Monthly Archives: April 2009

Marrufo to miss match for accepting gift jersey (updated)

                                       Photo by MLS referee Jair Marrufo will not officiate an MLS match this weekend as punishment for his handling of the Cuauhtemoc Blanco gift jersey situation, the Columbus Dispatch is reporting. Marrufo, the 2008 MLS referee of the year, received … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Columbus Crew, U.S. Soccer | 59 Comments

Chicago Fire falls to Club America in friendly

  By SAM STEJSKAL Cuauhtemoc Blanco and his Chicago Fire teammates just didn’t have enough against Club America Wednesday night, losing to the Mexican giants, 2-1. Played in front of a raucous Toyota Park crowd, the game was certainly not … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire | 16 Comments

U.S. Open Cup: New York at San Jose (Match Night Commentary)

By SEAN RUBIO The New York Red Bulls and San Jose Earthquakes begin their U.S. Open Cup campaigns tonight in a play-in match at Buck Shaw Stadium in San Jose. A rest for many starters on both sides seems to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, U.S. Open Cup | 75 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal at Manchester United (Your Running Commentary)

  Defending UEFA Champions League winners Manchester United play host to red-hot Arsenal today in an all-England Champions League semifinal at Old Trafford (2:30pm, ESPN2/ United is fresh from its stirring comeback win vs. Tottenham as well as a history-making … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 28 Comments

U.S. Open Cup: Red Bulls at Earthquakes (The Pre-Game)

  The New York Red Bulls are in San Jose today for tonight's U.S. Open Cup play-in match vs. the Earthquakes (10:30pm). The Red Bulls will be looking to erase the memory of Sunday's awful 3-2 loss to D.C. United, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, U.S. Open Cup | 20 Comments

Toronto FC names Cummins interim head coach

As expected, Toronto FC has named Chris Cummins as the team's interim head coach. Cummins has manned the sidelines for TFC's past two matches, both victories, and takes over for the rest of the year for John Carver, who resigned … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC | 17 Comments