Kljestan leads US past Sweden

Published: January 26, 2009 12:00am

US Soccer.com SI.com The scoreline should read Klejstan 3:2 Sweden as Sacha Kljestan's hat trick lead the US past Sweden in a friendly on Saturday night at the friendly confines of The Home Depot Center. With a rumored deal to Celtic reportedly set to be finalized on Friday, Kljestan played like a...

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Mark your calendars

Published: January 23, 2009 12:00am

USL Soccer.com The 2009 Rhinos schedule is out and it is very interesting. The Rhinos will start off with eight straight on the road as they open the season at the Carolina RailHawks on Saturday April 18th and then play at Puerto Rico (4/24), Miami (4/26), Cleveland (5/1), Montreal (5/9), Portland...

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Look who's back

Published: January 22, 2009 12:00am

USWNT Blog Abby was back on the practice field with the US Women's National Team on Tuesday. Yet again, Abby met a goal. This time it was getting back on the field within six months of her broken leg. More comings and goings: - Dema to LA is official. - Devo is all over Frankie Sanfilippo heading...

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Toronto showed DeRo the money

Published: January 20, 2009 12:00am

SBI.net Ives Galarcep is reporting that Toronto FC will be giving Dwayne De Rosario as much money as they can without making the midfielder a Designated Player. Now all of TFC Nation can go out and get their DeRo jerseys without worry. News & Notes: - Speaking of money, Kaka just turned down a...

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A case of the Mondays................

Published: January 19, 2009 12:00am

I was having a bad Monday before I found out that my car died. But, I have a job to do! On to the news & notes: - Steven Goff has an update on why the Dema to LA trade has yet to be announced. Dema isback home in the Ukraine and nobody could get a hold of him and it's MLS policy to let players...

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Dema off to LA

Published: January 15, 2009 12:00am

Soccer Insider Dema Kovalenko is set to join his 5th MLS club as he is reportedly getting traded from Real Salt Lake to the LA Galaxy where he will be re-united with Bruce Arena whom he played for in New York. With as well as Real Salt Lake did in 2008, I was surprised that they would shake things u...

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Another speed round

Published: January 13, 2009 12:00am

LA Ink US WNT forward Natasha Kai will be featured on Thursday's episode of LA Ink on TLC. So if you want to see Ms. Kai add to her collection of body art, tune in or DVR it. Here are some other quick hits from around the soccer globe: - Marta has signed with the LA Sol as expected. And Kick This...

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Mendes re-ups with the Red Bulls

Published: January 9, 2009 12:00am

Red Bulls website Former Rhino Carlos Mendes has re-signed with the NY Red Bulls. The team is not releasing any details on the contract and it will be interesting to see if it is for longer than the 2009 season. The Final 4 in Philly SBI.net Here are the finalists for the name of the MLS team that...

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It's getting drafty in here

Published: January 7, 2009 12:00am

With the MLS SuperDraft coming up this month, I figured that I'd throw out some of the better stuff that have surfaced lately. Goal.com has a piece on how Generation adidas players have impacted MLS. Speaking of Generation adidas, MLS has released the list of this year's 9 Gen adidas players that...

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Gabe Gervais hangs up his boots

Published: January 6, 2009 12:00am

Montreal Impact.com Former Rhino and long time nemesis Gabe Gervais is retiring after suffering a bunch of injuries last season with the Impact. Gervais retires as the first and only player to be named the USL 1st Division/A-League Defender of the Year three times. It will be interesting to see how...

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It's a new year

Published: January 5, 2009 12:00am

It will be interesting to see if the Rhinos can take the momentum of the 2008 season and build it into an even better 2009. We had Rhinos owner Rob Clark in studio on Saturday and he said that things were looking good on Danny Earls returning in 2009 and that the the team has signed a couple of play...

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