Monthly Archives: September 2011

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 »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 58 Comments

Klinsmann releases roster for October friendlies

photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/ 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

Altidore scores another Europa League goal

Jozy Altidore has done it again. Altidore continued his fine start to the season by scoring the opener in AZ Alkmaar's Europa League match against FC Metalist Kharkiv on Thursday. The U.S. international got on the scoreboard after making a … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad resume hunt for Europa League on Thursday

  By FRANCO PANIZO The quest for European glory continues for several Americans Abroad on Thursday, as the second round of Group Stage games in the Europa League gets underway. After drawing last week, Clint Dempsey will look to help … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Tevez could face FIFA sanction, Gallas to miss Arsenal clash and more

By CALEB SONNELAND It isn't getting any easier for Carlos Tevez, especially after FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce revealed that the disgruntled striker could face a sanction from soccer's governing body. Boyce himself claims that Tevez should be banned "from taking … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, FIFA, MLS- LA Galaxy | 19 Comments

Morales completes five-month recovery

It's been nearly five months since Javier Morales suffered the gruesome ankle injury that threatened to end his season, but the Real Salt Lake midfielder completed his comeback with a substitute appearance on Wednesday night. Overshadowed by CONCACAF Champions League … Continue reading »

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College Rewind: Akron extends home winning streak, UCSB loses and more

By FRANCO PANIZO Akron's homefield advantage once again proved to be too much for an opposing team, and this time the victim was a familiar foe. Akron extended its NCAA-record home winning streak to 43 matches with a 3-1 victory … Continue reading »

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Who should Klinsmann call up for the October friendlies?

The U.S. men's national team's roster for October's friendlies is expected to be released this afternoon, and while we will find out soon enough just who Jurgen Klinsmann plans on taking a look at in the upcoming matches vs. Honduras … Continue reading »

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Reserve-filled Rapids squad triumphs in CCL

The Colorado Rapids looked like a team raising the white flag and giving up on the CONCACAF Champions League when they fielded a reserve team in a must-win game against Salvadoran side Isidro Metapan. At least that was the initial … Continue reading »

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FC Dallas falls to Tauro FC in wild CCL affair

By FRANCO PANIZO It seems nothing can stop FC Dallas' current free fall. Having been beaten in its last three games, Dallas was once again on the losing end on Wednesday night, falling 5-3 on the road to Panamanian club … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- FC Dallas | 2 Comments