Monthly Archives: July 2010

Brazil names young squad for USA friendly

Robinho and Dani Alves join Chelsea target Ramires as the three World Cup veterans named to a young Brazil squad for the August 10th friendly against the United States at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey. Young sensations Neymar … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 117 Comments

Who is your mid-season MLS MVP?

Photo by Michael Janosz/   As we approach the MLS All-Star Break it's time to take a look at the players who have played well enough to draw praise and accolades for their performances during the season's first half. Let's … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 52 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Man City targets Torres, MLS lands Salgado and more

  By FRANCO PANIZO The list of star players linked with Manchester City continues to grow. Fernando Torres has become the latest Manchester City target, with manager Roberto Mancini claiming the club is interested in signing the Spanish striker as … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, Major League Soccer | 30 Comments

USSF D-2: A Look Back at Week 16

By TRAVIS CLARK In a 90-minute span Sunday, the Tampa Bay Rowdies snapped a winless streak, defeated an inter-state rival and finally scored a goal. Tampa Bay's 2-0 win over Miami FC on Sunday put an end to a stretch … Continue reading »

Posted in USSF Division 2 | 12 Comments

Landon Donovan’s new Mexican commercial

We all enjoyed Landon Donovan's first commercial for the Mexican lottery Ganagol (more like a betting slip than USA-style lottery), and we've been waiting patiently to see when Donovan would give us another gem for the folks South of the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Men's National Team | 38 Comments

Monday Kickoff: Wizards down Man Utd, Balotelli nears City move and more

The Kansas City Wizards looked poised for an exhibition defeat when defender Jimmy Conrad was sent off in the first half of the Wizards friendly against Manchester United. Rather than fold, the MLS club put together a strong performance to score a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 84 Comments

Sounders get tough, topple Rapids

By JOSE M. ROMERO The blood streaming down Conor Casey's bald head said it all. The Seattle Sounders weren't just good in their 2-1 home win against the Colorado Rapids on Sunday, they were physical. As in bringing the pain. Being the aggressor … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 17 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  By FRANCO PANIZO Herculez Gomez made his regular season debut for Pachuca this weekend, as the Tuzos tromped America, 3-0, to start off their Apertura campaign. Just as he had for much of his time with former club Puebla … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 31 Comments

KC Wizards vs. Manchester United: Your Running Commentary

Manchester United's North American Tour has led the English powerhouse to Kansas City, where they take on the Kansas City Wizards at Arrowhead Stadium (6pm, Fox Soccer Channel). The match is the final pre-season match before Manchester United takes on … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 38 Comments

Richards Blast Propels Red Bulls past Man City

Photo by Howard Smith of BY MIKE NASTRI Manchester City's roster features a laundry list of high-priced players, but it was Red Bulls winger Dane Richards who stole the show on Sunday. He set up a goal and scored … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 14 Comments

Red Bulls vs. Manchester City: Live Streaming Video

The New York Challenge concludes today with the New York Red Bulls taking on Manchester City at Red Bull Arena (3:30pm, Fox Soccer Channel). Today's match marks Thierry Henry's second with the New York Red Bulls after scoring in his … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 32 Comments

MLS Rewind: Crew rolls and RSL held

Photo by The Columbus Crew re-asserted its position as a top MLS Cup contender on Saturday by thrashing the Houston Dynamo, 3-0, on Saturday. Emilio Renteria, Andy Iro and newcomer Leandre Griffit all scored goals for the Crew, which … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 9 Comments