Monthly Archives: January 2011

Red Bulls sign Hot as Homegrown Player

  Photo by ISIPhotos.com In the same month that the New York Red Bulls signed Maryland standout Matt Kassel to a Homegrown Player contract, the club has now added the first defender from its academy to the senior team. The … Continue reading »

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MLS moves Houston Dynamo to Eastern Conference

With the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers joining Major League Soccer in 2011 the league had to make some changes to conference alignment. As it turns out, MLS made just one change. The Houston Dynamo will be playing in the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Houston Dynamo | 67 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Liverpool lands Suarez, Pazzini joins Inter and more

  Amid rumors that Fernando Torres is interested in joining Chelsea comes word that Liverpool has, in fact, added a star rather than lost one. Liverpool has completed the acquisition of Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from Ajax for a reported €26.5 … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 24 Comments

MLS Training Camp Preview: Seattle Sounders

By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — The Sounders are one of the teams that trained at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz., last offseason. They're repeat customers in 2011, hoping the preseason will be the springboard to a third … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 30 Comments

Bradley on the verge of a move

Photo by ISIPhotos.com Michael Bradley appears to have played his last game for Borussia Moenchengladbach, with a transfer expected to be completed before the close of the current transfer window. Bradley has been linked with a handful of clubs in … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Clint Dempsey and Fulham may have had a bad result against Liverpool on Wednesday, but they'll have a chance to quickly erase that from their memories in FA Cup action this weekend. Fulham hosts Tottenham on Sunday, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 23 Comments

Doyle still undecided between USA and Ireland

Photo by John Dorton/ISIPhotos.com Conor Doyle was born and raised in Texas, and just finished a training camp with the U.S. Under-20 national team, but that hasn't stopped Ireland from courting him and leaving him with a decision to make … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Youth National Teams | 82 Comments

Evening ticker: Onalfo joins Galaxy, Van Der Sar retiring in May and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI After a tumultous reign as the head coach of D.C. United, Curt Onalfo is headed back to work. The Los Angeles Galaxy announced that Onalfo, 41, will join the club as an assistant where he will be … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 25 Comments

Onyewu’s injury not serious

The injury that forced American defender Oguchi Onyewu to leave Wednesday's FC Twente match against PSV Eindhoven has turned out to not be serious. According to SBI's Avi Creditor, who spoke to Onyewu on Thursday, Onyewu suffered a muscle injury … Continue reading »

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Saad leaves Michigan to pursue pro career

  Photo by ISIPhotos.com University of Michigan freshman Soony Saad, the leading scorer in NCAA Division I men's soccer in 2010 with 19 goals, has left Michigan to pursue a professional career. Saad confirmed his departure from Michigan to Fox … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, College Soccer | 72 Comments

MLS Training Camp Preview: Columbus Crew

By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — As training convenes in Phoenix for the Columbus Crew, there are plenty of unanswered questions.  Most of the questions surround the team's roster, which has undergone a major overhaul, making it easy to wonder … Continue reading »

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Bradley’s club situation in limbo

Photo by ISIPhotos.com After being a regular starter for Borussia Moenchengldbach for the better part of two and a half seasons, U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley days with the relegation-threatened German club appear numbered. Bradley has come off the … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 107 Comments