Monthly Archives: September 2009

USA thumps Cameroon, 4-1, in Under-20 World Cup

                                                                            Photo by The U.S. Under-20 national team needed a positive result in its match against Cameroon to keep alive its hopes of reaching the second round of the Under-20 World Cup. The result the Americans earned was … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams, Under-20 World Cup | 55 Comments

FIFA: USA/Honduras qualifier will be played in Honduras despite turmoil

  The USA-Honduras World Cup qualifier scheduled for Oct. 10 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras will be played as scheduled, FIFA announced on Tuesday after an executive committee meeting to determine a course of action. FIFA determined that the political conflict … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup Qualifying | 29 Comments

Columbus looks to seal Champions League quarterfinal berth tonight

It's all going well for the Columbus Crew at the moment. After their stumbling start to 2009, things have long been smoothed out as the team clinched a playoff spot after the weekend's results. The Crew have an opportunity to further their … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Columbus Crew | 44 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Matchday Two (Your Running Commentary)

After a brief hiatus, the second round of group stages of the UEFA Champions League resumes today with eight matches around Europe. Rubin Kazan and Inter Milan have already started things in Russia, with honors even 1-1 at the end. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 15 Comments

Under-20 World Cup: USA vs. Cameroon (Matchday Commentary)

  The U.S. Under-20 national team takes on Cameroon today (12:30pm, ESPN) in a match it needs to win to keep its hopes of advancing to the second round going. The Americans dropped a 3-0 decision to Germany in their opening match, … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Youth National Teams, Under-20 World Cup | 228 Comments

Morning Ticker: Mexico ends World Cup hosting bid, Arsenal striker in car wreck and more

                                                                                Photo by You can remove Mexico from the list of nations opposing the United States in the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Mexico has pulled out of the running, leaving the United States as the … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 58 Comments

MLS Playoff Race (Through Week 28)

By TRAVIS CLARK The race for the final MLS playoff spots continued to heat up over the past weekend. A number of contending teams failed to grab the appropriate result needed in order to maintain confidence in a late playoff … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 22 Comments

CONCACAF Champions League match in Honduras will be played

Thursday's CONCACAF Champions League match between CD Marathon and Mexican club Toluca will go on as scheduled on Thursday, sources confirmed to SBI on Monday evening. The teams were notified late on Monday afternoon that the match, slated for San … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup Qualifying | 23 Comments