Herculez Gomez has picked up right where left off last season.
The U.S. men's national team striker started his Apertura season with Santos Laguna by scoring
the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Michael Orozco Fiscal and San Luis. Gomez opened his season
account after he made a good run in behind the defense, brought the ball down well and rifled home
a well-placed, right-footed effort in the second half.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- When Terrence Boyd found out he would start in the U.S. men's national team's
friendly against Scotland last week, he could not help but smile. Boyd was happy as can be knowing
he would get a big chance to prove his worth in just his second cap with the United States, and he
called his parents to share his excitement.
Clint Dempsey just cannot and will not stop scoring.
Just as Fulham looked set for defeat against Chelsea in their Monday match-up, Dempsey headed
home the equalizer to give Fulham a 1-1 draw. The goal was Dempsey's third in his last two games
and gives him 22 across all competitions this season.
Opening weekend of the 2012 NASL season saw no shortage of drama, especially in South Florida
where the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers overcame being a man down to earn their first three points of the
Bobby Shuttleworth got the shutout for the Revs on Sunday. (Photo by CHRIS
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The last time I saw Bobby Shuttleworth play against the New York Red Bulls in
person was a night I will never forget. It was May 29, 2010 and Shuttleworth started the game on
the bench, backing up Preston Burpo (Matt Reis spent much of the 2010 season injured).
Jason Yeisley | Photo property of Matthew Visinsky ÿ RICHMOND, VA - (Tuesday, December 6, 2011) -
The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce that former FC Dallas forward and USL PRO All-League
player Jason Yeisley recently signed a long-term contract, pending USSF approval.
CARSON, Calif. -- Chivas USA came into Friday night's match hungry for their first win home win
of the season, while the Chicago Fire came in looking to become the latest team to take three
points at the Home Depot Center.
It looked like neither team was going to get what the wanted as the final seconds ticked away,
but Marco Pappa lifted the Fire past Chivas USA when he belted a game-winning goal from 20 yards
away in the dying seconds of the match to give Chicago a 2-1 victory.
The 2012 USL Pro season officially kicked off this past weekend, and two teams exchanged blows
after playing twice in three days.
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Antigua Barracuda FC kicked off the second year of USL Pro action
last Friday night, with the Riverhounds taking a 1-0 decision thanks to a Mike Seth goal in the
After watching two of last year's biggest signings walk this winter, the Revolution have
reportedly addressed its paper-thin forward corps by signing Colombian striker Jose "Pepe" Moreno
via loan from Once Caldas (Colombia).
The 30-year-old forward, who scored eight goals in 20 games for Once Caldas in 2011, is expected
to help fill the crater-sized hole created by the departures of Milton Caraglio and Rajko
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has at last re-signed for the Gunners, it has just been announced.
The deal was concluded in time for the Frenchman to be eligible to play in Monday's FA Cup clash
with Leeds although doubts remain about his match fitness.
Henry has left speculators, pundits and critics undecided about the impact this might have on
the Arsenal squad.
The imminent resigning of Arsenal Legend Thierry Daniel Henry has left speculators, pundits and
critics undecided about the impact this might have on the Arsenal squad. It is easy to overlook the
Wenger & Henry combination which has proved to be successful on and off for approximately twenty
The FA hates Liverpool, but the feeling's probably mutual. Dirk Kuyt can score, or at least he
used to be able to. And hey, I've got something to show you. Right over here. That's right, don't
* Are you English? Are you too young to drive? Can you kick a football?
Maybe it was the professional debut start for rookie Nate Polak who scored Minnesota's first goal of the night, or it might have been the cumulative leadership of Orlando City loan player Jamie Watson who coming into the match had a game under his belt with his new teammates and nearly a week on the [.
Javi Martinez has been rumored with a move from Athletic Bilbao to Bayern Munich for weeks. But
suddenly, the deal seems much less likely to be completed.
On Wednesday, Bayern president Uli Hoeness downplayed the potential moveÂ for the centerback,
calling the Athletic Bilbao front office "very, very stubborn" and claiming that Bilbao is doing
everything they can to stop the move.
Gareth Bale and five other players will not be available for Wales' friendly against Mexico this
coming Sunday, but one of the replacements called in is American-born Adam Henley.
The 17-year-old left back, who was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, is among the six players who
have been summoned by Wales head coach Chris Coleman as replacements for the upcoming friendly
versus Mexico at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.
After a couple of seasons with Aalborg BK, Chris Rolfe is returning home to Chicago Fire, where he
made his professional debut and scored 36 goals from 2005-2009, helping the '06 team win the U.S.
It looks like we Timbers fans are going to get an early Christmas present from the Timbers
organization as they've announced, for really reals, that Jose Adolfo Valencia, the Colombian U-20
national team standout has been officially signed as the Timbers second Designated Player.
We've essentially covered El Trencito over the last few weeks so there's not much to say that
you shouldn't already know.