Monthly Archives: March 2010

Ljungberg and Nowak continue war of words

Photo by Peter Nowak's public criticism of Freddie Ljungberg after last week's 2-0 loss by Nowak's Philadelphia Union against Ljungberg's Sounders figured to cause a stir, but the lingering bad blood fostered by those comments and Ljungberg's response has … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 194 Comments

Noonan signs with Seattle

  As much as the Seattle Sounders outplayed the Philadelphia Union last week, one lingering issue for the Sounders was the team's need for a better option in its starting lineup for the injured Nate Jaqua than reserve player Roger Levesque. Seattle … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders | 31 Comments

Jeremy Hall’s Player Diary: Week One

(In 2009, Jeremy Hall embarked on his rookie season in Major League Soccer and it was far from a dream ride. While he got to live out his dream as a professional, he also had to endure the trials and … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 16 Comments

Feilhaber returns in Aarhus victory, Tracy out for season

By FRANCO PANIZO Benny Feilhaber completed his recovery from the ankle injury that sidelined him nearly six weeks by coming off the bench in AGF Aarhus' 4-0 victory against Esbjerg on Wednesday. Feilhaber made a 20-minute cameo for Aarhus and his … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 18 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Matchday Commentary

The most anticipated match-up of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals will take place today, with FC Barcelona taking on Arsenal (2:45pm, FSC/FSE). Inter Milan is facing CSKA Moscow as well (2:45pm, Fox Soccer Plus), but most eyes will be trained … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 91 Comments

SBI Live Q&A (March 31)

Good afternoon folks. It's time for another SBI Live Q&A, where readers submit questions about soccer (or pop culture) and I try to answer as many as I can in an hour (or two). There is plenty to discuss, from … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 11 Comments

Fantasy MLS: Week 2

Photo by By AVI CREDITOR Bravo to those of you who Fantasy MLS players who went Kansas-City-Wizard-heavy and selected Ryan Smith, Kei Kamara, Davy Arnaud and Jimmy Nielsen and cashed in last week. Now comes the bad news: They … Continue reading »

Posted in Fantasy Soccer, Major League Soccer | 9 Comments

Wednesday Kickoff: Rooney to miss 2-4 weeks, Pachuca ties in CCL and more

Wayne Rooney will miss two to four weeks with an ankle sprain that will force him to miss high-profile matches against Chelsea and Bayern Munich in the coming days. Rooney injured the ankle very late in Manchester United's 2-1 UEFA … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, European Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 47 Comments