Monthly Archives: August 2009

Columbus Crew at New York Red Bulls: Matchday Commentary

The best team in Major League Soccer faces the worst in the last MLS match of the weekend as the COlumbus Crew take on the New York Red Bulls. Given the sad state of the Red Bulls it's almost a … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 35 Comments

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

                                                                                      photo by by GIANFRANCO PANIZO In the final weekend of club action before a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers, some of the U.S. national team regulars enjoyed solid showings. Charlie Davies had a stellar outing, going 85 minutes in Sochaux's 1-0 victory over AS … Continue reading »

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Beckham’s SuperClasico game-winner

Remember that whole Galaxy fan grudge against David Beckham? A game-winning goal against Chivas USA may have been enough to erase any lingering resentment toward the English star as Beckham delivered an 80th minute goal to help LA knock off … Continue reading »

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Real Madrid’s ‘Galacticos’ off to winning start

Real Madrid debuted the most expensive team in soccer history on Saturday and the start was a winning one for Manuel Pellegrini's men. Real Madrid legend Raul and Cristiano Ronaldo scored goals in Real Madrid's 3-2 victory vs. Deportivo La Coruna. Kaka … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 13 Comments

WPS All-Stars v. UmeåIK

The best of the best in Women's Pro Soccer will compete against Umea IK in Sunday's WPS All-Star Game. Umeåis the top team in Damallsvenskan (Swedish premier division) and has won seven Swedish championships in the last four seasons (2005-2008). In 2007 and 2008 Umeåfinished … Continue reading »

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Inter Milan mauls AC Milan, 4-0

The scoreboard says it all. The Milan Derby wasn't much of a contest on Saturday as Inter Milan shredded AC Milan's defense in a first-half display of dominance that has Inter talking another Scudetto and AC Milan fans wondering if … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 37 Comments

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Today's menu of soccer matches on TV may not be as  loaded with marquee match-ups as Saturday's, but there are great games nonetheless. From England to France to Spain, there are matches with intriguing sub-plots and stars to see. Bordeaux-Marseille, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV, South American Soccer | 24 Comments

Pittman nets Wycombe Wanderers winner

American-born forward Jon-Paul Pittman scored the decisive goal in Wycombe Wanderer's 2-1 victory over Bristol Rovers on Saturday. Pittman, who entered the match at the hour mark, netted the game-winner in the 80th minute. The 2-1 result gave Wycombe their first victory of … Continue reading »

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