Monthly Archives: January 2012

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

Photo by ISIphotos.com 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 ISIphotos.com 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