Both the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers have fallen on hard times recently, with Seattle
winless in six and Portland tied for last in the Western Conference. But none of that will matter
when they renew their Cascadia Cup rivalry Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field.
McCarty Celebrates His First New York Goal With BallouchyThe New York Red Bulls had managed
to get through the first five games of the current season without a single draw, after settling for
sixteen stalemates in 2011. With Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper in terrific goal-scoring form, it
has simply been impossible for opponents to match New York's production.
There may well not be any soccer clubs in the EPL currentlypetitioning to be placed in
administration, something that one of the twoOld Firm clubs in Scotland, Rangers, have been forced
into, but one thing is clear:the top flight of English soccer is not immune from financial
troubleand may end up falling victim to the financial climate sooner rather thanlater.
Roy Hodgson has confirmed Steven Gerrard and Daniel Agger are fit to face Blackpool on Boxing
Gerrard has been sidelined in recent weeks by a hamstring injury sustained on international duty
with England last month, while a calf problem has kept Agger out of action since September 25.
However, the pair are set to return to action for the trip to Bloomfield Road.
Blackpool's home tie with Liverpool scheduled for Boxing Day is already in danger of being
postponed because of the adverse weather conditions.
The Premier League calendar was decimated at the weekend following the big freeze which has swept
across the country, with Liverpool's clash with Fulham and Blackpool's game against Tottenham
LONDON, England â€” Heavy snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc with the Premier League on
Saturday, all but wiping out the fixture list and putting the title race on ice. Arsenal were
denied the chance to regain top spot after their match against Stoke at the Emirates was one of
four matches to be called [.
Reading United return to the friendly confines of Albright's Shirk Stadium for their Premier
Development League clash with the Long Island Rough Riders on Sunday, June 24th from 4pm. Sunday's
match is also Reading's Kicks Against Cancer Night in which UnitedÂ raise money forÂ the fight
against the insidious disease which took team founder and local soccer legend, Archie Moylan, in
10 Cracking Own Goals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Scoring an own goal is soul-destroying, confidence-shattering and altogether demoralising. If
you deflect a shot into your own net, convert a cross past your own goalkeeper or get the last
touch before your team concedes it is frustrating and annoying, but these ten are just down right
A stoppage time equalizer was the difference in Nashville on Monday night, with the United States
Under-23 National Team failing to advance out of the group stage in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying
tournament. After Cuba came up with a stoppage time equalizer against Canada in the early game,
Canada advanced in second-place.