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History / NASL / US Soccer History / USL

That USL/TOA/NASL thing, part I

You are probably aware that a breakaway group of owners (the Team Owners Association, aka “the TOA”) has left the United Soccer Leagues (USL) to form a new league intended to rival, if not supplant, the USL for Division 2 status in the American soccer pyramid. More recently, you may […]

USMNT / World Cup

US National Team Mishmash

The first group of players for the U-20 National Team that will compete for the 2011 U-20 World Cup will be getting together after the New Year for a training camp. There do not seem to be any friendlies scheduled and the list of names includes most of the important […]

Phoenix SC wins EPSA Cup
Local Leagues / US Open Cup

Phoenix SC wins EPSA Cup

  Phoenix SC scored in overtime Sunday to defeat United German Hungarians 2-1 and claim the EPSA Open Cup.  Kamara Freebolle and Jack Pocorobba both netted for Phoenix, which now lays claim to the title of best amateur soccer team in eastern Pennsylvania. Tim O’Neill scored UGH’s lone goal.  The two teams […]

College Soccer / MLS

Local players at MLS combine

Major League Soccer announced on Thursday its list of 62 college seniors who will be invited to the 2010 adidas MLS Player Combine, and several local players are among them. They include Penn State striker Jason Yeisley, who’s from Allentown, Lehigh University defender Adam Welch, and J.T. Noone, a a […]

Local Leagues / US Open Cup

Eastern PA Open Cup final on for this Sunday

The Eastern Pennsylvania Open Cup final between Phoenix SC and United German Hungarians has been rescheduled for this Sunday in Plymouth Meeting. The winner moves on to advance to qualifiers in the U.S. Open Cup, the nation’s most prestigious knockout tournament, which was won this year by Major League Soccer’s […]

English Premier League / MLS

Landon Donovan to Everton

I was very excited to see that soccerbyives was reporting that Landon Donovan has completed a loan deal to Everton. Although the details have not been released and the Everton website does not indicate this, I thought I would take a couple minutes to comment. I can only really see […]

La Liga / MLS / Union

Raul to Philly?

Raul to Philly? Could happen, Goal.com reports.  The record-holding Spanish goal-scorer has been linked to Major League Soccer by Mundo Deportivo, a Spanish publication, with a prospective move to happen in the summer transfer window. Philadelphia Union could acquire him as a designated player, but so too could any number […]

English Premier League / MLS

Landon Donovan linked to Everton

The Guardian reported Tuesday that Everton manager David Moyes is interested in acquiring Landon Donovan on loan in the January transfer window. Everton, who finished fifth last season in the Barclays Premier League, have been riddled with injuries this season and are currently languishing in 15th just three points above […]

USMNT / World Cup

US-17 national team: Report on Nike International friendlies

The new crop of under 17’s did not have a great showing during the recent Nike International Friendlies in Phoenix, Arizona. However, all these 15 year olds learned exactly how far away from beating the best in the world they are. Wilmer Cabrera, the US U-17 coach, has given his […]

MLS / Union

Update that Resume

Are you a hunter or a farmer? If so, then the Union wants you. The team will be holding a job fair on Saturday, January 16 for sales (hunters) and service (farmer) representatives. They are looking for people with BAs and at least one year ticket sales experience at either the college […]