Author Archives: Soccer By Ives

Round of 16 field set for Cosmos Copa in NYC

By MIKE GRAMAJO The Fifth Annual Cosmos Copa has set its 16-team field, with players representing a wide range of nations set to compete for bragging rights in the New York area. The tournament, sponsored by the New York Cosmos, … Continue reading »

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Dempsey winner caps strong team effort as USMNT tops Costa Rica in snow storm

Clint Dempsey’s first-half goal, and a strong team defensive effort in blizzard-like conditions, helped the U.S. Men’s National Team register a vital 1-0 victory over Costa Rica at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Friday night. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 171 Comments

Nelsen to leave QPR and join TFC on Feb. 1

Toronto FC’s wait for their new head coach won’t be as long as first expected, with Ryan Nelsen revealing on Tuesday that he would be leaving Queens Park Rangers and taking over as TFC head coach on a permanent basis on Feb. 1st. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Toronto FC | 19 Comments

Cahill looking like a strong contender for RBNY captaincy

Thierry Henry has worn the captain’s armband for the New York Red Bulls for the past two years, but Tim Cahill is quickly becoming a contender for that role. Continue reading »

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MLS moves Red Bulls-D.C. United playoff first leg to RFK as NY/NJ deals with storm damage (UPDATED)

The devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy has ravaged the New York and New Jersey area, and as a result, Major League Soccer has been forced to move Saturday’s first leg of the New York Red Bulls-D.C. United series from … Continue reading »

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SBI Men’s College Soccer Top 25 (Oct. 10th)

If anyone still had questions about Marquette’s legitimacy as a national power this year, those questions were answered over the weekend, when the Golden Panthers toppled unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the SBI College Soccer Top 25 at … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Best XI (Week 31)

It was a good week in MLS for playoff-bound forwards.  Fabian Espindola, Sherjill MacDonald and Chris Wondolowski are all key figures on teams heading into the MLS playoffs, and all three showed they are ready for post-season glory as they … Continue reading »

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College Soccer Rewind: Northwestern upends Notre Dame; Maryland edges Rutgers; and more

  The Big East Conference is widely-regarded as the strongest men's soccer conference in the nation this year, but Northwestern scored a big one for the Big Ten on Tuesday night by knocking off Notre Dame in the evening's only … Continue reading »

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