Monthly Archives: April 2012

MLS Spotlight: MacMath bounces back from rough start between the posts

By THOMAS FLOYD Zac MacMath is nothing if not resilient. After all, his first season as the Philadelphia Union's starter in goal didn't exactly get off to a splendid start, as the club kicked off the year with three consecutive … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

A month from now, Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey will be teammates on the U.S. national team, helping lead the team into World Cup qualifying. Today, the two will square off in one of the matches of the day as … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Bolton Wanderers took a step in the right direction in their efforts to avoid relegation by beating Aston Villa earlier this week, but grabbing another result this weekend could be vital if they hope to stay up. … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The significance might be lacking more than usual this time of year, but that does not mean that the final Celtic-Rangers battle of the season doesn't have the potential for an intense atmosphere to unfold on the playing field. The … Continue reading »

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Rapids lock up Larentowicz with multi-year deal

Jeff Larentowicz is not going anywhere anytime soon. The Colorado Rapids made sure of that by locking up the integral central midfielder to a multi-year deal on Friday, the terms of which were not disclosed.  Larentowicz has had success ever … Continue reading »

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Union’s Farfan suspended 2 more games

Photo by Michael Janosz/ If you thought that Gabriel Farfan was out of the woods after MLS' Disciplinary Committee announced punishments from last week's Chivas USA-Philadelphia Union game on Thursday and he wasn't a part of it, think again. The … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 8: A Look Ahead

Photo by Stephen Brashear/ By THOMAS FLOYD There won't be any silverware on the line this time around, but this weekend's clash between the Seattle Sounders and Chicago Fire is sure to be a tense affair all the same. After … Continue reading »

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Galaxy Notes: Saunders PK save a turning point, Leonardo returns and more

By ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. — Championship seasons are riddled with season-defining moments that often propel a team from mediocrity to glory.  One such moment may have come for the Los Angeles Galaxy last Saturday when goalkeeper Josh Saunders stopped … Continue reading »

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