Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rapids snap Union’s home undefeated streak; Ruiz on his way out of Philly

By JOSE M. ROMERO The Philadelphia Union have been one of the biggest stories of the MLS season with its play in the first half of the season. But Friday night at PPL Park just wasn't the second-year club's night. … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 54 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The last major international tournament of the summer kicks off on Friday, with the FIFA Under-20 World Cup beginning in Colombia. Some marquee matchups highlight the opening days of group play, as Argentina and Mexico square off Friday night, and … Continue reading »

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Saborio suspended, fined for dive

Photo by In the aftermath of Charlie Davies' dive that earned a penalty against Real Salt Lake earlier this season, Major League Soccer's discipline committee promised further punishment for future offenders. Real Salt Lake forward Alvaro Saborio found that … Continue reading »

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U.S. U-18s take third place at Milk Cup

Jordan McCrary and Jerome Kiesewetter each scored, as the United States Under-18 national team defeated Georgia, 2-1, to capture third place at the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland. McCrary scored off of a Jose Villarreal free kick in the 39th … Continue reading »

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Friday Ticker: Argentina appoints Sabella, Martino resigns from Paraguay & more

By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. men's national team isn't the only one introducing a new head coach to its fan base. Argentina has appointed Alejandro Sabella as manager of the Albiceleste. Sabella replaces Sergio Batista, who was let go earlier … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, South American Soccer | 6 Comments

MLS Week 20: A Look Ahead

 Photo by Rick Osentoski/ By THOMAS FLOYD Five months after facing off in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, Real Salt Lake and the Columbus Crew are getting together once again. With Columbus on top of the Eastern Conference and Salt … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 23 Comments

Fire Notebook: Pardo not yet fit to start after making practice debut and more

By ANTHONY ZILIS For years, Pavel Pardo planned on ending his career in MLS. Finally, after a long courtship with the Chicago Fire front office, the former Mexican international signed with the team early this week. He practiced the Fire … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire | 32 Comments

What do you think of the USMNT coaching hire?

The new era of U.S. Soccer has been ushered in with the news that Juergen Klinsmann has been hired as head coach. The former Germany striker and coach for the German national team and Bayern Munich will be introduced on … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer | 154 Comments