Monthly Archives: December 2010

Chelsea vs. Bolton: Your Running Commentary

Stuart Holden and Bolton have a chance to move past Chelsea in the English Premier league standings with a win against the struggling blues today at Stamford Bridge (2:30pm, Fox Soccer Channel) Chelsea is coming off a lethargic loss to … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 80 Comments

A closer look at SBI Readership

  If you have ever wondered where SBI readers check in from most often, you might be surprised at what the numbers reveal. We started out as a New York/New Jersey-dominated website before re-launching as a nationally-focused soccer news site … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 155 Comments

Sizing up the DeRosario-Celtic mess

This what we do know at this point about Dwayne DeRosario's visit to Scotland to spend time with Celtic. He went there for the purposes of a trial, only neither Toronto FC or Major League Soccer knew about it. Whether … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC | 78 Comments

Kitchen signs deal to finalize 2011 Generation adidas class

Akron freshman sensation Perry Kitchen has come to terms with Major League Soccer on a Generation adidas contract to solidify the 2011 MLS GA class. Kitchen and Akron teammate Kofi Sarkodie were the final two targets to sign deals, joining … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2011 | 36 Comments

Reports: Osorio to remain at Once Caldas

                                                        Photo by ISIPHOTOS.COM BY ADAM SERRANO Juan Carlos Osorio may not be returning to MLS after all. ESPN Los Angeles stated last week that Chivas USA were set to announce Osorio as their new head coach, but according to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA | 16 Comments

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Tuesday's aren't normally a big day for live soccer, but thanks to the English Premier League and the holiday season, we've got a loaded slate of matches today. Eric Lichaj, Brad Friedel and Aston Villa take on Manchester City while … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, SBI Match Day Commentary | 24 Comments

Lichaj seeing his stock rise

Two days ago, Eric Lichaj faced the stiff test of matching up against Tottenham star Gareth Bale in one of his first Premier League starts for Aston Villa. Instead of crumbling, Lichaj stood firm and played well, adding momentum to … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 29 Comments

Cummings on verge of Aston Villa loan

Colorado Rapids striker Omar Cummings is coming off the best season of his MLS career, just led his team to an MLS Cup title, and could be poised for a shot at the English Premier League. Colorado managing director Jeff … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids | 30 Comments

Monday Evening Ticker: Arsenal cruises, RSL keeps Paulo Jr and more

Good evening folks. Here are some news items to get you through Monday night, whether you're enjoying decent weather on the West Coast, or sitting stuck in multiple feet of snow on the East Coast (like me): Arsenal thrashes Chelsea. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Toronto FC | 17 Comments

Chelsea vs. Arsenal (Match Day Commentary)

London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea square off today in a battle of English Premier League title contenders (3pm, ESPN2). SBI will be providing live commentary on the match so please feel free to follow along here. As always, you are … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 8 Comments

SBI Live Q&A (Dec. 27th Edition)

It's that time again. Time for us to discuss all things soccer (and pop culture) in the latest installment of the SBI Live Q&A. Want to talk MLS? U.S. national team? Top albums of the year? Movies? Barcelona's greatness? We … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 7 Comments

Monday kickoff: Ibrahimovic eyes MLS, Baltimore stadium study released & more

By JOHN BOSCHINI Zlatan Ibrahimovic has expressed interest in finishing out his career in Major League Soccer, becoming the latest European superstar to contemplate a move across the Atlantic. The AC Milan striker and Swedish international told Voetbal International "This … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 62 Comments