Category Archives: New Jersey Soccer News

The SBI View: The passing of a special coach

Fernando Rossi loved the game of soccer. From his playing days to his decades of service as a high school soccer coach, to his years as the father who molded his son into an international caliber talent, Rossi embraced the … Continue reading »

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TGIF: Saying Goodbye to Giants Stadium

When the New York Red Bulls take on Toronto FC on Saturday night, it will mark the final soccer game at Giants Stadium. With the new Giants Stadiums set to open in 2010, and the New York Red Bulls moving … Continue reading »

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Howard to appear on ESPN Sunday morning

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO If you have always wanted a more in-depth look at U.S. men's national team goalkeeper Tim Howard then Sunday morning will be perfect for you. Howard, who is coming off his record 16th cleansheet for Everton, is set to … Continue reading »

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Free symposium on soccer injuries set for Monday in New Jersey

   If you are a soccer player, coach or parent in the New Jersey/New York/Connecticut/Pennsylvania area who has always want to know more about how to manage and prevent soccer-related injuries, a special event slated for Monday evening could help … Continue reading »

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Clarifying the Bernardo story (and more Bernardo answers)

There has been some controversy and confusion regarding comments made by U.S. youth national team forward Vincenzo Bernardo last week, comments attributed to him as part of an interview conducted by Soccer By Ives last week. Soon after the above … Continue reading »

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Libertadores champions to play in All-Stars for Hope Charity Match

A day after the word came out that the New York Red Bulls would not take part in the All-Stars for Hope Charity Soccer Match at Giants Stadium on June 14th, now comes word that the event's organizers have lined … Continue reading »

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All Stars for Hope Charity match won’t include Red Bulls

One of the most anticipated soccer events of the summer in the New York area is the All Stars for Hope Charity Match, an event to raise money for schools in impoverished parts of the world. For months now, the … Continue reading »

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New Jersey Ironmen kick off XLS season today

  The New Jersey Ironmen begin their second year of existence and first in the newly-formed Xtreme Soccer League when they take on the Chicago Storm today at the Prudential Center in Newark at 4pm. The four-team XSL began its … Continue reading »

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ESPN2 to air FC Barcelona-Red Bulls friendly

ESPN has announced that ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes will air the Aug. 6 friendly between FC Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls at Giants Stadium (7 p.m.). Barcelona will be making its first appearance at Giants Stadium since defeating … Continue reading »

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MISL disbands, could Ironmen be gone for good?

The Major Indoor Soccer League has disbanded in a move league officials say is a temporary one made in order to reorganize the league and prepare it for more changes and possible entry into new markets. One market the league … Continue reading »

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Barcelona officially announces U.S. Tour (Chicago and New York)

Major League Soccer and Spanish giants FC Barcelona officially announced its tour of the United States on Friday, with dates in Chicago (Aug. 3 vs. CD Chivas de Guadalajara at Soldier Field) and New York (Aug. 6 vs. New York … Continue reading »

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American soccer notes: Dempsey’s new deal, the Olympic streaker returns and USA-Argentina tix update

Here are some U.S. soccer-related tidbits for you to get you through your afternoon (morning on the West Coast) funk: Dempsey’s new deal Fulham midfielder and U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey has signed a new deal with Fulham. That … Continue reading »

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