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Soccer Insider: September, 2013

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Tim Howard's assist in Everton victory

Tim Howard became the second American goalkeeper in three days to assist on a goal in a Premier League match. Video:

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Regional college soccer roundup

The Georgetown Hoyas (men) and undefeated Virginia Cavaliers (women) remain the top teams in the college soccer regional roundup.

By Steven Goff  |  11:20 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  georgetown hoyas, Maryland Terrapins, ncaa soccer, virginia cavaliers

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Aron Johnannsson scored his fourth goal in two matches this week for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie.

By Steven Goff  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/28/2013

Toronto FC 4, D.C. United 1: Most of regulars sit as United remains winless on road

D.C. United takes an early lead on Jared Jeffrey's superb goal but fades in the second half and loses to Toronto FC, 4-1, at BMO Field.

By Steven Goff  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, toronto fc

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Collin Martin balances soccer and school. D.C. United's young lineup in Toronto. Injury report. Weather outlook. U.S. Open Cup TV plans. MLS salaries.

By Steven Goff  |  02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Weekend soccer TV, live streams: 90 matches

TV and live streams for Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1, Eredivisie, Scotland, MLS, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Beach World Cup, NASL, NCAA.

By Steven Goff  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Friday kickaround

Video of hat tricks recorded by U.S. national team forwards Herculez Gomez and Aron Johannsson. Junior Flores update. University of Virginia women's team remains perfect by defeating Duke, 3-2.

By Steven Goff  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, College soccer, Roundup, U.S. national team, virginia cavaliers

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013

U.S. national team coaches’ earnings

How much will Juergen Klinsmann earn in bonuses at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

By Steven Goff  |  08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Wednesday kickaround

Updates on the D.C. United stadium plan for Buzzard Point. U.S. Open Cup viewing locations. Americans abroad. John Brooks injury update. Washington Spirit roster status.

By Steven Goff  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup, washington spirit

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/25/2013

William and Mary upsets No. 1 team again

For the second time this season, William and Mary has upset the No. 1 college soccer team in the country. The North Carolina Tar Heels fall, 1-0.

By Steven Goff  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Few minutes with D.C. United’s Ben Olsen

With an MLS match this weekend and the U.S. Open Cup final looming, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen answered a few questions after Tuesday’s training session at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Soccer Outsider: United-Revolution match diary, player ratings

Further evidence that soccer games on artificial turf are a bad idea.

By Jeff Maurer  |  01:04 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 09/23/2013

NASL club in Virginia seeking temporary home

Delays in a stadium project will force the Virginia Cavalry, a North American Soccer League expansion team, to find a temporary home in the spring.

By Steven Goff  |  07:04 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NASL, U.S. soccer, virginia cavalry

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United is exploring a possible postseason trip to Indonesia for multiple friendlies. Plus, U.S. Open Cup TV update and more ...

By Steven Goff  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, el salvador, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Regional college soccer roundup

The Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams continued their winning ways, while the top-ranked Virginia women remained unbeaten.

By Steven Goff  |  10:37 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  georgetown hoyas, Maryland Terrapins, ncaa soccer, virginia cavaliers

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Geoff Cameron scored for Stoke City at Arsenal and Terrence Boyd notched a goal for Rapid Vienna, while Brad Guzan made two superb saves for Aston Villa, including an early penalty kick.

By Steven Goff  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 09/21/2013

New England Revolution 2, D.C. United 1

D.C. United claimed its first away lead of the MLS season but dropped a 2-1 decision to the New England Revolution.

By Steven Goff  |  10:49 PM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 09/21/2013

D.C. United at New England Revolution

With the MLS regular season winding down, D.C. United visits Gillette Stadium to face the New England Revolution.

By Steven Goff  |  06:40 PM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 09:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Soccer and Society: ‘The Newsroom’

Soccer receives mention on HBO’s “The Newsroom.“

By Steven Goff  |  09:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer and Society, world soccer

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013

U.S. women’s national team schedule

The U.S. women’s national soccer team added to its fall schedule by announcing friendlies against New Zealand in San Francisco and Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, women's world cup

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Soccer Outsider: United-Galaxy match diary, player ratings

Hey, a point!

By Jeff Maurer  |  05:24 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Weekend soccer TV and live streams: 90 matches

Premier League. La Liga. Bundesliga. Serie A. Ligue 1. Eredivisie. MLS. Mexico. Brazil. Uruguay. NASL. Beach World Cup. NCAA soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  04:07 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Messi. Goal. Messi. Goal. Messi. Goal.

Cristiano Ronaldo did it Tuesday, so Lionel Messi matched it Wednesday. The Spanish-based superstars each recorded hat tricks on the opening week of the UEFA Champions League group stage.

By Steven Goff  |  06:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lionel messi, uefa champions league

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013

HBO’s Seattle experience

HBO’s “Real Sports” did a wonderful job capturing the sensational soccer scene in Seattle, but short-changed the rest of the league.

By Steven Goff  |  04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS, seattle sounders

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Goals galore in UEFA Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals in the second half as Real Madrid crushed Galatasaray, 6-1, on the opening day of the UEFA Champions League group stage.

By Steven Goff  |  05:36 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  uefa champions league

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013

D.C. United news and notes

For D.C. United, it’s all about U.S. Open Cup preparations: two weeks until the final at Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013

U.S. national team updates, Americans abroad

The U.S. men’s national team is waiting to finalize a friendly at Austria, while the women are set to face Australia in San Antonio. Plus, Americans abroad schedule and UEFA Champions League on TV.

By Steven Goff  |  11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Regional college soccer roundup

Maryland has stumbled at the start of the men’s college soccer season, while Georgetown is beginning to find its way. Meantime, the Virginia and Georgetown women’s teams remain perfect.

By Steven Goff  |  11:25 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  georgetown hoyas, Maryland Terrapins, ncaa soccer

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Results of Africa’s World Cup playoff draw

Bob Bradley’s Egyptian national soccer team will play 2010 quarterfinalist Ghana in a World Cup qualifying playoff series this fall.

By Steven Goff  |  07:37 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, egypt

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Four Americans, including Netherlands-based Aron Johannsson, scored in European soccer leagues over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  07:55 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 09:52 PM ET, 09/14/2013

D.C. United 2, Los Angeles Galaxy 2

D.C. United recovered from early and late deficits to earn a 2-2 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy in an MLS match at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  09:52 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/14/2013

D.C. United vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

D.C. United hosts the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Galaxy at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013

A few minutes with Bruce Arena

SOCCER INSIDER | Veteran soccer coach Bruce Arena addresses the L.A. Galaxy, Landon Donovan, MLS, artificial turf, MLS scheduling and his own future as he brings his squad to D.C. to face United.

By Steven Goff  |  05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Friday kickaround

The U.S. national soccer team will play Scotland on Nov. 15 in one of two European-based friendlies for the Americans during a FIFA fixture window.

By Steven Goff  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Weekend TV and live streams: 79 matches

Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Eredivisie, Ligue 1, Scotland, MLS, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, NASL, NCAA.

By Steven Goff  |  04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/12/2013

U.S. World Cup roster outlook

Now that the U.S. team has secured a 2014 World Cup berth, attention turns to selecting a 23-man roster.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Soccer Outsider: USA-Mexico match diary, player ratings

Let’s all go to Brazil, shall we?

By Jeff Maurer  |  12:53 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 02:30 AM ET, 09/11/2013

U.S. qualifies for 2014 World Cup

The United States defeated Mexico 2-0 and, with the help of another CONCACAF match, clinched a berth in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  02:30 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 09/10/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA vs. Mexico

The U.S. national soccer team welcomes Mexico to Columbus Crew Stadium for a critical World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  07:01 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Soccer Outsider: United-Chivas match diary, player ratings

Jeff Maurer watched so you don’t have to.

By Jeff Maurer  |  05:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013

U.S. vs. Mexico match primer

Getting you ready for tonight’s World Cup qualifier between the U.S. national soccer team and Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium .....

By Steven Goff  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Here’s why Matt Besler is suspended

Video of Matt Besler's dubious yellow card, resulting in suspension, against Costa Rica in last Friday's World Cup qualifier. He will miss the Mexico match Tuesday.

By Steven Goff  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 09/09/2013

TV and live streams for Tuesday qualifiers

How to watch the United States vs. Mexico match and 28 other World Cup qualifiers, plus a Spain friendly, on another busy day of soccer around the globe on Tuesday.

By Steven Goff  |  09:29 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Chivas USA 1, D.C. United 0

D.C. United remained winless on the road, dropping a 1-0 decision to Chivas USA in an MLS match Sunday night.

By Steven Goff  |  11:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chivas usa, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 09/08/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley was diagnosed with a Grade 2 ankle sprain and, as previously announced, will not play in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  07:02 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:19 AM ET, 09/08/2013

U.S. roster changes for Mexico qualifier

By Steven Goff  |  02:19 AM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 09/07/2013

Soccer Outsider: USA-Costa Rica match diary, player ratings

Things could not have gone worse for the Americans.

By Jeff Maurer  |  03:21 PM ET, 09/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 02:44 AM ET, 09/07/2013

World Cup qualifier: Costa Rica 3, USA 1

U.S. national soccer team updates on Michael Bradley's injured ankle, three yellow card suspensions, CONCACAF standings, World Cup qualifying scenarios.

By Steven Goff  |  02:44 AM ET, 09/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 09/06/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA at Costa Rica

It's matchday in San Jose, where the U.S. national soccer team faces Costa Rica in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  01:22 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 09/05/2013

News and notes from Costa Rica

The U.S. national soccer team made final preparations for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in San Jose.

By Steven Goff  |  09:50 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/04/2013

World Cup qualifiers on TV and online Friday

30 World Cup qualifiers on TV and streamed online, including the U.S. national team at Costa Rica and Mexico vs. Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Soccer Outsider: D.C. United-Red Bulls match diary, player ratings

Another road game, another road loss.

By Jeff Maurer  |  09:09 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider

Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Women’s friendly: USA 7, Mexico 0

Sydney Leroux scored four goals in the first half as the U.S. women's national soccer team rolled to a 7-0 victory over Mexico at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:37 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 09/03/2013

U.S. team’s road to 2014 World Cup

Could the U.S. national soccer team clinch a World Cup berth this week? Yes, it could. Unlikely, but it could happen in Costa Rica on Friday night.

By Steven Goff  |  02:03 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Jozy Altidore cleared to resume workouts

Jozy Altidore will resume training with the U.S. national team after sitting out Sunderland's Premier League match over the weekend. While the men prepare for Friday's World Cup qualifier at Costa Rica, the women will host Mexico in a friendly tonight at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Monday kickaround

U.S. national team roster updates. Costa Rica roster. U.S. women in Washington. Maryland Terrapins and Georgetown Hoyas. Another MLS bicycle kick goal.

By Steven Goff  |  11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

With two World Cup qualifiers approaching, two players not selected to the U.S. national team, Sacha Kljestan and Terrence Boyd, scored in Belgium and Austria, respectively.

By Steven Goff  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 09/01/2013

Portland Thorns win NWSL championship

Tobin Heath scored on a long-range free kick and Christine Sinclair added a late goal as the Portland Thorns defeated the Western New York Flash, 2-0, in the NWSL final.

By Steven Goff  |  01:37 AM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL

Posted at 01:21 AM ET, 09/01/2013

New York Red Bulls 2, D.C. United 1

D.C. United fell to 3-18-5 with a 2-1 loss to New York at Red Bull Arena. Match report, highlight package and notes .....

By Steven Goff  |  01:21 AM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, new york red bulls

 

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