Author Archives: Kevin Koczwara

TV executives interested in creating more flexible MLS broadcasting schedule

Executives at NBC and ESPN have expressed an interest in implementing flex-scheduling to try and boost television ratings. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer | 84 Comments

Cosmos, Senna to travel to Villarreal for postseason tribute match

The New York Cosmos will travel to Spain in November to take on Villarreal in a tribute match for Marcos Senna. Continue reading »

Posted in NASL, New York Cosmos | 16 Comments

UCL Rewind: Arsenal defeat Dortmund; Atletico Madrid advance; and more

Arsenal snatched a surprise victory in Dortmund while Athletico Madrid clinched their spot in the knockout rounds and Barcelona took care of AC Milan. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured | 10 Comments

Revolution Notes: Heaps talks Feilhaber move, impact it had on team’s youngsters, and more

Ahead of an Eastern Conference semifinals showdown with Sporting Kansas City, New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps talked about trading Benny Feilhaber this past offseason, the Revs’ youth movement, and more. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS Playoffs, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 10 Comments

Sounders set MLS attendance record while league average drops

The Seattle Sounders set a record for MLS league attendance average for the fifth straight year despite the league average dropping 1.1 percent from 2012. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 92 Comments

Sir Alex Ferguson tells all in new book

Sir Alex Ferguson tells all in his new autobiography, discussing the likes of David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, Roy Keane, and more. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured | 29 Comments

Revs pull past Crew to keep playoff hopes alive

Diego Fagundez’s game-winner helped provide the difference to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 win vs. Columbus. The victory keeps alive the Revs playoff hopes. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New England Revolution | 4 Comments

UEFA Rewind: England reaches World Cup, Iceland among teams to reach decisive play-offs, and more

By KEVIN KOCZWARA England sure likes to make their fans sweat.┬áIt seems to be part of the process in qualifying for the Three Lions, making an entire country wait and wait. Instead of breezing through a group like fans and … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, World Cup Qualifying | 11 Comments

Ghana overwhelm Bradley’s Egypt in lopsided first leg

Bob Bradley and Egypt were dealt a serious blow in their quest for a 2014 World Cup berth on Tuesday, suffering a 6-1 loss to a dominant Ghana side in the first match of their two-legged play-off. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, World Cup Qualifying | 114 Comments

Inter Milan agree to sell controlling stake to group led by D.C. United owner Thohir

An Indonesian group led by D.C. United owner Erick Thohir has agreed to buy up to 75 percent of cash-strapped Italian powerhouse Inter Milan. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, MLS- D.C. United | 17 Comments

UEFA Qualifying Preview: Group H up for grabs; Belgium, Switzerland, Germany can qualify; and more

Some clarity will be brought to UEFA’s Group H in World Cup qualifying on Friday as the four teams still vying for first place play in some high-stakes matches, and more in the upcoming round of qualifiers. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA World Cup, International Soccer, World Cup 2014, World Cup Qualifying | 12 Comments

CONMEBOL Qualifying Preview: Uruguay, Ecuador fight for fourth; Chile, Colombia try to qualify; and more

The upcoming round of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers hold plenty of intrigue, as Ecuador and Uruguay face off in a battle of teams trying to avoid the playoff while Colombia and Chile look to book their places in Brazil 2014. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, FIFA, South American Soccer, World Cup 2014, World Cup Qualifying | 4 Comments