NOWAK NAMED USMNT ASSISTANT COACH

Published: December 22, 2006 12:00am

US Soccer.com Andrea Canales - ESPN.com Peter Nowak gave up the security of the head coaching job with DC United to reunite with his former coach with the Chicago Fire, Bob Bradley, when he accepted the position as the assistant coach of the US U-23 Men's National Team and the same position on a...

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NEIL DOMBROWSKI SIGNS WITH PORTLAND

Published: December 20, 2006 12:00am

Timbers.com Former Rhinos midfielder Neil Dombrowski has signed with the Portland Timbers. Dombrowski was not real happy with his lack of playing time during his rookie season and Coach Calloway wasn't real sure that Dombrowski would be back in 2007 with the Rhinos. During his rookie season in 20...

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CAM WEAVER HEADED TO NORWAY

Published: December 19, 2006 12:00am

Seattle Sounders.net The Seattle Sounders have announced that 2006 USL 1st Division Rookie of the Year Cam Weaver has been transfered to Norwegian 1st division club FK Haugesund. Weaver tied for the USL 1st Division lead in both goals (18) and points (39) during his rookie season. He shared the...

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MORE MLS TRADES

Published: December 18, 2006 12:00am

LA adds Jaqua and moves Hartman - MLSNet.com LA picked up former Chicago Fire forward Nate Jaqua from Toronto FC for a partial allocation. Jaqua had been comtemplating a move to Europe this offseason, but appears happy with the trade to LA and will likely stay in MLS for at least another season....

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US & MEXICO TO FACEOFF ON FEBRURARY 7TH IN PHOENIX

Published: December 15, 2006 12:00am

US Soccer.com US Men's National Team interim head coach Bob Bradley will get an opportunity to take on the US's arch rivals Mexico during his audition period. US Soccer has announced that the US will take on Mexico at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Wednesday, February 7,...

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US SOCCER FAMILY SUFFERS ANOTHER LOSS

Published: December 14, 2006 12:00am

MLSNet.com FC Dallas.com MLS founding investor, Lamar Hunt passed away yesterday at the age of 74. Hunt was the operator of FC Dallas, the Columbus Crew, and until early this year the Kansas City Wizards. Hunt was inducted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 1982 and was awarded the National So...

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ADU ALL SMILES AS HE IS INTRODUCED IN SALT LAKE

Published: December 13, 2006 12:00am

Adu thrilled to join Real - Deseret Morning News Adu overjoyed to join RSL - MLSNet.com It's a Win-Win for Adu and United - Washington Post.com One thing we learned yesterday is that it only cost Freddy a PS3 to land the #11 shirt with Real Salt Lake. Apparently Alecko Eskandarian wouldn't give...

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ADU MOVES TO REAL

Published: December 11, 2006 12:00am

DC United.com Steven Goff - Washington Post Michael C. Lewis - Salt Lake Tribune Deseret Morning News DC United has traded Freddy Adu and Nick Rimando to Real Salt Lake for a major allocation, the rights to goalkeeper Jay Nolly, and future considerations. This deal ends the rocky relationship be...

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RENE RIVAS IS LOOKING TO PLAY AGAIN

Published: December 11, 2006 12:00am

Rochester Rhinos Head Coach Laurie Calloway was on Kick This! this past Saturday and said that Rene Rivas is looking to re-ignite his playing career in 2007 and that the organization is looking into options to retool the men's team's coaching staff, as well as find a new head coach for the wome...

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REACTION TO THE BRADLEY HIRING

Published: December 9, 2006 12:00am

The Clean Cheet: Chivas Loss is U.S. Gain A Full Friday - ThisIsAmerican.com Gulati mismanaged the hiring process - Jeff Carlisle - ESPN.com Bradley deserving of the chance to lead U.S. team - Ives Galarcep - ESPN.com Rising From the Ashes - Michael Lewis - BigAppleSoccer.com No Better Choice - Bi...

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BOB BRADLEY TO BE NAMED INTERIM US COACH

Published: December 8, 2006 12:00am

US Soccer.com SI.com - Klinsmann out, Bradley in SI.com - Bombshell of a day BigAppleSoccer.com It what can only be described as stunning news, US Soccer President Sunil Gulati is expected to announce later today that negotiations with former German National Team coach and star Jurgen Klinsmann...

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BECKHAMS HOUSE HUNTING IN LA?

Published: December 7, 2006 12:00am

SI.com The David Beckham to the LA Galaxy rumor mill has a little more grist as Victoria Beckham, David's wife, has reportedly been looking at homes in Beverly Hills and Hollywood and supposedly wants to finalize a purchase by January. With the transfer window opening up in January, the timing...

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3 FORMER RHINOS AMONGST CAROLINA RAILHAWK SIGNINGS

Published: December 6, 2006 12:00am

RailHawks.com Yesterday, the Carolina RailHawks officially announced that former Rhinos Chris Carrieri, Jonny Steele, and Connolly Edozien, along with former Puerto Rico Islander Josh Norkus and Anthony Maher will be members of their inaugural season in 2007. RailHawks head coach Scott Schweitze...

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IT'S TIME TO STUFF THE BALLOT BOX

Published: December 5, 2006 12:00am

Vote for U.S. Soccer Athletes of the Year Abby Wambach is once again up for U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. In 2006, Abby moved up to sixth all time in goal scoring for the USWNT and scored both goals against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinal that punched the US's ticket to the 2...

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WHAT WERE THE RAPIDS THINKING?

Published: December 4, 2006 12:00am

ColoradoRapids.com On Friday, the Colorado Rapids traded starting goalkeeper Joe Cannon to the LA Galaxy for forward Herculez Gomez and defender Ugo Ihemelu. The teams also swapped second round draft picks in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft with the Rapids receiving the natural 18th and sending the natu...

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DEMPSEY MOVE TO FULHAM IN TROUBLE?

Published: December 1, 2006 12:00am

Clubcall.com Clint Dempsey's desired move to the English Premier League may have encountered a stumbling block that will be harder to overcome than merely getting MLS to agree to a deal. Apparently Fulham have agreed to a deal to land the New England Revolution and US Men's National Team forward/mid...

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'DOLO SAYS THAT KLINSMANN IS THE MAN

Published: November 30, 2006 12:00am

Eurosport.com US Men's National Team defender Steve Cherundolo has told a German television channel that he has been told that Jurgen Klinsmann will be the next US Men's National Team coach. US Soccer front man Sunil Gulati has said that he hopes to name a new coach by the end of November and early...

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WAMBACH NOT IN THE FINAL 3 FOR FIFA WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Published: November 29, 2006 12:00am

FIFA.com FIFA unveiled the three finalists for their men's and women's World Player of the Year awards and Rochester native Abby Wambach did not make the list. US captain Kristine Lilly, Brazil's Marta, and Germany's Renate Lingor were named as the three finalists for the women's award. On the men's...

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GREG SUTTON TO TORONTO FC APPEARS TO BE A DONE DEAL

Published: November 29, 2006 12:00am

Montreal Impact.com Toronto Sun The Montreal Impact have announced that MLS has purchased the contract of Canadian National Team goalkeeper Greg Sutton from the club and indications are that he will join Toronto FC. It is expected that Toronto FC will introduce Sutton as their newest addition at...

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BECKHAM TO MLS RUMOR TAKES A NEW TWIST

Published: November 28, 2006 12:00am

GLAZER'S ROLE FOR BECKHAM In an interesting twist to the David Beckham to the LA Galaxy rumors, Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer is interested in buying into the MLS club, re-branding the team, and helping pay the freight to get Beckham to LA. While all the ties between Beckham and LA have bee...

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MARK JULY 1, 2007 ON YOUR CALENDAR

Published: November 27, 2006 12:00am

FIFA rules allow a player who's contract is about to expire to discuss a contract for the following season six months prior to his contract expiring. Rhinos captain Scott Vallow has a contract that is currently set to expire on December 31, 2007. That means that if Vallow and the Rhinos have not agr...

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REAL SALT LAKE NABS FIRST KIT SPONSOR IN MLS

Published: November 17, 2006 12:00am

XanGo.com RealSaltLake.com FoxSports.com Today, Real Salt Lake will be holding a press conference to announce that beverage maker XanGo will become their kit sponsor starting in 2007. Reportedly, the deal is for four years and will land Real Salt Lake between $4 and $5 million total. Real Salt Lak...

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DESIGNATED PLAYER CHATTER

Published: November 16, 2006 12:00am

SI.com - Greg Lalas FoxSports.com - Nick Webster Now that the offseason is under way, the soccer media is having a field day talking about the new Designated Player Rule and what it means for the future of MLS. Of course, there is the usual Beckham and Ronaldo speculation. But, there is also good di...

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TORONTO FC GETS TO ADD 10 PLAYERS ON FRIDAY

Published: November 15, 2006 12:00am

MLSNet.com The newest member of MLS will add ten players on Friday as the league will hold an expansion draft for Toronto FC at 1pm. There are already some interesting rumors flying around ahead of the draft where 10 teams will lose one player. The most interesting rumor has FC Dallas trading right...

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HOUSTON CLAIMS 2006 MLS CUP ON PENALTIES

Published: November 13, 2006 12:00am

Dynamo are fast workers: one year, one title Onstad saves day ... then saves the ball Dy-no-mite! Houston wins MLS Cup For the first 105 minutes, the 2006 MLS Cup was not the most entertaining game. The game was scoreless and neither team had a multitude of quality scoring chances. Taylor Twellman...

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VALLOW AND DELICATE TO HOLD A HALF DAY CAMP ON NOVEMBER 24TH

Published: November 10, 2006 12:00am

 SOCCER WITH THE RHINOS ON TURKEY BREAK!!JOIN SCOTT VALLOW and MATTHEW DELICÂTE of the ROCHESTER RHINOS for a HALF-DAY GOALKEEPER or STRIKER CAMP!!WHEN: November 24, 1-5pm WHERE: Premier Sports Center, 701 Phillips Road, Webster Who: Any young soccer player looking to strengthen his / her tec...

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ABBY NAMED TO USWNT GOLD CUP ROSTER

Published: November 10, 2006 12:00am

US Soccer.com The USA will take on the winner of the Mexico-Trinidad & Tobago quarterfinal on Wednesday, Nov. 22, in one of the Women’s Gold Cup semifinals at The Home Depot Center. The winner of that game will qualify directly to the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Despite missing her first gam...

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KC VOTERS MAKE WIZARDS MOVE TO PLAN B

Published: November 9, 2006 12:00am

SOCCER COMPLEX | A different financing proposal considered On Tuesday, Johnson County voters shot down a ballot issue that would have funded a 24 field youth and amateur soccer complex with an increase in property taxes by a 64% to 36% margin. OnGoal LLC, the new owners of the Wizards, are now looki...

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ATLANTA KICKS OFF THEIR OFFSEASON

Published: November 8, 2006 12:00am

Atlanta Silverbacks.com The Atlanta Silverbacks announced yesterday that they had re-signed former Rhino David Hayes to a new three year contract, as well as re-signing USL 1st Division 1st Team defender Matt Bobo, goalkeeper Felipe Quintero, and midfielder Tony McManus to new two year contracts. At...

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THE OFFSEASON BEGINS FOR PLENTY OF MLS SQUADS

Published: November 7, 2006 12:00am

Washington Post.com Beyond the talk of Freddy Adu possibly moving across the pond, there are other tidbits of speculation out of DC that should be on interest to fans in Rochester. USL 2nd Division leading scorer Robert Ssejjemba appears to be headed back to the USL after his stint with United after...

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