Monthly Archives: July 2010

Columbus Crew vs. Chivas USA: Match Day Commentary

  BY ADAM SERRANO It's the battle of a pair of teams on the opposite sides of the spectrum tonight at the Home Depot Center as the Columbus Crew play a visit to Chivas USA on a chilly night in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Columbus Crew | 11 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Photo by Howard C. Smith/  The Thierry Henry era in Major League Soccer will officially begin tonight in Houston. The French star will make his MLS debut tonight when the New York Red Bulls take on the Houston Dynamo. Henry … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer | 86 Comments

Marquez released by Barcelona

Thierry Henry might not be the only former Barcelona player on the New York Red Bulls this season. Rafael Marquez was released by Barcelona on Saturday, a move that could pave the way for Marquez to join Major League Soccer and … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 59 Comments

Jones scores winner for Schalke in pre-season tournament

By FRANCO PANIZO If there were any lingering questions about the health of Jermaine Jones, he answered them on Saturday. Jones scored his first goal in over a year, netting the winner in Schalke 04's pre-season match against Hamburg SV … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 57 Comments

Movsisyan and Pittman continue torrid goal-scoring runs

By FRANCO PANIZO While most players are in the midst of trying to shake off the pre-season cobwebs, forwards Jon-Paul Pittman and Yura Movsisyan have been busy scoring goals. Lots of them. Pittman continued his scoring ways for Wycombe Wanderers … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 27 Comments

Sounders deal Ljungberg to Chicago

    Photo by By JOSE M. ROMERO Freddie Ljungberg's days in Seattle were numbered as soon as he was allowed to explore the possibility of going to another team. Those days in limbo came to an end Friday when … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 52 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ The European club season isn't quite here yet, but that doesn't mean there aren't some intriguing match-ups involving European clubs this weekend. Arsenal, AC Milan, Lyon and Celtic are taking part in the Emirates Cup, … Continue reading »

Posted in Soccer on TV | 19 Comments

Afternoon Ticker: Sion passes on Adu, James signs with Bristol City and more

By TRAVIS CLARK Freddy Adu's professional playing future is once again up in the air, and his next club destination is unknown. What is clear is that he won't be joining Swiss club Sion. After a short trial this week, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 98 Comments

Milk Cup Final: USA vs. Northern Ireland (Your Running Commentary)

The U.S. U-20s are in action in today's Milk Cup Final, taking on Northern Ireland as the European Youth tournament comes to a close. Thomas Rongen's side is in the final after Wednesday's win over Denmark, and look to take … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, USA Youth Soccer | 157 Comments

MLS Week 18: A Look Ahead

By TRAVIS CLARK The All-Star Game has come and gone, but its impact could be felt this weekend. With almost every team represented, tired legs might hamper some of the star players involved in Wednesday's game. Overshadowing that is the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC | 9 Comments

USSF D-2: A Look Ahead at Week 17

By TRAVIS CLARK The two best defenses in the USSF Second Division are face off this weekend. Both the Carolina Railhawks and Vancouver Whitecaps have conceded a league-best 13 goals this season, and much is at stake when the two … Continue reading »

Posted in USSF Division 2 | 6 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Sacha Kljestan scored his first goal in Europe during the midweek in a UEFA Champions League qualifier, and he will look to follow that up in Anderlecht's season opener this weekend. Anderlecht hosts recently-promoted Eupen on Saturday, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 50 Comments