Monthly Archives: February 2011

AC Milan 3, Napoli 0: Match Highlights

Posted in European Soccer | 7 Comments

Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Who will win?

  Defending EPL champions Chelsea and current first-place side Manchester United face off on Tuesday in a battle of English powers on Fox Soccer Channel. A United win would push the Red Devils closer to a championship while a Chelsea … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 20 Comments

Red Bulls assistants Williams, McAleenan fired (UPDATED)

  Photo by ISIPhotos.com New York Red Bulls assistant coaches Richie Williams and Des McAleenan, who have served a combined 15 seasons as coaches for New York, have been fired. The Washington Post reported on Monday afternoon that the two assistants … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 85 Comments

Dos a cero: The 10-year anniversary

"I think it was a big turning point in our history; the moment when you decide you are not going to be second best anymore. You go punch for punch and refuse to lose. I think that day we no … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 83 Comments

AC Milan vs. Napoli: Your Running Commentary

   It is rare when a European match not involving English clubs (or Barcelona) gets its own Your Running Commentary, but today's AC Milan-Napoli clash is must-see TV if you're lucky enough to be able to watch (2:45pm, Fox Soccer … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 13 Comments

Your February Questions Answered (Part 2)

  With this being the last day of the month, it's a good time to touch on more of the questions you submitted in our Old School Q&A earlier in February. Plenty of topics to discuss this go round, including the U.S. … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 46 Comments

Fire’s new defense hoping to help team bounce back from forgettable 2010

By FRANCO PANIZO FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Chicago Fire head coach Carlos de los Cobos saw his team endure a mixed performance against the New York Red Bulls in pre-season action last Wednesday, but one aspect the second-year MLS coach was … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire | 25 Comments

European Weekend Rewind: Birmingham wins Carling Cup, Udinese rolls, & more

By IAN HOLLIDAY Birmingham City won its first trophy since 1963 this weekend when it defeated Arsenal in the final of the English Carling Cup. The Blues defeated Arsenal 2-1 on Obafemi Martins' 89th minute goal, which was gifted to … Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Rooney escapes ban, Twente faces fan abuse probe, and more

  By JOHN BOSCHINI Wayne Rooney will not face disciplinary action over an elbow he threw against Wigan Athletic and will be available for Manchester United in crucial Premier League fixtures against Chelsea and Liverpool. In the ninth minute of United's … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, South American Soccer | 48 Comments

USA tops Canada, 3-0, in CONCACAF U-17 final (Updated with Highlights)

  For 90 minutes of regulation the U.S. Under-17 men's national team failed to break through a Canadian defense that had gone an entire tournament without giving up a goal. Then overtime came, and the goals began to pour in. … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Youth National Teams | 74 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO FC Ingolstadt 04 helped its chances of avoiding relegation this weekend with a blowout win, and Edson Buddle was responsible for one those goals. Having come off the bench in the 76th … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 45 Comments

CONCACAF Under-17 Final: Your Running Commentary

The U.S. Under-17 men's national team faces Canada tonight in the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship Final in Jamaica (7pm, ESPN3.com). The Americans will look to win their first CONCACAF Under-17 championship since 1992, though it should be noted CONCACAF hasn't crowned … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Youth National Teams | 51 Comments