Monthly Archives: January 2011

MLS Training Camp Preview: Sporting Kansas City

By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — No MLS team will spend more time in the desert than Sporting KC, around four weeks in all. That's OK, because the newly-branded club (formerly the Kansas City Wizards) could use the "on the … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: New England Revolution

By IAN HOLLIDAY After missing the playoffs for the first time under Steve Nicol last season, the Revolution enters the 2011 season with more questions than answers. The Revs have been in transition since Taylor Twellman first sustained the head … Continue reading »

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Bradley heading to Aston Villa on loan

After weeks of speculation about where Michael Bradley could wind up, the U.S. national team midfielder is heading to England to play for a team with plenty of American ties. Bradley is heading to English Premier League side Aston Villa, … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  While Dimitar Berbatov has been stealing most of the headlines during Manchester United's unbeaten league run, Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has also played a pivotal role, scoring seven league goals and threatening Wayne Rooney for a starting role. Hernandez … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and SBI’s Top 10 Matches to Watch)

Call it a Winter Cup Weekend, with the FA Cup and Asian Cup grabbing the headlines and dominating the weekend TV schedule. Australia and Japan will face off on Saturday in an Asian Cup Final in the best match of … Continue reading »

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Special1 TV: Sven gets the sack

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MLS Notes: Cunningham signs with Crew, league amends player rules and more

Photo by By AVI CREDITOR Jeff Cunningham is returning to Columbus after all. Cunningham, the second-leading goal scorer in Major League Soccer history, and the Crew agreed on a multi-year contract on Friday, more than a month after Columbus … Continue reading »

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Clark sidelined four weeks after fracturing cheekbone

American midfielder Ricardo Clark finally broke through in recent weeks at German club Eintracht Frankfurt, earning quality minutes and impressing at multiple positions. Clark's renaissance has been on hold after suffering a fractured cheekbone during a training session on Friday. … Continue reading »

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