Monthly Archives: January 2012

Everton 1, Manchester City 0: Match Highlights

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Timbers sign U.S U-20 midfielder Renken

One of the more potential-filled midfielders in the U.S. youth pipeline is coming to MLS. The Portland Timbers have acquired U.S. Under-20 midfielder Charles Renken through the MLS waiver process, according to a team release, bringing the 18-year-old to the … Continue reading »

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Ingolstadt terminates Buddle’s contract

Edson Buddle's European venture has come to a screeching halt. Despite Buddle scoring six goals for FC Ingolstadt this season, the club released him from his contract Tuesday for unspecified reasons. Buddle had been sent away from the team prior to the 2. … Continue reading »

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Quaranta set for unique chance in India

Photo by Jose L. Argueta/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR Santino Quaranta likely deserved a less abrupt end to his playing career. Instead, he is getting an unprecedented chance at a new beginning. After not being offered a new contract with D.C. … Continue reading »

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Lindpere signs multi-year Red Bulls deal

Photo by David Bernal/ISIphotos.com Joel Lindpere might not be a Designated Player like Thierry Henry or Rafa Marquez, but he arguably means the most out of anybody to the potential success of the New York Red Bulls. That makes the … Continue reading »

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Union purchase Torres’ full rights, keep eye on future while aiming to build winner

Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR The Philadelphia Union have a plan, and they're sticking to it. The club purchased the full rights to 20-year-old Colombian midfielder Roger Torres from America de Cali, which had been loaning him to … Continue reading »

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Zamora, Cisse join QPR; Spurs add Saha, Nelsen ahead of transfer deadline

The winter transfer window across Europe closed on Tuesday, and a number of teams — not the usual big-spenders — that were scrambling to fill vacancies and address needs for the second half of their respective seasons were able to … Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Transfer madness takes a back seat to mid-week matches, as a number of top teams in Europe take to the field on Tuesday.  The top four teams in England are all in action, with Landon Donovan, Tim Howard and Everton … Continue reading »

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Diskerud loaned to Belgian club Gent

Photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com European transfer deadline day has proved to be fruitful for one American abroad. Mikkel Diskerud has been loaned from Stabaek in his native Norway to Belgian top flight club KAA Gent, the club announced on Tuesday. … Continue reading »

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Lekic returns to Denmark as Revs eye forward reinforcements

Photo by Andrew Katsampes/ISIphotos.com While the Vancouver Whitecaps are busy stockpiling forwards, the New England Revolution's quest to find any reliable strikers continues. That quest became a bit more difficult after definitive word that Rajko Lekic has returned to his … Continue reading »

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Union acquire allocation money from Whitecaps for Le Toux

Photo by Tony Quinn/ISIphotos.com If Sebastien Le Toux makes an appearance at PPL Park this summer for his second MLS All-Star Game, he won't be representing the home team. He'll be doing it as a member of the Vancouver Whitecaps. … Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Sudan gets through at ACN, Spurs revamping stadium and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI Sudan entered Monday's African Cup of Nations group finale needing a minor miracle to get through to the next round, trailing Angola by three points for second place in Group B while needing to make up a … Continue reading »

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