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Eddie and Freddy in Greece?
USMNT / World Cup

Eddie and Freddy in Greece?

Fulham have confirmed that Eddie Johnson is on loan to Aris FC until the end of the current season in June. Freddy Adu may transfer to Aris FC on a year and a half contract. So what is the story on Aris FC and why might this be a good […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The MLS has announced that it will continue the current neutral site format for the 2010 MLS Cup final. Moving the site of the final to the home stadium of the higher seeded team remains a possibility for the future. Manager Owen Coyle will leave Burnley for Bolton Wanderers. Burnley […]

England / FA Cup

Captain Fantastic

With Liverpool down a goal to West Ham after a Paul Konchesky cross floated into the back of the net, the 2006 FA Cup was surely bound for London. The game had been intense and only minutes earlier, Steven Gerrard had to call over a teammate to stretch out his […]

England / FA Cup

Yesterday

Come on. You didn’t think I’d skip this one, did you? After entering financial administration, losing Dennis Wise to Newcastle’s backroom, and enduring an embarrassing fifteen point penalty, Leeds United is having a resurgent season. They lead League 1 (in English football, League 1 is the third highest division) and […]

England / FA Cup

1973

One of the most memorable FA Cup finals was the 1973 matchup between powerhouse Leeds United and League Two’s Sunderland. Leeds had won the 1972 final and were heavy favorites to repeat. The video is long, but well worth watching. Here are some highlights if you want to skip through: […]

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Freddy Adu says he could move to Aris Thessalonica in Greece or Hull City in England. Aris is the club that acquired Fulham’s Eddie Johnson from last week via loan. Hull is the club that rarely wins in the EPL. U.S. international Stuart Holden is going on trial at Burnley […]

The FA Cup?
England

The FA Cup?

If you tuned in to Fox Soccer Channel expecting to see EPL matches, you were probably surprised to see the likes of Leeds United on the Old Trafford pitch. The unlikely but not unwelcome Leeds victory over a United team two divisions in front of them was the highlight of […]

Mwanga, Opara or Bunbury for Union?
MLS / Union

Mwanga, Opara or Bunbury for Union?

Mock drafts are a mockery, so you won’t get one from me. But you will get an exploration the top prospects available to Philadelphia Union when they make their first amateur draft pick on Jan. 14 at the Major League Soccer SuperDraft here in Philadelphia. The Union own the first […]

Harrisburg City Islanders / Local Leagues / USL

USL – Tryouts, Home Openers, and Notes

With all of the posturing occuring on the MLS Collective Bargaining Agreement and the mess that is being sorted out with the USL and NASL, it is easy to overlook some big happenings in USL -2 soccer in Pennsylvania. Tryouts The Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL – 2) held their 11th Annual […]

White to Qatar? (and other news of the day)
Daily news roundups

White to Qatar? (and other news of the day)

Jeremiah White headed to Qatar? Greg Seltzer says so. Like him, I’m waiting to hear back from White to confirm that. If so, that would be a blow to Philadelphia Union, who talked with the American free agent winger last week.  We’ll keep you posted. U.S. Soccer Federation refuses to […]