Author Archives: Caleb S.

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 »

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

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 »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 91 Comments

Monday Kickoff: Kinnear signs extension, Blazer bolts CONCACAF and more

Dom Kinnear has enjoyed one of the strongest coaching careers in MLS history, and the Houston Dynamo have assured that he will be sticking around for a while. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Dynamo have signed Kinnear to a … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, European Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 11 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Warner releases FIFA details, Perez closing in on MLS and more

Some of the back-room workings between Jack Warner and FIFA are starting to come to the surface. Warner reportedly claimed that in exchange for drumming up support to get Sepp Blatter elected in the 1998 FIFA presidential election, he secured … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, FIFA, Major League Soccer | 14 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: AZ goalkeeper has card rescinded, Neymar rumors swirl & more

Common sense has prevailed. The Dutch football federation has rescinded the red card given to AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado in the aftermath of Wednesday's pitch invasion during a cup game against Ajax.  The goalkeeper was the target of a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, South American Soccer | 45 Comments

MLS Notes: Union sign Lopez, Minda joins Chivas and more

By CALEB SONNELAND The Philadelphia Union continue their busy offseason by adding Costa Rican defender Porfirio Lopez from Chinese side Dalian Haichang. Lopez, a 26-year-old left back, was most recently on loan at Costa Rican side Alajuelense, where he was a part … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Toronto FC | 18 Comments