Thursday kickaround: Whitecaps coach, Petke's retirement, SuperLiga, WPS playoff race, college oddity, TV listings
*As expected, the Vancouver Whitecaps will retain Teitur Thordarson as head coach when they enter MLS next season. *Following the departure of Ben Olsen last fall and Clint Mathis this summer, MLS will lose another colorful character at the end of the season with the retirement of defender Mike Petke,...
*My preview of D.C. United's U.S. Open Cup semifinal against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium. *The Columbus perspective. *The Capital Weather Gang's steamy RFK forecast. *Is DCU on TV tonight? Nope. But you can watch live on United's Web site. The Seattle-Chivas USA semifinal can be seen on the...
September 1, 2010; 11:29 AM ET |
Categories: D.C. United , Freedom , MLS , Mexico , SuperLiga , U.S. Open Cup , Women | Tags: D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup
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Thursday kickaround: D.C. United, DaMarcus Beasley, Silverdome, Inter Milan in Dallas, MLS in Champions League, SuperLiga
*On Wednesday, amid the chaos of the D.C. United coaching change, General Manager Dave Kasper said the club was involved in trade talks. Naturally, he offered no specifics because teams try to keep such discussions private until a deal is consummated. However, the Insider is hearing from national sources that...
August 5, 2010; 9:06 AM ET |
Categories: Americans Abroad , CONCACAF Champions League , D.C. United , MLS , Mexico , SuperLiga , U.S. men's national team , USL | Tags: CONCACAF, D.C. United, DaMarcus Beasley, Inter Milan, MLS, SuperLiga
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What are you going to watch? FRIDAY Friendly, Manchester United-Celtic 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2 SATURDAY U-20 Women's World Cup, USA-Switzerland noon ESPNU U-20 Women's World Cup, England-Mexico noon Galavision MLS, Philadelphia-Toronto 3:30 p.m. Direct Kick Friendly, San Jose-Tottenham 4 p.m. ESPN Brazil, Vitoria-Sao Paulo 5:30 p.m. GolTV SuperLiga, Chicago-New England...
*It was a great night for MLS off the field as capacity crowds of 67,000 in Seattle and 20,000 in Bridgeview turned out for non-league matches. (Let's try to forget about the Red Bulls' attendance and performance since they barely resemble an MLS outfit.) But the results were rather disappointing...
Big day. MLS FRIENDLY Barcelona at Seattle 10:30 p.m. ESPN2, ESPN Deportes (Euro champions greeted by another huge U.S. crowd) CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE W Connection at New York 8 p.m. Fox Soccer Channel (Teams tied opener but Red Bulls carry two away goals) SUPERLIGA FINAL Tigres at Chicago 8 p.m....