Monthly Archives: August 2009

Transfer deadline deals and their impact on Americans Abroad

With the European transfer window set to close on Tuesday, we are starting to get more and more rumors and deals being made, some affecting Americans directly and indirectly. The two most high-profile Americans poised to make transfer moves are … Continue reading »

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MLS Matchday 24: A Look Back

                                                           Photo by The past weekend in Major League Soccer action featured the continuation of some trends that MLS fans have grown accustomed to. D.C. United still can't lose at Toyota Park, Columbus still can't win at Giants Stadium, Kansas … Continue reading »

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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 »

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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 »

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