Monthly Archives: November 2012

USMNT Daily Update: Don’t expect Donovan back for the Hex Opener

Landon Donovan may not be ready to walk away from soccer for good after Saturday’s MLS Cup Final, but what we can expect is him to take a long break that should rule him out of February’s Hex opener. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Men's National Team, USMNT Daily Update | 75 Comments

Wondolowski embraces path from reserve to MVP

After years of biding his time in MLS reserve games, Chris Wondolowski has emerged as the most lethal striker the league has to offer. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 3 Comments

Crew to take part in 2013 World Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic in Orlando

The Columbus Crew will be joining the preseason festivities in Orlando next year. The Crew announced Thursday that they would be the eighth team to partake in the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic in 2013, rounding out a field … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Columbus Crew | 1 Comment

Ianni strike voted Goal of the Year, Rimando wins Save of the Year

Western Conference players continued to rack up this season’s awards, as Seattle Sounders defender Patrick Ianni won Goal of the Year and Real Salt Lake goalkeeper claimed Save of the Year. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 30 Comments

SBI MLS Draft Big Board (Version 2.0)

The 2012 MLS Cup Final is being played on Saturday, and while fans of the LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo are focused on that match, fans of the other 17 teams in MLS are looking ahead to the MLS Draft. Here is the latest version of the SBI MLS Draft Big Board: Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Combine 2013, MLS Draft 2013 | 28 Comments

The latest on the 2013 Generation adidas class

Louisville defender Andrew Farrell is looking like the best bet to be the first player taken in the 2013 MLS Draft, and is one of the few players who can be considered a lock Generation adidas player. Here is a closer look at how the GA class is shaping up: Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Combine 2013, MLS Draft 2013 | 60 Comments

Alvarez and Mullins headline Herman Award semifinalists

UConn playmaker Carlos Alvarez and Maryland striker Patrick Mullins headlined the 15-player list of semifinalists for the 2012 Hermann Award, given to college soccer’s top player. Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, Featured | 4 Comments

Wondolowski named 2012 MLS MVP

After a record-setting season with the San Jose Earthquakes, Chris Wondolowski was honored for his excellence by being named MLS MVP for the first time in his career. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 27 Comments

Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

Several of the younger Americans Abroad reached milestones this week, as Andrew Wooten scored twice for Sandhausen, Bobby Wood started and went the distance for 1860 Munich and Sebastian Lletget dressed for West Ham. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured | 65 Comments

USWNT rout Ireland behind Morgan hat-trick, Leroux brace

Alex Morgan scored a first-half hat-trick and substitute Sidney Leroux added a second-half brace, as the U.S. Women’s National Team continued to roll in their Fan Tribute Tour by routing Ireland, 5-0. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Women's National Team, Women's Soccer | 9 Comments

Hartman unlikely to return to FC Dallas

After three seasons with FC Dallas, goalkeeper Kevin Hartman looks to be on his way out of Frisco. His agent, Ron Waxman, commented tonight that the club has not offered Hartman a contract, and will not be doing so. Waxman … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas | 37 Comments

Earthquakes decline options on Corrales, Opara, among others

The San Jose Earthquakes declined to exercise the 2013 contract option of veteran defender-midfielder Ramiro Corrales on Wednesday, meaning his time with the Quakes appears finished. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 44 Comments