Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Johannsson entered World Cup with ankle knock

AZ Alkmaar team director Earnie Stewart has revealed that Aron Johannsson entered the World Cup with the same ankle injury that he left with. Continue reading »

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SBI 2014 World Cup Diary: Entry 6

Photo by Steven Limentani/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO BRASILIA, Brazil — All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately. No, I didn’t make it all the way though until the end of the World Cup like Ives but I did … Continue reading »

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Lichaj’s return from injury could be delayed until September

Photo by Michael Zemanek/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The injury that forced Eric Lichaj to miss the end of this past season might also force him to miss the start of the upcoming one. Lichaj is currently recovering from a hernia … Continue reading »

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U-20 USMNT come from behind to edge Chile in first NTC game

By FRANCO PANIZO It took a come-from-behind effort, but the Under-20 U.S. Men’s National Team is off to a winning start in California. The U.S. defeated Chile in their first 2014 National Training Center Invitational match on Monday, using a … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Deshorn Brown

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SBI MLS Save of the Week: Donovan Ricketts

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Jones again linked to MLS after enjoying successful World Cup with USMNT

Jermaine Jones is being linked with a move to MLS again, but will one actually transpire this time around? Continue reading »

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SBI’s 2014 World Cup Best XI

There were plenty of strong showings at the recently-concluded 2014 World Cup, and SBI has identified its Best XI first team, second team and third team. Continue reading »

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