Monthly Archives: May 2011

In Reserve: Crew blasts Red Bulls, Sounders top Timbers again and more

The Columbus Crew's first-team offensive outburst was apparently contagious. A day after the Crew broke out for three goals in a 3-3 draw with Chivas USA, the Crew's reserves posted six unanswered goals in a 6-1 victory over the New … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC | 10 Comments

Koke abruptly leaves Dynamo

Photo by Nick Turchiaro/ISIphotos.com Koke's Houston Dynamo career came and went in a matter of weeks. The Spanish striker reportedly asked to be released from his contract with the club and has left Houston, presumably to rejoin Aris in Greece … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Houston Dynamo | 82 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: FAs wants FIFA election postponed, Scholes retires and more

The weekend's events have caused the English and Scottish Football Associations to call for a postponement of Wednesday's scheduled FIFA presidential election. FIFA executive committee members Mohammed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner were suspended after an ethics hearing on Sunday, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 50 Comments

Klopas replaces De Los Cobos as Fire head coach

The Chicago Fire never did get going under head coach Carlos De Los Cobos, and the lack of results ultimately led to De Los Cobos departure. The Fire fired De Los Cobos on Monday (though the team's press release said … Continue reading »

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Whitecaps fire Thordarson, make Soehn head coach

  The Vancouver Whitecaps began their inagural season in MLS with so much promise, delivering a season-opening thrashing of Toronto FC making many wonder if this expansion team might be more successful than most past expansion teams. The Whitecaps haven't … Continue reading »

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USL Pro Week 9: A Look Back

    By JOHN BOSCHINI The Richmond Kickers' fall from grace continued with a 1-1 draw to FC New York on Saturday. Richmond is winless in four games after starting the season with a six-game winning streak. The Kickers find … Continue reading »

Posted in USL Pro | 4 Comments

Swansea City beats Reading to earn place in Premier League

  No team from Wales has ever played in the English Premier League, but that will change now after Swansea clinched the final place in the EPL for the 2011/2012 season. Scott Sinclair scored three goals as Swansea rode three … Continue reading »

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NASL Week 8: A Look Back

  By JOHN BOSCHINI Offenses struggled to make and impact this weekend in the NASL as five of the six teams in action failed to find the back of the net. The Carolina Railhawks were the lone exception with a … Continue reading »

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