Monthly Archives: August 2012

CCL Rewind: 10-man Dynamo draw, Sounders win in road trips

The Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders both went on the road in CONCACAF Champions League group action on Thursday night and both are coming back to the USA with points in the bag. The Sounders sent a young squad to … Continue reading »

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Europa League draw pits several Americans against one another

photo by Niki Jargren and Helsingborgs IF The Europa League draw may not have drawn the same type of attention that the UEFA Champions League draw did but that does not mean it was any less interesting, especially to American fans … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

photo by Matt West/ By FRANCO PANIZO If Brad Guzan and Eric Lichaj are to get their first starts of the Premiership campaign with Aston Villa, now might be the best time to do so. The Villans are in last … Continue reading »

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CCL Thursday: Your Running Commentary

       A pair of MLS teams take to the road in CONCACAF Champions League play aiming for results that will help take them one step closer to the knockout stage. The Seattle Sounders are in Trinidad and Tobago … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Seattle Sounders, Your Running Commentary | 10 Comments

Hackworth awarded Union coaching job on permanent basis

John Hackworth is no longer the interim head coach of the Philadelphia Union. He's on the job permanently. The Union removed the interim label from Hackworth, who took over after the firing of Peter Nowak and steadied the club. He … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union | 22 Comments

Report: Vergara fires Chivas USA GM Domene

Chivas USA owner Jorge Vergara has reportedly not wasted any time in making changes with his new-found total control of the team. A day after the Chivas USA and Chivas de Guadalajara owner purchased the other 50 percent of the … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goal: Mix Diskerud


Posted in Americans Abroad, Must-See Goals | 9 Comments

Diskerud, Boyd score to guide teams to UEFA Europa League group stage

Photo by In a short time, Mix Diskerud has made a major impact on his new team. Diskerud scored his first goal since joining Rosenborg on loan from Stabaek, and it is one that put Rosenborg in the UEFA … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: RSL captain Beckerman plays balancing act in trying to lead club

Photo by By FRANCO PANIZO The past few weeks have been pretty busy for Kyle Beckerman, and they have seen the veteran midfielder go through a whirlwind of emotions. From trying to help Real Salt Lake get out of … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS Spotlight, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 10 Comments

Jol: Dempsey transfer talks with ‘several’ clubs continue, Sunderland interested

Time is running short on Clint Dempsey's hopes at moving clubs before Friday's summer transfer deadline, but Fulham manager Martin Jol revealed that potential for a move is there as the club has ongoing talks with others about a transfer … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: John emerges from setbacks, adversity for FC Dallas

Photo by By THOMAS FLOYD George John has experienced his fair share of setbacks in the past year. But if the FC Dallas centerback's spirits have been dampened, he isn't showing it. Last summer, a deal that would have … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Iniesta wins UEFA Best Player award, Defoe re-signs and more

Standing on a stage next to the two most prolific goal scorers in the world, Andres Iniesta finally received his due. Iniesta was chosen as the 2011-12 UEFA Best Player in Europe, beating out Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and Real … Continue reading »

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