Archives: Major League Soccer

Seattle 4-2 New York: Sounders Take Advantage of Poor Greg Sutton Performance

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Another match in the northwest of the country and another crazy night for the Red Bulls as they traveled to face the Seattle Sounders, who were looking very pleased to get Dane Richards back from Gold Cup duty. But the … Continue reading

The Hot Seat is on for These Coaches

Posted on by Robert Hay

Seven or eight games into the season and teams begin to take a hard look at their position at the table.  It’s still too early to declare teams out of the race especially with a 34 game schedule, but the … Continue reading

D.C. United 0-4 New York Red Bulls: Solli Provides And Henry Finishes

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

If breaking out last Saturday against the San Jose Earthquakes was a good start for the New York Red Bulls, then this performance against DC United definitely tops it. What a brilliant performance from this group that came down to … Continue reading

Monterrey 2-2 Real Salt Lake: Javier Morales Late Goal Gets A Big Away Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

What a fantastic first leg we all witnessed from Monterrey, Mexico. There was so much drama on the field you couldn’t believe what was going on with the physical play, the goals and the yellow cards, but at the same … Continue reading

Portland 4-2 Chicago: Timbers Find Victory In First MLS Home Game

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It was a magical night in the Pacific Northwest as another member of the triangle finally opened up their home end of their scheduled at the refurbished and the re-named Jeld-Wen Field (formerly PGE Park) as the Portland Timbers finally … Continue reading

Thierry Henry Injury Update From Red Bulls Training

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

After reporting about Thierry Henry’s nagging injuries to start the season, I can understand how the supporters felt when they envisioned a world class player joining up with the future of the club in Juan Agudelo and now adding a … Continue reading

Is Thierry Henry Broken?

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Thierry Henry. His name is one of the biggest names in world football. He became a worldwide icon with Arsenal of the English Premiership, and then he went on to win a plethora of trophies with F.C. Barcelona in Spain’s … Continue reading

MLS ’11 Preview : Can the Black and Red Unite Under the Fiery Olsen?

Posted on by Chris Riordan

Team: DC United Coach: Ben Olsen Last Year’s Finish: 8th Eastern Conference, 16th Overall, 6-20-4 This year’s seemingly annual retooling of DC United carries much more weight than usual.  After finishing not only the worst season in club history, but likely … Continue reading

Is Now Avram Grant’s Time to Move to MLS?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Last year, after Portsmouth fired Avram Grant, the rumor mill began to churn that his next move would be to MLS, specifically New York.  The former Israeli and Chelsea manager seemed like a good fit for an American club, having … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Final

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Quarterfinals Totals(both legs)   Avg +/- Teams  2006   12,736   NA  CHI, COL, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, NE, RBNY  2007   17,041   33.81%   CHI, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, KC, NE, RBNY  2008   14,960  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Week 3

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Quarterfinals Totals(both legs)   Avg +/- Teams  2006   12,736   NA  CHI, COL, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, NE, RBNY  2007   17,041   33.81%   CHI, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, KC, NE, RBNY  2008   14,960  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Week 2

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Conference Semifinals – 2nd Leg   Avg +/- Home Teams  2006   15,938  NA  New England  Dallas  Houston  DC United  2007   19,838   24.47%   New England  Chivas USA  Houston  DC United  2008   19,444  … Continue reading

Why MLS Cup Playoffs Are A Joke

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Well, well, well, what just happened within a three day period? The only two sides that qualified for the MLS Cup playoffs in the Eastern Conference were knocked out after their home leg. While the Earthquakes put three past the … Continue reading

MLS Playoff Matches, First Leg: So Far, So Good

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

As most of us have been wondering or hoping that these playoffs are going to be fun, exciting and worth watching, I believe right now we haven’t been disappointed at all. There has been some exciting and attacking soccer that … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Week 1

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Conference Semifinals – 1st Leg Avg +/- Home Teams 2006 9,533 NA Chicago NY Colorado Chivas USA 2007 14,245 49.42% Chicago NY Dallas Kansas City 2008 10,476 -26.46% New England NY … Continue reading

San Jose 0 v 1 New York Red Bulls: Lindpere’s Goal Is Enough

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It was a packed Buck Shaw Stadium on the campus of Santa Clara. Not a single seat was empty in the college soccer stadium to see their beloved San Jose Earthquakes face the New York Red Bulls. It was a … Continue reading

MLS Crystal Balls Revisited

Posted on by Peter C

Way back in March, I wrote a post with the preseason predictions of some of the most widely read soccer pundits. Among the prognosticators that went so far as to designate playoff teams were Ives, a consolidation of ESPNSoccernet writers, … Continue reading

MLS Playoffs Are Now Set: Who Will Win the 2010 MLS Cup?

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

I have to say that after seven months of hardnosed football in Major League Soccer, we have been entertained with a great season with plenty of ups and downs. Tons of surprises as the western conference have more sides into … Continue reading