Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

November 11th, 2014

CAF Disqualifies Morocco From 2015 Africa Cup Of Nations

~~ Is there really a 'right' answer here? via Guardian Morocco has been expelled from the 2015 African Cup of Nations, after refusing to host the competition as scheduled due fears over the spread of Ebola. Morocco had asked to postpone the competition, originally scheduled for January and February 2015, fearing that fans and players from ...
November 10th, 2014

Klinsmann Names 25 Man Roster For Colombia & Ireland Friendlies

~~ Interesting mix of youth and experience.... And Jordan Morris is back in camp. via USSoccer U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 25 players into camp for the final matches of the 2014 campaign. The U.S. will first meet No. 3-ranked Colombia on Friday, Nov. 14, in London. More than 20,000 tickets have been sold for ...
November 9th, 2014

#MLSPlayoffs :: Second Leg Double Header

~~  HUGE #MLSPlayoffs Double Header day on #ESPN 2 this afternoon starting at 5pm Eastern Time as the New England Revolution look to close out their series against the Columbus Crew in Foxboro after a 6 goal thriller at Crew Stadium a week ago. Then out on the West Coast, it's the LA Galaxy playing host to Real Salt Lake at the Stub Hub Center ...
November 8th, 2014

Yaya Toure Might Have Literally Taken A Little Girls Head Off

~~ First and foremost, I sincerely hope this kid is ok..... Secondly, where's Pops throwing up his arm to protect his kid?!?!  Come on man!?!!?! ** Updated **
November 8th, 2014

DC United vs New York Red Bulls – 2nd Leg Highlights

After a convincing 2 - 0 win at home a week ago, Thierry Henry & Co headed down I-95 and into RFK Stadium to face Eastern Conference Champions DC United. DC - Nick DeLeon - 37th minute NYRB - Peguy Luyindula - 57th minute DC - Sean Franklin - 90+1st minute ** NYRB set to face the winner of New England Revolution vs Columbus Crew ...
November 8th, 2014

Jonas Gutierrez Gets All Clear From Testicular Cancer – Returning To Newcastle United

~~  Fantastic news for Jonas, his family and the club. via Guardian Jonás Gutiérrez will be back at Newcastle United by the middle of next month after being given permission to resume full training by the doctors treating him for testicular cancer. The winger has completed a course of chemotherapy and Alan Pardew is looking forward to ...
November 8th, 2014

MLS To Hold Chivas USA Dispersal Draft On Nov 19th

~~  Going to be really interesting to see how this goes down and who goes where.... And potentially what the trickle down effect will look like in the MLS teams' USL Pro teams. via MLSSoccer Major League Soccer announced on Friday that it will hold the Dispersal Draft for former Chivas USA players on Nov. 19, and that all 20 MLS franchises will ...
November 7th, 2014

#MLSPlayoffs – Second Leg Conference Semifinals This Weekend

Some big 'Second Leg' games this weekend in the #MLSPlayoffs .... Who's got which @mls team and why? @dcunited vs @newyorkredbulls @nerevolution vs @columbuscrew @lagalaxy vs @realsaltlake @soundersfc vs @fcdallas A photo posted by brian dunseth (@theoriginalwinger) on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:01am PST