Monthly Archives: September 2011

UConn holds onto top spot in Fox Soccer/SBI NCAA Top 25

  UConn had a bit of a scare, but still managed to maintain its hold on the top spot in the latest Fox Soccer/SBI NCAA Top 25. The Huskies posted an impressive victory over St. John's last weekend, but nearly … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Tim Howard and Everton's start to the season has not been a flawless one, but the Toffees could get momentum rolling if they come up with a win in one of the weekend's marquee matches. Everton hosts … Continue reading »

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Le Toux, Farfan lead Union past D.C. United

By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa.–In the ever-changing Eastern Conference playoff race, the Philadelphia Union have become the latest team to post a statement win. A night after Sporting Kansas City made their intentions of winning the East clear with a … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 43 Comments

Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United: Match Night Commentary

  The Philadelphia Union and D.C. United resume their I-95 rivalry tonight with much more than bragging rights on the line. The two Eastern Conference rivals clash tonight (8pm, ESPN2) with playoff dreams on the line, as the Union still … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Europa League Rewind

By FRANCO PANIZO Jermaine Jones' struggles for playing time at Schalke 04 have been alleviated somewhat, as Jones made his first appearance for the club in nearly two months on Thursday. Having last played for Schalke on Aug. 6, Jones … Continue reading »

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Johnson’s one-time switch to join USMNT approved by FIFA

TSG Hoffenheim midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson won't be with the U.S. men's national team for its October friendlies due to a neck injury, but he will be able to represent the United States in the near future. The 23-year-old Johnson has … Continue reading »

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Klinsmann releases roster for October friendlies

photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO Jurgen Klinsmann has released the roster for the U.S. men's national team's upcoming friendlies against Honduras and Ecuador, and there are plenty of familiar faces and one brand new face. German-born midfielder/defender Danny … Continue reading »

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MLS East Notes: United seeking back-to-back wins, Pappa ends slump and more

By THOMAS FLOYD The last time D.C. United recorded back-to-back league wins, Tom Soehn was the coach, Josh Wicks was in goal, and the attack was led by Ben Olsen, Christian Gomez, Luciano Emilio and Jaime Moreno. That was June … 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 | 4 Comments