Monthly Archives: February 2013

Villarreal brace helps U.S. U-20s clinch World Cup spot with win over Canada

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team booked their place in the Under-20 World Cup on Tuesday by routing Canada, 4-2, in the CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament quarterfinals. Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, CONCACAF, Featured, U.S. Under-20 National Team | 70 Comments

U.S. Under-20s vs. Canada: Match Day Commentary

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team takes on Canada today in the CONCACAF Under-20 Qualifying Tournament. The winner books a place in the Under-20 World Cup. Following the action in SBI’s Live Commentary Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, U.S. Under-20 National Team | 84 Comments

MLS Ticker: Wondolowski signs DP deal, Frings retires, and more

Chris Wondolowski has signed a new contract with MLS that will make him a Designated Player for the San Jose Earthquakes. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Transfer News, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Toronto FC, U.S. Soccer | 38 Comments

U.S. Under-20s face Canada with World Cup berth at stake

The U.S. Under-20 National Team takes on Canada today in a crucial match that will determine which country will send a team to the Under-20 World Cup. Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, Featured, U.S. Under-20 National Team, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Barcelona and Real Madrid square off in Copa Del Rey semifinal action that headlines a busy day of soccer action around the world. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Uncategorized, Your Running Commentary | 61 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes were one of the surprises of the 2012 season, but with the 2012 Supporters Shield on the mantle, the Earthquakes won’t be sneaking up on anybody in 2013. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 6 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: New York Red Bulls

With rookie head coach Mike Petke at the helm, and a completely transformed roster, the New York Red Bulls head into 2013 with lofty expectations and high hopes for a strong season. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 18 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: Beckham to make first PSG start, Inter Milan fined for racist chants, and more

David Beckham is poised to make his first start for Paris St. Germain, marking his first start since the 2012 MLS Cup Final. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured | 24 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: Chicago Fire

The Chicago Fire will look to improve on last season’s return to the playoffs with the help of a revamped midfield and a strong defense. Here is a closer look at the Fire heading into 2013. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

Dempsey sidelined 1-2 weeks with calf strain, should be back in time for qualifiers

Clint Dempsey is out for 1-2 weeks with a calf strain. An injury that isn’t expected to affect his availability for the USMNT’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers vs. Costa Rica and Mexico. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured, U.S. Men's National Team | 36 Comments

USMNT Daily Update: 23 for 2014 (February 2013 Edition)

There wasn’t much of a shake-up in the projected U.S. Men’s World Cup roster for 2014 in February, though one well-known name makes its return to our list of 23 for 2014. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Men's National Team, Uncategorized, USMNT Daily Update | 195 Comments

Monday Evening Ticker: Bale’s last second strike moves Spurs to third, Lazio ends Serie A skid, and more

Gareth Bale’s latest two-goal performance included a game-winner for Tottenham Hotspur. The 3-2 win over West Ham United moves Spurs up to third place in the Premier League. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA World Cup | 22 Comments