Author Archives: Caleb S.

Thursday Kickoff: Van Persie interests City, Arsenal agree on Podolski fee, and more

By CALEB SONNELAND You figure it had to happen sooner or later. Robin van Persie has reportedly caught the attention of big spenders, Manchester City. Manager Roberto Mancini told the press that he was keen on the Dutchman, who is … Continue reading »

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MLS Preseason Rewind: Boyd nets debut winner, Galaxy beat Revs and more

By CALEB SONNELAND Well, that didn't take long. Seven minutes, to be exact. The Portland Timbers' big summer investment looks to be a worthwhile one as Kris Boyd, the newly-acquired Designated Player, grabbed the go-ahead goal in the 7th minute of … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 16 Comments

MLS Preseason Recap: Red Bulls top Galaxy; Revs, ‘Caps stay unbeaten & more

By CALEB SONNELAND Goals from Kenny Cooper and Thierry Henry lifted the New York Red Bulls over the Los Angeles Galaxy Wednesday night in a 2-1 win, but it wasn't enough to see the team into the final of the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 27 Comments

MLS Preseason Rewind: DC United tops Chicago, Le Toux nets winner, and more

By CALEB SONNELAND The 8th annual Carolina Challenge Cup is underway in Charleston, South Carolina. DC United notched the only win of the weekend with a 1-0 result over the Chicago Fire while hosts Charleston Battery salvaged a late draw … Continue reading »

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MLS Preseason recap: TFC’s Silva shines, Johnson scores in Seattle debut, & more

By CALEB SONNELAND Toronto FC rookie Luis Silva drew raves heading into the 2012 MLS Draft, and is beginning to show why as he establishes himself as a real threat for TFC, which posted a 5-1 victory against South Florida … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Training Camp, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 23 Comments

MLS Preseason: Zusi, Saad lift Sporting KC, Gaven shines for Crew and more

Photo by Bill Barrett/ISIphotos.com By CALEB SONNELAND In a prelude to their season-opening match that is less than a month away, Sporting Kansas City topped D.C. United, 2-1, in Casa Grande, Ariz., Saturday on the strength of goals from Graham … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 6 Comments