Monthly Archives: March 2009

Fox Soccer Channel beats out ESPN for rights to UEFA Champions League starting next season

    In a move that is sure to rock the American soccer-viewing audience, Fox Soccer Channel has beaten out ESPN for the U.S. broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League. The new agreement will kick in starting with next … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 206 Comments

Expansion Sounders off to dream start

                                                  Photo by Who will stop the Seattle Sounders? The expansion squad is off to a 2-0 start, having outscored its opponents 5-0. Real Salt Lake was the victim this time around as Seattle rattled off a 2-0 … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 63 Comments

The USMNT checks in from Nashville

The latest episode of's Studio 90 News comes from Nashville, where the U.S. national team is preparing for Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier vs. Trinidad & Tobago. There are some good interviews, including one with Tim Howard. Enjoy:

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup Qualifying | 12 Comments

USMNT calls in Bornstein, Hahnemann leaves camp

                                     Photo by The U.S. men's national team has called in defender Jonathan Bornstein ahead of its World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday. Also, goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann has left camp and returned to England. The Bornstein … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 127 Comments

MLS Week 2 Rewind

                                                   Photo by The second week of the 2009 MLS season had its share of surprises, great plays and boring matches (nevermind thoroughly disappointing attendances). The Eastern Conference managed to produce three ties and another tough loss for the … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 57 Comments

Who should the USA start vs. Trinidad & Tobago?

                                                                                    Photo by You can say it. The U.S. national team's performance on Saturday in a 2-2 tie vs. El Salvador was disappointing, at times terrible, and hardly confidence-inducing. The great two-goal comeback was inspiring, and it showed great … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 142 Comments