Author Archives: Daniel Karell

Sources: Benji Joya on trial with Rapids, has interest from other MLS teams, clubs abroad

Benji Joya has joined the Colorado Rapids on trial as he looks to earn a contract, but sources tell SBI that he has other options. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 15 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: Chicago Fire

A retooled Chicago Fire with three new Designated Players head into the 2015 MLS season looking for a return to their historic winning ways. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire | 4 Comments

Thursday Kickoff: Juventus lose Pirlo for 3 weeks; Club America rout Saprissa; and more

Juventus will be without their playmaking midfielder Andrea Pirlo for at least 20 days after the Italian international suffered a calf injury. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, European Soccer, Featured, Mexican Soccer, South American Soccer | 9 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: Columbus Crew

Coming off a third-place finish in the Eastern Conference, the Columbus Crew are hoping their new additions and an impressive core can place them in the MLS Cup conversation. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew | 7 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: FIFA proposes winter World Cup in Qatar; Strootman knee surgery complications; and more

The possibility of having a winter World Cup is edging ever closer, as a FIFA task force reccomended Nov-Dec 2022 as the “most viable” time to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured | 39 Comments

Thursday Kickoff: Figo proposes expanded World Cup; Tigres kick off Copa Lib campaign in style; and more

Luis Figo has revealed some of his proposals that he wants to explore if he becomes FIFA president, including expanding the World Cup to 40 or more teams. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Mexican Soccer | 21 Comments