Monthly Archives: March 2012

MLS disciplines Moffat, Fernandez

MLS commissioner Don Garber said before the season that the league's disciplinary committee would take a hard line on excessive challenges and instances of embellishment, and the first instance of that more rigid stance has been put in motion. The … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 56 Comments

European Look Ahead: Napoli, Juventus square off; race in Spain heats up & more

By JOHN BOSCHINI The already-intense rivalry between Juventus and Napoli takes on added significance this weekend as both teams are in desperate need of a win. Juventus, while still unbeaten, are four points behind AC Milan in the race for … Continue reading »

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Bradley’s Egypt wins latest friendly

Egyptian soccer continues to be in recovery mode after the club season was cancelled in the aftermath of the fatal riots in Port Said, but the beat goes on for Bob Bradley and the Egyptian national team. Egypt defeated Uganda … Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer | 44 Comments

Muamba upright, smiling in first photo since collapse

Not even two weeks ago, Fabrice Muamba was in a fight for his life, nearly dying after collapsing on the field during an FA Cup match between Bolton and Tottenham. The 23-year-old Bolton midfielder continues his recovery from the sudden … Continue reading »

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Liverpool, Spurs to meet in Baltimore

The summer friendly announcements continue to roll in. Liverpool and Tottenham, both of whom have already announced plans for a U.S. summer tour, will meet at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on July 28 for a club friendly. Liverpool announced … Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Mourinho-to-City in works, UEFA disciplines Wenger & more

Real Madrid is on the verge of a La Liga championship while having one foot in the UEFA Champions League semifinals. Manchester City is just three points behind in the Premier League title race. Yet a blockbuster move in the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 18 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

photo by John Dorton/ By FRANCO PANIZO With the list of Americans Abroad continuing to grow with each passing year, it is becoming more common to find duels between Americans. This weekend provides a handful of them, and there will … Continue reading »

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MLS West Notes: Donovan uncertain for NE, Parke upset over benching and more

BY ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. – LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena confirmed that Landon Donovan is an injury doubt for Saturday’s match against the New England Revolution. Donovan has been absent for training for the entire week due to … Continue reading »

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