Monthly Archives: June 2011

Obama congratulates 2010 MLS Cup-champion Rapids at White House

By AVI CREDITOR WASHINGTON — The team that finally got over the hump earned their moment with the leader of the free world. Clad in gray suits, the Colorado Rapids were honored in the East Room of the White House … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids | 49 Comments

Neagle’s winding road leads to Seattle

Photo by Nick Turchiaro/ By CALEB SONNELAND The road to Major League Soccer is never an easy one, and Lamar Neagle will be the first person to say the same thing — from personal experience. From juggling multiple jobs on … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders | 9 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: de Gea close to United move, Gunners willing to sell Cesc & more

By CALEB SONNELAND Manchester United are quickly going about the necessary transfer moves to retain the EPL title. A week or so after securing up-and-coming English defender Phil Jones and days after Ashley Young's capture, the club has brought Atletico … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 18 Comments

Diskerud scores twice in Stabaek draw

For U.S. men's national team fans praying to see a youth movement of attacking talent along the lines of what Mexico displayed during the Gold Cup, there's some hope emanating from Norway. U.S. international midfielder Mikkel Diskerud scored twice in … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 41 Comments

Mexico 4, USMNT 2: The Highlights

Posted in CONCACAF Gold Cup, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 129 Comments

Juventus-Sporting Lisbon added to WFC

      This summer's World Football Challenge now involves 13 teams spanning seven countries. Juventus will meet Sporting Lisbon at BMO Field in Toronto on July 23 in the latest match added to the tournament, organizers announced on Monday. … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer | 15 Comments

International Ticker: U.S. U-17s draw Germany, Spain U-21s win title and more

Photo by Omar Martinez/ If the United States Under-17 national team is to progress in the knockout stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, it will have to do so at the expense of the most impressive team of the … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, Under-17 World Cup, Women's Soccer | 11 Comments

SBI’s South American Weekend Rewind

By DAVID MOSSE For the first time in its 110-year history, River Plate has been relegated after being held to a 1-1 draw on Sunday in the second leg of a relegation playoff against Belgrano. It all started brightly for … Continue reading »

Posted in South American Soccer | 8 Comments

Mendoza records brace as Crew rolls over Rapids

   By JOSE M. ROMERO Andres Mendoza is on a pretty good tear. The big striker scored goals in each half off mistakes to lead an impressive performance by the Columbus Crew in its 4-1 win over the 10-man Colorado Rapids … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew | 5 Comments

Sounders bounce back after early goal, down Revs

By CALEB SONNELAND Seattle's unbeaten run spanned the month of June when the club downed the Revolution 2-1 thanks to goals from defender Tyson Wahl and DP Alvaro Fernandez at CenturyLink Field Sunday afternoon. After initially falling behind, the Sounders … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments

Is Mike Magee the best GK in MLS?

Okay, it wasn't a serious question, but we just had to acknowledge Mike Magee's stunning turn as the Los Angeles Galaxy's emergency goalkeeper after a Donovan Ricketts injury and Josh Saunders red card left the Galaxy without a netminder. Magee … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 64 Comments

Pelosi sees red as U-17’s advance as runners up in Group D

By CALEB SONNELAND While the rest of the USMNT fan base was busy mourning the recent loss to Mexico in the Gold Cup final, the U-17 team was celebrating its progression in the Round of 16 at the U-17 World … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, U.S. Youth National Teams, Under-17 World Cup | 29 Comments