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Soccer Insider: September, 2011

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Philadelphia Union 3, D.C. United 2

Dwayne De Rosario scored again but D.C. United fell at Philadelphia, 3-2.

By Steven Goff  |  11:40 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Matchnight #29: D.C. United at Union

D.C. United seeks to improve its MLS playoff situation when it faces the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.

By Steven Goff  |  06:59 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/29/2011

U.S. national soccer team roster for friendlies with Honduras and Ecuador

Juergen Klinsmann named 22 players to the U.S. national soccer team roster for upcoming friendlies against Honduras and Ecuador.

By Steven Goff  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Thursday kickaround: MLS playoff race, Freddy Adu vs. D.C. United, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV/online listings

MLS playoff race, Freddy Adu vs. D.C. United, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV/online listings

By Steven Goff  |  10:11 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Americans abroad, TV listings

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 09/28/2011

American midfielder Stuart Holden to miss another six months with knee injury

American midfielder Stuart Holden, who just returned from a long-term knee injury, is out for another six months

By Steven Goff  |  04:36 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stuart Holden, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:06 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Wednesday kickaround: MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, UEFA Champions League TV & online listings

MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, UEFA Champions League TV & online listings

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, UEFA Champions League, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Maryland Terrapins slip to No. 3 behind UConn and Creighton in men’s soccer coaches’ poll

The Maryland Terrapins remain unbeaten, but a draw at Seton Hall dropped them to No. 3 from No. 1 in the men’s soccer poll

By Steven Goff  |  03:54 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Terrapins, college soccer

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/27/2011

D.C. United news & notes: Dwayne De Rosario, Chris Pontius, Ethan White, Ben Olsen, Dejan Jakovic, Comcast, DCU supporters

Dwayne De Rosario, Chris Pontius, Ethan White, Ben Olsen, Dejan Jakovic, Comcast, DCU supporters

By Steven Goff  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Redskins-Cowboys, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, soccer TV listings

Redskins-Cowboys, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, soccer TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  09:20 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, Redskins, UEFA Champions League

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Dwayne De Rosario of D.C. United named MLS player of the week for third time

D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario, who had three goals and an assist in the first 31 minutes Saturday, was named MLS player of the week.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Monday kickaround: Dwayne De Rosario, MLS playoffs, WPS, Virginia Cavaliers, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan in ESPN promo

Dwayne De Rosario, MLS playoffs, WPS, Virginia Cavaliers, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan in ESPN promo

By Steven Goff  |  10:40 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, WPS, Virginia Cavaliers, U.S. women's team

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/25/2011

American soccer players abroad: Goals by Carlos Bocanegra, Maurice Edu, Herculez Gomez

How more than 50 select American soccer players in foreign leagues fared this weekend: Bocanegra, Edu, Gomez with goals

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 09/25/2011

Top-ranked Maryland Terrapins defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 2-0, to remain undefeated

The top-ranked Maryland men’s soccer team defeated Virginia Tech, 2-0, to remain undefeated.

By Steven Goff  |  11:36 AM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas

Posted at 01:26 AM ET, 09/25/2011

D.C. United rewind: Dwayne De Rosario 3 goals, 1 assist in 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake

Dwayne De Rosario recorded a hat trick in the first 31 minutes and added an assist as D.C. United improved its MLS playoff status.

By Steven Goff  |  01:26 AM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 09/24/2011

Matchnight #28: D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake

D.C. United continues its push for the MLS playoffs with a home match against surging Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  06:25 PM ET, 09/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 09/24/2011

Saturday kickaround: Bocanegra and Edu score for Rangers, MLS playoff, D.C. United match, Arsenal prospect, Maryland Terrapins in action, UC Santa Barbara attendance

Bocanegra and Edu score for Rangers, MLS playoff, D.C. United match, Arsenal prospect, Maryland Terrapins in action, UC Santa Barbara attendance

By Steven Goff  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, MLS, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins, Arsenal

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Abby Wambach scores twice, Alex Morgan adds goal, Hope Solo earns shutout as U.S. women’s soccer team blanks Canada, 3-0

Abby Wambach scored twice and Alex Morgan added a goal as the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated Canada, 3-0.

By Steven Goff  |  09:06 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's team, Abby Wambach, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Weekend soccer TV and online listings: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Eredivisie, MLS, Mexico, NCAA

More than 70 soccer matches are available on TV and online in the United States this weekend

By Steven Goff  |  05:08 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, MLS, La Liga, Bundesliga, Premier League

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Will D.C. United make the MLS playoffs?

Will D.C. United finish the MLS regular season with conviction and qualify for the playoffs? Vote in our poll.

By Steven Goff  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Thursday kickaround: Bob Bradley, Jose Torres, Americans abroad, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women’s soccer team

Bob Bradley, Jose Torres, Americans abroad, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women’s soccer team

By Steven Goff  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Bradley, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women's team

Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 09/22/2011

D.C. United rewind: 2-2 draw with Chivas USA

Coach Ben Olsen was furious with D.C. United after the MLS club relinquished a 2-0 lead in the second half and settled for a draw with Chivas USA.

By Steven Goff  |  01:23 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Matchnight #27: D.C. United vs. Chivas USA

In need of victory to enhance MLS playoff hopes, D.C. United plays its first home match in almost six weeks, hosting Chivas USA.

By Steven Goff  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 09/21/2011

American soccer players abroad: Rangers falter, O’Brien scores in Denmark

About a dozen American soccer players in foreign leagues were in action Wednesday, including Rangers in the Scottish League Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  05:34 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011

FIFA rankings: Spain is No. 1, USA at No. 31

Reigning World Cup champion Spain is back atop the FIFA rankings. The United States is No. 31, 11 slots behind archrival Mexico.

By Steven Goff  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FIFA, U.S. national team, Spain

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Galaxy’s Landon Donovan vs. Giants’ Tim Lincecum. EA Sports FIFA Soccer 12. It’s on.

Galaxy star Landon Donovan’s showdown with Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum in EA Sports FIFA Soccer 12.

By Steven Goff  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Landon Donovan, MLS, Tim Lincecum, FIFA

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Bob Bradley, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, Virginia Tech Hokies, TV listings

D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Bob Bradley, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, Virginia Tech Hokies, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Maryland Terrapins, TV listings, Bob Bradley

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Stuart Holden returns for Bolton Wanderers, Robbie Findley scores for Nottingham Forest

U.S. midfielder Stuart Holden returned from a six-month layoff, playing all 90 minutes in Bolton’s 2-0 victory over Aston Villa.

By Steven Goff  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stuart Holden, Robbie Findley, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/20/2011

D.C. United news & notes: Bill Hamid, Dejan Jakovic, Charlie Davies, Ben Olsen

Goalkeeper Bill Hamid is likely to return to D.C. United’s starting lineup Wednesday after sitting out the MLS match Saturday in Seattle.

By Steven Goff  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Maryland Terrapins remain No. 1 in men’s coaches’ poll

The undefeated Maryland Terrapins retained the top position in the coaches’ poll.

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Terrapins, college soccer

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Gedion Zelalem and Arsenal, Stuart Holden and Bolton, Seattle and Champions League, Maryland Terrapins and Pirates, soccer on TV

Gedion Zelalem and Arsenal, Stuart Holden and Bolton, Seattle and Champions League, Maryland Terrapins and Pirates, soccer on TV

By Steven Goff  |  08:13 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenal, Gedion Zelalem, CONCACAF, MLS, Maryland Terrapins, TV listings

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 09/19/2011

American defender Oguchi Onyewu scores go-ahead goal for Sporting Lisbon

American defender Oguchi Onyewu scored on a header in the 74th minute to lead Sporting Lisbon to a Portuguese league victory.

By Steven Goff  |  10:00 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Oguchi Onyewu

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/19/2011

MLS enjoys attendance boost

The nine MLS matches averaged more than 20,000 spectators, keeping the league on pace to set the record for overall attendance.

By Steven Goff  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Messi, Barcelona blast Osasuna, 8-0; Real Madrid falls at Levante, 1-0

Lionel Messi scored three goals as Barcelona destroyed Osasuna, 8-0, while Real Madrid dropped a 1-0 decision at Levante.

By Steven Goff  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/18/2011

American soccer players abroad: 2 goals for Edson Buddle, 1 for Herculez Gomez

Edson Buddle scored twice in Germany, highlighting the weekend for American soccer players in foreign leagues.

By Steven Goff  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad

Posted at 02:00 AM ET, 09/18/2011

D.C. United rewind: 3-0 loss to Sounders

D.C. United conceded two goals late in the first half and fell to the Seattle Sounders, 3-0.

By Steven Goff  |  02:00 AM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 09/17/2011

Matchnight #26: D.C. United at Sounders

D.C. United continues its MLS playoff push with an away match against the Seattle Sounders.

By Steven Goff  |  07:31 PM ET, 09/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 01:36 AM ET, 09/17/2011

Top-ranked Maryland Terrapins defeat North Carolina State for 7th straight victory

The top-ranked Maryland men’s soccer team won its seventh straight, 3-1 over North Carolina State.

By Steven Goff  |  01:36 AM ET, 09/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccere, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Video: David Beckham works at Target

Soccer superstar David Beckham went undercover as a Target employee for “The Ellen Degeneres Show.”

By Matt Bonesteel  |  05:11 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Friday kickaround: Charlie Davies, MLS salaries, U.S. women’s soccer team, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, George Mason Patriots

Charlie Davies, MLS salaries, U.S. women’s soccer team, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, George Mason Patriots

By Steven Goff  |  12:33 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. women's team, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, George Mason Patriots

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Hope Solo serenaded by Sporting Kansas City rookie C.J. Sapong

Video of Sporting Kansas City rookie C.J. Sapong singing to U.S. Women’s World Cup star Hope Solo.

By Steven Goff  |  05:30 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hope Solo, MLS

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Americans abroad, Thursday edition: Jozy Altidore scores in Europa League

Jozy Altidore scored for AZ Alkmaar in a Europa League victory over Malmo.

By Steven Goff  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Europa League, Americans abroad

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Weekend soccer TV and online listings: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, MLS, Mexico, U.S. women’s friendly

68 soccer matches, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United, are available in the United States this weekend

By Steven Goff  |  01:18 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, MLS, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, U.S. women

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Thursday kickaround: MLS, CONCACAF, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, TV listings

MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, college soccer, Europa League, TV listings.

By Steven Goff  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Soccer on TV and online: UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina vs. Brazil

The UEFA Champions League continues with eight matches, highlighted by Manchester United visiting Benfica.

By Steven Goff  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF, MLS

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Los Angeles Galaxy falls at Morelia in controversial Champions League match, 2-1

Miguel Sabah scored in added time as Morelia capped a late comeback to defeat the Los Angeles Galaxy, 2-1.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Top-ranked Maryland Terrapins avoid upset, defeat UMBC in overtime, 4-3

John Stertzer scores in sudden-death overtime as the Maryland men’s soccer team edges UMBC, 4-3.

By Steven Goff  |  09:39 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 09/13/2011

D.C. United news & notes: Chris Pontius, Charlie Davies, Clyde Simms, MLS roster deadline, playoff race

Chris Pontius reflects on his broken leg. Charlie Davies wins MLS player of the week honors. Clyde Simms adjusts to vision issues.

By Steven Goff  |  04:18 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Soccer on TV: UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League

Champions League continues in Europe and North/Central America with several matches, including Barcelona vs. AC Milan.

By Steven Goff  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 09/13/2011

U.S. men’s national soccer team to play Ecuador in friendly at Red Bull Arena

The U.S. national soccer team will play at Red Bull Arena for the first time Oct. 11 vs. Ecuador.

By Steven Goff  |  09:09 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team

Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Maryland Terrapins No. 1 in Soccer America men’s rankings; unbeaten women’s team is No. 7

The unbeaten Maryland Terrapins are No. 1 in Soccer America’s men’s rankings, while the unbeaten women are No. 7.

By Steven Goff  |  11:31 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Terrapins, college soccer

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/12/2011

D.C. United, Charlies Davies, Clyde Simms, MLS playoffs, Golden Boot

If the MLS season were to end today, D.C. United would be among the 10 playoff teams.

By Steven Goff  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 09/11/2011

American soccer players abroad

How more than 50 Americans playing in soccer leagues abroad fared this weekend

By Steven Goff  |  05:48 PM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad

Posted at 03:43 AM ET, 09/11/2011

Chris Pontius’s fractured tibia overshadows Charlie Davies’ hat trick, D.C. United’s 3-0 victory over Chivas USA

Chris Pontius fractures his right tibia and will almost certainly miss the remainder of the season.

By Steven Goff  |  03:43 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Charlie Davies, Chris Pontius

Posted at 09:32 PM ET, 09/10/2011

Matchnight #25: D.C. United at Chivas USA

D.C. United plays its first MLS match in three weeks, visiting Chivas USA at Home Depot Center.

By Steven Goff  |  09:32 PM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 12:57 AM ET, 09/10/2011

Los Angeles Galaxy, Landon Donovan, MLS, D.C. United, Andy Najar, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the Colorado Rapids, 1-0, becoming the first MLS team to clinch a playoff berth.

By Steven Goff  |  12:57 AM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Weekend soccer TV and online listings: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, MLS, Mexico, NCAA, Beach World Cup

68 matches are available on TV and online this weekend, including the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and MLS.

By Steven Goff  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, MLS, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Freddy Adu scores as Philadelphia Union overcomes 3-goal deficit to gain 4-4 MLS draw with New England Revolution

Freddy Adu and the Philadelphia Union overcame a three-goal deficit in the second half to tie the New England Revolution, 4-4.

By Steven Goff  |  12:28 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, Freddy Adu

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team concedes first goal of season but extends unbeaten streak to 7

The third-ranked Maryland women’s soccer team yielded its first goal of the season but defeated American, 5-1, to improve to 6-0-1.

By Steven Goff  |  09:01 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011

D.C. United news & notes: Dejan Jakovic, Ben Olsen, Andy Najar, Dwayne De Rosario, Bill Hamid, Chris Pontius, Santino Quaranta, Comcast

With a 20-day gap between MLS matches, D.C. United is eager to return to the pitch Saturday at Chivas USA.

By Steven Goff  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 12:18 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Video: Belgium 1, United States 0

The U.S. men’s national team fell to 0-2-1 under new coach Juergen Klinsmann, losing at Belgium, 1-0.

By Steven Goff  |  12:18 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Remembering MLS’s Bobby Rhine

Bobby Rhine, a former FC Dallas player who became the MLS club’s TV announcer, died at age 35 of an apparent heart attack.

By Steven Goff  |  12:04 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Dallas, MLS

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 09/06/2011

United States at Belgium soccer friendly

In Brussels, the U.S. national soccer team plays its third friendly under new coach Juergen Klinsmann.

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Lionel Messi guides Argentina to 3-1 victory over Nigeria

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi set up the first two goals during a 3-1 victory over Nigeria.

By Steven Goff  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Lionel Messi

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Soccer TV and online viewing listings

World Cup qualifying, European Championship qualifying, friendlies, Beach World Cup

By Steven Goff  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 09/05/2011

Sasho Cirovski wins 300th match, both Maryland Terrapins teams remain unbeaten

Sasho Cirovski earned his 300th career victory as the Maryland men edged Radford, 2-1. The Terrapins women recorded a program-record sixth straight shutout.

By Steven Goff  |  09:37 AM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/04/2011

Klinsmann’s U.S. national soccer team roster undergoes changes ahead of Belgium friendly

Juergen Klinsmann has made roster changes ahead of the U.S. soccer team’s friendly against Belgium in Brussels on Tuesday.

By Steven Goff  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 02:06 AM ET, 09/03/2011

U.S. soccer match report from 1-0 loss to Costa Rica, goal video, ratings

Former D.C. United defender Rodney Wallace, an All-Met Player of the Year at Bullis and Maryland star, scored the winner on his international debut for Costa Rica against the U.S. Video of the goal and player ratings.

By Paul Tenorio  |  02:06 AM ET, 09/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Soccer friendly: USA vs. Costa Rica

Juergen Klinsmann’s second match as head coach of the U.S. national soccer team comes against Costa Rica at Home Depot Center.

By Steven Goff  |  10:13 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Costa Rica

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Cesc Fabregas late goal lifts Spain to 3-2 victory over Chile

Cesc Fabregas scored a late goal as World Cup champion Spain overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat Chile, 3-2, in a friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spain, Chile

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/01/2011

U.S. national soccer team to play Honduras on Oct. 8 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami

The U.S. men’s national soccer team will play Honduras in an Oct. 8 friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Honduras, D.C. United

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/01/2011

EPL Transfer deadline: Mikel Arteta, Peter Crouch, Raul Meireles highlight late moves

The English Premier League transfer deadline was just hours away, and yet analysts and fans alike were still waiting on that BIG late transfer that would change the dynamic of the 2011-2012 season.

By Ian Saleh  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Soccer TV and online listings (Sept. 2-6): World Cup qualifiers, Euro qualifiers, friendlies, U.S. matches, Beach World Cup, MLS, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, USL championship

More than 70 matches are available on TV and online, including World Cup qualifiers, European Championship qualifiers, friendlies and MLS.

By Steven Goff  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup, European Championship, TV listings, MLS

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Thursday kickaround: Americans abroad, U.S. national soccer team news & notes, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Manchester United on Super Bowl Sunday

American goalkeeper Diego Restepo starts in Colombia. U.S. national team news & notes. Manchester United on Super Bowl Sunday.

By Steven Goff  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, U.S. national team, D.C. United, MLS, Super Bowl

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Chief executive for women’s soccer league steps down

The chief executive of Women’s Professional Soccer is stepping down.

By Steven Goff  |  06:35 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPS

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Arsenal signs Per Mertesacker, Andre Santos and Chu Young Park as transfer window deadline nears

The English transfer window ends at 6 p.m. Wednesday, and several teams are scrambling to negotiate deals and strengthen their rosters as the English Premier League season gets undeway in earnest.

By Ian Saleh  |  02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Wednesday kickaround: U.S. national team, Stuart Holden, Gale Agbossoumonde, Michael Bradley, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United

As the U.S. national team prepares to play Costa Rica, Stuart Holden takes another step in his recovery and Michael Bradley arrives in Italy to join Chievo.

By Steven Goff  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Stuart Holden, Michael Bradley, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United

 

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