Monthly Archives: November 2011

Eight-team field set for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament

By JOEY SAMUEL The field competing for CONCACAF's spots at the 2012 Summer Olympics is officially set. Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba each recorded the results they needed Monday night to advance out of Caribbean qualifying and earn the final … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, CONCACAF, International Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Olympic Soccer, U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 21 Comments

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

The Carling Cup quarterfinals aren't typically must-see TV, but when the draw for this year's edition was conducted, it resulted in some mouth-watering matchups between England's top teams. Chelsea and Liverpool will do battle for one spot in the semifinals, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 23 Comments

Chivas deals Nagamura to Sporting KC

Photo by David Bernal/ Sporting Kansas City's busy week continues. After dealing Davy Arnaud to Montreal to re-acquire Seth Sinovic and re-signing goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen, Sporting KC added depth to its midfield Tuesday, acquiring Paulo Nagamura from Chivas USA in exchange … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 9 Comments

RSL trades Russell to D.C. for draft pick

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ D.C. United took a step in reinforcing its back line by acquiring veteran right back Robbie Russell from Real Salt Lake on Tuesday. D.C. sent a third-round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft (a first … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 35 Comments

MLS releases dates of 2012 home openers

  MLS has released the dates of each team's home opener for the 2012 season, and all but one team will play its first home match by Week 3. The Houston Dynamo are the only team that will have to … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 18 Comments

Impact’s early moves show promise heading into expansion season

By AVI CREDITOR Fans of the Montreal Impact who saw their team labor through a troubling 2011 NASL campaign and at one point staged a protest against team management probably couldn't forsee the events of this past week coming. By … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Montreal Impact | 36 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: Drogba turns down deal, Zambrano to coach in Colombia & more

Let the Didier Drobga sweepstakes begin. Drogba's agent said that the player has rejected a one-year contract extension from Chelsea and is prepared to go wherever he is offered the most money. Drogba's contract with Chelsea expires this summer, when … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 48 Comments

Report: USA to face Venezuela in January

Photo by Bernd Feil/ The U.S. men's national team's January camp appears to be culminating with two matches close to the Equator.  According to numerous reports, Venezuela will host the U.S. national team in a friendly on January 21. The … Continue reading »

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

Montreal acquires Ricketts from LA for allocation

The Montreal Impact came away from last week's expansion draft without a proven goalkeeper, but that void was filled in a major way on Monday after the Impact acquired Jamaican national team goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts from the Impact for allocation … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Montreal Impact | 79 Comments

Must-See Goal: Inigo Martinez

Before you call this goal a fluke, it isn't even the first time Martinez has scored this kind of goal THIS YEAR:

Posted in Must-See Goals | 13 Comments

Sporting KC deals Arnaud to Montreal for Sinovic and allocation

Photo by The Montreal Impact have continued to wheel and deal as Jesse Marsch shapes his roster, with the latest blockbuster coming Monday with Montreal dealing Seth Sinovic and an allocation to Sporting Kansas City for veteran midfielder Davy … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 23 Comments

Schellscheidt retires as Seton Hall head coach, ending historic coaching career

Legendary coach Manny Schellscheidt has been a pioneer in American soccer for decades, and on Monday he retired from his long-time profession, stepping down as Seton Hall head coach after 24 years. Schellscheidt spent nearly a quarter century in charge … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer | 7 Comments