Monthly Archives: January 2012

Diskerud loaned to Belgian club Gent

Photo by John Todd/ European transfer deadline day has proved to be fruitful for one American abroad. Mikkel Diskerud has been loaned from Stabaek in his native Norway to Belgian top flight club KAA Gent, the club announced on Tuesday. … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 26 Comments

Lekic returns to Denmark as Revs eye forward reinforcements

Photo by Andrew Katsampes/ While the Vancouver Whitecaps are busy stockpiling forwards, the New England Revolution's quest to find any reliable strikers continues. That quest became a bit more difficult after definitive word that Rajko Lekic has returned to his … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New England Revolution | 22 Comments

Union acquire allocation money from Whitecaps for Le Toux

Photo by Tony Quinn/ If Sebastien Le Toux makes an appearance at PPL Park this summer for his second MLS All-Star Game, he won't be representing the home team. He'll be doing it as a member of the Vancouver Whitecaps. … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 35 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: Sudan gets through at ACN, Spurs revamping stadium and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI Sudan entered Monday's African Cup of Nations group finale needing a minor miracle to get through to the next round, trailing Angola by three points for second place in Group B while needing to make up a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 4 Comments

Donovan and Howard face City test; Rogers, John eligible for new club debuts

Photo by It is a wild day across England, with the rapid-fire closing of the transfer window being accompanied by a full slate of mid-week matches. While the transfer window doesn't figure to include any more Americans making moves … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 4 Comments

Report: LeToux heading to Vancouver

Philadelphia Union fans have endured a roller coaster off-season, first with Sebastien LeToux's trial at Bolton, then Monday's sudden departure of goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon. Now it appears that after initially thinking LeToux would wind up staying with the Union, the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 50 Comments

Union part ways with Mondragon

The man who played as big a part as any in making the Philadelphia Union a playoff team is now headed home. Philadelphia and goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon mutually agreed to the Colombian's release Monday, clearing the way for the 40-year-old … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 45 Comments

Portland signs Kris Boyd as designated player

The Portland Timbers were looking for a strong target forward to help fill the role that Kenny Cooper never could quite fill, and they have turned to a proven goal-scorer to do the job. The Timbers have signed Scottish striker … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Portland Timbers | 82 Comments