Monthly Archives: February 2012

MLS Notes: Nyarko gets Ghana call-up, Wenger used at forward and more

Photo by Tracy Allen/ISIphotos.com Dominic Oduro won't be the only member of the Chicago Fire getting his first taste of international soccer in Wednesday's Ghana-Chile friendly at PPL Park. Patrick Nyarko has been called in as a late addition to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Montreal Impact | 15 Comments

MLS sanctions Dynamo supporters

Houston Dynamo supporters crossed the line on the road a few times last season, and as a result, their privileges have been limited by MLS heading into the 2012 campaign.  In a letter written by the league to Dynamo supporters … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 79 Comments

Studio 90: U.S. U-23s prepare for Mexico

Posted in U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 18 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: UEFA agrees to cut fixture dates, Gomez set to start and more

European clubs and UEFA have come to an agreement that would alter the international calendar significantly. Under the new agreement, which has yet to be approved by FIFA, the number of international matches would be reduced from 12 a year … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, International Soccer | 19 Comments

Timbers tie Earthquakes in pre-season

A Hanyar Mosquera own goal proved to be the equalizer in Monday's 1-1 draw between the Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes in MLS pre-season action at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland. Both Western Conference sides trotted out strong starting lineups … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 14 Comments

MLS Notes: DC United signs Dykstra, Impact waive Westlake, and more

D.C. United could find itself without goalkeeper Bill Hamid quite a bit in 2012 as the U.S. national team netminder and potential Olympian stands poised to have a busy year. With that in mind, DC added a veteran goalkeeper to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- New England Revolution, Women's Soccer | 17 Comments

Who should the USMNT start vs. Italy?

A rash of injuries and illness have left U.S. men's national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann with a weakened roster ahead of Wednesday's match against Italy, making his decisions on a starting lineup that much tougher. The loss of Landon Donovan, … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 217 Comments

Egypt thrashes Kenya in first international since Port Said disaster

Egyptian soccer received some much-needed good news this afternoon as manager Bob Bradley led The Pharaohs to a 5-0 victory against Kenya, Bradley's first victory in charge of Egypt. Monday's match was the first game against a senior international side … Continue reading »

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