Monthly Archives: January 2011

Perlaza joining Portland on trial, signing imminent

  The Portland Timbers have already stockpiled an impressive collection of attacking talent, but John Spencer's squad isn't done adding weapons. According to sources within MLS, Portland is set to bring Colombian striker Jorge Perlaza on trial and the Timbers … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, MLS- Portland Timbers | 29 Comments

Altidore heading to Bursaspor on loan

  U.S. national team striker Jozy Altidore is heading to Turkish league champions Bursaspor on a six-month loan, Altidore revealed via Twitter. Altidore leaves Villarreal in search of more playing time after being limited to cup appearances and a substitute … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 137 Comments

USA-Egypt Friendly CANCELED

The USA-Egypt friendly scheduled for Feb. 9th in Cairo has been canceled. The unstable situation in Egypt brought on by political unrest has led to the cancellation of the friendly. “We were excited about the opportunity to play against Egypt, … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 93 Comments

Johnson heading to Preston North End on loan

Photo by  American striker Eddie Johnson is heading to League Championship side Preston North End on the loan move for the rest of the season, sources told SBI on Monday. Johnson has earned more playing time this season at … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 37 Comments

MLS Training Camp Preview: LA Galaxy

BY ADAM SERRANO The Los Angeles Galaxy are going "all-in" in 2011.  After falling short of the MLS Cup the last two years, the Galaxy have loaded the roster with a number of veterans to make another serious play for … Continue reading »

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DeMerit embracing leadership role with Whitecaps

By JOSE M. ROMERO CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — The younger, less-experienced, less-traveled Vancouver Whitecaps keep asking veteran teammate Jay DeMerit for World Cup stories or tales of his time in Europe or a handicap of some of the greatest international … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps, U.S. Men's National Team | 16 Comments

Must-See Goal: Giuseppe Rossi

Posted in Must-See Goals | 54 Comments

Transfer Deadline Day: Live Commentary

The European transfer season comes to a close today, making today one of the craziest days of the year. Leading the transfer news is Spanish striker Fernando Torres, who has a move to Chelsea looming. It looks as if Liverpool … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 217 Comments

European Weekend Rewind: Real Madrid shocked, Inter improving and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY Real Madrid did something Sunday that it had only done once before during this season. It lost. The Merengues fell 1-0 to the 17th-placed Pamplona club despite taking 21 shots and controlling 66 percent of the possession. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 6 Comments

Fulham 4, Tottenham 0: The Highlights

Posted in European Soccer | 17 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

photo by John Dorton/ By FRANCO PANIZO World Cup qualifying for the U-20 World Cup is fast approaching, and one American who is currently helping his cause to make the United States' roster is Bobby Wood. Having recently been promoted … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 33 Comments

Adu heading to Turkish side Rizespor

Photo by American midfielder Freddy Adu's long and winding path through Europe has taken him to Turkey. According to Richard Motzkin, his agent, Adu is set to move to Turkish second division club Rizespor on loan. Portuguese club Benfica, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 105 Comments