Monthly Archives: June 2011

Western Conference Notes: Chivas deals with focus, Perk ready to go and more

By ADAM SERRANO The season is moving into its most grinding month, and there is some concern at Chivas USA that the Goats might be slipping due to a lack of concentration The Rojiblancos have conceded the lead six times … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 5 Comments

U.S. U-17s thrashed by Germans in Round of 16, eliminated from World Cup

By CALEB SONNELAND The United States U-17 national team was dumped out of the FIFA U-17 World Cup by a lethal German side that showed little mercy in dismissing the Americans with a 4-0 result. Despite registering only one less … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, Under-17 World Cup | 125 Comments

On the move again, De Rosario hopes to stick in D.C., push United to next level

Photo by ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR WASHINGTON — The shock of Monday's trade that forced Dwayne De Rosario to change addresses for a second time this season hit just about everybody involved. De Rosario seemed blindsided by the deal. D.C. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 12 Comments

U.S. U-17s vs. Germany: Your Running Commentary

   The United States Under-17 national team advanced to the knockout stage of the FIFA Under 17 World Cup, but its first opponent in the next phase is perhaps the most impressive team from the group stage, Germany (4 p.m., … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams, Under-17 World Cup, Your Running Commentary | 136 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Man. City after Arsenal starters, La Masia closes and more

Manchester City bested Arsenal in the Premier League table last season, and now it's going after two of the Gunners' starters. Reports from England claim that City has "nearly" signed French left back Gael Clichy and is going hard after … Continue reading »

Posted in 2011 Women's World Cup, European Soccer | 15 Comments

Should Bradley stay or should he go?

Just days after the U.S. men's national team's Gold Cup Final loss to Mexico, there is tangible unhappiness in some American fan circles about head coach Bob Bradley and whether he should stay on as head coach. Bradley did guide … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 347 Comments

MLS East Notes: McDonald hoping to share wisdom, Le Toux wants to partner with Mwanga & more

   Photo by ISIphotos.com  By THOMAS FLOYD Amid the hype surrounding D.C. United's blockbuster acquisition of Dwayne De Rosario on Monday, the club's trade with San Jose for center back Brandon McDonald a few hours earlier largely flew under the radar. Considering … 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 | 6 Comments

SBI’s Copa America Preview

By DAVID MOSSE When Brazil won the last Copa America back in 2007, Lucas Moura was busy competing in the Under-15 Paulista State Championship. Four years later, the Sao Paulo winger is one of three supremely gifted youngsters being counted … Continue reading »

Posted in Copa America 2011 | 21 Comments

MLS Ticker: Arnaud sidelined, Tetteh loaned out and more

Sporting Kansas City is on one of the hottest runs in MLS at the moment, but will need to continue its run without one of the team's key figures. Midfielder Davy Arnaud is set to miss up to six weeks … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 5 Comments

Dempsey out for first leg of Fulham’s UEFA Europa League qualifier

Clint Dempsey will be getting somewhat of a breather this summer after all. Fulham begins its UEFA Europa League campaign Thursday, but Dempsey will not be included in the squad for the club's first-round qualifier first leg with Faroe Islands … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 18 Comments

Soolsma’s PK leads Toronto FC over Whitecaps

   By JOSE M. ROMERO Nick Soolsma lined up his penalty kick in the 53rd minute and beat Vancouver goalkeeper Jay Nolly to Soolsma's right for a goal. It didn't count. Joao Plata was called for encroachment, necessitating a re-kick.  … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 7 Comments

Evening Ticker: Cherundolo out four weeks, Brazil wins in WWC and more

photo by ISIphotos.com   By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. men's national team won't be the only team to suffer from Steve Cherundolo's ankle injury. Having picked up the knock in the Gold Cup final against Mexico last Saturday, Cherundolo has been … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Women's Soccer | 29 Comments