Category Archives: SBI MLS Spotlight

MLS Spotlight: Agbossoumonde ready for fresh start to career after disappointing early years

Gale Agbossoumonde is only 21, but he has already endured a career’s worth of adversity on his search for pro success. After bouncing around Europe, and spending time in the NASL, Agbossoumonde is ready to re-start his career in MLS with Toronto FC. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Nine months after ACL surgery, Gonzalez has sights set on another MLS Cup and a USMNT spot

A year ago Omar Gonzalez was enjoying a dream run in his career, but a torn ACL sidelined him and set his career on a new path. Almost a year later, Gonzalez is poised to return to the heights he enjoyed in 2011. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Clark makes seamless return to Houston

Ricardo Clark understands the dramatic highs and lows his career has taken him through. And he’s fine with the cards he’s been dealt. It’s through such challenges, after all, that one grows. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Higuain enjoying life in America

  BY DAVE MARTINEZ To understand the Columbus Crew’s Federico Higuain, you have to know where he is coming from.  The dynamic forward, and the Crew's newest Designated Player, was born and raised in the bustling metropolis of Buenos Aires, … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Journeyman Steele coming through in the clutch

By THOMAS FLOYD Jonny Steele was just 12 years old when he first visited the United States. Little did he know how influential that trip would ultimately be. Traveling stateside for the USA Cup youth soccer tournament, Steele met some … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Revolution’s Soares emerging as leader

Photo by David Bernal/ By FRANCO PANIZO After a 2011 season in which A.J. Soares experienced some highs and lows and the growing pains commonly associated with a rookie season, he has made a speedy transition from rookie to leader, maturing … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: MacMath bounces back from rough start between the posts

By THOMAS FLOYD Zac MacMath is nothing if not resilient. After all, his first season as the Philadelphia Union's starter in goal didn't exactly get off to a splendid start, as the club kicked off the year with three consecutive … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Iron-man Moor a model of consistency for Colorado

By THOMAS FLOYD Drew Moor may have enjoyed a career year last season, but he didn't expect anyone beyond the Rocky Mountains to really notice. And that's fine with him. The Colorado Rapids defender, who has been about as dependable … Continue reading »

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