Monthly Archives: January 2012

Donovan and Howard face City test; Rogers, John eligible for new club debuts

Photo by It is a wild day across England, with the rapid-fire closing of the transfer window being accompanied by a full slate of mid-week matches. While the transfer window doesn't figure to include any more Americans making moves … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 4 Comments

Report: LeToux heading to Vancouver

Philadelphia Union fans have endured a roller coaster off-season, first with Sebastien LeToux's trial at Bolton, then Monday's sudden departure of goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon. Now it appears that after initially thinking LeToux would wind up staying with the Union, the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 50 Comments

Union part ways with Mondragon

The man who played as big a part as any in making the Philadelphia Union a playoff team is now headed home. Philadelphia and goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon mutually agreed to the Colombian's release Monday, clearing the way for the 40-year-old … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Transfer News, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 45 Comments

Portland signs Kris Boyd as designated player

The Portland Timbers were looking for a strong target forward to help fill the role that Kenny Cooper never could quite fill, and they have turned to a proven goal-scorer to do the job. The Timbers have signed Scottish striker … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Portland Timbers | 82 Comments

USA talking potential friendly with Scotland

photo by Five months is all that separates the U.S. men's national team from the start of its World Cup qualifying campaign, and a friendly against Scotland appears to be in the works prior to then. According to a … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 49 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Chelsea close in on De Bruyne, Everton avoid favorites in FA Cup draw and more

By FRANCO PANIZO Chelsea is looking for a better second half of the season in the Premiership, and it is hoping the signing of an attacking midfielder will help them do that. Chelsea is set to sign Kevin De Bruyne … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 12 Comments

WPS suspends 2012 season

  Another milestone was achieved this past weekend for women's professional soccer in the United States, as the U.S. women's national team qualified for the Olympics. Unfortunately for the players, they might not have a domestic season in which to … Continue reading »

Posted in Women's Professional Soccer | 51 Comments

Chicago plays D.C. to scoreless draw in preseason opener

 Photo by Jose L. Argueta/ By THOMAS FLOYD After D.C. United and the Chicago Fire had their fair share of defensive struggles throughout the 2011 MLS campaign, the two teams both had a notable silver lining to take away from … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- D.C. United | 9 Comments

Red Bulls sign Conde after completing deal with Fire

Just days after selling Tim Ream to Bolton, the New York Red Bulls have secured the services of his replacement, signing Colombian centerback Wilman Conde after making a trade with the Chicago Fire. The Red Bulls dealt allocation money (which … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 52 Comments

Must-See Goal: Erlan Gaston Mealla

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Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 2: Match Highlights

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European Weekend Rewind: Arsenal comes back, Inter loses and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI It looked to be another long afternoon at the Emirates after Arsenal found themselves down two to Aston Villa at halftime and on the verge of going out of the FA Cup. Relief came quickly, however, as … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 4 Comments