to FC Dallas for sixth straight loss

  BY ADAM SERRANO Salvadorian International Osael Romero earned the first goal of his fledgling MLS career, but it was not enough to snap Chivas USA's losing streak which was extended to six games as the Rojiblancos fell to FC … Continue reading »

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World Cup Daily Recap: USA knocked out, Uruguay advances

  photo by Joe Toth/ISIphotos.com  By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. men's national team's World Cup run came to a close on Saturday, as it was eliminated for the second straight time by Ghana by the score of 2-1. It was … Continue reading »

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MLS Match Night (Your Running Commentary)

While the U.S. national team's elimination from the World Cup is surely hurting American soccer fans everywhere, a source of distraction will be MLS, which kicks things into full throttle tonight. Tonight's MLS schedule includes a match between Western Conference leader … Continue reading »

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United States eliminated after 2-1 extra time loss to Ghana

  By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. national team has made a habit of coming back after surrendering early goals, and while it was able to do it once against Ghana, it couldn't do it twice. The United States was eliminated … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Ghana: Matchday Commentary

The U.S. men's national team looks to reach the World CUp quarterfinals for the second time in three World Cups today by beating Ghana in their second round match in Rustenberg, South Africa today (2:30pm, ABC). The Americans come in … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Ghana: The Pre-Game Tailgate

Four years ago the U.S. men's national team had its World Cup dreams ended by Ghana. Today, the Americans have a chance for some revenge, and a chance to keep a dream World Cup run going as they take on … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Uruguay vs. Korea Republic (MatchDay Commentary)

        The first team to keep its World Cup dreams alive and reach the quarterfinals will be decided today when Uruguay and Korea Republic battle in the opening Round of 16 match (10am, ESPN). Uruguay enters the second … Continue reading »

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