Monthly Archives: March 2012

Union, Whitecaps play to scoreless draw in LeToux’s return to PPL Park

By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — In a game with lots of fanfare over the last week, the Philadelphia Union and Vancouver Whitecaps produced quite the boring affair on Saturday afternoon. On a frigid afternoon at PPL Park, the Union … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 20 Comments

Henry hat-trick leads Red Bulls romp over Montreal

  BY DAVE MARTINEZ The New York Red Bulls didn't exactly start their match on Saturday looking like a team capable of demolishing the expansion Montreal Impact, but an outstanding second half and another stellar performance from Thierry Henry showed … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 55 Comments

Red Bulls vs. Impact: Match Day Commentary

The New York Red Bulls will look to keep the momentum going from last week's resounding 4-1 win against Colorado Rapids by beating the expansion Montreal Impact at Red Bull Arena today. Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper are coming off … Continue reading »

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Union vs. Whitecaps: Match Day Commentary

  Sebastien LeToux makes his return to PPL Park today as the Vancouver Whitecaps look to stay unbeaten by knocking off the winless Philadelphia Union. Today marks the first match back at PPL Park for LeToux since being traded from … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 2 Comments

Luke Rodgers signs with Lillestrom

  Photo credit: Martin Holterhuset of rb.no BY DAVE MARTINEZ Just when you thought the Luke Rodgers saga was over, it has clearly only begun. Norwegian publication Aftenposten reports that the diminutive English striker has signed on with Tippeligaen side … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 6 Comments

El Salvador’s Larin suspended three games

If El Salvador's Under-23 men's national team is to qualify for this summer's Olympics, they will have to do so without one of their top defenders. Alexander Larin was suspended three games by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee on Friday for his … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF OLYMPIC QUALIFYING | 74 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Manchester City has seen a once hefty lead atop the English Premier League evaporate and now the Cititzens find themselves in second place, trailing Manchester United by three points. If City is going to stay in the playoffs race, they … Continue reading »

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Santos brace leads D.C. United to 4-1 win over FC Dallas

 Photo by Jose L. Argueta/ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD WASHINGTON — When Maicon Santos was sent to FC Dallas in a trade midway through last season, the Brazilian striker was largely considered the missing link for a championship-caliber squad. But after … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas | 32 Comments

D.C. United vs. FC Dallas: Match Night Commentary

  D.C. United is still in search of their first victory of the season and will be at RFK Stadium tonight looking for it against FC Dallas (7:30pm, NBC Sports Network). D.C. is coming off a tie at Vancouver that … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

It's getting down to crunch time across Europe, with a number of teams approaching must-win territory to keep their title or UEFA Champions League hopes afloat for another week. Manchester City falls into that category, with the club entering its … Continue reading »

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Must-See Commercial: Cristiano Ronaldo and Rafael Nadal

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Reyna discusses Olympic qualifying

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