Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bernardo raises doubt over USMNT future

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Vincenzo Bernardo has a decision to make. Despite comments earlier in his career about wanting to suit up for the U.S., and contrary to some reports, Bernardo has yet to decide if he wants to play for … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, BREAKING NEWS, U.S. Youth National Teams | 139 Comments

UEFA Cup: Villa and Milan crash out

  Oguchi Onyewu and Brad Guzan saw their UEFA Cup dreams dashed while David Beckham saw his chances of making a permanent move to AC Milan dented as all three watched their team suffer disappointed results on Thursday. Milan blew … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 30 Comments

Sanchez feeling the pain outside Mexico

Oswaldo Sanchez might want to think about burning his passport and never leaving Mexico again. No, not because U.S. fans absolutely hate his guts, but because the Mexican goalkeeper just hasn't had much fun outside of Mexico over the past … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer | 57 Comments

The SBI Questions: Ask Peter Vermes

  When it comes to being able to discuss everything from the experience of playing in a World Cup, playing in Europe, winning an MLS Cup and building an MLS Cup contending team, there are few Americans who can speak from … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Sporting Kansas City, SBI Questions | 66 Comments

MLS Pre-season: Red Bulls down River Plate reserves, 2-1

A first-half goal from Dane Richards off a Khano Smith cross, and a second-half strike by Andrew Boyens helped the New York Red Bulls down the River Plate reserves, 2-1, in a pre-season friendly in Argentina on Thursday morning. Playing … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 31 Comments

Copa Libertadores: A good day for the smaller clubs

By NESTOR F. SEBASTIAN On a day when clubs from Argentina and Brazil were expected to score victories, it was clubs from Venezuela and Ecuador who manage to take points away from their more well-known counterparts in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores … Continue reading »

Posted in South American Soccer | 4 Comments

Rapids deal for Richardson

  The Colorado Rapids have spent a good portion of the off-season trying to find another forward to complement strikers Conor Casey and Omar Cummings and the Rapids may have finally found their man. The Rapids struck a deal with Toronto FC, sending an … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS | 15 Comments

Montreal Impact topples Santos Laguna in front of record crowd

  On a night where a record crowd came out to support soccer in Montreal, the USL-1 Montreal Impact sent the more then 55,000 fans in attendance for their CONCACAF Champions League match vs. Santos Laguna happy. Forward Eduardo Sebrango … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, CONCACAF, Mexican Soccer | 113 Comments