Monthly Archives: January 2014

As USMNT prepares for 2014 opener, Gonzalez and Besler look to sharpen partnership

Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez have established themselves as the first-choice centerback tandem for the U.S. Men’s National Team, but Saturday’s 2014 opener against South Korea will offer them a chance to work out the kinks and solidify their place as starters. Continue reading »

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Leroux lifts USWNT over Canada in 2014 opener

The U.S. Women’s National Team staved off a tough challenge from rival Canada, winning their first match of 2014 on a goal from Sydney Leroux. Continue reading »

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Who should the USMNT start vs. South Korea?

With the first U.S. Men’s National Team match of the year set to kick off on Saturday, here is a look at the projected starting lineup we will see. A lineup that won’t include many new faces. Continue reading »

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The SBI Show: Episode 109 (Previewing USMNT-South Korea, talking MLS moves, and more)

Episode 109 of The SBI Show takes a look at Saturday’s USMNT-South Korea friendly, and discusses the plethora of MLS moves this week, including the LA Galaxy’s starting of a USL-Pro team. Continue reading »

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Transfer Deadline Day Roundup: Fulham Add Mitroglou, Heitinga, Holtby; Osvaldo to Juve; And More

On a day that saw no truly big names make moves, Fulham enjoyed arguably the best Transfer Deadline Day, adding a pair of quality attacking options in Kostas Mitroglou and Lewis Holtby. Continue reading »

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USMNT Notes: Donovan ready for any role, players sing praises of Brazil trip

For Landon Donovan, the 2014 World Cup would mark his fourth World Cup as a player, and this time around he is ready for whatever role comes his way. Be it as a key starter, or reserve. Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 5: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE After Mexico’s midweek victory against South Korea, everyone’s attention is now quickly shifting back to the Liga MX as Round Five brings two of the biggest games of the season. On Saturday evening all eyes will be … Continue reading »

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Transfer Deadline Day: SBI Live Commentary

The final day of the January European transfer window is here and SBI will provide you with live coverage of all of the day’s wheeling and dealing as it happens. Join us to follow all the action. Continue reading »

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European Weekend Preview: Real Madrid visit Bilbao; Juve face Inter in Derby d’Italia; and more

Real Madrid will look to continue their blistering run of form in La Liga play this weekend when they travel to face Athletic Bilbao, who have not lost in La Liga play at the new San Mames stadium. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Arsenal shift focus to Källström; Hernanes en route to Inter; and more

Arsenal have shifted their sites from Julian Draxler to a six-month loan for Swedish international midfielder Kim Källström, with Arsenal’s injury list growing each game. Continue reading »

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Earthquakes reveal new crest, uniforms in honor of club anniversary

The San Jose Earthquakes unveiled a new look on Thursday, featuring a new crest and uniforms in honor of the club’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

Oguchi Onyewu and Brek Shea are set to face off, Juan Agudelo looks to get playing time vs. Ajax, and more in this upcoming weekend’s Americans Abroad action. Continue reading »

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