Monthly Archives: July 2008

SuperLiga semifinal: New England Revolution vs. Atlante (Your running commentary)

Good evening folks. The New England Revolution puts its unbeaten SuperLiga record on the line tonight against Mexican champions Atlante in the SuperLiga semifinal at Gillette Stadium. The winner of tonight’s match (8pm, Telefutura) takes on the Houston Dynamo in … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- New England Revolution, SuperLiga | 201 Comments

Afternoon Roundup: Barry staying at Villa, Tottenham lands Bentley and Moyes squashes Ochoa rumor

Aston Villa fans can relax. Gareth Barry is staying put. Aston Villa made it clear today that it has no plans to sell its captain, ending months of speculation about a potential move to Liverpool. Barry looked like he might … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 21 Comments

It’s official: Barrett to TFC, McBride to Chicago

The trade is finally complete. The deal that sends Chad Barrett to Toronto FC and paves the way for Brian McBride to go to the Chicago Fire has been finalized, TFC announced this afternoon. Toronto FC is announce the deal … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Toronto FC | 38 Comments

Red Bulls practice report

Good afternoon all. I spent the morning at Red Bulls practice, hoping to get a sense of the state of the team as it heads into a much-needed bye week. There were no new players to mention, no trialists, just … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 20 Comments

Fire 0, Wizards 0: A Supporter’s View

Ninety minutes, Triple-digit temperatures and no goals. A scoreless draw had to be expected when the Wizards and Fire took the field on Sunday. Aside from the sweltering heat, neither team was going to be taking many chances in this … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 3 Comments

Red Bulls pass on Cunningham

The New York Red Bulls are in desperate need of a speedy forward. They’re just not desperate enough to take a chance on Jeff Cunningham. The Red Bulls passed on a chance to acquire Cunningham after being offered him by … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Toronto FC | 37 Comments

Morning Ticker: FIFA makes Olympic ruling, Dynamo downs Pachuca and Real Madrid close in on midfielder

Good morning all. Lots to get into today so let’s get started: FIFA judge rules that clubs must release U-23 players If you were ready to go buy some tickets after receiving word on Tuesday that Lionel Messi would be … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 31 Comments

USA ties Ivory Coast, 0-0, in Olympic tune-up

The U.S. men’s Olympic team played Ivory Coast to a scoreless tie in its opening match of the ING Cup in Hong Cup on Wednesday. The Ivorians, led by Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, out-shot the Americans but could not find … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 38 Comments