Brian West might feel as comfortable on a track as he does on a soccer pitch, as he was one of the fastest players in Major League Soccer. … College: A Parade All-American in high school, West scored 13 goals in two years at the University of Virginia.
Caleb Stanko on Verge of Realizing Bundesliga Dream - from American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta: Stanko will turn 21 later this month and all signs are pointing to his Bundesliga debut fast approaching. … Credit West Ham United for keeping the fans involved.
Brian White scored for the Whitecaps a minute into stoppage time. … Vancouver beat the Galaxy 2-1 at Dignity Health Sports Park to finish 2nd in West 3 with LA 3rd.
“Nine wins in a row is impressive,” Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … That run of form has them in 5th-place in the Western Conference, tied on 44 points with 6th-place Portland.
The actual tactical approach is the same thing that I've said," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … In the Western Conference, the Seattle Sounders jumped out to an early lead against the Houston Dynamo in a 2-0 win at BBVA Compass Stadium.
"The suddenness, after a long layoff where there wasn’t any flow to the end of the year," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Houston shutout Sporting Kansas Cify 1-0 at home to advance to the Western Conference final.
Brian White opened the scoring in the 58th, Sebastian Berhalter doubled the lead in the 82nd, and Richie Laryea scored Vancouver's third goal six minutes into stoppage time. … There are still two open playoff spots in the East, while Western Conference clubs Seattle, LAFC, Real Salt Lake, Vancouver, and Houston officially qualified for the playoffs.
Colorado beat Vancouver 3-1 at home after falling behind in the 9th minute to a Brian White goal.
Deiber Caicedo pulled a goal back in the 63rd and Brian White equalized in the 75th.
"Very very pleased for Shane," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Wednesday's soccer news starts with Seattle advancing in the Western Conference playoffs.
In the New York Post, Brian Lewis wrote that while the Red Bulls expect Thierry Henry and Dax McCarthy back this weekend against DC United.
The crosses from Brian Mullan, Brad Davis, Wade Barrett, et. … In the Western Conference this year, news has rolled in like waves.
Brian Ching and Dwayne De Rosorio both scored last week, and there's the feeling that the Western order will return to what we expected fairly soon. … Tonight, the best team in the Western Conference will try to get past nine.
Chicago might worry a bit when it comes to the recent play of Blanco and Brian McBride, as the two haven’t seemed to click just yet, but one would have to assume that situation will resolve itself shortly. … In the West, the Houston Dynamo have stuck to the script: they just win games.
"It was especially hard because look, everybody wrote the story about how we came up short against Leon and how are we going to bounce back mentally," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … There are either eight or nine games left for those in the playoff positions in the Western Conference.
A list of USMNT alumni players for the United States National Team.
Without Raul Ruidiaz and Brad Smith, head coach Brian Schmetzer went to his bench to fill the gaps. … Colorado felt aggrieved by the lack of a VAR review for an offside call on the Sounders' goal, but the Rapids once again showed it can compete with the best in the West.
Brian Clough called his autobiography "Walking on Water" for a reason, and this was part of what turned him from a soccer coach into a miracle worker. … The club didn't lose their next nine games, drawing at home against Norwich City and at West Ha United.
" Houston scored before and after the delay, with Brian Mullan opening in the 20th minute and Brian Ching getting the second hours later in the 79th. … "Crazy, crazy game but glad it's over, glad we got the three points -- we really needed to move up in the standings in the West.
The Champions League took a lot out of Seattle, but the expectation was always that Brian Schmetzer's team would rocket up the table as soon as the campaign to win the continental title was over. … Against the West's better teams, Austin came up short of proving its credentials.
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta interviews New England Revolution coach Brad Friedel. … On Monday, West Brom manager Tony Pulis became the latest to part ways with his club.
World Soccer's Brian Glanville isn't a fan of Arsenal's Arsene Wenger taking over as England manager. … For Jordan Morris, Seattle's 3-0 win over West Ham United was just that.
WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 16, 2008) USSoccerPlayers -- Brian McBride took advantage of his old club, beating Everton and fellow American Tim Howard 1-0 to keep Fulham in contention for surviving another season. … West Ham 2 - Blackburn 1Brad Friedel got caught on a rebound and West Ham got an 81st minute winner.
The club loaned Brian Rodriguez to Spanish side Almeria, essentially cutting ties with the young Uruguayan. … After a 2020 season where they finished 7th and exited in the opening round of the playoffs, LAFC struggled to be a factor in the Western Conference.
Brian Rodriguez finally showed his worth, scoring twice against the LA Galaxy last time out. … That stopped Sporting from taking any points off of the top of the Western Conference.
SI.com's Brian Straus on the USMNT's preparations in Wales for their November friendlies. … Wednesday's soccer news starts with the Western Conference.
While Houston will be without its most dangerous attacker, Portland will send out their Argentine trio of Diego Valeri, Sebastian Blanco, and Brian Fernandez. … The Galaxy have a tenuous hold on second in the West despite looking fragile defensively.
"I'm going to watch the tape to make sure I saw it correctly," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Though Seattle still has a games played advantage over the two teams in front of them, in a week they've gone from potential Western Conference contenders to holding onto the final playoff spot.
The team featured defender Carlos Bocanegra and strikers Brian McBride and Clint Dempsey. … Season: West Ham, featuring defender Jonathan Spector, was on a quest for survival after Gianfranco Zola's men suffered a string of loses in the middle of the season.
New York’s underachieving season - because by all reasonable measures they had the talent to run away with the Eastern Conference the way LA ran away with the West - eliminated the richest team from Eastern Conference contention.
It's really as simple as that, with Kasey Keller their first choice keeper and Clint Dempsey and Brian McBride key parts of their offense. … Also of Interest Everton - Newcastle (Fox Soccer, 2pm) and West Ham - Aston VillaTim Howard's club have yet to close out 5th place and a UEFA Cup spot, with Aston Villa chasing them.
No sign yet of new striker Ed Johnson and his recovering compatriots Kasey Keller and Brian McBride. … West Ham United 1 – Liverpool 0There was a late, nine-minute appearance for Jonathon Spector in this one, which meant he was on the field for the injury time penalty that won the game.
Brian White put Vancouver up on the night in the 66th, but Real Espana equalized in the 67th and scored again in the 75th. … A league down, Daryl Dike subbed out in the 58th minute of West Brom's 1-1 draw at Cardiff City.
First came Bocanegra at the start of his European journey, then Brian McBride, Clint Dempsey, Kasey Keller, and Eddie Johnson followed. … By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - When Weston McKennie completed his move from Juventus to Leeds United on Monday, he became the third USMNT player on their roster, joining Tyler Adams and Brenden Aaronson.
Brian Schmetzer's team will play five league matches between now and June 1, with a US Open Cup match squeezed into the run during the second week of the month. … While the Sounders' results haven't been particularly good, they've also played fewer games than anyone in the West.
LAFC got a goal from Brian Rodriguez in the 71st, but Colorado's Dominique Badji finished off the scoring in the 79th minute. … Colorado won the West, beating LAFC 5-2 at home.
"We're pretty consistent," Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Except we're talking about the team in 1st-place in the Western Conference.
"In our Sounders history, this is going to go down as one of the best games ever," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Seattle advances to play Columbus on Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium (8pm ET - Fox) in a meeting of the 3rd-seed in the East vs the 2nd-seed in the West.
SI.com's Brian Straus looks at dual nationals in the December camp. … The win against Leicester City gives them six points from their last four games, beating West Brom at home on November 2 before a 1-0 loss at West Ham and a 3-2 loss to Everton.
The addition of striker Brian Fernandez looks like a stroke of genius, with the Argentine delivering much-needed scoring punch at the front of the formation. … The order of the day for the defending Western Conference champions was to not be so far behind the pack in the West that recovery would be impossible.
SI.com's Brian Straus looks at LAFC's move for Feilhaber and what Sporting KC is doing with their offense. … However, a 5th-place finish in the West and dropping out of the playoffs in the knockout round wasn't good enough.
Brian Rowe needs to be more consistent in goal. … The Galaxy’s attack has produced a respectable 19 goals in 12 games, a figure surpassed by only two Western Conference sides.
Maurice Edu Sees Big Opportunity in MLS Return - from American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta: "I think he will be an integral player on our team going forward,” Union coach John Hackworth said. … West Ham's Upton Park to be redeveloped with the club moving to Olympic Stadium in two seasons.
Chicago 0 - DC 0 DC picked up another point away from home, and Brian McBride looked to have scored with one game left in his pro soccer career. … RSL took their advantage in the West, ending Dallas's undefeated streak and pulling within a point of Los Angeles.
Add in the potential return of Brian Ching, and this is a club set to prove they can challenge in the Western Conference. … Right now, that's the attainable prize our West.
Brian McBride put the Fire one up in the 13th, equalized by Eddie Gaven in the 59th. … San Jose 0 - Chivas USA Another game where Chivas USA took advantage of a would-be Western Conference hopeful.
Brian Ching got Houston's first in the 2nd, Conor Casey made it 1-1 in the 7th, and it was Ching again in the 9th. … Columbus 1 - Los Angeles 0 Another win for the Crew, who are now rolling the rest of the League, ten points up on second-place New England and Western Conference leaders Houston.
Houston 2 - Chicago 1 Brian McBride got his goal in the 6th minute, but Houston responded through Dwayne De Rosario a minute later and then got a 39th minute winner from Brian Mullan. … Congratulations, you're no longer the worst team in the League, level with the LA Galaxy on points and trailing on differential for 6th in the West.
Kasey Keller pitched one of the biggest shutouts of his career, with Dempsey and Brian McBride also starting for Fulham. … With Aston Villa drawing against West Ham, Blackburn could have taken 6th place with a win.
ENGLAND Premier League Reading 0 - Fulham 2 Fulham wins away at the expense of Marcus Hahnemann's Reading, with Brian McBride scoring the 24th minute opener. … Bolton 1 - West Ham United 0 Jonathan Spector got the start, but Bolton got the surprise result.
So what happens to US National Team stalwarts Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey, and Eddie Johnson? Do veterans Brian McBride and Kasey Keller hang on for another season in the “minor leagues” or look elsewhere? Without knowing who has relegation clauses in their contracts, effectively making them free agents should Fulham end up in The Championship, here are some scenarios if “Fulhamerica” isn’t able to avoid the drop: Carlos Bocanegra: ‘Captain America’ needs to play. … Barring a mini-miracle, the club from West London will be sent down to the second tier of English football.
Brian McBride came on as a 66th minute sub for Clint Dempsey, and picked up a card. … " Tottenham 4 - West Ham 0 In what was a disastrous afternoon for West Ham, Jonathan Spector got the start and managed to stay off the issues list.
A 90th minute substitute three minutes after Nolberto Solano hit the winner (or played it in with his arm, if you looked closely at the replays), Spector took the field against starter Brian McBride and 70th minute sub Eddie Johnson, who entered the game for Clint Dempsey. … ” Fulham 0 - West Ham United 1Bad news for the American contingent at Fulham, but good for Jonathan Spector at West Ham.
Middlesbrough 1 - Fulham 0 Four out of Fulham’s five substitutes were Americans, and two of them got playing time -- Clint Dempsey came on at half-time, and Brian McBride followed in the 64th minute. … West Ham United 1 - Birmingham City 1 Jonathan Spector was a 90th minute substitute, coming on with West Ham a man down, in a game that both managers would later admit all but ended with the first half goals.
Brian Rodriguez put Club America up in the 21st and Diego Valdes added goals in the 37th and 65th. … The roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, Honduras, and Brazil starts in Serie A where Weston McKennie subbed out in the 72nd for Timothy Weah in Juventus's 3-1 home win over Lazio.
San Luis scored in the 18th and 31st minutes with Club America's Brian Rodriguez scoring in the 88th. … Andrew Wooten subbed out in the 68th minute of Preussen Munster's 3-0 home win over RW Ahlen in the Regionalliga West.
Jomaine Consbruch put Arminia up in the 6th with Brian Lasme doubling the lead in the 11th and Guilherme Ramos scoring in the 20th. … In the Regionalliga West, Andrew Wooten's Preussen Munster beat Lippstadt 3-0 at home.
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (July 8, 2015) US Soccer Players – This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the 1990 World Cup final between West Germany and Argentina.
SI's Brian Straus relays MLS commissioner Don Garber's press conference. … In the other round of 16 opener, Weston McKennie exited in the 81st minute of Juventus's 1-1 draw at Villarreal with what turned out to be a fractured foot.
SI's Brian Straus profiles USMNT and Lille player Timothy Weah. … Weston McKennie, Yunus Musah, and Tyler Adams are proving to be the engine for this version of the USMNT.
The Ringer's Brian Phillips takes a look at how soccer gained an audience in the United States. … Premier League on NBCSN: West Ham vs Chelsea at 7:30am and Newcastle vs Burnley at 10am.
"I am generally happy what my players did on the pitch tonight," Royal Antwerp coach Brian Priske said. … Mark McKenzie was on the bench for Genk's 3-0 loss at West Ham in group H.
SI's Brian Straus on the likely choices for Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland this summer. … Owen Otasowie was on the bench for Wolverhampton's 3-2 home loss to West Ham.
"It's challenging to come up against an opponent for the first time in such an important game," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … On the other side of the bracket, Seattle hosts Minnesota United on Monday night in the Western Conference final (9:30pm ET - FS1).
Moving to the soccer news, American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta talks to USMNT player Antonee Robinson about his season with Wigan Athletic. … The top four in the West are still alive, but it's an open question if any of them are better than the defending champion Sounders.
"It's a complex problem," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … The soccer news starts with LAFC hosting the Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference final (10pm ET - ESPN) in what many see as a foregone conclusion.
Glaring misses from forwards Jeremy Ebobisse and Brian Fernandez were like little cuts, each one doing a measure of harm to Portland's playoff chances. … It did make life on the bubble just a little bit more tenuous for a pair of Western Conference teams.
"Our conference is really super tight," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. … Of all of these results to reshuffle 2nd through 5th in the West, losing at home to Sporting KC stands out as the problem.
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta on a rough weekend for American player in Europe. … Saturday's 3-1 loss at West Ham in the Premier League now has even more pressure on a club that has spent the preseason and the early part of the Premier League season dealing with just that.
Brian Schmetzer’s team sits above the playoff line in 6th-place, with the Whitecaps lurking just four points behind. … The MLS schedule pitted three Eastern Conference teams traveling across the country to take on Western Conference opponents in a congested part of the calendar.
It may take another month, but Brian Schmetzer’s men seem a good bet to return to the playoffs as usual. … By Jeff Rueter – SAINT PAUL, MN (Apr 19, 2018) US Soccer Players - After years of relatively balanced conferences in MLS, the past 16 months have seen the East stand head and shoulders above its Western counterpart.
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta interviews USMNT player Josh Sargent. … Following a scoreless draw at West Ham United, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger took issue with the schedule.
Of course, there is a measure of credit that should go to Seattle’s Brian Schmetzer and Toronto’s Greg Vanney. … How East overtook West in MLS
Now permanent coach Brian Schmetzer did well beyond his job. … All of a sudden, Seattle was good enough to be a problem in the West.
"We didn’t deserve to lose," Reading manager Brian McDermott said. … Brad Guzan didn't play for Aston Villa in their 2-0 loss to West Ham at Upton Park.
Brian Straus previews the Germany vs USMNT friendly for SI.com. … BBC Sport's Gary Rose profiles new West Ham manager Slaven Bilic.
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta talks U-20 World Cup qualifying with USMNT defenders Matt Miazga and Cameron Carter-Vickers. … Well, except that West Ham might be serious about becoming not just the biggest club in London, not the biggest in England, but the biggest in Europe and by default the world.
The Crew’s Brian Bliss, the interim top man in Columbus, is in uncharted waters each time he walks the sidelines having moved from the front office to take over for the fired Robert Warzycha. … By Jason Davis - WASHINGTON, DC (Oct 2, 2013) US Soccer Players - As the MLS season careens towards the playoffs (completely out of control by the look of things), the clear predominance of the Western Conference is coming into focus.
MLS powers quickly turn attention to CCL play this week - from The Sporting News's Brian Straus: It’s been well over a decade since LA claimed the 2000 continental title. … “We had three or four games like QPR, West Ham, Chelsea where we deserved to win and missed chances to score but sometimes it’s enough to win 1-0 like tonight and to fight for every ball.
Brian Ching equalized for the Dynamo in the 81st minute. … San Jose: Top of the West, probably surprising even the true believers in the Bay Area.
I’m very humbled (to be among the likes of) Jamie Moreno, Brian McBride, Landon Donavon, and all those guys. … " Vancouver 1 - Houston 0 The Whitecaps might still be the bottom team in the Western Conference, but a win is a win in their debut season in Major League Soccer.
Brian Ching had Houston up 18 minutes in, but Dwayne De Rosario brought Toronto level in the 60th minute and scored the winner in stoppage time. … Western Conference leaders Houston needed to rally against DC, and Houston slips into last place in the West.
In Houston, Brian Ching had a hat trick in the Dynamo's win. … Out West, San Jose got the home win over Los Angeles in the Battle of California.
"We got at them, like we did against Chelsea, and set a high tempo from the start with the two up front causing problems," Hull assistant Brian Horton said. … Jonathan Spector went the distance for West Ham United, who lost 2-1 to Burnley.
FC keeper Brian Edwards picked up the shutout with nine saves. … This time it was Western Conference title contenders Chivas USA, hosting the Quakes and needing a late goal to get a point.
Chad Barrett had Toronto in the lead a minute in the second-half, but Brian McBride found Chicago's equalizer in the 78th. … Also in the East, Toronto drew with Chicago and New York played spoiler splitting the points with Western Conference playoff hopefuls Chivas USA.
Wicks saved a Brian McBride penalty in the 49th to preserve that lead. … Both Conference leaders going into the weekend lost, with Chicago dropping out of the top slot in the East and Chivas USA slipping to second on goal differential in the West.
Houston is winning without Brian Ching, and when he fully recovers from injury he slots back in. … Moving on, with Houston suddenly the best team in Major League Soccer, it's worth wondering what the West might look like a month from now.
" Houston 3 - Los Angeles 0 Houston got a 14th minute own goal, Dwayne De Rosario scored in the 20th, and Brian Ching made it 3-0 in the 23rd as the Dynamo won the Western Conference. … "And I do say 'so far' because we still have some work to do and we are still cluttered with games, but I'm really happy and I'm happy for them for all of the hard work they have put in and to get this reward of being the champions of the Western Conference is a great achievement and I can't say enough good things about them.
Jeff Cunningham got Dallas their opener in the 2nd, with Aaron Pitchkolan in the 43rd, Bruno Guarda in the 45th, and Cunningham again in the 61st making it 4-0 before Brian McBride ruined Dario Sala's shutout attempt in the 91st. … " Colorado are third in the West, leading Real Salt Lake on goal differential.
Brian Ching made it even in the 71st, and Houston now has an eight point lead in the West. … Fifth place in the East would be second in the West.
Juan Pablo Angel got his first goal of the season, Taylor Twellman made his 2008 debut for the Revs with a game winner against Chivas USA, and Brian Ching and Dwayne De Rosario got their first goals seven weeks in. … " Colorado 1 - Houston 2 If the Western Conference couldn't get any more bizarre, The worst team going into the week seven knocked off the best team to leave the top of the table with nine whole points to the East's 18.
Brian McBride started and played 81 minutes. … West Ham United 2 - Derby County 1 Jonathan Spector wasn't in the squad for West Ham, with Eddie Lewis the only active American as Benny Feilhaber remained on the bench for Derby.
WASHINGTON DC (February 4, 2008) USSoccerPlayers -- A win at last for Fulham’s American-packed squad, coinciding with the return to action of Brian McBride. … Jonathan Spector stayed on the bench for West Ham's 1-0 loss to Wigan Athletic.
Vancouver's Brian White equalized in the 27th, but Denis Bouanga returned the LA lead in the 29th. … There's a reason why they're in first place in the west.
), Taylor Booth (Utrecht/NED; Eden, Utah), Johan Gomez (Eintracht Braunschweig/GER; Keller, Texas), Brian Gutierrez (Chicago Fire FC; Chicago, Ill. … Weston McKennie and Tim Weah's Juventus beat Torino 2-0 at home.
Goals for Brooks and Green in Germany, Novakovich scores for Lecco, Ream for Fulham, Vines for Royal Antwerp, Tillman for PSVussoccerplayers.com/2023/09/goals-for-brooks-and-green-in-germany-novakovich-scores-for-lecco-ream-for-fulham-vines-for-royal-antwerp-tillman-for-psv.html
Playing a man up from the 37th, Richard Sanchez scored for Club America five minutes into stoppage time and Brian Rodriguez made it 3-1 eight minutes into first-half stoppage time. … Weston McKennie subbed out in the 84th and Tim Weah subbed on for Juventus in their 2-0 win at Empoli in Serie A.
Vancouver shutout Chicago 1-0 away with Brian White scoring in the 19th minute. … Premier League on USA: Luton Town vs West Ham at 3pm.
Falling behind in the 23rd, Club America's Brian Rodriguez equalized in the 41st minute. … Tim Weah subbed out at halftime for Weston McKennie in Juventus's 3-0 win at Udinese in Serie A.
McKennie’s Juventus draws, Gyau’s Degerfors loses in the Allsvenskan, win for Cordoso’s Internacionalussoccerplayers.com/2022/08/mckennies-juventus-draws-gyaus-degerfors-loses-in-the-allsvenskan-win-for-cordosos-internacional.html
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta on the USMNT players in Europe results. … Tuesday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie subbing out in the 62nd minute of Juventus's 0-0 draw at Sampdoria.