Monthly Archives: October 2012

SBI MLS Defender of the Year: Matt Besler

While he might not have been as flashy and outspoken as Aurelien Collin, or as physically imposing as Victor Bernardez, Sporting KC’s Matt Besler made up for his low-key persona by simply being the best and most consistent defender in MLS in 2012. Continue reading »

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2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight (Who do you see winning MLS Cup?)

The 2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight with the Chicago Fire taking on the Houston Dynamo in the Eastern Conference wild card match-up at Toyota Park in a race that could see any number of teams lift the championship trophy … Continue reading »

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SBI 2012 MLS All-Rookie Best XI

Teams searching for talent in the 2012 MLS Draft found quite a few quality gems, players who made smooth transitions to the pros and made the SBI MLS All-Rookie Best XI. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Klinsmann will have forward options galore heading into 2013

Photo by To give you an idea of how times are changing when it comes to U.S. national team forwards and forward prospects, the past weekend barely seemed to register a ripple despite being the kind of weekend that … Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Men's National Team, Uncategorized, USMNT Daily Update | 97 Comments

Americans Abroad Spotlight: Garza thriving at Club Tijuana after difficult start to pro career

Greg Garza is just 21 years old, but he has already endured his fair share of ups and downs as a professional soccer player in a career that is going through better times now with Mexican League leaders Club Tijuana. Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Tuesday Rewind

Eric Lichaj was back in Aston Villa’s starting lineup on Tuesday and he made an impact, setting up the winner in the final minutes of regulation in the Villans’ Capital One Cup victory. Continue reading »

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Red Bull Arena hit with power outage, but avoids flooding from Superstorm Sandy

Red Bull Arena avoided flooding during Hurricane Sandy’s devastating tour through New Jersey, but the arena and the area surrounding it was hit by a power outage: Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS Playoffs, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 19 Comments

Sermanni named new USWNT head coach

U.S. soccer has announced the hiring of Tom Sermanni as the next head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, U.S. Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team, Women's Soccer | 5 Comments