Monthly Archives: April 2012

Manchester City 1, Manchester United 0: Match Highlights

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: Match Day Commentary

  The biggest game of the year in the English Premier League kicks off this afternoon with first-place Manchester United taking on arch-rival Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium (3pm, ESPN). United enters the match with a three-point lead over … Continue reading »

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A look at MLS bad boy Steven Lenhart

By all accounts, Steven Lenhart is a laid-back and mellow person off the field. Someone who enjoys surfing and is considered quiet by most who know him. On the field, the San Jose Earthquakes forward is something else entirely. Lenhart … Continue reading »

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USL PRO: A Look Back at Week 4

By FRANCO PANIZO The Charlotte Eagles were unsuccessful in picking up their first win of the season versus Antigua Barracuda FC last week, but they learned their lesson and made sure that was not the case in their rematch this … Continue reading »

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NASL Week 4: A Look Back

photo by Matt May/Tampa Bay Rowdies By FRANCO PANIZO One of the most historic derbies in U.S. soccer history was renewed this weekend, as the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers faced off for the first time in 19 … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Player of the Week: Maicon Santos

When the 2012 MLS season began, D.C. United figured to be a team capable of scoring goals in bunches. What most wouldn't have predicted is that Maicon Santos would be leading the charge as the team's top scorer. All the … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Ryan Meara

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ It was a good week for MLS rookies, with several enjoying standout performances, but it was hard to top New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Ryan Meara's day against New England. Meara made five saves, several … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team of the Week: D.C. United

Photo by Jose L. Argueta/ They may have started the season slowly, but D.C. United is hitting on all cylinders right now and have the seven-match unbeaten streak to prove it. Just a week after thrashing the New York Red … Continue reading »

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Who is your pick in the Manchester Derby?

The English Premier League title will go a long way toward being decided today when Manchester United and Manchester City square off at the Etihad Stadium today (3pm, ESPN). A United victory would essentially seal the title, while a City … Continue reading »

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European Rewind: Inter Milan surge into contention, Newcastle stumble and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI Italy's race for third place and the final spot in the Champions League has an unexpected contestant. Inter Milan, largely counted out as little as a month ago, have surged with a six-game unbeaten streak since the … Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: England eyes Hodgson, Podolski to Arsenal confirmed, and more

The English FA has not gone far to find a replacement for former England manager Fabio Capello, pegging West Brom manager Roy Hodgson as the leading candidate to manage England at this summer's European Championships. The FA has sought permission … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

photo by Howard C. Smith/ By FRANCO PANIZO As far as season finales go, DaMarcus Beasley could not have had a much better performance to close out his first year in Mexico. Beasley capped his season with Puebla with a … Continue reading »

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