Monthly Archives: April 2009

Bayern Munich fires Klinsmann

  The Juergen Klinsmann era at Bayern Munich is over. The German champions have fired Klinsmann, ending his one-year tenure with the club as Bayern Munich sits in third place in the Bundesliga standings. Jupp Heynckes will take over as … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 49 Comments

Copa Libertadores: Final round of group play set

By NESTOR F. SEBASTIAN The final week of Copa Liberatores group-stage action is upon us and with 11 teams vying for the six remaining spots, there are still some chapters to be concluded for these squads who are also carrying … Continue reading »

Posted in Mexican Soccer, South American Soccer | 4 Comments

MLS Week 6: The Best XI, Worst XI and Team of the Week

                                                                Photo by One thing you couldn't call MLS Week Six is boring. You had stunning comebacks, unforgettable goals and one record-setting display of attacking soccer. You also had the 2009 MLS rookie class stealing the show this … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 55 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 6)

                                                                     Photo by There were some big winners and big losers in this week's MLS Power Rankings, but nothing changed at the top. Chivas USA did suffer its first defeat of the season last Wednesday, to Toronto FC, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 39 Comments

Mathis turns back the clock with stunning strike

                                                                         Photo by It might not seem that long ago, but it has been eight years since Clint Mathis was terrorizing MLS defenders as one of the league's best attacking players and one of the best Americans to ever … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Real Salt Lake | 32 Comments

D.C. celebrates stunning 3-2 win against Red Bulls

                                                             Photo by BY DYLAN BUTLER Three times in their first four games, D.C. United squandered a lead and dropped valuable points. Coach Tom Soehn preached about the importance of playing a complete game and his team heeded his … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 24 Comments

What went wrong?

                                                                    Photo by BY DYLAN BUTLER Seconds from what would have been an impressive 2-1 come-from-behind victory against D.C. United, the Red Bulls suffered one of their most stinging losses, dropping a pair of goals in a span of … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 26 Comments

Red Bulls suffer late-game meltdown (again)

                                                                            Photo by If there were a crisis prevention hot-line for New York Red Bulls fans (and let's face it, there should be one after 13 years of agony), the phones would be ringing off the hook after Sunday's … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 36 Comments