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  • Wednesday, February 10

    Heidenheim vs Hertha Berlin, 1pm ET, ESPN3

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Bochum vs Bayern Munich, 2:30pm ET, ESPN Deportes & ESPN3

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Peterboro vs. WBA, 2:45pm ET, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Valencia vs. Barcelona, 3pm ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

Whitecaps win USL-1 Title

Last night the Vancouver Whitecaps captured their second USL-1 title in three years defeating the tired and road weary Puerto Rico Islanders 2-1. Englishman, Jonathan Steele, the league’s MVP and arguably one of the best footballers that plays on American soil had a subpar match for the Islanders, as did […]

USL-1 Final Thoughts

  Vancouver has been here before and has won before.  The Whitecaps have been one of the elite teams in the A League/USL-1 now for many season. But while Martin Nash is still a key ingredient, the team has changed dramatically since the 2006 title. Eduardo Sebrango has been a […]

USL Quarterfinal Wrap

Darren Tilley was among the heroes of the 1999 US Open Cup final, the last major trophy won by a current USL side.  Pat Onstad and Yuri Alnatt were also key figures that night at Crew Stadium for the Rochester Rhinos. Now nine years later after a near financial collapse […]

USL Playoffs Set

The USL-1 Regular Season concluded this past week and the playoffs are set. The Puerto Rico Islanders (pictured above) have won the Regular Season title, and gained the #1 seed in the playoffs. This gives the road weary Islanders a bye in the first round and a chance for now […]

Hubris Part II

A day after amazing achievements for USL-1 sides in CONCACAF Champions League action Major League Soccer continued its pattern of showing that they don’t get it by rejecting New York’s $200,000 bid for Macoumba Kandji according to Ives Galarcep of Soccer by Ives. The apparent stumbling block: MLS does not […]

MLS and USL based players in the Gold Cup

CANADA Greg Sutton (Toronto FC), DF: Adam Braz (Toronto FC), Gabriel Gervais (Montreal Impact), Chris Pozniak (Toronto FC), Marco Reda (Toronto FC), Kevin Harmse (Los Angeles Galaxy/USA), Ante Jazic (Los Angeles Galaxy/USA, Martin Nash (Vancouver Whitecaps), Antonio Ribeiro (Montreal Impact), Dwayne DeRosario (Houston Dynamo/USA), GUATEMALA Carlos Ruiz (FC Dallas/USA), HAITI […]

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Euro '08 Preview–Group D (Part 1)

Apologies for the delay in getting this out, but here we go, it’s the final group preview for Euro 2008. Next week, I’ll make my predictions for the knockout rounds, with the quarterfinals on Monday, semifinals on Wednesday, and the final on Friday. That will lead us nicely into the […]

Gattuso Investigation Is Another Sign Soccer Needs to Take Match Fixing More Seriously

The revelation that Gennaro Gattuso, the former AC Milan star, is being investigated for match fixing hit soccer like a ton of bricks yesterday. While match-fixing and scandals have become commonplace in Italian soccer, Gattuso would be perhaps the biggest name to be linked with this sort of investigation. Gattuso’s […]

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Leicester are title favorites now, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger admits Leicester are now favorites to win the Premier League title but insists his Arsenal side’s challenge is back on course. The Gunners’ 2-0 win at Bournemouth was their first in five league games and moved Wenger’s side up to third place, five points adrift of Leicester before […]

Liverpool may review ticket prices after protest

Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]

FOX and Bundesliga dealt blow as Leverkusen-Munich ratings fail to beat EPL on NBC

The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]