Monthly Archives: May 2013

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The final day of La Liga will be on display this weekend, along with a couple high-profile international matches. Continue reading »

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Who should the USMNT start vs. Germany?

With some new players joining the U.S. Men’s National Team ahead of Sunday’s friendly vs. Germany, we take a look at the potential lineup we could see Jurgen Klinsmann could turn to against the Germans. Continue reading »

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

Friday Kickoff: FIFA approves new anti-racism measures; Suarez linked with Real Madrid; and more

FIFA have approved serious measures against racism, with potential expulsion and relegation from competitions to be punishments for repeat offenders. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, South American Soccer | 14 Comments

Report: Gaven out for season with torn ACL

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Columbus Crew standout Eddie Gaven suffered a season-ending torn ACL during Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup victory vs. the Dayton Dutch Lions. Continue reading »

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Club Tijuana’s Libertadores upset bid falls short, losing on away goals to Atletico Mineiro

Duvier Riascos scored one but missed a stoppage-time penalty as his side drew 1-1 with Atletico Mineiro of Brazil, knocking Xolos out of the Copa Libertadores on away goals in heartbreaking fashion. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Mexican Soccer, South American Soccer | 14 Comments

Roxburgh: Kaka, Abidal not in Red Bulls focus, but team analyzing all options

New York Red Bulls sporting director Andy Roxburgh addressed rumors of the team’s interest in Eric Abidal and Kaka, while also offering some insight into the team’s plans for the summer. Continue reading »

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International Rewind: Germany trounces Ecuador; England draw with Ireland; and more

By DAN KARELL Germany showed off their impressive depth on Wednesday afternoon, defeating 10th ranked Ecuador, 4-2, in the first of two friendly matches in the United States. Missing a number of starters due to Bayern Munich’s participation in the … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, International Soccer | 18 Comments

Union Notes: Fernandes impresses in Open Cup; Torres absence discussed; and more

Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth praised the side’s reserves for helping lead the club to victory in the U.S. Open Cup. Continue reading »

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AS Roma announced as 2013 MLS All Star Game opponent

Italian side AS Roma have been announced as the opponent for the 2013 MLS All Star Game set for July 31 in Kansas City. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS All-Star Game | 32 Comments

U.S. U-20s fall to Colombia for second loss in Toulon Tournament

The U.S. Under-20 National Team lost to Colombia, 2-1, falling into last place in Group A of the Toulon Tournament. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, International Soccer, South American Soccer, U.S. Soccer, U.S. Under-20 National Team | 51 Comments

Centerback prospect signs homegrown deal with Red Bulls

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By DAN KARELL Matt Miazga became the third homegrown player signing this season for the New York Red Bulls when he completed his first professional deal on Thursday. The 17-year-old centerback is a product of the Red … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, U.S. Youth National Teams | 44 Comments

USMNT 2, Belgium 4: SBI Player Grades

There were few bright spots for the U.S. Men’s National Team after their 4-1 loss to Belgium, but we take a look at the handful of good performances, and the several disappointing one in the SBI Player Grades for USA-Belgium. Continue reading »

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