Monthly Archives: April 2008

Lider Marmol signs with the Chicago Fire

The Chicago Fire signed Paraguayan defender Lider Marmol, the team announced on Tuesday. The signing ends a three-month long saga that saw Marmol train with the Red Bulls for two months before eventually joining the Fire and agreeing to terms. … Continue reading »

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Fire 2, Rapids 1: A Supporter’s View

After weeks of hearing how the Chicago Fire was in desperate need of a legit right winger, John Thorrington stepped up and made a good case for being that very player. His two goals lifted the Fire to a 2-1 … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 7 Comments

Morning Ticker: Brazil to tour USA, Barca sets Ronnie price and Ronaldo’s nightmare

Good morning all. Today is the big day for Champions League fans as Manchester United faces Barcelona in a winner-take-all semifinal second leg today. I will be writing about that match shortly. For now, here are some soccer news tidbits … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, South American Soccer | 30 Comments

Revolution 1, FC Dallas 0: A Supporter’s View

One look at the New England Revolution starting lineup last Thursday and most observers would have penciled in the Revs match at FC Dallas as a blowout loss. Missing six starters, the Revs fielded an inexperienced squad with plenty of … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution | 4 Comments

Matt Kassel called in to U.S. Under-20 camp in England

Red Bulls youth prospect Matt Kassel was one of 18 players selected to take part in a U.S. Under-20 national team camp in Manchester, England next week. The U.S. team will play friendlies against the reserve teams from Bolton (May … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, U.S. Youth National Teams | 19 Comments

Los Angeles Galaxy 5, Chivas USA 2: A Supporter’s View

It had the makings of a tightly-contested rivalry match. The LA Galaxy and Chivas USA were tied 2-2 late in the second half in a match that looked destined to be a tie. At least before the Chivas USA imploded, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- LA Galaxy | 21 Comments

SBI MLS Player of the Week/Weak

It is rare to find a performance so thoroughly dominant that it overshadows the kind of games we saw this weekend, but Landon Donovan had that sort of performance. The Los Angeles Galaxy forward had THREE goals and an assist … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- LA Galaxy | 39 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

                                                          Photo by ISI Photos Fulham is still alive. Yes, you read that right, the Cottagers’ hopes of avoiding relegation stayed … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 31 Comments