Monthly Archives: April 2011

Copa Libertadores Round of 16: A Look Back

By NESTOR F. SEBASTIAN Chile's Universidad Catolica, Brazil's Fluminense and Argentina's Velez Sarsfield put themselves in prime position to advance to the quarterfinals with favorable results in this week's first legs of the Copa Libertadores Round of 16 stage. Brazil's … Continue reading »

Posted in South American Soccer | 9 Comments

NASL Week 4: A Look Ahead

By JOHN BOSCHINI When they won the 2010 USSF Division 2 Championship, the Puerto Rico Islanders rode a stunning hot streak after a mediocre regular season. That doesn't seem to be a problem this time around as Puerto Rico could open … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

  By FRANCO PANIZO It's been a tough season for Jonathan Spector and West Ham United, but they can still manage to climb out of the basement and avoid relegation with a strong run during the final month of play. … Continue reading »

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MLS West Notes: San Jose looking for scoring touch, Harris has surgery & more

  Photo by BY ADAM SERRANO The early season has not been kind to the San Jose Earthquakes.  The Earthquakes fell to Chivas USA on last Saturday, giving up an early lead and allowing the Rojiblancos to earn their … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Best XI: Week 6

The New York Red Bulls and Los Angeles Galaxy sent clear messages last weekend that they are, in fact, legitimate championship contenders, and their respective blowout victories were led by four players who headline this week's SBI MLS Best XI. … Continue reading »

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UEFA Europa League: Your Running Commentary

Giuseppe Rossi and Villarreal will look to do what they can to prevent an all-Portuguese UEFA Europa League final, as the Spanish side takes on Porto in the first leg of one of two semifinal ties on Thursday. Portugal's Benfica … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 15 Comments

Mullan suspended 10 games, fined $5,000 for tackle that broke Zakuani’s leg

Colorado Rapids midfielder Brian Mullan has been suspended 10 games and fined $5,000 for his tackle that broke Steve Zakuani's leg in two places last Friday night. The Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee added nine games and $4,750 onto the … Continue reading »

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Eastern Conference notes: Boskovic avoids injury, Collin red rescinded & more

   Photo by Jose L. Argueta/  By THOMAS FLOYD The D.C. United faithful can breathe a sigh of relief. After suffering a knee injury that knocked him out of the closing minutes of United's 3-2 U.S. Open Cup qualifying loss … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC | 8 Comments

Fantasy MLS: Week 8

  By ALAN LEDBETTER This past fantasy week was filled with star players coming back strong from nagging injuries, and others getting injuries that will keep them out for quite a long time. Thierry Henry proved all doubters wrong again … Continue reading »

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Real Madrid 0, Barcelona 2: The Highlights

Posted in European Soccer, UEFA Champions League | 67 Comments

Which MLS team has the best chance to make a deep 2011-2012 CCL run?

The dust is still settling from Real Salt Lake's disappointing loss to Monterrey in the CONCACAF Champions League final, but that doesn't mean it's too early to look ahead to the 2011-2012 edition of the tournament. The draw for this … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 58 Comments