Author Archives: Travis C.

UCL Rewind: Arsenal lose in Portugal, AC Milan goes through

By TRAVIS CLARK Just a few days after blowing a 2-0 lead at home and losing to bitter rivals Tottenham, Arsenal took to the road in hopes of quickly erasing the memories of that loss. However, Aresnal couldn't break down … Continue reading »

Posted in UEFA Champions League | 7 Comments

Traveling fans bring spirit, flavor to MLS Cup

  By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – Traveling a few thousands miles on short notice can be a bit of a drag. But when it's to support your respective home team in the MLS Cup final in a city you've never … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Cup, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas | 29 Comments

Garber discusses playoff changes, security issues with MLS supporters

By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – MLS commissioner Don Garber addressed various concerns with MLS fans Sunday morning during the 2010 Supporters Summit. Several issues were discussed during a roundtable held with fan representatives from all over the league. Garber fielded … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 45 Comments

Cummings peaking as Rapids eye MLS Cup

By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – A successful strike partnership is an elusive weapon that few MLS teams have succeed in creating. The Colorado Rapids have been one of the few teams able to create a dangerous tandem, with Conor Casey … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS Cup, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 5 Comments

U.S. Women defeat Italy 1-0

Photo by The U.S. women left it late, but in the end got a win and a valuable away goal, defeating Italy 1-0 in Padova. Alex Morgan scored in stoppage time to send the U.S. back to Chicago with … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 27 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and Top 10 matches to watch)

Arsenal has been on Chelsea's trail through the Premier League season, but the Gunners could surpass the suddenly struggling Blues with a win this weekend against Tottenham in a vital London Derby. Chelsea can hold onto first place with against … Continue reading »

Posted in Soccer on TV | 80 Comments

Ferreira named MLS MVP

By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – Shortly after David Ferreira accepted the 2010 Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player award, he stood on the podium with the spotlight shining down upon him. The worst-kept secret in MLS was confirmed, as the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- FC Dallas | 18 Comments

MLS announces Generation adidas graduates

With MLS Cup on the horizon, with it comes the conclusion of the 2010 season and a chance to look to next year. When planning for next year, a few teams with graduating Generation adidas players may have to juggle … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 34 Comments

Whitecaps introduce DeMerit as first signing

Jay DeMerit finally has a team again. Four months after starting all four games for the U.S. national team in South Africa, the former Watford defender was introduced at a press conference today as the first MLS signing by the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 60 Comments

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

Photo by By TRAVIS CLARK As 2010 nears an end, and the memories of the World Cup in South Africa grow more distant, international teams around the world are gathering together for one final run out this year. Forty-seven … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, Soccer on TV, Your Running Commentary | 36 Comments

NASL submits final bid to USSF for Second Division sanction

The USSF Second Division Pro League is no more, and the second incarnation of the North American Soccer League is aiming to assume the mantle as the second division soccer league in the United States. The NASL tabled a bid … Continue reading »

Posted in USSF Division 2 | 25 Comments

U.S. Women beat Costa Rica 3-0 to advance to playoff

Photo by With their backs against the wall and in a rather unusual spot, the U.S. women's national team responded in appropriate fashion, defeating Costa Rica 3-0 in the CONCACAF Third Place game. Lauren Cheney opened the scoring with … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Women's National Team, Women's Soccer | 26 Comments