Their Words I have no idea what the Sounders' budget is, but it's more than ours and the gap between our salary and their salary reflects the gap between my salary and Sigi's. Kitsap Pumas coach (and Seattle Sounders broadcaster) Peter Fewing. Other Sources Two Red Bulls Return, Another Exits - from Goal.com's Jack Bell: "With the Gold Cup, it was a learning process." De . . .
Archives for June 2011
By J Hutcherson - WASHINGTON, DC (June 28, 2011) US Soccer Players -- Back in 2001, I was working for a company that provided the material for the official FIFA Under-17 World Cup site. At the time, the United States was expected to turn out better than most in a field of 16 teams. Instead, they crashed out in the group stage to Nigeria, eventual champions France, and fellow . . .
In a surprise move, DC United and the New York Red Bulls swapped midfielders on Monday. Dax McCarty, who joined DC in the offseason from MLS Cup runners-up FC Dallas, is now a member of the New York Red Bulls. New York parts company with five-time all star Dwayne De Rosario, who joined the Red Bulls earlier this season from Toronto. . . .
Their Words As a coach, I'm fine. I'm going to enjoy the moment, live it, and many moments will come and in the meantime. We just have to enjoy it. Mexico coach Jose Manuel de la Torre. Other Sources Bigger Is Not Better in Battle of Neighbors - from The NY Times' Rob Hughes: Donovan, as good with words as he is with the ball, explained later why expectations evaporated in the . . .
Mike Magee's fill-in performance as a goalkeeper in the second-half of the Los Angeles Galaxy's 0-0 draw with San Jose won him Player of the Week honors for Week 15. Magee kept a clean sheet for 48 minutes, filling in after an injury to LA's regular starter and the sending off of their backup keeper. . . .
By J Hutcherson - WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2011) US Soccer Players -- Let’s be honest. Though it’s easy to load up years of complaints and unload on the 4-2 USA loss to Mexico in Saturday’s Gold Cup final, this was a game with a very clear story line. Against a Mexico team with the best attacking player in the region and a host of other options pushing forward, the United States lost . . .
Chicago 1 – NY 1 The Red Bulls stay competitive in the Eastern Conference, but not by winning games. Though a point is better than none, New York had a lead and lost it at Toyota Park. Joel Lindpere put the Red Bulls up in the 40th minute, with Marco Pappa equalizing for the home side in the 58th. . . .
With the Gold Cup taking the headlines on Saturday, Major League Soccer had six games on the schedule. One of them featured a field player pressed into service as goalkeeper. . . .
By Clemente Lisi – PASADENA, CA (Jun 26, 2011) US Soccer Players -- History has an awful way of repeating itself. With the USA up 2-0 in the Gold Cup final Saturday afternoon against Mexico at the Rose Bowl, it looked as if the Americans were on their way to the title. It was not meant to be. Like the 2009 Confederations Cup final against Brazil, the USA squandered a 2-0 lead. . . .
Mexico successfully defended their Gold Cup title, winning the 2011 edition of the tournament on Saturday in Pasadena. As CONCACAF champions, they advance to the Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil in 2013. . . .