Monthly Archives: January 2012

Everton vs. Fulham: Match Day Commentary

  The three best American soccer players in the world will be on the field together in a club match for the first time ever as Tim Howard and Landon Donovan lead Everton against Clint Dempsey and Fulham (3pm, Fox … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 43 Comments

European Look Ahead: Liverpool set for United, top Italian sides meet and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI It's FA Cup weekend again in England, and the field is down to 32 teams. Liverpool are well out of the Premier League title race, and their Champions League hopes are diminishing quickly, but fans will find … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 1 Comment

Ream ready for new challenges at Bolton

photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO Tim Ream was married all of 24 hours and on the brink of going on his honeymoon before he got a phone call that would alter his plans. Getting ready to head … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 23 Comments

Dempsey and Donovan set to do battle (Who is your favorite?)

Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan, the two best field players in American soccer, and two of the most popular players in American soccer history, are set to do battle today in the FA Cup (3pm, Fox Soccer Channel). Today's Fulham-Everton … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 48 Comments

Mwanga training with Aston Villa

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com The Philadelphia Union's preseason is starting to become more notable not for who is in camp but for the attackers who are spending time in England. According to his agent, Richard Motzkin, third-year forward Danny … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union | 16 Comments

U.S. women a win away from London

Photo by Stephen Brashear/ISIphotos.com The U.S. women's national team has been a wrecking crew during its run at CONCACAF Olympic qualifying, but there is still one more piece of business to take care of before it can celebrate. With a … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Women's National Team | 5 Comments

Friday Kickoff: Chandler sidelined with hamstring injury, Iniesta hurt and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com All American eyes Friday are on Goodison Park, where Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey do battle in Everton and Fulham's FA Cup match, but there's another game in Europe that is of importance to Americans abroad as … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, International Soccer | 8 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey have shared plenty of moments throughout their careers as the top two attacking threats of the U.S. men's national team, but they will not be celebrating together on Friday. The two American … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 40 Comments

Earthquakes add Güvenışık and re-sign Busch to extension

BY ADAM SERRANO The San Jose Earthquakes believe that they have found another compliment to Chris Wondolowski with the signing of Turkish forward Sercan Güvenışık. The 31-year-old German league veteran impressed the Earthquakes during a two month trial with the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 14 Comments

Bornstein starts for Tigres in Copa Libertadores loss

Most of last night's headlines might have been about the U.S. men's national team's friendly in Panama, but that was not the only place south of the border where an American was playing. Lost amid the U.S. team's 1-0 win, … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 33 Comments

Sarvas eager to build his own legacy with the Galaxy

Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIPhotos.net BY ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. — Marcelo Sarvas has some big cleats to fill.  Brought in from Costa Rican side Alajuelense, the 30-year-old Brazilian midfielder was signed by the Los Angeles Galaxy during the offseason as … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 12 Comments

Solo questionable for Costa Rica clash

photo by Stephen Brashear/ISIphotos.com The U.S. women's national team cruised through the Group Stage of Olympic qualifying and now just needs a win on Friday against Costa Rica to reach the Summer Games in London. There's one problem: Hope Solo … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Women's National Team | 36 Comments