Monthly Archives: December 2011

Leonardo downplays Beckham to PSG

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ Most reports have been making David Beckham's signing with Paris-St. Germain a matter of "when" and not "if," but PSG sporting director Leonardo offered a far less convincing take on the potential signing on Friday. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 23 Comments

SBI’s Top 5 USMNT Goals of 2011

Photo by Bill Barrett/ By FRANCO PANIZO Scoring was not the easiest of things for the U.S. men's national team in 2011. It found the back of the net just 16 times in 17 games for its lowest goal-scoring total … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 65 Comments

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