Monthly Archives: December 2008

Revs sign Videira

When the New England Revolution drafted former Duke standout Mike Videira last year, it was seen as a hopeful pick on a first-round talent who was determined to play in Europe. That second-round pick isn't looking like such a waste now. … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, MLS- New England Revolution | 17 Comments

Your Questions Answered (Part 4 of 5)

                                                                              Photo by Good afternoon folks. As you can tell, it's been a bit of a slow news period. That doesn't mean we won't be able to provide you with some good reading material and updates on both MLS … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 51 Comments

Gerrard arrested after bar brawl

  For Steven Gerrard, apparently beating up on Newcastle wasn't enough. Gerrard was arrested late on Sunday night and charged with assault after alledgedly being involved in a bar fight. He was one of six men arrested after what police called an "early-morning … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 19 Comments

Sources: Opara staying in school

                                                                   Photo by Ike Opara was widely-regarded as the best defender, and one of the best players available in the 2009 MLS Draft, but only if he actually entered the draft. It is looking more and more like … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2009 | 40 Comments

Dempsey scores two vs. Chelsea on good day for Americans in England

  If there was any doubt before, Clint Dempsey provided the clearest evidence to date that he is truly back to his best. The U.S. national team star scored two goals, including an 89th minute equalizer to help Fulham register … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 80 Comments

Moving to Mexico a trend for European-based Mexicans?

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO There's no place like home. Mexican midfielder Pavel Pardo is the latest poster boy for that notion. The 32-year-old recently inked a deal with Mexican club America, where he played from 1999-2006, from German Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart. Pardo, who's scored 10 … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 27 Comments