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

Thursday Kickoff: Pearce named interim England boss, Molde to loan Cunningham and more

By CALEB SONNELAND & JOHN BOSCHINI Stuart Pearce will take on the seemingly poisoned chalice that is the English national team job — for now. Following the resignation of former manager Fabio Capello, the country has gone into a frenzy … Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Wenger tempted by Henry, Liverpool faces Spurs and more

By CALEB SONNELAND Thierry Henry's return to Arsenal may last just a little longer than expected, according to manager Arsene Wenger. The French striker has enjoyed his brief loan spell at Arsenal, netting a goal in the club's 7-1 win over … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 11 Comments

Morgan and Wambach lead U.S. Women past Canada

By CALEB SONNELAND Despite both sides having punched their tickets to the 2012 London Olympics, bragging rights and a No. 1 seed were on the line when the United States Women clashed with Canada last night. Thanks to the continued … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, Olympic Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team | 23 Comments

MLS Notes: FCD loans Jackson out, Sinovic re-signs with SKC and more

By CALEB SONNELAND Citing "personal reasons,"  FC Dallas has temporarily lost Jackson Gonçalves, as the club loaned the 23-year-old back to Cruzeiro in his native land of Brazil. Though the midfielder proved to be a large factor last season for FC … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 13 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Keane training with Villa, Ballon D’or to be decided and more

By CALEB SONNELAND Robbie Keane, it would seem, has already sealed his switch to Aston Villa. The Irishman, reported to be on the brink of a loan move to the Premier League club, is already training with Villa, as seen on … Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Gonzalez injured at Nürnberg, Milan closing on Tevez and more

By CALEB SONNELAND Omar Gonzalez, fresh off the plane and training with Nürnberg, was given a Bundesliga welcome by compatriot, and now teammate, Timmy Chandler in a crunching tackle — one that left the former with an injured knee. Though … Continue reading »

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