Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
On Twitter: SoccerInsider and PostSports  |  Facebook  |  Sports e-mail alerts  |  RSS

Soccer Insider: March 6, 2011 - March 12, 2011

Charlie Davies scores as D.C. United ties Toronto FC, repeats as Carolina Challenge Cup champion

Charlie Davies scored in the early moments and D.C. United overcame a second-half deficit Saturday to tie shorthanded Toronto FC, 2-2, securing the Carolina Challenge Cup title for the second consecutive year. In what might've been a preview of United's lineup for next Saturday's MLS opener against the Columbus Crew...

By Steve Goff  | March 12, 2011; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. United, MLS  | Tags:  D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Argentina roster for friendly against the United States on March 26 at Meadowlands

Carlos Tevez, out of favor with Coach Sergio Batista, was not included on Argentina's roster for the March 26 friendly vs. the United States at the New Meadowlands Stadium and a meeting at Costa Rica three days later. Sergio Aguero was also omitted. Lionel Messi is in. The U.S. roster...

By Steve Goff  | March 12, 2011; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Argentina, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Argentina  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

D.C. United news & notes

Greetings from central North Carolina, where I've stopped for the day/night after spending much of the week with D.C. United in Charleston, S.C. I'm not fond of long drives, but because of college basketball responsibilities in Richmond last weekend and the need for flexibility in getting home for Selection Sunday,...

By Steve Goff  | March 11, 2011; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Canada, D.C. United, U-20 World Cup, U.S. men's national team, USSF  | Tags:  D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Weekend soccer TV listings: FA Cup, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Mexico

Numerous matches available live online at ESPN3.com and foxsoccer.tv All times are Eastern (Don't forget to change your clocks late Saturday/early Sunday -- an hour forward -- for Daylight Saving Time!) What are you going to watch? FRIDAY Italy, Brescia-Inter Milan 2:30 p.m. Fox Soccer Channel Mexico, Necaxa-Monterrey 9 p.m....

By Steve Goff  | March 10, 2011; 6:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  TV  | Tags:  TV listings  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

A few minutes with D.C. United's Charlie Davies

Charlie Davies, on loan to D.C. United this season, continues to make strides in his effort to revitalize a career shattered by a serious car accident near Washington in October 2009. Davies has played regularly for United in preseason, but from my observations and the club's playing rotations and partnerships,...

By Steve Goff  | March 10, 2011; 3:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Thursday kickaround: Algarve Cup, Oguchi Onyewu, Americans abroad, ESPN, TV listings

*In Portugal, the U.S. women's national team won the Algarve Cup for the eighth time with a 4-2 victory over Iceland. The Americans' next match is April 2 at England. *U.S. defender Oguchi Onyewu, a center back throughout his career, on playing left back for Twente: "Obviously it's not my...

By Steve Goff  | March 10, 2011; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, TV, U.S. men's national team, Women  | Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. women's national team  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

D.C. United defeats Chicago Fire, 1-0, for second victory at Carolina Challenge Cup

D.C. United has won its first two matches at the Carolina Challenge Cup and needs only a draw Saturday to win the title for the second consecutive year. For a club climbing from the depths of MLS in 2010, it's a noteworthy accomplishment. (Then again, United went 3-0-0 on Daniel...

By Steve Goff  | March 9, 2011; 10:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  D.C. United, MLS, USL  | Tags:  D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Charleston's Three Lions Pub: a soccer highlight in America's lowcountry

You come to Charleston, S.C., for the Civil War history. You come for the pleasant weather and lowcountry charm. You come for the oysters and shrimp and grits. And if you are a soccer supporter, you come for the Three Lions Pub at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island, the...

By Steve Goff  | March 9, 2011; 2:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  England, History, USL, USSF  | Tags:  Charleston Battery  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Video: In Italian regional soccer, a goal in the fourth minute, er, fourth second

From Eccellenza Umbria league in northern Italy, where clubs are promoted to Serie D, it's Narnese vs. Casa del Diavolo last weekend. The wonder goal is scored by Narnese forward Michele Virgilio....

By Steve Goff  | March 9, 2011; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Italy  | Tags:  Italy  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

FIFA rankings: Spain, Netherlands, Germany

FIFA's world rankings show world champion Spain remaining at the top of the list, followed by Netherlands, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal and Greece. While it's fun to scan the full results, they should, as usual, be taken with a pinch of salt. (Croatia and Greece in the...

By Steve Goff  | March 9, 2011; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Argentina, CONCACAF, FIFA, Netherlands, Spain, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  FIFA rankings  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

D.C. United news & notes

United practicing at Citadel football stadium in Charleston Tuesday. Amid soft breezes, temps in the upper 50s and abundant sunshine, D.C. United trained for about 90 minutes this morning at The Citadel, South Carolina's military college. The venue was Johnson Hagood Stadium, the 21,000-seat home to the Bulldogs football...

By Steve Goff  | March 8, 2011; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
Categories:  D.C. United  | Tags:  D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

CONCACAF Gold Cup groups, matches set

The United States will play Canada in Detroit, Panama in Tampa and Guadeloupe in Kansas City, Kan., in the group stage of this summer's Gold Cup, CONCACAF announced Tuesday. Should the Americans win their group or finish second, they would play a quarterfinal at Washington's RFK Stadium on June 19....

By Steve Goff  | March 8, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  CONCACAF, Gold Cup, Mexico, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. friendlies, U.S. women, Americans abroad, TV listings

Greetings from South Carolina's Lowcountry, where D.C. United is in the final stage of training camp and competing in the Carolina Challenge Cup on Daniel Island, just outside Charleston. The season opener is just 10 days away? Indeed. United, which defeated the host Battery on Saturday, will play the Chicago...

By Steve Goff  | March 8, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, CONCACAF, D.C. United, Gold Cup, TV, U.S. men's national team, Women  | Tags:  CONCACAF, D.C. United  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

American soccer players abroad

GOALKEEPERS Tim Howard 90 minutes in Everton's 2-1 win at Newcastle Brad Friedel 90 in Aston Villa's 3-2 loss at Bolton Brad Guzan not in 18 for Aston Villa Marcus Hahnemann in 18, didn't play in Wolves' 3-3 draw with Spurs Dom Cervi not in 18 for Celtic's 2-0 win...

By Steve Goff  | March 6, 2011; 6:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  Americans Abroad  | Tags:  Americans abroad  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Video: Freddy Adu superb goal in Turkey

By Steve Goff  | March 6, 2011; 9:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Americans Abroad  | Tags:  Freddy Adu  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company