Monthly Archives: November 2011

Eight-team field set for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament

By JOEY SAMUEL The field competing for CONCACAF's spots at the 2012 Summer Olympics is officially set. Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba each recorded the results they needed Monday night to advance out of Caribbean qualifying and earn the final … Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, CONCACAF, International Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Olympic Soccer, U.S. Men's Olympic Team | 21 Comments

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

The Carling Cup quarterfinals aren't typically must-see TV, but when the draw for this year's edition was conducted, it resulted in some mouth-watering matchups between England's top teams. Chelsea and Liverpool will do battle for one spot in the semifinals, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 23 Comments

Chivas deals Nagamura to Sporting KC

Photo by David Bernal/ Sporting Kansas City's busy week continues. After dealing Davy Arnaud to Montreal to re-acquire Seth Sinovic and re-signing goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen, Sporting KC added depth to its midfield Tuesday, acquiring Paulo Nagamura from Chivas USA in exchange … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 9 Comments

RSL trades Russell to D.C. for draft pick

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ D.C. United took a step in reinforcing its back line by acquiring veteran right back Robbie Russell from Real Salt Lake on Tuesday. D.C. sent a third-round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft (a first … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 35 Comments

MLS releases dates of 2012 home openers

  MLS has released the dates of each team's home opener for the 2012 season, and all but one team will play its first home match by Week 3. The Houston Dynamo are the only team that will have to … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 18 Comments

Impact’s early moves show promise heading into expansion season

By AVI CREDITOR Fans of the Montreal Impact who saw their team labor through a troubling 2011 NASL campaign and at one point staged a protest against team management probably couldn't forsee the events of this past week coming. By … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Montreal Impact | 36 Comments