Tag archive for ‘Soccer’
Tim Howard during the 2014 World Cup. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
By Daniel Steele On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

What the Future Holds for the US Men’s National Soccer Team

Last week, the members of the US Men’s National Soccer Team gathered on the patio of their hotel to enjoy one last lunch together as a complete squad. The mood most certainly was surreal being that the players, More...

Carlos Mendes
Photo Credit: Linda Cuttone
By Daniel Steele On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Cosmos Close Spring Season with a Victory

On Sunday evening, in front of a jubilant crowd at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium, fittingly, an Italian footballer was the hero. On a night in which the New York Cosmos retired the no. 9 of legend Giorgio Chinaglia, More...

Michael Bradley, left, and Aron Johansson
Photo Credit: Action Photos
By Daniel Steele On Sunday, June 1st, 2014

USMNT: Azerbaijan Review and Turkey Preview

It was fine; it was nothing inspiring, but the first game against Azerbaijan was a decent way to get the send-off series started. Quite honestly, the game itself was perplexing. One would assume that Azerbaijan, More...

(Tony Avelar — Associated Press)
By Daniel Steele On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

USMNT May Camp: Four Thoughts

(Tony Avelar — Associated Press) On Wednesday, midfielder Jermaine Jones arrived in Palo Alto, making all 30 members of the preliminary USMNT World Cup roster present and accounted for. Camp is now in full swing More...

NWSL: Portland Thorns FC at Sky Blue FC
By Dave Schatz On Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Taylor Lytle Out For Rest of Season

Suffers left tibia fracture and lateral meniscus tear during match against the Western NY Flash last Sunday Sky Blue FC midfielder Taylor Lytle is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a tibia fracture More...

By John Pavia On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Some Thoughts on the USMNT’s Preliminary Roster

Will the snub of Eddie Johnson come back to haunt coach Jurgen Klinsmann? Johnson has been held scoreless since his trade from Seattle to D.C. United and he has also come under fire for his public comments suggesting More...

Raul Gonzalez
Photo Credit: soccerly.com
By Daniel Steele On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Savaresi: Raul Signing with Cosmos, “Realistic Possibility”

During his first weekly conference call with media on Wednesday, New York Cosmos Head Coach, Giovani Savarese announced that the rumored signing of Spainish legend Raul is a “realistic possibility.” Over the More...

Tim Howard
By Daniel Steele On Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Projecting the 23 Man USA Squad For Brazil: Pre-Camp Edition

I’m always one for a good game of “predict the squad.” In forty-two days, Brazil and Croatia will kick off the opening match of the 2014 World Cup. With just over two months remaining, managers are in the More...

Bradley Wright-Phillips Hat Trick Fuels Red Bulls. (Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)
By Daniel Steele On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Running With the Bulls: New York Red Bulls Week in Review

Fixtures & Results Match Day Eight  – Wednesday, April 23rd @ Houston Dynamo – W (4-0) Match Day Nine – Saturday, April 26th @ Columbus Crew – D (1-1) Bradley Wright-Phillips Hat Trick Fuels Red More...

Hayley Haagsma
Photo Credit: Howard Smith
By Dave Schatz On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Sky Blue FC Opens 2014 NWSL Season with 1-1 Draw Against FC Kansas City

Sky Blue FC picked up its first point of the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season on the road with a draw against FC Kansas City in each team’s season-opener on Saturday. “It was very important More...

By Dave Schatz On Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Sky Blue FC Announces Reserve Team

Sky Blue FC announced on Wednesday that they will form an official reserve team comprised of elite-level college and amateur players. “Our Sky Blue reserve team is an important part of our club,” Sky More...

Goalkeeper Jill Loyden
photo credit: Brad Smith
By Dave Schatz On Monday, January 6th, 2014

Six Days of Training at U.S. WNT Camp for Two Sky Blue FC Women Begins this Week

The United States’ first game of the year against Canada is on Jan. 31 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Of the 28 players set to report to U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, Calif., this week More...