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Soccer Insider Archive: European Championship

Saturday kickaround: World Cup, Italy 'wins,' USA women vs. Guatemala, Simms surgery, Maryland defeats Virginia, keepers with goal/assist

*Oh, FIFA. How dull our lives would be without you. World Cup voting remains on schedule. Carry on. *Italy 3, Serbia 0. It's a final. *The U.S. women's national team faces Guatemala tonight in its second World Cup qualifier in Cancun. Live video is available on the CONCACAF Web site,...

By Steve Goff  | October 30, 2010; 6:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  CONCACAF, College Soccer, D.C. United, European Championship, FIFA, Italy, USA World Cup bid, Women  | Tags:  FIFA, World Cup  
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Tuesday kickaround: Boskovic at Wembley, Fire vs. Wizards, Maryland and Virginia matches, Iraqi soccer movie

*D.C. United's Branko Boskovic and his upstart Montenegro teammates are at Wembley today for a meeting of unbeaten nations in a 2012 European Championship qualifier (3 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Plus). Other tasty matchups: Scotland-Spain, Netherlands-Sweden, Italy-Serbia and Slovakia-Ireland. I will post the complete TV/online viewing options at noon. *The...

By Steve Goff  | October 12, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  College Soccer, D.C. United, England, European Championship, MLS  | Tags:  European Championship, MLS  
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Saturday kickaround: USA-Poland, Americans abroad, D.C. United-San Jose, Maryland routs Virginia Tech, Serbia-Estonia video

*USA vs. Poland tonight in Chicago (8 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Channel and Galavision). I had planned to attend but, for various reasons, decided to skip it and save the travel money for future pursuits. I'll be in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the next friendly. The U.S.'s opponent at PPL...

By Steve Goff  | October 9, 2010; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, College Soccer, D.C. United, European Championship, MLS, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  U.S. national soccer team  
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Wednesday kickaround: Alecko Eskandarian's new life, D.C. United news & notes, Columbus Crew's CONCACAF victory and video

*In July 2009, MLS striker Alecko Eskandarian was struck in the face by a ball, resulting in his second significant head injury in four years. He hasn't played since. Now, with his soccer career essentially over and concussion symptoms affecting his everyday life, "Esky" has returned to the University of...

By Steve Goff  | September 22, 2010; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
Categories:  CONCACAF Champions League, College Soccer, D.C. United, European Championship, MLS  | Tags:  MLS  
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D.C. United news & notes

*Midfielder-forward Chris Pontius' hamstring issue is similar to the problem that former D.C. United captain Ryan Nelsen had with Blackburn Rovers in 2006. Nelsen ended up having surgery in Finland in August of that year and didn't return until January 2007. United has yet to announce a course of action...

By Steve Goff  | September 8, 2010; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Canada, D.C. United, European Championship  | Tags:  D.C. United  
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Friday kickaround: Bob Bradley in Washington for World Cup bid, Brian McBride to retire, Branko Boskovic boosts Montenegro

*U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley is coming to Washington next week to serve in the American delegation welcoming FIFA's 2018/22 World Cup inspection group, the Insider has learned. The second stop on a five-city tour, Washington will welcome the visitors to George Mason University in nearby Fairfax, Va. (a...

By Steve Goff  | September 3, 2010; 7:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. United, European Championship, MLS, U.S. men's national team, USA World Cup bid  | Tags:  Bob Bradley, Brian McBride, D.C. United, World Cup  
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Older Entries in This Category »

D.C. United's Boskovic to miss Cup semifinal, Steve Goff , August 26, 2010
Friday kickaround, Steve Goff , May 28, 2010
Wednesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 13, 2009
Euro 2016 Host Is....., Steve Goff , March 10, 2009
24 Teams for Euro Championship, Steve Goff , September 25, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 1, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 30, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 29, 2008
And the Winner Is....., Steve Goff , June 27, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 26, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 26, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 25, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 25, 2008
Euro Drama, Steve Goff , June 23, 2008
Matchday DCU, USA, Europe, Steve Goff , June 22, 2008
Who Is Andrei Arshavin?, Steve Goff , June 21, 2008
Revved Up for Euros, Steve Goff , June 21, 2008
Saturday in the Park, Steve Goff , June 21, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 20, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 20, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 19, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 19, 2008
The Ocho, Steve Goff , June 18, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 18, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 17, 2008
48 Hours, Steve Goff , June 15, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 14, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 13, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 12, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 11, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 11, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 10, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 10, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 9, 2008
Matchday Europe, Steve Goff , June 8, 2008
Euro Matchday, Steve Goff , June 7, 2008
And The Winner Is....., Steve Goff , June 5, 2008
 
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