Monthly Archives: September 2012

Dempsey opens Tottenham account with game winner against Manchester United

Another big game, another goal for Clint Dempsey. Tottenham Hotspur ended their long winless streak at Old Trafford that dates back to 1989 on Saturday, and it was Dempsey who provided the decisive finish in Spurs' 3-2 victory over Manchester … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goal: Martin Jiranek

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Fire remain resolute despite loss to Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas- The Chicago Fire saw their bid for first place in the Eastern Conference batted away on Friday night, with Sporting Kansas City posting a 2-0 victory that extended their lead on the second-place Fire to five points. … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Photo by ISIphotos.com A hugely important London Derby headlines a full slate of matches on Saturday as English Premier League leaders Chelsea take on fierce rivals Arsenal in an early-morning showdown. The Blues enter Saturday atop the EPL table with … Continue reading »

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Zusi’s brace leads Sporting KC past Fire

Photo by ISIPhotos.com Sporting Kansas City's hold on the Eastern Conference got even tighter on Friday as the East leaders outplayed their closest competitor in the East to post an impressive victory and extend their lead to five points.  Graham … Continue reading »

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Galaxy Notebook: With CCL quarterfinal berth clinched, focus now on MLS stretch run

BY KAYLA KNAPP Carson, CALIF. — The Los Angeles Galaxy were paying attention to an important game last night, but it wasn’t one they were playing in. The Puerto Rico Islanders defeated Metapan 3-0 in their CONCACAF Champions League group … Continue reading »

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Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire: Match Night Commentary

  First place in the MLS Eastern Conference is on the line tonight at Livestrong Sporting Park as first-place Sporting Kansas City takes on the second-place Chicago Fire (8:30pm, NBC Sports). Sporting KC returns home after a successful road trip … Continue reading »

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Diskerud scores to cap Rosenborg romp

photo by ISIphotos.com Rosenborg BK jumped into the top spot of Eliteserien on Friday with a big victory over Haugesund, and Mix Diskerud contributed to the fun by netting his first league goal for the club. Diskerud capped the scoring … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and SBI’s Top Ten Matches to Watch)

Chelsea has jumped out to an impressive start to the English Premier League season, but they will face perhaps their toughest test to date when the travel to the Emirates to take on an improving Arsenal side in the weekend's … Continue reading »

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Klinsmann discusses Lichaj, Altidore, qualifying and more in ESPN interview

Jurgen Klinsmann is little more than a week away from bringing together the U.S. men's national team for the World Cup qualifying matches that will determine whether the team advances to the Hexagonal Round, or crashes and burns. He helped … Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: What an all-MLS national team lineup might look like

Photo by ISIPhotos.com A popular question being asked these days about the U.S. national team is "Where are the MLS players?" With Landon Donovan missing so many matches for the U.S. lately, and with Geoff Cameron having made the move … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 30: A Look Ahead

  By THOMAS FLOYD First place in the Eastern Conference will be on the line tonight when two of the hottest teams in MLS meet at Livestrong Sporting Park. The Chicago Fire, winners of seven of their past eight, will … Continue reading »

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