Monthly Archives: January 2008

D.C. United draft pick Jacobson signs with Lorient

When D.C. United drafted Cal midfielder Andrew Jacobson, it thought it landed one of the best central midfield prospects in the MLS Draft, a player who was seen as a long-term prospect and potential starter. So much for those plans. … Continue reading »

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Nicol in Honduras, could Revs be eyeing Guevara?

From the ‘Things that make you go hmm’ department comes word out of Honduras that New England Revolution head coach Steve Nicol is there doing some scouting. He has watched two games so far and today he will watch a … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls practice report

Hello all, apologies for not posting this earlier but I got caught up doing other things. For those of you wondering who looked good at the Red Bulls practice session for supplemental draft picks and non-roster invitees on Tuesday, here … Continue reading »

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US men’s national team unveils new home jersey

The U.S. men’s national team has unveiled the jersey it will wear for home games in 2008. Here it is: What do you think? I know what I think. I feel like I’m looking at something out of a Tommy … Continue reading »

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Racing: Szetela moving to Brescia on loan

According to the Racing de Santander website, Danny Szetela is being sent on loan to Italian Serie B side Brescia. Racing had been in discussions with several teams about loaning out Szetela since the January transfer window opened but its … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, New Jersey Soccer News | 37 Comments

Osorio denies interest in Liguera, has sights on two European-based players

Red Bulls head coach Juan Carlos Osorio squashed rumors that he was interested in Uruguayan midfielder Martin Liguera, stating that he hadn’t even heard of the player. "No player with that name," Osorio said when asked about Liguera. "I have … Continue reading »

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Crew to name Brian Bliss technical director (and Schelotto arrives)

The Columbus Crew is set to name former Kansas City Wizards assistant and one-time MetroStars player Brian Bliss as the team’s technical director, sources close to the team told SBI on Tuesday. The club is expected to make an announcement … Continue reading »

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Richie Williams retained as Red Bulls assistant coach

Red Bulls head coach Juan Carlos Osorio has decided to retain Richie Williams as an assistant coach. The decision came after the club failed to secure New York Ironmen head coach Omid Namazi as an assistant coach. Williams had been … Continue reading »

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