Monthly Archives: December 2010

Findley and Buddle eye European moves

   Photo by Robbie Findley and Edson Buddle have put their time in MLS and both are clearly ready to look at new opportunities. The two U.S. World Cup forwards have spent the past few weeks testing the waters … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 32 Comments

SBI Live Q&A set for 1pm Today

Considering the relatively light news day, and the fact it has snowed a ton all over the East Coast, I figure I'm not alone in needing something to do while waiting for a mountain of snow to melt. So, with … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 13 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

By FRANCO PANIZO Eric Lichaj and Aston Villa may have lost their match against Tottenham on Sunday, but the American put forth one of the most solid performances of his young career. Starting at right back in the 2-1 loss to … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 46 Comments

Ljungberg in talks with Celtic

Freddie Ljungberg showed flashes of being the impact player the Chicago Fire needed after arriving from the Seattle Sounders last season, but he may not get a chance to build on that half season with the Fire. Ljungberg is in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire | 22 Comments

Soares signs with MLS

University of California defender A.J. Soares has signed a senior contract with Major League Soccer, Soares revealed on his Twitter account Sunday. The No. 11 rated player on SBI's MLS Draft Big Board, Soares joined the North Carolina trio of … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2011 | 11 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

  With Christmas in the rearview mirror, and a day without live soccer behind us, soccer fans hungry for some on-field action will get their gifts today as Boxing Day clashes make up today's light schedule. Bad weather has already … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 76 Comments

Lichaj to start for Villa vs. Tottenham

If you were planning to skip the Aston Villa-Tottenham match today on Fox Soccer Channel (12:30pm), you might want to reconsider. U.S. national team defender Eric Lichaj is in the starting lineup for Aston Villa today against Tottenham, and will … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 3 Comments

Must-See Fan Support

I tweeted this video a few days ago but didn't get around to posting it on SBI until today. Here's a Christmas treat for you, the most intense fans you'll ever see at a youth soccer tournament. EVER. The video … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 33 Comments

Merry Christmas from SBI

Hello all. I want to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you SBI readers out there. Hope you enjoy some time off, quality family time and a few peeks at SBI in between your unwrapping of … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 20 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

  Photo by When Christmas falls on a Saturday it can often lead to a light weekend of soccer action, but there is plenty to watch for the soccer fans in need of their fix. Christmas Day won't give you … Continue reading »

Posted in Soccer on TV | 10 Comments

Friday Ticker: Sir Alex shoots down Becks return, Revs re-sign Reis and more

  By JOHN BOSCHINI David Beckham has stated repeatedly that the only English Premier League team he would play for is Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson made it clear that a return to Old Trafford isn't an option for the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 17 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Maurice Edu looks set to give Rangers' fans a late Christmas present this weekend as he aims to make his return from an injury that's sidelined him since early November. Having been knocked out of action since … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 8 Comments