Monthly Archives: February 2011

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 »

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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

Arsenal 1, Birmingham City 2: The Highlights

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Wigan 0, Manchester United 4: The Highlights

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Arsenal's long wait to bring silverware back to Emirates Stadium could come to an end Sunday, as the Gunners face Birmingham City in the Carling Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Arsenal, which hasn't won a trophy since capturing the 2005 … Continue reading »

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Sounders edge Fire on late Carrasco goal

Trialist Servando Carrasco tallied a 120th-minute game-winner to help lift the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 pre-season victory against the Chicago Fire on Saturday. The loss was Chicago's first of the pre-season. The teams played two 45-minute halves as well as a … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 15 Comments