Monthly Archives: December 2009

European Ticker: Bolton fire Megson, Fulham’s Hodgson signs new deal and more

by TRAVIS CLARK The managerial merry-go-round kicked off in England a couple of weeks ago with the sacking of Mark Hughes, and it continued today as Bolton manager Gary Megson became the next Premier League boss to get the boot. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 24 Comments

Onyewu expected to return in March

by FRANCO PANIZO Oguchi Onyewu likely won't play in the U.S. national team's friendly against the Netherlands in Amsterdam on March 3, but he should be fully recovered from his knee injury and back training with club AC Milan sometime that … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 44 Comments

Generation adidas update: Mwanga, Opara, Bone and Tchani close in on deals

Major League Soccer officials may not be gaining any ground in ongoing labor negotiations with the MLS player's union, but they are having much more success in lining up what could be the largest Generation adidas class in league history. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2010 | 57 Comments

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

There are only two club matches of any consequence today, but since both will feature American players, it is worth having a running commentary for. Brad Friedel and Aston Villa face Liverpool while Jozy Altidore and Hull City takes on … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 121 Comments

USA World Cup ticket allotment now up for sale

If you haven't already scored some tickets to U.S. national team matches at the 2010 World Cup, the time is fast approaching to do just that. U.S. Soccer announced on Monday that the USA's allotment of tickets is now for … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer, World Cup 2010 | 8 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: On Adu’s MLS options

  Photo by Where will Freddy Adu go next? That's the decision the young midfielder is pondering after a second European club decided to give him back to Benfica after failed loan stints. Belenenses seemed like a good destination … Continue reading »

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Report: Adu booted by Belenenses

  Photo by Freddy Adu's tenure at Portuguese club Belenenses appears over. According to Portuguese publication Record, new Belenenses manager Toni has started his term as head coach by cutting some dead weight from the roster, including Adu, who … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

by FRANCO PANIZO Everton's season has not gone quite as expected, but on Monday, Tim Howard helped the club do something it hadn't done in its past seven games: Win. Howard helped Everton end a seven-game winless streak that dated … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 43 Comments