Monthly Archives: February 2008

Toronto trades O’Brien to San Jose for allocation and No. 1 pick on ’09

The long-rumored trade of Ronnie O’Brien to San Jose has been completed. Toronto FC has traded the Irish winger to San Jose in exchange for a major allocation and San Jose’s No. 1 draft pick, sources told SBI on Wednesday … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Toronto FC | 40 Comments

MLS reveals announcement plans for Philadelphia expansion

Philadelphia, MLS is coming your way. As reported last week by SBI, Major League Soccer will announce Philadelphia as the league’s 16th team at a ceremony at 2pm on Thursday at Turbine Hall in Chester, PA. MLS commissioner Don Garber … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Expansion, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 41 Comments

Mid-week European soccer: Your running commentary

Okay folks, the schedule of matches is set. We have Roma-Inter on Fox Soccer Channel, Barcelona-Valencia on GolTV and Bayern Munich-1860 Munich on Setanta. Since we can’t all be so fortunate to A) be at home during the day or … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 62 Comments

Must-See TV: Roma vs. Inter Milan

If you are having some Champions League withdrawal after the amazing games last mid-week, you are in luck. AS Roma and Inter Milan are set to square off today in a match that could end the race for the Serie … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 11 Comments

Crew trades Ward to Colorado for Hernandez

The Columbus Crew has traded fullback Tim Ward and a third-round pick in 2009 to the Colorado Rapids for Argentine forward Nicolas Hernandez. The trade is an interesting one in that the Rapids are acquiring a young left back after … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 22 Comments

Morning Ticker: Toronto trading again, RSL lands striker and an MLS vet has Copa success

Good morning all. It was a quiet Tuesday in the soccer world but there appears to be more activity on the MLS front today as teams look to sign and trade for players as the start of the regular season … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Toronto FC, South American Soccer | 12 Comments

Is Red Bull Park already built?

Good morning folks. If you are a Red Bulls fan, and you took a quick look at the above photo, you just might be able to convince yourself that this picture was taken from the newly-completed Red Bull Park in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 25 Comments

The Pan Pacific Championship: A look back

The Pan Pacific Champions came and went last weekend, with Gamba Osaka claiming the new crown and MLS champions Houston came away with a little Egg Soup on their face. The tournament was more than just an excuse for MLS, … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer | 19 Comments