Monthly Archives: July 2008

Real Salt Lake 2, Toronto FC 1: A Supporter’s View

In a year when the Eastern Conference has owned its Western Conference counterparts in intra-conference player, Real Salt Lake has done its part to try and stem the imbalance. After wins against New England and Columbus, RSL has added Toronto … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Toronto FC | 5 Comments

Cuauhtemoc Blanco fined by MLS

Chicago Fire midfielder Cuauhtemoc Blanco has been fined $7,500 by MLS for his actions during the Fire’s U.S. Open Cup loss against D.C. United on July 8th. Blanco has been suspended for the next two U.S. Open Cup tournaments (in … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, U.S. Open Cup | 33 Comments

A little Zlatan to get you through the day

Good afternoon folks. As I sit here downing a caffeinated beverage, I can’t help but think that many of you are like me and struggling to get through the day. If you love soccer, and I know you do, then … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, YouTube Soccer Clips | 20 Comments

Could Subotic be the next to pass on USA?

First there was Giuseppe Rossi. Then there was Edgar Castillo. Could Neven Subotic be the next player eligible for the U.S. national team to pass up the USA for another country? As I told you a while back, Subotic wasn’t … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 84 Comments

Crew 2, Rapids 0: A Supporter’s View

Lost in the shadow of Matt Reis’ MVP-like season, as well as Jon Busch’s comeback player of the year-like season, has been the extremely solid season being put in by Columbus goalkeeper Wil Hesmer, who has done his part to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew | 4 Comments

SBI Fantasy MLS Corner

Managing your fantasy team is getting tougher and tougher. With vacations and erratic MLS scheduling converging to leave you scurrying to set your lineup, some of you (like me) have thrown in the towel and started to look ahead to … Continue reading »

Posted in Fantasy Soccer, Major League Soccer | 4 Comments

Morning Ticker: Revs reach SuperLiga final, Fire downs Everton and Champions League results

                                                        Photo by Good morning all. Last night was a good night to be an MLS fan. New England toppled Mexican … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New England Revolution, SuperLiga | 54 Comments

D.C. United lands Guerrero from San Jose

                                                      Photo by D.C. United made its first major move of the summer this morning by acquiring Honduran midfielder/defender Ivan Guerrero from … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 31 Comments