Author Archives: Avi C.

U.S. U-18s eye undefeated training camp ahead of final friendly

The U.S. Under-18 men's national team training camp in the Netherlands has produced a series of encouraging results, and the U-18s will look to make it 4-for-4 in friendlies when they close their training camp Sunday with a friendly against … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams | 12 Comments

A look at MLS tifo culture

Posted in Major League Soccer | 4 Comments

D.C. United faces familiar challenge after De Rosario injury

By AVI CREDITOR WASHINGTON — At this time last season, D.C. United was coping with the long-term injury to Chris Pontius, a key attacking player whose injury ultimately provided too much to overcome en route to missing out on the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 9 Comments

Fire climb to second in East, officially eliminate Toronto FC from playoff hunt

   Toronto FC's quest to reach the MLS postseason for the first time in franchise history will have to wait until at least 2013. The Reds, in a playoff drought since the club's inception in 2007, became the first MLS … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Toronto FC | 20 Comments

Eight MLS teams set for Tracy lottery

Come Thursday morning, Marcus Tracy will have an MLS team to call his home. The weighted lottery for the former Wake Forest standout, Hermann Trophy winner and Aalborg BK striker will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Of the 17 eligible … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 25 Comments

Wednesday Ticker: Hillsborough details emerge, Iniesta injured and more

More than two decades after the tragic events at Hillsborough Stadium that claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool fans, an independent investigation has uncovered and revealed some disturbing details about the incident. According to a report released Wednesday, police and … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 19 Comments