Monthly Archives: January 2010

MLS, Players Union agree to push negotiation deadline to Feb. 12

Major League Soccer and the Players Union have agreed to extend the deadline for negotations of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement to Feb. 12, 11 days past the original Feb. 1 deadline, MLS announced on Thursday. "While we still have … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 28 Comments

Evening Ticker: England-Mexico friendly set, Egypt cruises past Algeria and more

By AVI CREDITOR Fabio Capello wanted his team to have a CONCACAF dress rehearsal before this summer's World Cup, and the England manager has his wish. England will host Mexico on May 24 at Wembley Stadium in what should make … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Women's Professional Soccer, World Cup 2010 | 88 Comments

SBI’s 23 for 2010: January Edition

  Photo by If the U.S. national team's recent friendly vs. Honduras was supposed to help put the U.S. World Cup roster into some better focus, then Bob Bradley is probably glad he has almost four months before he … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 201 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Ghana advances to ACN final, Robinho to Santos done and more

By AVI CREDITOR For a team missing its biggest names, Ghana sure is having plenty of success. The Black Stars defeated Nigeria in Thursday's first African Cup of Nations semifinal, 1-0, behind Asamoah Gyan's 21st minute goal to advance to … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 43 Comments

Report: Cooper headed to Plymouth on loan (UPDATED)

  Photo by A transfer move that started with so much promise has reportedly come to an abrupt end for Kenny Cooper. The U.S. national team striker and former FC Dallas star appears to have played his last game … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 125 Comments

African Cup of Nations: Your Semifinal Commentary

The African Cup of Nations semifinals kick off today with a pair of matches between familiar rivals that should be both entertaining and tightly-contested encounters. Ghana takes on Nigeria in the first semifinal (11 a.m.), while Algeria and Egypt (2:30pm) renew … Continue reading »

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