Monthly Archives: October 2010

Report: Jones injured right ankle, doubtful for weekend (UPDATED)

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ United States men's national team midfielder Jermaine Jones limped off after 77 minutes in FC Schalke 04's German Cup match on Tuesday after reportedly suffering an injury to his right ankle. The severity of the … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Playoff Preview: Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas

By TRAVIS CLARK Real Salt Lake's reward for finishing with the second-best point total in MLS? An opening playoff series against FC Dallas, one of the hardest teams to beat in MLS this season. It's a matchup of two similar … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 11 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Frings considers MLS, Red Bulls injuries mount and more

By AVI CREDITOR To United States men's national team fans, he will always be considered a villain. And he may be coming to a Major League Soccer team near you. Torsten Frings, whose "save" to clear a ball off the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 47 Comments

For Seattle’s Parke, perseverance paid off

By JOSE M. ROMERO To hear Jeff Parke tell it, everything he went through to get to today just made him a stronger person. It was all worth it when he looked up into the stands at Qwest Field earlier … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders, USSF Division 2 | 15 Comments

SBI MLS Playoff Preview: Columbus Crew vs. Colorado Rapids

By AVI CREDITOR Both the Columbus Crew and Colorado Rapids suffered different forms of heartbreak in their respective regular season finales. For Columbus, starting goalkeeper Will Hesmer fractured his shoulder in a victory over Philadelphia, leaving a massive gap in … Continue reading »

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U.S. Women to begin World Cup Qualifying in Mexico

Photo by By TRAVIS CLARK Thursday night marks the beginning of the U.S. Women's National Team's quest for a sixth conescutive appearance at the Women's World Cup. The USWNT begin play in Group B of the CONCACAF Women's World … Continue reading »

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Crew’s Gaven wins Save of the Week

Photo by Rick Osentoski/ This is one award that Eddie Gaven probably hopes he never has to win again. Forced into goal in the 85th minute with the Columbus Crew out of substitutes and starting keeper Will Hesmer injured with … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Columbus Crew | 23 Comments

College soccer mid-week roundup: Akron rolls, Butler routs Indiana and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI No. 1 Akron improved to 4-0 over Top-10 opponents with a narrow 1-0 victory over No. 9 Creighton on Wednesday. A Darlington Nagbe goal was enough for the Zips to extend their home unbeaten streak to 22 … Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Altidore’s goal

If you haven't seen it yet, take a look at Wednesday's finish by Jozy Altidore, who takes a nice touch around a defender at the top of the box and fires a low shot past the keeper at the end … Continue reading »

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Vasquez ousted as Chivas USA head coach after one season

Martin Vasquez took over as Chivas USA head coach expected to build on a tradition the team had for being a regular playoff participant under former coach Preki. Vasquez fell well short of that, and on Wednesday he paid for … Continue reading »

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MLS announces 2010 Awards finalists

By TRAVIS CLARK On the eve of the beginning of the 2010 MLS Playoffs, the finalists of the regular season awards were announced. A strong week for Chris Wondolowski continued, as the San Jose Earthquakes striker was one of three … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

By FRANCO PANIZO Jozy Altidore received a rare 90-minute outing with Villarreal on Wednesday, but perhaps more importantly, he found the back of the net. Altidore netted Villarreal's lone goal (his first across all competitions this season) in a 1-1 … Continue reading »

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