Monthly Archives: February 2013

The SBI Podcast: Episode 12 (Talking U.S. U-20s, Holden and a preview of the MLS Western Conference)

The SBi Podcast: Episode 12 brings you our MLS Western Conference preview as we break down each team in the West. Ives and Garrett also discuss the U.S. Under-20s, Stuart Holden and more. Continue reading »

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Altidore scores twice to lead AZ to Dutch Cup Final, ties Dempsey mark for goals in a European season

U.S. Men’s National Team striker Jozy Altidore pushed his season’s goal total in all competitions to 23 by scoring a pair of goals, and adding an assist, in AZ’s Dutch Cup semifinal victory vs Ajax on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake made several moves in the off-season reshape the team and clear the way for some impressive youngsters to step up. It may be a rebuilding year, but RSL looks poised to remain a strong team in the West. Continue reading »

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A look at the proposed New York Cosmos stadium

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Philadelphia Union

With proven MLS veterans Sebastien Le Toux, Conor Casey and Jeff Parke in the mix, the Philadelphia Union will look to improve upon a tough 2012. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Chivas USA

The 2012 season was one to forget for Chivas USA, but an off-season filled with changes, from the roster to the head coach, have made the Goats one of the most talked-about teams in MLS this winter. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: As Holden takes important step in comeback, we can start thinking about the USMNT possibilities

Stuart Holden played his first league match in almost two years on Tuesday, and his appearance not only offers an encouraging sign of his comeback, but gave us a glimpse of where he might play for the USMNT. Continue reading »

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Red Bulls Notes: Petke backs Henry’s competitiveness, Meara update, and more

By FRANCO PANIZO NEW YORK — Thierry Henry is as competitive a player as there is in MLS and New York Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke loves that. A former fiery player himself, Petke admires Henry’s relentless desire for … Continue reading »

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Fire add Amarikwa in swap with Toronto

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By TYLER DAY The Chicago Fire announced Wednesday a deal with Toronto FC to bring in forward Quincy Amarikwa, adding much needed attacking depth. The Fire sent back a first round selection in the 2014 MLS Supplemental … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: D.C. United

D.C. United came within a game of the MLS Cup Final, and are poised to build on last year’s strong season. With a healthy Dwayne DeRosario, D.C. could push for the top spot in the East, even after selling Andy Najar. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Real Madrid wins Copa Clasico, Roura to stay as manager until Vilanova returns, and more

Real Madrid put on a masterful performance to defeat FC Barcelona in Copa Del Rey action on Tuesday. Cristiano Ronaldo led the way with two goals to hand Barcelona their second loss in a week. Continue reading »

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Castillo and Corona score in Club Tijuana Libertadores rout

U.S. National Team players Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona both scored goals to help Club Tijuana post a convincing 4-0 rout of Bolivian side San Jose on Tuesday night in Mexico. Continue reading »

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