Author Archives: Franco Panizo

McBride joins committee to select next Fulham manager

Former U.S. Men’s National Team forward Brian McBride has been named to a five-man committee tasked with identifying Fulham’s next manager. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 52 Comments

U.S. Under-23s to face Brazil in Brasilia in October

The Under-23 U.S. Men’s National Team will convene for a brief four-day camp in Brasilia in October that ends with a friendly vs. Brazil’s U-23s. Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams | 10 Comments

SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Obafemi Martins

Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins won SBI’s Week 29 Goal of the Week award for his mid-range blast in a 4-2 win over Chivas USA. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Weekly Awards, MLS- Seattle Sounders, SBI MLS Awards, SBI MLS Goal of the Week | 7 Comments

Report: Investors identified as $100 million Chivas USA sale nears

Chivas USA will reportedly be sold to an ownership group comprised of four investors, who have paid what is believed to be in excess of $100 million for the franchise. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Expansion | 106 Comments

23 for 2015: Projecting the USMNT Gold Cup roster (September 2014 Edition)

The November friendlies against Scotland and Austria helped give Jurgen Klinsmann his last look of the year at his USMNT player pool. With those games in mind, here is the latest SBI 23 for 2014. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, U.S. Men's National Team | 90 Comments

Brooks dropped to Hertha Berlin’s reserve team due to inconsistent performances

John Brooks has been dropped to Hertha Berlin’s reserve team after falling out of favor with manager Jos Luhukay because of inconsistent performances. according to a report from Germany. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 63 Comments