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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Thursday kickaround: FIFA rankings, Robbie Findley, Americans abroad, Charlie Davies, D.C. United, Andy Najar
*In the latest FIFA rankings, the United States holds steady at No. 18. The top nine is unchanged, led by Spain, Netherlands and Germany. The Americans' next opponents, Argentina and Paraguay, are fifth and 24th respectively. The biggest jump in the top 25: Asian champion Japan, 12 slots to No....
| February 3, 2011; 9:12 AM ET |
Categories: Americans Abroad, D.C. United, Egypt, England, FIFA, Honduras, U.S. men's national team | Tags: Andy Najar, Charlie Davies, D.C. United, FIFA, Robbie Findley
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D.C. United's Andy Najar, the MLS rookie of the year, has turned down an offer to join the Honduras national team for a Nov. 17 friendly against Panama, his agent confirmed to the Insider. The decision does not mean he has chosen to wait for U.S. citizenship and play in...
David Villa scored twice to lead Spain to a 2-0 win over Honduras. Game stats can be found here here, while here you can find live commentary from the match....
Switzerland 1, Spain 0 A goal in the 52nd minute from Gelson Fernandes lifted Switzerland to an upset of European champion Spain. The Swiss, knocked out on penalty kicks in the round of 16 four years ago in Germany, have now gone 490 minutes in World Cup play without being...