Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Donovan to retire at end of season

A day after scoring the winning goal in the MLS All-Star Game, Landon Donovan has announced that he will retire at season’s end. Continue reading »

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Henry leaves to standing ovation after showing brilliance in possibly his final MLS All-Star Game

Thierry Henry may have played in his final MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday night, and he enjoyed quite a performance and exit in the match. Continue reading »

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Guardiola, Porter downplay postgame incident

Caleb Porter and Pep Guardiola tried to downplay their incident at the conclusion of the MLS All-Stars’ 2-1 win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS All-Stars Man of the Match: Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan played just 23 minutes for the MLS All-Stars, but still made the difference in the victory over Bayern Munich en route to being named SBI’s MLS All Stars Man of the Match. Continue reading »

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MLS All-Stars aiming to get back to winning ways vs. top-notch Bayern Munich

The MLS All-Stars will face off against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in a match that has drawn plenty of buzz and excitement in Portland, Oregon. Continue reading »

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MLS president Abbott talks promotion-relegation, expansion, and more in all-encompassing interview

MLS president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott touched on a variety of topics in a long interview on Tuesday, including promotion-relegation, Chivas USA and expansion. Continue reading »

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MLS All-Star Notes: Injured Beckerman replaced by Ridgewell, Cahill to play despite injury and more

Kyle Beckerman has been replaced by Liam Ridgewell on the MLS All-Star roster, Tim Cahill insists he will play vs. Bayern Munich despite dealing with a groin injury, and more notes from Portland. Continue reading »

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MLS youngsters enjoy inaugural Homegrown game, but open to changes

By FRANCO PANIZO PORTLAND, Ore. — The consensus on Monday was that the inaugural MLS Homegrown Game was a bit of a snoozer, but the young players that took part in it fully enjoyed the experience and like the league’s … Continue reading »

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