January 22, 2010
I'm still a little worn down after last night's indoor soccer game, so here are some quick hits from around the soccer world:
- In case you didn't know, US-Honduras is on FSC tomorrow night.
- Bob Bradley is happy with Landon Donovan's loan to Everton.
- A couple of Salvadoran players have signed in MLS with the Chicago Fire getting Julio Martinez and DC United officially unveiling Christian Castillo .
- DC United also made a move to replace their one name Brazilian as they signed Flo , a former Manchester United reserve team player.
- The Danny Califf to Philadelphia move was made official. I thought that was a done deal weeks ago?!?!?!?
- Houston appears to have raised the white flag in their attempts to re-sign Stuart Holden.
- It looks like Freddie Ljungberg could be following Beckham to Serie A.
- I still can't believe that Steve Nicol will part with Jeff Larentowicz in part to get Preston Burpo.
- Could this mean that the MLS CBA situation is close to being resolved? I sure hope so.
- Santos of Brazil will be the Red Bulls opponent for the Red Bull Arena opener.
- Portland's renovation plans for PGE Park ahead of next season's jump to MLS were approved.
- TIAS.com has more on why Lee Nguyen turned down MLS's offer. Apparently all they offered was the league minimum on a 5 year deal. Um, yeah.......
- Aris introduced Freddy Adu and gave him the #11 shirt. I hope that is a sign that he'll get a lot of playing time in Greece.
- Austin has re-signed former Cuban U-23 Nat Yordany Alvarez.
- While the 24th Minute is a fan of new NASL PR Director Kartik Krishnayer, Fake Sigi , Aaron Stollar , and Dan Loney obviously aren't. I still hope that the hiring means that NASL.com becomes a vehicle for 2nd Division fans to get a lot more information than they have in the past. But, we shall see.
- Unprofessional Foul wants Manchester UNited supporters to step up their game in their protests against the Glazer ownership of the club.
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