By Charles Boehm - WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 29, 2014) US Soccer Players - USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann didn't say a word on Monday, but he set the US soccer world aflame just the same. That's because ESPN's Doug McIntyre reported that he'd learned, via anonymous sources, that Klinsmann was preparing to call Miguel Ibarra into USMNT camp. Ibarra is a standout winger at NASL club Minnesota United. His . . .
Archives for September 2014
Soccer TV: PSG vs Barcelona and Manchester City vs Roma
The Champions League group stage resumes on Tuesday's soccer TV schedule. PSG vs Barcelona is on Fox Deportes and Fox Sports 1 has Manchester City vs Roma. Fox Soccer Plus is where you will find the new MultiMatch 90 coverage of all the games. PSG vs Barcelona at 2:30pm on ESPN Deportes (9pm on Fox Sports 1). The big story for this Group F showdown is that PSG won't have Zlatan Ibrahimovic who . . .
Are Manchester United already missing the Premier League goal?
By J Hutcherson - WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 29, 2014) US Soccer Players – When we last caught up with Manchester United, their Premier League season was already in question before it even started. The early going has done little to change that. For a club needing a quick statement of intent, Manchester United botched its start and compounded its problems. A club that underachieved by ownership . . .
Landon Donovan ties the MLS all-time assist record
It was an eventful Sunday night for the LA Galaxy in MLS. In a game on ESPN2, the LA Galaxy shutout the New York Red Bulls 4-0. For LA Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan, the win was also another display of individual skill. Donovan scored the Galaxy's second goal and assisted on the other three. That ties Donovan with former New England Revolution midfielder Steve Ralston for the all-time MLS . . .
MLS: Game winners from Jermaine Jones and Michael Bradley
MLS continues its long march to the 2014 playoffs with two USMNT midfielders winning games for their clubs. Jermaine Jones and Michael Bradley made the difference. The game winning goals for USMNT players started on Friday night when the New England Revolution beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 at Sporting Park. Kelyn Rowe scored in the 22nd minute and Jose Goncalves doubled the New England lead in . . .
USMNT players: Draw for Howard and Everton, goal for Edgar Castillo
There were several absences for USMNT players in Europe and Mexico over the weekend club schedule. In the Premier League, Tim Howard and Everton came back to draw with Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. In the Bundesliga, none of the USMNT players saw action. Edgar Castillo scored in Liga MX. Tim Howard and Everton took a point from the Merseyside derby with Liverpool, scoring late in the . . .
Soccer News: The FIFA presidential election cycle
It's Friday's soccer news, where we start with the announcement that FIFA had begun the 2015 presidential election cycle. Officially, that's the "call for the FIFA presidential elections 2015" which officially kicks off what will be a heavily contested campaign for the most powerful position in world soccer. OK, let's go ahead and stop. Courtesy of some creative maneuvering, no one expects much . . .
Is Jim Curtin the head coach for the Philadelphia Union?
By Jason Davis - WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 26, 2014) US Soccer Players - It’s hard to feel too badly for the Philadelphia Union, considering that their current predicament is completely of their own making. It’s not the first time they have found themselves in this position. The predicament in question is the ongoing internal debate over the future status of interim head coach Jim Curtin. The . . .
Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Everton and Arsenal vs Spurs
The weekend soccer TV schedule brings us two of the biggest Premier League derby games. Liverpool host Everton at Anfield on Saturday on NBCSN. Same day and same channel for the North London Premier League derby with Arsenal home to Spurs. Also on the soccer TV schedule, Liverpool vs Everton at 7:45am on Saturday on NBCSN. The first thing to know about the Liverpool derby is Liverpool are . . .
2016 Centennial Copa America is official
The 2016 Centennial Copa America (Copa America Centenario) is official after the FIFA Executive Committee approved and added the tournament to the international calendar on Friday. The CONMEBOL championship moves to the United states in 2016 with CONCACAF teams also taking part. This is a special edition of the Copa America, occurring out of the normal cycle and hosted by a CONCACAF country. By . . .