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...
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...
*At long last, just four-plus weeks until the season starts, the 2011 MLS schedule is ready! The league will post the full calendar later today. The first two weekends of the season were announced in December, but a variety of issues (TV, stadiums, international calendar, tournaments) delayed completion and stalled...
| February 10, 2011; 6:00 AM ET |
Categories: Americans Abroad, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, D.C. United, England, Greece, Libertadores, MLS, Mexico | Tags: D.C. United, MLS, Mexico
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Wednesday's international friendlies: Argentina-Portugal, Spain-Colombia, Germany-Italy, Denmark-England
While the United States-Egypt friendly will not be played because of unrest in Cairo, many matches are on the slate during the FIFA international fixture date Wednesday: (All times are Eastern U.S.) Greece-Canada in Larissa, 10 a.m. (foxsoccer.tv) Armenia-Georgia in Limassol, 10 a.m. Iran-Russia in Abu Dhabi, 11 a.m. Latvia-Bolivia...
| February 8, 2011; 3:41 PM ET |
Categories: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, TV, Turkey | Tags: Argentina, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, friendlies
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Final thoughts from Baltimore: *Read my full report on D.C. United's eventful draft day. *According to sources familiar with the deal, United's first-round pick, Akron midfielder-defender Perry Kitchen, will earn around $170,000 in his rookie season. It's a modest base salary with a large signing bonus, which is typical for...
| January 14, 2011; 1:30 AM ET |
Categories: Americans Abroad, Argentina, College Soccer, D.C. United, MLS, U.S. men's national team | Tags: D.C. United, MLS draft, U.S. national team
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D.C. United and Argentine forward Pablo Hernandez have parted ways, the club confirmed Friday. Hernandez, on loan from Defensor Sporting in Uruguay, had one assist in 14 league appearances since his midseason arrival last year. By mutual agreement, the sides terminated the contract, which was to run through the middle...