Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Kaka, Rimando’s strong first-half showings help MLS All-Stars edge Tottenham

Kaka and David Villa scored first-half goals, and Nick Rimando came up with big saves to give the MLS All-Stars a 2-1 win over Tottenham on Wednesday. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS All-Star Game | 33 Comments

Club America rallies to defeat Donovan-led MLS Homegrowns on penalty kicks

Tommy Thompson scored the first goal in MLS Homegrown Game history, but Club America’s U-20s ruined Landon Donovan’s coaching debut with a penalty kick win. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS All-Star Game | 35 Comments

Mexico collects seventh Gold Cup crown after cruising past Jamaica

Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title on Sunday night, defeating Jamaica, 3-1, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, International Soccer | 83 Comments

USMNT falls to Panama in penalty kicks, finishes fourth at Gold Cup

The U.S. was on the losing end of the CONCACAF Gold Cup’s third-placed game, losing to Panama, 3-2, on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 231 Comments

Klinsmann planning to work through USMNT goalkeeper situation with Guzan, Howard

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will have to decide whether to go with Brad Guzan or Tim Howard in goal this fall. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 46 Comments

Who should the USMNT start vs. Panama?

The U.S. Men’s National Team will take on Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup’s third-place game on Saturday. Here is the lineup SBI thinks could take the field. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 169 Comments

Miami commissioners green-light stadium discussions between Beckham’s group, city officials

David Beckham’s quest for a stadium for his MLS expansion team took another small step toward reaching a successful conclusion. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS- Expansion, MLS- Miami | 26 Comments

Rumored USMNT-Brazil friendly in September officially announced

U.S. Soccer announced on Thursday morning that the U.S. Men’s National Team will take on Brazil in a friendly in September at Gillette Stadium. Continue reading »

Posted in International Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 22 Comments