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USMNT / World Cup

Men’s U-17 Nigeria Oct-Nov 2009

The US Men’s U-17 National team had a fair performance in the Nigerian World Cup making it past the first round with matches against Spain (their only loss), United Emirates (W:1-0), and Malawi (W:1-0).  PA native, Alex Shinsky saw the back of the net in their second match against Malawi […]

Daily news roundups / Local Leagues

Sons of Ben host food drive this Saturday

The Sons of Ben are taking food donations at this Saturday’s soccer matches at Pennypack Park in northeast Philadelphia, with plans to give the food to a charity in Chester.  Last year, the SoBs and Philadelphia Union gave $2,501 and 600 pounds of food to the Bernadine Center, a nonprofit […]

A bad day at the office
English Premier League

A bad day at the office

So you’ve had a trying couple of months investigating the hooligan violence at the West Ham v Milwall Carling Cup match back in August. You’ve spent endless mind numbing hours looking at CCTV footage and the chief constable is really starting to breathe down your neck. What’s this, there’s some […]

Wonderland

Quirky Keepers and Sarcastic Celebrations

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zAVc6Hgs7A&hl=en&fs=1] Philadelphia might not be competitive in this year’s College Cup. But the Stony Brook University Seawolves are in the tournament thanks to red shirt freshman Anthony Rogic. Here he is in the America East Conference semifinal game against the University of Hartford. That’s Hartford keeper Nenad Cudic doing the […]

MLS

The best of MLS

Major League Soccer named its 2009 best XI today, and the list was full of familiar faces: Landon Donovan, Dwayne De Rosario, Shalrie Joseph, along with Donovan’s fellow U.S. national teamers: Conor Casey, Stuart Holden, Chad Marshall and Jeff Cunningham. Some big names were left off the list though, including Cuauhtémoc […]

World Cup - International

Eagles-Giants have nothing on Egypt-Algeria

Philly fans may get a bit nuts, but they have nothing on the Egyptians and Algerians, whose match tomorrow could be the wildest of the week.  Egypt’s finest one-upped Eagles fans’ snowball assault on Santa Claus by stoning the Algerian team’s bus Thursday and bloodying three Algerian players.  If that […]

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USMNT / World Cup

US National Team Update: Slovakia and Denmark Matches

The Full men’s national team did not play an amazing game against Slovakia on Saturday. However, Bob Bradley had the opportunity to do some important experimenting that could help the team to be successful at the World Cup this coming June. First, we got to see Brad Guzan start in […]

Philadelphia College Soccer: A Plea
College Soccer

Philadelphia College Soccer: A Plea

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania is approximately 20 miles outside of Philadelphia.  It is a small and unmemorable town. And yet this is where the best Philadelphia-area soccer team plays.  Swarthmore College is ranked 18th in the latest D-III poll and advanced to the second round of the Division III NCAA tournament after […]

Los Angeles Galaxy / MLS / Real Salt Lake / Union

Rimando's guesses and the expansion draft

Nick Rimando’s most amazing feat wasn’t that he stopped three penalty kicks to send Real Salt Lake to the MLS Cup. It was that the RSL goalkeeper “guessed” right on six of seven shots. Rimando reads penalty kicks so well that it’s clearly not guesswork for him. He went the […]