Monthly Archives: July 2013

Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar makes Barcelona preseason debut; Man United to make third Fabregas bid; and more

Neymar made his preseason debut for Barcelona in a 2-2 draw in a friendly match against Lechia Gdansk Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, South American Soccer | 22 Comments

USMNT submits petition to FIFA for Johannsson’s national team switch

Aron Johannsson has filed his one-time international switch to play for the U.S. Men’s National Team, and is expected to be called up for the camp ahead of the Bosnia friendly in August. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured, U.S. Men's National Team | 280 Comments

Cahill to miss 3-4 weeks with knee injury

Tim Cahill has been ruled out for 3-4 weeks due to a torn PCL. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 29 Comments

MLS All-Star Notes: Vermes talks strategy, Collin set to play 90 minutes, and more

As the MLS All-Star Team prepares for Wednesday’s match vs. AS Roma, head coach Peter Vermes discussed tactics and what we should expect from the league’s top players as they face Michael Bradley and the Romans. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS All-Star Game, MLS- LA Galaxy | 7 Comments

Iceland FA issues statement on Johannsson’s commitment to USMNT

The Iceland FA released a statement imploring Aron Johannsson to reconsider his decision to play for the USMNT. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 325 Comments

A look back at which USMNT players saw their stock rise, and fall, at the Gold Cup

With the U.S. Men’s National Team’s dominating run through the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup now in the books, here is a look at how all of the U.S. players saw their stock rise, fall, or stay steady after the Gold Cup. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Men's National Team | 133 Comments

D.C. United Notes: Silva seizes playmaker role; Doyle makes transition; and more

Luis Silva has made an immediate impact for D.C. United, scoring two goals and adding a much-needed creative presence. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 20 Comments

Hunt family announce sale of Columbus Crew to Bay Area investor

On Tuesday, the Columbus Crew announced that Bay Area investment group Precourt Sports Ventures had purchased the club from the Hunt Sports Group, the only owner the club has ever had. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew | 72 Comments

Must-See Goal: Emmanuel Ludueña

Daniel Emmanuel Ludueña scored a 60-yard strike from behind his own midway line. Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer, Must-See Goals | 10 Comments

Napoli reveal “camo fight” away kit

Napoli have released their away kits for this season, which features a camouflage theme. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 33 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: Chepo keeps his job; Tottenham wants record fee for Bale; and more

Mexico Football Federation president Justino Compean announced that Jose Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre would stay on as head coach of El Tri. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Mexican Soccer, South American Soccer | 34 Comments

Diskerud shines off the bench in Gold Cup Final

The U.S. Men’s National Team’s Gold Cup Final victory was the product of several quality individual performances, including that of Mix Diskerud, who capped an impressive Gold Cup with a Man of the Match-worthy showing in the final Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, U.S. Men's National Team | 74 Comments