Monthly Archives: February 2010

MLS Camp Roundup: D.C. United sweep split-squad friendlies, Seattle finishes fifth and more

By TRAVIS CLARK D.C. United wrapped up a three-week stint in Florida with two wins in two matches played this morning. In two split-squad friendlies, United beat the U.S. U-17 squad 5-2, and at the same time had another XI … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Toronto FC | 17 Comments

Mid-day Ticker: Portsmouth enter administration, Arsenal cuts debt and more

By TRAVIS CLARK Over in England this morning, Portsmouth managed to make the wrong kind of history. They became the first Premier League club to enter administration in the league's history when another buyer wasn't found by Thursday's deadline. The … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 30 Comments

Who should the USA start vs. the Netherlands?

Photo by The first chance to see a close to full-strength U.S. national team in 2010 will come on Wednesday in the Netherlands, and while there are still several top players recovering from injuries, the match vs. the Netherlands should … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 301 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

   By FRANCO PANIZO Brad Guzan has received most of the starts for Aston Villa in the club's run to the Carling Cup final, but it could be incumbent Brad Friedel who gets the nod against Manchester United. Friedel has been red … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 47 Comments

Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls: Match Night Commentary

Good afternoon folks. We're here in sunny (but chilly) Orlando, Florida for the Walt Disney Soccer Classic. The Houston Dynamo will take on the New York Red Bulls in this pre-season match. Toronto FC faces FC Dallas in the nightcap. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 26 Comments

MLS Players Union: Old CBA is terminated but no strike imminent

The MLS player's union released a statement today regarding the labor negotiations with Major League Soccer, stating that talks have not produced a new collective bargaining agreement and the old CBA will expire at midnight tonight. The Major League Soccer Players Union … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 46 Comments

USA announces roster for Netherlands friendly (Updated)

Photo by U.S. national team head coach Bob Bradley named the 20-man roster for Wednesday's friendly vs. the Netherlands in Amsterdam and, as expected, the roster is loaded with European-based players. Just three of the 20 players called up … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 305 Comments

Afternoon updates: MLS Labor update, new USA jersey and more

There is plenty going on today on the news front so here is a quick rundown of some things you should know about. Today is the deadline for the latest labor negotation extension between MLS and the player's Union. As … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 128 Comments