Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

Terrence Boyd will look to end his scoring drought and improve his chances of making the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup roster, Juan Agudelo is hoping to net a goal of his own for FC Utrecht, and more in this upcoming weekend’s Americans Abroad action. Continue reading »

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Opara to undergo season-ending surgery on ankle

Photo by Bill Barrett/ By FRANCO PANIZO Sporting Kansas City’s defensive depth has taken a big hit, as center back Ike Opara has been lost for the season. Sporting KC announced on Thursday that Opara will undergo surgery on April … Continue reading »

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UCL Rewind: Atletico eliminate Barcelona, Bayern rally to knock off Man Utd

Atletico Madrid eliminated Barcelona and Bayern Munich rallied to knock off Manchester United in the decisive legs of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinals series on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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Report: Swollen knee keeps Williams out of Reading’s loss to Bournemouth

By FRANCO PANIZO Danny Williams’ strong run of form has apparently been interrupted again by some knee issues. According to a report from English outlet GetReading, Williams was held out of Reading’s 3-1 loss vs. AFC Bournemouth on Tuesday because … Continue reading »

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Report: Beckham’s proposed soccer stadium runs into hurdle

David Beckham and his group ran into their first real significant hurdle on Tuesday, as Miami-Dade commissioners did not allow PortMiami to relocate a fuel-spill facility. Continue reading »

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Must-See ESPN Promo: American Outlaws

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PRO unveils officiating crews for MLS’ Week 6

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ By FRANCO PANIZO The schedule for Week 6 in the MLS season includes several intriguing matches, and the referees who will officiate them have been announced. Professional Referee Organization (PRO) named on Tuesday the officiating … Continue reading »

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Ramos calls in 21 players for Dallas Cup

Photo by Michael Janosz/ By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team will compete in the Dallas Cup later this month and now we know which players will be available. U.S. head coach Tab Ramos named a 21-player roster … Continue reading »

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