Monthly Archives: May 2012

SBI MLS Rookie of the Month: Ryan Meara

When a rookie goalkeeper can rattle off an undefeated month, it is definitely cause to take notice. But when a goalkeeper does so by putting together strong game after strong game, all you can do is stand up and applaud … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, SBI MLS Rookie of the Week | 9 Comments

Donovan reunited with ball from Algeria goal

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 24 Comments

NASL Week 8: A Look Back

By FRANCO PANIZO FC Edmonton looked ready to give the San Antonio Scorpions some payback after losing to the Texas club in Week 7, but the Scorpions refused to lose. San Antonio extended its unbeaten streak to six games on … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Darren Mattocks

Darren Mattocks picked a good time to score his first professional goal, netting the equalizer in Vancouver's 1-1 draw vs. Cascadia rival Portland on Saturday. The goal, one of several scored by MLS rookies this past weekend, made Mattocks our … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Player of the Week: Emilio Renteria

The Columbus Crew are enjoying a strong run of form lately, and the leading figure behind the team's recent victories has been Venezuelan striker Emilio Renteria. The Crew defeated Seattle and Chicago this past week and Renteria found the net … Continue reading »

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Gil, Bijev among players called in for U.S. U-20 camp and South American friendlies

Real Salt Lake midfielder Luis Gil and Fortuna Dusseldorf forward Villyan Bijev were among the 20 players named for the upcoming U.S. Under-20 national team training camp in Houston by head coach Tab Ramos. The roster, released on Saturday, includes … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams | 24 Comments

Morgan’s brace leads USWNT to romp over China

Photo by John Todd/ISIPhotos.com   The U.S. Women's national team shook off an uncharacteristic slow start to put on a show for a sold-out crowd at PPL Park on Sunday, as Alex Morgan showed off her outstanding form in a … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Women's National Team | 11 Comments

Red Bulls coach Backe unhappy with U.S. Soccer’s Open Cup scheduling

BY DAVE MARTINEZ New York Red Bulls Head Coach Hans Backe is ready to take the US Open Cup seriously; that has been the message since before the start of the season. Now, all he wants is for US Soccer … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, U.S. Open Cup | 30 Comments

Midfield trio key in USMNT win over Scotland

photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Figuring out how to get Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones and Maurice Edu all on the field at the same time for the U.S. men's national team has proven difficult in … Continue reading »

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Renteria winner helps Crew roll past Fire

By JEFFREY KRAUSE COLUMBUS, OH.–The Chicago Fire continued a trend on Saturday night as they faced the Columbus Crew for the first time this season. A late push was not enough for the Fire to walk away with any points, … Continue reading »

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Johnson continues to shine at left back for USMNT

photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — No Timmy Chandler at left back. No problem. For a second straight game, Fabian Johnson filled in for the absent Chandler at the position that has proved most troublesome for … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

    With CONCACAF World Cup qualifying just around the corner, Mexico will be heading toward qualifying trying to recapture the form that led them to a CONCACAF Gold Cup last summer. 'El Tri' will look to get rolling today … Continue reading »

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