Freddy Adu has been named a reserve for Benfica in tomorrow’s Champions League Qualifier versus FC Copenhagen. “Adu has only had seven days of training, but he has enormous potential and he is available,” Benfica coach Fernando Santos said.
But he hasn’t signed yet. Adu has been granted permission by MLS to personally negotiate with Benfica. The Washington Post reported that the deal was “99% done” on Saturday morning, and Adu missed Real Salt Lake’s 2-1 loss Saturday night to New England, but no announcement has been made yet.
David Beckham will miss tonight’s Superliga clash with Chivas of Guadlajara at the L.A. Colusium. The game was moved from the Home Dept Center to accommodate the masses of Chivas fans in the L.A. area and the Beckham mania surrounding the match. Expect an easy Chivas victory. FC Dallas takes […]
Adu Takes on Polish Defender en route to a hat trick Earlier, my fellow blogger usasoccerfan16 said that Tuesday’s World Cup game between the US U-20 squad and Poland’s U-20 squad could be one of the biggest games in the lives of several of the US players. Well, usasoccerfan16 was […]
Jozy Altidore/Getty Sports Images Earlier, my fellow blogger usasoccerfan16 said that Tuesday’s World Cup game between the US U-20 squad and Poland’s U-20 squad could be one of the biggest games in the lives of several of the US players. Well, usasoccerfan16 was right and the players as well as […]
United States Adu in Bhoys Admission – By James Pearson, Sky Sports DC United’s teenage sensation Freddy Adu has not ruled out playing for SPL giants Celtic in his career. The 17-year-old is currently one of the world’s hottest properties and has been linked with some of Europe’s finest. However, […]
This was the Original Wales Online Story: Does Opportunity Knock in US for Bluebirds I read with some amusement your piece bemoaning the standard of Major League Soccer and American players who have come to the U.K. I would like to point out to you that not every player in […]
Yesterday afternoon, as the sky darkened an hour early, and as the cold November wind blew around the arena, the New York Red Bulls kept a clean sheet against a DC United team and had Thanksgiving coming a few weeks early for their fans. Coach Mike Petke had talked about […]
I find Tottenham’s desire to occupy the Olympic Stadium in East London quite fascinating. The traditionalist in me says that Spurs should stay at White Hart Lane. The ground has the best atmosphere in the Premier League and over the course of the season it certainly wins them points and […]
Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Cambridge United of League 2 was the latest in a string of disappointing performances which have plagued Louis van Gaal’s team since the Christmas period. Fans are outwardly displaying their discontent at Van Gaal’s use of a 5-3-2 formation with the players still not looking […]
Football fans in England are considering a mass walkout in protest at rising Premier League ticket prices, the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday. An estimated 10,000 Liverpool supporters left Anfield in the 77th minute of Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sunderland in protest over plans to introduce a most expensive match […]
The English Premier League unveiled its new, sponsor-free “visual identity” on Tuesday, which will take effect from the 2016-17 season onwards. The money-spinning English top flight is ending its 12-year association with Barclays bank in favor of becoming a ‘clean brand’ and will from now on be known simply as […]
Massimiliano Allegri has been urged to “walk to Chelsea” and take up the “fantastic offer” that has been tabled for the Juventus coach by the Premier league giants. Both Allegri and his predecessor at Juventus, Italy coach Antonio Conte, have been linked with the Chelsea manager’s job currently being filled […]
Chelsea and France defender Kurt Zouma will have surgery this week on a knee injury set to rule him out for the rest of the season and Euro 2016, the Premier League club revealed on Monday. Zouma injured his anterior cruciate ligament in Chelsea’s 1-1 Premier League draw against Manchester […]
Many sporting moments have made millions stop and say “whoa.” It might not have been the Super Bowl, the World Cup Final or the Olympic 100 meter final, but the 61st minute of the Manchester City-Leicester City match made millions around the world gasp. That was the exact scenario I experienced at […]