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Archives: Americans Abroad

Five US Players I Want to See in MLS

Posted on by Robert Hay

The news that Wolves and U.S. national team keeper Marcus Hahnemann is open to retuning to MLS in 2011 got me thinking about other Americans abroad.  As the MLS has matured in a good and competitive soccer league, it is … Continue reading

Having MLS Stars Go to Europe is Great for US Soccer … and Good for the MLS

Posted on by Eric Altshule

As Landon Donovan settles into the Everton, Michael Bradley becomes even more a fixture at the Bundesliga, and Stuart Holden and Ricardo Clark leave the US and take big career risks to fight for a position on European teams, many … Continue reading

Thoughts on MLS Moves Abroad

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Landon Donovan’s spectacular first goal for Everton, yesterday confirmed what those of us in the United States already knew: Donovan is a world class player who is one of the top international footballers around. Donovan’s move to Everton, however is … Continue reading

Vincenzo Bernardo Is A Free Agent But Will Major League Soccer Let Another Italian Get Away?

Posted on by Brian Zygo

This past week it was officially announced that Vincenzo Bernardo had opted out of his contract with Italian Serie A club Napoli and is now a free agent. For some weeks there has been speculation that the New Jersey native, … Continue reading

Matt Taylor: An American Story

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Who said Americans cannot buy a break in Europe? The story of Jay DeMerit’s rise from the PDL to the EPL has been well written, but fewer have tracked the fall and then the rise of Matt Taylor from MLS … Continue reading

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

Posted on by Mario Valdez

Hello everyone. This weekend is shaping up to be another intense weekend for Americans Aboard. Here’s a look at upcoming match fixtures for Americans Aboard: Sat, February 7 English Premier League Clint Dempsey, Fulham v Wigan Athletic Tim Howard, Everton … Continue reading

Yanks in the Motherland

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Brad Friedel Conceded three goals in Aston Villa’s 3-2 loss to newly promoted Stoke City. Tim Howard Made three saves in Everton’s 2-1 win over West Brom. Clint Dempsey Played 13 uninspiring minutes in Fulham’s 1-0 win over Arsenal. Jay … Continue reading

Americans in Germany: Matchday Two

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Steve Cherundolo Returned quickly from US National Team duty to play 18 + minutes for Hanover in a 1-1 draw with Energie Cottubus barely 36 hours after the US match concluded . Matt Taylor Played 60 minutes in Koblenz 0-0 … Continue reading

Americans in Germany: Weekend Recap

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Preston Zimmerman still can’t get a game at Hamburg Every week during the Bundesliga season we’ll be keeping track of how our Yanks are doing in the German leagues. Here is the recap of weekend one. Grover Gibson Scored a … Continue reading

Yanks in the Motherland: Weekend Rewind

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Beginning this week every Monday (or Tuesday) we’ll look back at how Americans did in the ultra competitive leagues of the motherland. These footballers must be commended for their desire to challenge themselves against football’s best in the home of … Continue reading

That pesky UK Work Permit Law

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Today, Josh Wolff became the latest victim of what seems to be blatant discrimination by the UK authorities against American soccer players. Wolff joins an illustrious list of American players including Cobi Jones, the most capped player in US history … Continue reading

EPL Yanks

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Totenham 0-2 Everton Tim Howard posted a clean sheet as Everton won its first match at White Hart Lance since 1985. Watford 1-2 Man United Jay DeMerit played a full 90 minutes as Watford fell short in an upset bid … Continue reading

EPL Yanks will appear later this week

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Thanks to professional obligations and Tropical Storm Ernesto, EPL Yanks will be published later in the week.

EPL Yanks Weekend 1 Review

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Blackburn 0-3 Portsmouth Brad Friedel started in net for Rovers and got beat three times, twice by second half substitute Kanu as the new look Pompey squad torched Blackburn. Friedel did however deny Kanu’s hat trick bid on a diving … Continue reading

EPL Yanks

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Every Tuesday until the end of the EPL Season in May we will highlight the Americans playing in England’s top flight division and breakdown their performances. The following Americans find themselves on Premiership squads: Carlos Bocanegra, Fulham Bobby Convey, Reading … Continue reading