Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fire introduce new DP Castillo

BY ANTHONY ZILIS Over two years have passed since Fire technical director Frank Klopas and managing director Javier Leon met Nery Castillo for coffee while on a scouting trip in England. At that point, Castilo was on loan to Manchester … Continue reading »

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Zizzo looks for a fresh start in MLS with Chivas USA

                       Photo by ISIphotos.com  BY ADAM SERRANO Sal Zizzo is a player in need of a new beginning.  After being heralded as one of the next great American wingers and … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, MLS- Chivas USA | 24 Comments

Afternoon Ticker: Bradley to coach vs. Brazil, Ronaldinho injured and more

  photo by ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO Bob Bradley's long-term future as head coach of the U.S. national team might be uncertain, but what is known is that he'll coach at least one more game. Bradley will coach the United … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 99 Comments

Sounders add Uruguayan Midfielder Fernandez

The list of Designated Players grew by one more in MLS Thursday, as the Seattle Sounders announced the signing of Uruguay World Cup veteran Alvaro Fernandez. A 24-year-old midfielder, Fernandez joins Seattle after last playing for Universidad de Chile in … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 73 Comments

SBI USSF Division 2 Power Rankings: Week 16

By TRAVIS CLARK Mid-week USSF Division 2 provided a rather surprising result in the Midwest, shaking up this week's version of the power rankings. Struggling A.C. St. Louis beat Portland Wednesday evening rather emphatically, winning 3-0 behind a Mike Ambersley … Continue reading »

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Sounders take first leg of CCL preliminary round

  By Jose M. Romero Qwest Field just didn't look quite the same with all those empty seats, but home was still good to Seattle Sounders FC Wednesday night in its first-ever CONCACAF Champions League match. The Sounders, decked out … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 25 Comments

Morning Ticker: Manchester United trounce All-Stars, Vancouver wins priority coin toss and more

  Photo by Tony Quinn/ISIphotos.com By TRAVIS CLARK It only took 23 seconds for Manchester United to open the scoring Wednesday night in Houston. Italian starlet Federico Macheda took an errant backpass from Kevin Alston and beat Donovan Ricketts, a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, South American Soccer | 98 Comments

Report: Donovan weighing European offers

Will he stay or will he go? That question is following Landon Donovan around wherever he goes. Donovan, who signed a new contract with MLS last year, told Reuters at Wednesday night's All-Star game that he is considering offers from … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Soccer | 85 Comments

MLS All-Stars vs. Manchester United: Your Running Commentary

The MLS All-Star game is here, and Houston is ready to go. A sellout crowd will be on hand to watch as the All-Stars take on Manchester United (ESPN2, Telefutura). In case you missed it, here is my earlier preview … Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: U.S. U-20’s advance to Milk Cup Final, Hughes to coach Fulham and more

  BY ADAM SERRANO The United States Under-20s advanced to the final of the Milk Cup on Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over Denmark.  A pair of goals by Santos Laguna product Adrian Rueglas and a goal by Toronto FC's … Continue reading »

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MLS All-Star Game: A Look Ahead

By TRAVIS CLARK In the middle of a hectic league schedule, MLS is set to take a short break to face Manchester United in Wednesday evening's All-Star game in Houston (8:30 p.m., ESPN2, ESPN3.com). Even though the allure of United … Continue reading »

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Milk Cup: USA vs. Denmark (Live Streaming Video)

The U.S. U-20 men's team plays a second Milk Cup match in Northern Ireland this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. against Denmark. A win would give the U.S. a spot in the tournament's final. If you want to get a glance … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, USA Youth Soccer | 98 Comments