Archive for May, 2011

Philadelphia Independence 1-2 Western New York Flash
Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

Philadelphia Independence 1-2 Western New York Flash

The Independence were defeated 2-1 by Western New York on Sunday evening. We’ve got a full match report, analysis, and player ratings.

Player ratings and analysis: Toronto 2-6 Union
Featured / Player ratings / Union

Player ratings and analysis: Toronto 2-6 Union

Breaking down the big win and looking at the big lapse of concentration that almost let Toronto back into it.

Mapp is the Man, more news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Mapp is the Man, more news

Mapp earns Player of the Week honors galore, named to Best XI, nominated for Goal of the Week, cures cancer. Farfan promised his goal. Union moves up in power rankings. FIFA’s Blatter on ongoing corruption scandal: “Crisis? What is a crisis?” More news.

A Road Mapp For Success
Featured / Local / Match reports

Match report: Toronto FC 2-6 Union

Two goals and an assist from Justin Mapp led the Union to a 6-2 win over Toronto FC on Saturday. UPDATE: Video highlights added to the post.

Not “A.” Not “B.” Who, what then?
Featured / UEFA Champions League / World

Not “A.” Not “B.” Who, what then?

Don’t support Barcelona or Manchester United? What to support in Saturday’s Champions League final.

Speed-ranting: 11 thoughts for Matchday 11
Featured / Local

Speed-ranting: 11 thoughts for Matchday 11

As the Union roll into Toronto looking for three points to bolster their lead atop the Eastern Conference, we pause to look at the positives and negatives of the current Union squad.

Three from the road, more news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Three from the road, more news

Ruiz say anything less than three points will be an embarrassment. Roundup of Toronto v Union previews. Nowak doesn’t understand criticism of Ruiz. FIFA president Sepp Blatter to be investigated by FIFA ethics committee. Your weekend television listings, more news.

Sebastien Le Toux attacks vs. Toronto. (Photo: Daniel Gajdamowicz)
Featured / Match previews / Union

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC

The Union go north for a smartly scheduled game. Yes, it’s right before UEFA Champions League final, so check out the preview of a match totally worth watching.