August 31, 2011
Devo says that the WNY Flash own an option for 2012 on team captain Caroline Seger.
Jenna Pel wonders if her new two year deal in Sweden means that she's not coming back to WPS.
My guess is that she continues the globe hopping back and forth to maximize income. Although, if WPS pushes back their 2012 schedule due to the London Olympics, things could get sticky....
More USL PRO News
- Troy Roberts and Neal Kitson were named to the 2nd Team All-USL PRO League.
- Neal Kitson (GK of the Year) is the only Rhino that is a finalist for a league award. So how can Bob Lilley's team win their conference, he has only one finalist for a league award and no selections to the league's First XI, and he's not at least a finalist for Coach of the Year? And how JC Banks isn't a Rookie of the Year finalist is beyond me.....
- The Richmond Kickers fell to the Chicago Fire 2-1 in the USOC Semifinals last night.
USMNT open camp ahead of the Costa Rica game on Friday
- Timmy Chandler is excited about the Klinsmann era.
- Chris Pontius and Jonathon Spector have been added to the US camp.
- Klinsmann discusses some of his future plans for the USMNT.
- KCKRS looks at how Klinsmann is getting some tifo love already.
- Jeff Larentowicz and the Colorado Rapids appreciate how much Klinsmann communicates with players and their clubs.
- Klinsmann talks about how he wants US players to stay sharp during the offseason.
- Studio 90 takes a first look at the US Camp.
- The USA 10 Kit talks about how the Costa Rica match is a chance for Klinsmann to really make a statement.
- Steve Davis talks about his early impressions of the Klinsmann era.
- The US will host Ecuador in East Hartford on October 11th.
- MLS Soccer.com talks about how the US may still land Joe Benny Corona.
- ESPN talks ideal dinner party with US captain Carlos Bocanegra.
News & Notes:
- Sam is jazzed that Hope Solo will be on Dancing with the Stars.
- WPS CEO Anne-Marie Eileraas has stepped down. It will be interesting to see who replaces her.
- Beau Dure talks about WPS' future taking shape.
- The USA 10 Kit is a bit annoyed that the WPS Final was overshadowed a bit by the future of the league talk.
- Michael Bradley has moved to Serie A with Chievo Verona.
- FC Dallas' head coach is tired of Seattle always winning their bids to host USOC matches.
- The Sounders are focused on a USOC three-peat.
- Does Eto'o's transfer really mean all that much to MLS?
- Stuart Holden survived his reserve match with Bolton on Tuesday.
- Bob Bradley's agent says that Egypt will make a decision on their next coach this week.
- Tim Howard says that he would really like to come back to MLS one day.
- I guess not everyone with the Montreal Impact gets paid crazy money.....
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