Author Archives: Joey Samuel

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Bayern Munich have gotten off to a perfect start in the 2012-13 edition of the Bundesliga, winning each of their first three games. On Saturday, though, they face a difficult test as they travel to Gelsenkirchen to take on Schalke 04. … Continue reading »

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Adu: “Everyone fighting for their spots” on the 2013 Union

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Nineteen points back with only seven games remaining, the playoffs are out of reach for the Philadelphia Union. But that doesn't mean they have nothing left to play for in 2012. … Continue reading »

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Pajoy burns Union as D.C. United regains hold of East playoff spot

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — The fans at PPL Park were used to seeing Lionard Pajoy play on their field. After all, he had started his MLS career with the Philadelphia Union. But they weren't so used … Continue reading »

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MLS Notes: Thompson seeks trade, San Jose clinch playoff berth, and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL Wells Thompson has seen his playing time dwindle in a big way this season, and now he's looking to move on to greener pastures. The Colorado Rapids announced on Sunday that the midfielder has … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, Olympic Soccer | 20 Comments

MLS Match Night: Your Running Commentary

Three matches unfold across Major League Soccer tonight, each with its own playoff implications as the regular season's stretch run continues. In the Eastern Conference, a matchup between two teams currently occupying playoff spots sees the Chicago Fire host the … Continue reading »

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Weekend Ticker: Swedish mid on trial in LA, World Cup ball named, and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL Last night, the Los Angeles Galaxy continued their climb up the Western Conference standings with a win over Vancouver. And as they push to qualify for the playoffs, they could be ready to add … Continue reading »

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U.S. U-20 WNT prepares for World Cup semifinal against Nigeria

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Rosell’s late winner lifts Sporting KC to victory over Toronto

Sporting Kansas City preserved their top spot in the East on Saturday, but they were made to work for it by the team at the bottom of the conference. Newly-acquired Oriol Rosell scored an 87th-minute winner as Kansas City topped … Continue reading »

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