Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mid-Day Ticker: ‘Qatargate’ slams FIFA with corruption allegations, FA charges Ferguson, and more

A new report claims that Qatar won the 2022 World Cup bidding process in part because of corruption, Sir Alex Ferguson is charged by the FA for recent critical comments of a referee, and more news from around the world of soccer. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, International Soccer | 53 Comments

Espinoza, Bernardez headline Honduras roster for upcoming USMNT qualifier

Honduras has released a potent 23-man roster for their upcoming World Cup qualifier against the U.S. Men’s National Team on Feb. 6. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Featured, International Soccer | 21 Comments

Balotelli joins AC Milan for €20 Million

Mario Balotelli’s time at Manchester City is over, with the troubled striker finally being sent packing as he now heads to AC Milan. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured | 16 Comments

Wondolowski confident heading into USMNT showdown vs. Canada

MLS Golden Boot winner Chris Wondolowski will look to get 2013 off to a flying start by making the most of his opportunities on Tuesday night when the U.S. Men’s National Team takes on Canada. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer | 40 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: O’Brien signs with Nordsjaelland, Guardiola set to spend big for Bayern, and more

American midfielder Conor O’Brien has signed a new two-year deal with reigning Danish champions Nordsjaelland. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, Featured, Mexican Soccer, South American Soccer | 32 Comments

This Week’s Soccer on TV

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid renew acquaintances this week in Copa Del Rey action, the headlining match of a busy week of soccer. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Soccer on TV | 4 Comments

BREAKING: Shea being sold to Stoke City pending physical

The on-again, off-again, off-again deal to send Brek Shea to Stoke City is now on again, with sources confirming to SBI on Monday evening that Shea was being transferred to Stoke City pending a physical, which he is now heading to England to take. Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, Featured, MLS- FC Dallas | 152 Comments

VIDEO: Klinsmann looks back at USMNT camp and ahead to Canada friendly

With the USMNT set to play their first match of 2013 on Tuesday against Canada, Jurgen Klinsmann looks back at the January camp and ahead to Tuesday’s friendly in Houston. Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 30 Comments

The SBI Podcast: Episode 5 with special guest Eddie Johnson

Seattle Sounders and U.S. Men’s National Team forward Eddie Johnson is ready to kickoff 2013 on Tuesday night when the USA takes on Canada. Johnson was the special guest on Episode 5 of The SBI Podcast. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS- Seattle Sounders, Podcasts, U.S. Men's National Team | 21 Comments

Report: O’Brien in talks with Odense BK over move

Conor O’Brien may soon be moving up the food chain over in Denmark. O’Brien is currently in negotiations with Odense BK after becoming a free agent at the end of 2012, according to a report from Danish outlet Bold. O’Brien … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured | 17 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Galatasaray sign Drogba, Xavi inks extension, and more

Didier Drogba will be back in UEFA Champions League action after signing with Turkish side Galatasaray, which only just recently added Dutch playmaker Wesley Sneijder. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, International Soccer | 14 Comments

USMNT Notes: Zusi taking leadership role, date for Honduras roster set, and more

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi is a relatively new member of the U.S. Men’s National Team, but after becoming a starter last year in World Cup qualifying, Zusi has taken on a leadership role in the current USMNT camp. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer | 52 Comments