Author Archives: Travis C.

Pachuca comes up short against Mazembe

And just like that, the Club World Cup is over for Pachuca. Unable to answer a first half TP Mazembe goal, the CONCACAF representative was ousted at the first obstacle, falling by a 1-0 scoreline. Mbeza Beli scored for the … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF | 25 Comments

The latest from Special1 TV

Jose and the Special1 TV crew are back, with some revelations of the FIFA World Cup bids and what Wikileaks revealed about the show. Enjoy:

Posted in Special1TV | 15 Comments

Morning Ticker: Barcelona signs sponsor, Manchester United gets boost and more

By TRAVIS CLARK For the first time in Barcelona's history, the Catalan club's jerseys will bear a sponsor on its front. Putting an end to 111 years without a sponsor, Barca announced an agreement with the Qatar Foundation in a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 36 Comments

Report: USA to play Egypt

The U.S. national team might be heading to the Middle East in February. A report from Egypt suggests that both the USSF and Egypt's FA are in the final stages of negogiations to play a friendly in Cairo on February … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 53 Comments

Club World Cup ready to hit full swing

By TRAVIS CLARK The tournament might technically have already started, but come tomorrow, some of the bigger clubs enter play in the FIFA Club World Cup. Seven teams representing each continental confederation will be in action in the United Arab … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 7 Comments

Generation adidas team defeats Real Madrid reserves 2-1

Goals from Dilly Duka (Columbus Crew) and Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City) led the way as the MLS Generation adidas side won 2-1 over Real Madrid's reserve side on Thursday. Duka and Bunbury tallied in the first half to open … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 61 Comments

World Cup Voting Breakdown

Shortly after both Russia and Qatar were announced as the 2018 and 2022 World Cup host nations, FIFA released how the vote for each event took place. It was revealed that England didn't progress past the first round of voting … Continue reading »

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Real Salt Lake signs Saborio as Designated Player

Heading into the offseason, one of the biggest items on Real Salt Lake's to do list was to retain the services of on loan striker and Costa Rican international Alvaro Saborio. On Wednesday, that iten can now be checked off. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 32 Comments

Morning Ticker: Donovan undecided, Putin skips presentation and more

By TRAVIS CLARK The offseason may have begun for Landon Donovan in November, but that doesn’t mean the Los Angeles Galaxy attacker gets a break. After last week’s friendly in Australia, Donovan is a part of the USA World Cup … Continue reading »

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U.S. Women clinch last spot in World Cup

It came in atypical fashion, but the U.S. women's national team qualified for the 2011 Women's World Cup thanks to a 1-0 second leg victory over Italy Saturday afternoon. A 40th minute goal by Amy Rodriguez was all the scoring … Continue reading »

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U.S. Soccer names finalists for Athlete of the Year Awards

With 2010 nearing an end, it's about the time of year when U.S. Soccer names its list for Athlete of the Year nominations. Five players are nominated in each category, with Landon Donovan aiming to repeat after receiving the Male … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer | 21 Comments

Morning Ticker: UEFA to probe Real Madrid cards, Fabregas out and more

By TRAVIS CLARK Two late red cards are unusual in the late stages of any match, but in Tuesday's Champions League game, Real Madrid players Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos were both sent off for time wasting, earning second yellow … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 32 Comments