Author Archives: Daniel Karell

Report: Qatar to reduce World Cup stadiums to eight as costs soar

By DAN KARELL Even Qatar isn’t immune to a financial crisis. The oil-rich country has decided to reduce the amount of stadiums they plan to build from 12 to eight for the 2022 World Cup they were picked to host, … Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, FIFA World Cup | 110 Comments

U-20 USMNT fall in Dallas Cup final to River Plate

Photo by ISIPhotos.com   By DAN KARELL After enduring an emotionally and physically draining victory in extra time, the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team ran out of gas in Sunday’s Dallas Cup final. Facing River Plate for the second time … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, U.S. Under-20 National Team, U.S. Youth National Teams | 20 Comments

Monday Kickoff: Messi to be offered new deal; Roma qualify for UCL; and more

Barcelona are currently in talks with Lionel Messi and his representatives over an improved contract, hoped to be signed by May. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, South American Soccer | 16 Comments

Ten-man Crew fight back to earn draw vs. D.C. United

In a game filled with emotion and overflowing adrenaline, the Columbus Crew battled back from a man down to earn a 1-1 draw with D.C. United. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United | 14 Comments

U-20 USMNT books place in Dallas Cup final with dramatic win vs. Fluminense

By DAN KARELL Against the odds, Tab Ramos and his U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team are on the verge of something special. Despite playing win ten men for nearly all of the second half and extra time, a Rubio Rubin … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, U.S. Under-20 National Team | 41 Comments

MLS Week 7: A Look Ahead

Real Salt Lake hope to stay undefeated when they host the winless Portland Timbers, who have struggled to re-create last season’s magic. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer | 6 Comments

Friday Kickoff: Neymar out for 4 weeks; Guardiola ends rotation policy; and more

Neymar has been ruled out for four weeks with a foot injury, severely hurting Barcelona’s hopes of winning the La Liga title. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, South American Soccer | 12 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 6)

Real Salt Lake jumped to the top spot of the SBI MLS Power Rankings with a road draw vs. the Philadelphia Union. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, SBI MLS Power Rankings | 18 Comments