Monthly Archives: September 2010

Jones, Lichaj among 20 called up for USMNT friendlies

  Schalke 04 midfielder Jermaine Jones, Aston Villa defender Eric Lichaj and FC Dallas winger Brek Shea were among 20 players called by U.S. men's national team head coach Bob Bradley for upcoming friendlies against Poland (Oct. 9th in Chicago) and Colombia … Continue reading »

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UEFA Europa League: Your Running Commentary

Many of the day's matches are already in the books, but plenty UEFA Europa League action still remains to be played as the group stage continues in the European competition. Jozy Altidore is once again getting the start for Villarreal … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 121 Comments

College Spotlight: Notre Dame’s Dillon Powers

  Notre Dame midfielder Dillon Powers isn't a goal-scoring machine, or a dynamic playmaker, but for many experts his well-rounded game makes him the most complete player in the nation, and arguably the best pro prospect in college soccer. A … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Holden extends Bolton deal, Cummings wins award and more

Photo by By AVI CREDITOR In a very short time, Stuart Holden has made a very strong impression with his Premier League club. Holden signed a three-year extension with Bolton on Thursday that will keep him in England at … Continue reading »

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CONCACAF Champions League rewind: Crew falls, Sounders win and more

  The Columbus Crew missed its chance to clinch a place in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday night, suffering a 2-1 loss to Guatemalan side CD Municipal. Former Los Angeles Galaxy forward Guillermo "Pando" Ramirez scored both goals … Continue reading »

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Cummings brace leads Rapids to victory

  The Colorado Rapids sent a clear message on Wednesday night to anybody expecting them to fold up and be the team to fall out of a playoff place. Don't hold your breath. Omar Cummings scored a pair of goals while newly-acquired … Continue reading »

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College Round-up: Ohio State ties Akron, UNC falls and more

  Akron saw their dreams of a perfect season end as the Zips drew 2-2 on the road to Ohio State in dramatic fashion Wednesday night. Darren Mattocks broke a 1-1 deadlock for Akron in the 68th minute and Akron … Continue reading »

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Fire keeps playoff hopes alive with 3-0 win

  The San Jose Earthquakes had a golden opportunity to bury the Chicago Fire and solidify their own hold on a playoff place. The Fire had other plans. Chicago snapped a seven-match win-less streak by scoring three unanswered goals in … Continue reading »

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MLS Match Night: Your Running Commentary

The Chicago Fire's playoff chances haven't quite been eliminated, but San Jose can throw some more dirt on the grave with a win today as the Fire visits the Earthquakes. Chicago-San Jose is one of two MLS matches on the … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 24 Comments

SBI Live Q&A (Sept. 29th Edition)

Good evening folks. It's time for the first night-time edition of the SBI Live Q&A. Time for us to talk soccer, and time for you to send your soccer-related questions my way. Want to talk UEFA Champions League? The MLS … Continue reading »

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Who is your MLS Player of the Month?

  The month of September has been stellar for a number of top MLS players and picking the player of the month isn't easy. Who has had the best September? Is it Chris Wondoloski, with his four goals? Is it … Continue reading »

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Fantasy MLS: Week 27

Photo by Don Feria/ By AVI CREDITOR Ladies and gentlemen, start your Rapids. With Colorado in the thick of the playoff hunt and exuding its best form of the season, Gary Smith's side is rewarded with home fixtures against the … Continue reading »

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