Monthly Archives: August 2011

Williams signs with Hoffenheim

The transfer madness continues ahead of Wednesday's European deadline, and it's already involving potential future U.S. national team call-ups. German-American defender Daniel Williams is the latest to switch teams after he moved from SC Freiburg to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on … Continue reading »

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Holden discusses his return to action

Photo by Stuart Holden returned to action for the first time in five months on Tuesday with an 80-minute appearance with the Bolton reserves, and while his team suffered a 7-0 thrashing in London, Holden accomplished a very important … Continue reading »

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Chicago downs Richmond to reach sixth U.S. Open Cup Final

  By DAVID GUBALA BRIDGEVIEW, Ill — After five years without lifting a trophy, the longest drought in the club's 14-year history, the Chicago Fire moved one step closer to giving their fans a new trophy to celebrate. The Chicago … Continue reading »

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Montero goal lifts Sounders into Open Cup final

By CALEB SONNELAND It took an impressive Fredy Montero goal to lift the Seattle Sounders past FC Dallas in the US Open Cup semifinal with a 1-0 victory in Tukwila, Washington. The Colombian striker provided the crucial first-half goal to … Continue reading »

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U.S. Open Cup semifinals: Your Running Commentary

By night's end, the final of the 2011 U.S. Open Cup will be set. The Chicago Fire and Richmond Kickers square off in a battle of unlikely semifinal participants who are both looking to maintain their surprising runs (8:30 p.m., … Continue reading »

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Holden returns to action in reserve game

Stuart Holden's return from a long injury layoff is one giant step closer to completion. Holden started and played 78 injury-free minutes for Bolton's reserves in Tuesday's 7-0 loss to Fulham in his first game action since suffering a hairline … Continue reading »

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