Monthly Archives: February 2012

U.S. Under-23s vs. Mexico: Match Night Commentary

The U.S. Men's Under-23 national team will play its finaly exhibition match before Olympic Qualifying kicks off in a month in Nashville with a match agianst arch-rival Mexico in Frisco, Texas tonight (10pm, Telefutura).  Head coach Caleb Porter will be … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's Olympic Team, U.S. Youth National Teams | 116 Comments

Who was your Man of the Match vs. Italy?

photo by Bernd Feil/ The U.S. men's national team earned a historic result on Wednesday, defeating Italy for the first time in 11 tries. The 1-0 result in Genoa was a hard-earned one for U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 93 Comments

USA beats Italy for first time

By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. men's national team entered its match against Italy having never beaten the Azzurri, going 0-7-3 in games dating back to 1934. That winless streak ended on Wednesday. The Americans defeated Italy, 1-0, for the first … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Italy: Match Day Commentary

  The U.S. Men's national team takes on Italy today in Genoa in what will arguably be the toughest test the United States has faced since Jurgen Klinsmann took over as head coach six months ago (2:30pm, ESPN2). The Americans … Continue reading »

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Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

It is a busy Wednesday in the international soccer world, as key friendlies across the globe give soccer fans plenty of great viewing options. While we're sure you will be glued to the USA-Italy match this afternoon, there is plenty … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 4 Comments

Reyna, Meola voted into National Soccer Hall of Fame

U.S. national team legends Claudio Reyna and Tony Meola were the easiest selections in the latest ballot for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, and voters agreed, making them the headliners in the Hall's Class of 2012. Reyna received 96 … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer | 25 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Qatar advances in WC qualifying, Folan signs for Birmingham and more

Qatar advanced to the final round of World Cup qualifying while Saudi Arabia and Bahrain were eliminated in a wild day of matches across the Asian continent. The 2022 World Cup hosts, currently ranked 96th in the world, scored a … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Italy: The Pre-Game Tailgate

    The U.S. men's national team takes on Italy today in Genoa in the first major match of 2012 for Jurgen Klinsmann's squad (2:30pm, ESPN2). The Americans come in with an injury-depleted lineup, but should still provide a good … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 98 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: New England Revolution

Photo by Andrew Katsampes/ Change is in the air in New England.  A new coach, a new system and a boatload of new players have been put in place to turn around the once-proud franchise that has fallen on hard … Continue reading »

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MLS Pre-Season: FC Dallas rolls and TFC cruises at Disney Classic

David Ferreira recorded a goal and assist to lead FC Dallas to a 4-0 romp over a ten-man Orlando City side in the Disney Pro Soccer Classic on Tuesday. A fourth-minute red card to Orlando City goalkeeper Sean Kelley forced … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: USA prepares for Italy

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 14 Comments

Juninho feeling right at home with Galaxy after brief return to Sao Paulo

By ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. – A stellar offseason for the Los Angeles Galaxy got even better when Juninho rejoined the defending MLS Cup champions on a year-long loan from São Paulo. But while Juninho is all smiles about coming back … Continue reading »

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