Monthly Archives: December 2011

Friday Kickoff: Cahill heading to Chelsea, PSG hires Ancelotti and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI After flirting with Arsenal and Chelsea during the summer transfer window, Gary Cahill will likely be heading to Chelsea in January after a transfer fee was agreed upon with Bolton Wanderers. The central defender has become an … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 18 Comments

Wenger confirms Henry loan to Arsenal being finalized

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had been coy in recent days when discussing a potential return to Arsenal by legendary striker Thierry Henry, but on Friday Wenger acknowledged that a two-month loan move is in the works and needs only some … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 29 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

Photo by Joe Toth/ By FRANCO PANIZO Clint Dempsey has made quite the statement in 2011, and this weekend will provide him with a chance to finish it in style. Having enjoyed a career year, Dempsey's final game of 2011 … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 13 Comments

Report: Sounders signing Danish winger

The Seattle Sounders appear to be hitting the international market during transfer season yet again. After officially announcing the acquisition of Swedish right back Adam Johannson on Thursday, the Sounders are reportedly close to signing Danish winger Christian Sivebaek, a … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Seattle Sounders | 31 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Warner releases FIFA details, Perez closing in on MLS and more

Some of the back-room workings between Jack Warner and FIFA are starting to come to the surface. Warner reportedly claimed that in exchange for drumming up support to get Sepp Blatter elected in the 1998 FIFA presidential election, he secured … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, FIFA, Major League Soccer | 14 Comments

Who is your American Player of the Year?

Photo by As the calendar gets set to turn to 2012, it's an obvious time to reflect and look back at the year that was for U.S. Soccer. While the year provided the ushering in of a new coaching … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 112 Comments

Rounding up the MLS comings and goings: Western Conference

Photo by Michael Janosz/ For a team coming off of a championship run, the Los Angeles Galaxy have had plenty of major moving parts over recent weeks. Between Landon Donovan going back to Everton on a short-term loan, Juninho returning … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 10 Comments

Thursday Kickoff: Henry-to-Arsenal picks up steam, Ronaldinho stays put and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI Although Thierry Henry's recent stint at Arsenal was technically just for training, rumors continue to swirl that Arsene Wenger is considering offering the former Arsenal striker a short-term contract. Some reports stipulate that a two-month loan has already … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls, South American Soccer | 25 Comments