Author Archives: Travis C.

Morning Ticker: Donovan undecided, Putin skips presentation and more

By TRAVIS CLARK The offseason may have begun for Landon Donovan in November, but that doesn’t mean the Los Angeles Galaxy attacker gets a break. After last week’s friendly in Australia, Donovan is a part of the USA World Cup … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 22 Comments

U.S. Women clinch last spot in World Cup

It came in atypical fashion, but the U.S. women's national team qualified for the 2011 Women's World Cup thanks to a 1-0 second leg victory over Italy Saturday afternoon. A 40th minute goal by Amy Rodriguez was all the scoring … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 19 Comments

U.S. Soccer names finalists for Athlete of the Year Awards

With 2010 nearing an end, it's about the time of year when U.S. Soccer names its list for Athlete of the Year nominations. Five players are nominated in each category, with Landon Donovan aiming to repeat after receiving the Male … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer | 21 Comments

Morning Ticker: UEFA to probe Real Madrid cards, Fabregas out and more

By TRAVIS CLARK Two late red cards are unusual in the late stages of any match, but in Tuesday's Champions League game, Real Madrid players Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos were both sent off for time wasting, earning second yellow … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 32 Comments

UCL Rewind: Arsenal lose in Portugal, AC Milan goes through

By TRAVIS CLARK Just a few days after blowing a 2-0 lead at home and losing to bitter rivals Tottenham, Arsenal took to the road in hopes of quickly erasing the memories of that loss. However, Aresnal couldn't break down … Continue reading »

Posted in UEFA Champions League | 7 Comments

Traveling fans bring spirit, flavor to MLS Cup

  By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – Traveling a few thousands miles on short notice can be a bit of a drag. But when it's to support your respective home team in the MLS Cup final in a city you've never … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Cup, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas | 29 Comments

Garber discusses playoff changes, security issues with MLS supporters

By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – MLS commissioner Don Garber addressed various concerns with MLS fans Sunday morning during the 2010 Supporters Summit. Several issues were discussed during a roundtable held with fan representatives from all over the league. Garber fielded … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 45 Comments

Cummings peaking as Rapids eye MLS Cup

By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – A successful strike partnership is an elusive weapon that few MLS teams have succeed in creating. The Colorado Rapids have been one of the few teams able to create a dangerous tandem, with Conor Casey … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS Cup, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 5 Comments