Monthly Archives: March 2012

UCL Rewind: Milan holds Barcelona to scoreless tie, Bayern cruises by Marseille

  By JOHN BOSCHINI It's all square heading back to Camp Nou as Barcelona and AC Milan battled to a scoreless draw at the San Siro in the opening leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal tie. AC Milan wasted … Continue reading »

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The Unstoppable Herculez Gomez

To say that Herculez Gomez has seized his opportunity would be accurate, but it wouldn't quite tell the whole story. Gomez has made the most of his chance to start for Santos Laguna after an injury to Darwin Quintero opened … Continue reading »

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TFC defense in need of answers to stop Gomez, Santos Laguna in CCL semifinals

If Toronto FC is to figure out a remedy for their defensive problems, Wednesday night would be an ideal time to do so. TFC, Major League Soccer's last hope in the CONCACAF Champions League, welcomes red-hot Herculez Gomez and in-form … Continue reading »

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UEFA Champions League: Your Running Commentary

Barcelona and AC Milan met twice in the UEFA Champions League group stage, and they'll treat soccer fans to two more matchups starting with their opening leg of their UCL quarterfinals at the San Siro. Barcelona rolled through the Round … Continue reading »

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Rapids sign one-time U.S. forward Hill

Kamani Hill is coming back to the United States. The Colorado Rapids signed the one-time U.S. national team forward on Wednesday, adding him to a forward stable that is already set to get Conor Casey back from injury in the … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team of the Week: Chivas USA

Few visiting teams go into Rio Tinto Stadium and walk out victorious. Especially not when that visiting team is off to a struggling start. Especially not when Real Salt Lake is on a roll after a pair of convincing season-opening … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goal: Thamsanqa Sangweni

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SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Casey Townsend

Saturday night's game against Real Salt Lake is one that Casey Townsend won't soon forget. With injuries to forwards Juan Pablo Angel and Alejandro Moreno, Townsend stepped up for Chivas USA, starting his second straight game and delievering the game-winning … Continue reading »

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Liverpool, Roma to meet at Fenway Park

Boston-based European club owners will have their teams go head-to-head at one of the United States' most storied stadiums this summer. After plenty of rumors and speculation, Liverpool officially announced that they will play AS Roma in a summer friendly … Continue reading »

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UEFA Champions League: Barca faces Milan test, Bayern looks to stay hot

By JOHN BOSCHINI AC Milan and Barcelona are set to square off for the third time in this season's UEFA Champions League as the Serie A leaders welcome the defending European champions to the San Siro for the first leg … Continue reading »

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Revolution sign Runstrom

The New England's Revolution's front line is making way for yet another new face. The Revs signed Swedish striker Bjorn Runstrom on Wednesday, adding another player to a completely revamped attack. Runstrom joins Saer Sene, Jose Moreno, Fernando Cardenas and … Continue reading »

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Conde makes successful return after lengthy hiatus

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ By DAVE MARTINEZ The New York Red Bulls’ home opener took on a special meaning for Wilman Conde. The Colombian defender’s re-integration to Major League Soccer also marked a return to competition after nearly a … Continue reading »

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