Monthly Archives: June 2011

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