Author Archives: Jose Romero

U.S. Soccer announces new eight-team women’s pro soccer league

A new eight-team women’s league is set to begin play in 2013, U.S. Soccer announced on Wednesday. Continue reading »

Posted in Canadian Soccer, Featured, Mexican Soccer, NWSL, U.S. Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team, Women's Professional Soccer, Women's Soccer | 91 Comments

MLS Ticker: Wenger open to another Henry loan, FC Dallas’ Hernandez retires, and more

New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry could be headed back to Arsenal for another winter spell, as manager Arsene Wenger isn’t ruling out the idea. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 11 Comments

MLS Ticker: PRO admits blown call, Quakes sign pair to new deals, and more

The general manager of the Professional Referees Organization, the governing body that oversees referees and assistants in North American pro soccer, admitted that referee Ricardo Salazar erred in not issuing a caution on a takedown of D.C. United’s Raphael Augusto late in the first half of the first-leg playoff match against the Houston Dynamo last weekend. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Playoffs, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 33 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Tottenham tied to stadium fraud charge, Glazers lower Man U debt, and more

West Ham United is poised to take over as the tenant at the vacant and still new Olympic Stadium in east London, but not before a rival EPL club in a bid for the stadium came under investigation. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, South American Soccer | 1 Comment

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

Wednesday’s soccer on broadcast TV got off to a pretty entertaining start with the U.S.-Russia 2-2 draw on ESPN2. But that’s just the opener on a Wednesday full of international friendlies on various networks throughout the day. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 11 Comments

FC Dallas president arrested in New York, charged with assaulting wife

Doug Quinn, the president of FC Dallas, was arrested on Saturday in New York City and charged with assault after allegedly hitting and attempting to choke his wife, Elizabeth, according to multiple reports. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas | 17 Comments

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying: A look at the rest of the hexagonal schedule

The CONCACAF World Cup qualifying final round, or hexagonal, will be here in February 2013, but it’s never too early to look at some key matches in the six-team, 30-game double round-robin. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, FIFA World Cup, World Cup Qualifying | 11 Comments

After scoreless first leg, RSL look to eliminate Sounders at Rio Tinto

 By JOSE M. ROMERO For the Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake, it has come down to this. Two of the more evenly-matched teams in the MLS postseason. Two gritty goalkeepers. A number of scoring threats and two scrappy holding/defensive … Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Playoffs, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 26 Comments