Monthly Archives: July 2010

Adu trialing with Swiss club Sion

  If Freddy Adu is to find consistent playing time in Europe next season, it likely won't be with Aris Salonika. While Aris departed for a Europa League qualifier on Tuesday, Adu was busy trialing for Swiss club FC Sion. … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 130 Comments

Barrett gives TFC 1-0 lead heading into Honduras

By: KURTIS LARSON Has a 1-0 win ever felt so uneasy? "On another day we finish one or two more chances and go to Honduras two or three goals up," Dwayne De Rosario said while walking to the changing room. … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Toronto FC | 8 Comments

Galaxy humiliated in 4-1 Champions League defeat to Islanders

  Photo by Michael Janosz/ ISIPhotos.com BY ADAM SERRANO "It was embarrassing." Those were the words of Edson Buddle after the Los Angeles Galaxy suffered a stunning 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Puerto Rico Islanders in the first leg of … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- LA Galaxy, USSF Division 2 | 88 Comments

Morning Ticker: Maradona out as coach, Mexican clubs seize advantage and more

By TRAVIS CLARK For Diego Maradona, the message was clear: change or get out. The stubborn and enigmatic manager elected for the latter, ending his run as coach of Argentina. The Argentinian FA had made Maradona a new offer for … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, European Soccer | 32 Comments

Puerto Rico Islanders vs. Los Angeles Galaxy: Match day Commentary

    BY ADAM SERRANO The CONCACAF Champions league kicks off tonight as the Los Angeles Galaxy host the USL Puerto Rico Islanders at the Home Depot Center.  The Puerto Rico Islanders are currently in last place in their respective … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- LA Galaxy, USSF Division 2 | 190 Comments

Americans Abroad: Kljestan scores in CL qualifier, Cherundolo captain and more

  By FRANCO PANIZO Sacha Kljestan has had less than two months to adjust to life in Europe and with new club RSC Anderlecht, but he is already making his presence felt. In his first UEFA Champions League start on … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 83 Comments

Crucial CONCACAF Champions League qualifiers on tap

  By: KURTIS LARSON Three MLS teams are in action mid-week as preliminary home and home CONCACAF qualifiers get underway across the continent. Since the preliminary round began in 2008, MLS clubs are 1-4 all time in CONCACAF play-in games. … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Toronto FC | 54 Comments

MLS chooses seven inactive All-Stars

  Major League Soccer has announced the seven players to be added to the total list of MLS All-Stars for the purposes of satisfying the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement and some of the picks are curious to say the least. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 109 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Barca’s debt mounts, Mascherano wants LFC exit and more

    By FRANCO PANIZO FC Barcelona might be one of the biggest clubs in the world and one that owns a star-studded cast of players, but that comes at a price. A hefty one. According the club's financial vice … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 35 Comments

A peek at Kansas City’s new stadium

In 2010, Major League Soccer has seen the opening of a pair of beautiful new soccer stadiums for the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union. What some may not realize is that the next MLS stadium to be opened … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 54 Comments

Ferguson backs Bradley to succeed in Europe

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson knows Bob Bradley well and believes the U.S. national team manager could succeed as a European club coach if given the chance. Speaking ahead of Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game, Ferguson expressed his belief that … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 151 Comments

Evening Ticker: Salgado scores in USA win, Mapp traded to Philly and more

Omar Salgado scored the game-winning goal to help the U.S. Under-20 national team score a 1-0 victory against China in the Milk Cup opener for both teams. Salgado, who has signed a Generation adidas contract with Major League Soccer and … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Seattle Sounders, U.S. Youth National Teams | 70 Comments