Author Archives: Randy Capps

Donovan Asks Galaxy To Extend Everton Loan

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According to multiple reports, Landon Donovan is asking his MLS employers, the L.A. Galaxy, to extend his loan stay at Everton. “I have told Galaxy what I want; they know what’s going on and I speak to my manager there … Continue reading

MLS, Players Union Agree To Mediation

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On Friday afternoon, Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union announced that they will meet next week in Washington D.C. to resume labor negociations. And they’ve accepted an offer of mediation from George H. Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation … Continue reading

How Will The U.S. Squad Shake Out For The World Cup?

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In the aftermath of the United States’ 2-1 loss in Amsterdam to the Netherlands Wednesday, it’s time to start thinking about which 23 players will be on the plane that leaves Philadelphia on May 29 for South Africa and the 2010 World … Continue reading

Garber confident that MLS will avoid work stoppage

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Is it posturing, or is it genuine optimism? Hard to say, but Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber likes his league’s chances of starting the 2010 season without either a lockout or strike. He spoke at the SoccerEx convention in … Continue reading

MLS, Union Playing The Waiting Game

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The MLS season opener is 24 days away, and as of right now, it’s going ahead as scheduled. Of course, the “as of right now” part of that sentence is key. The collective bargaining agreement expired last month and it’s … Continue reading

U.S. 2, El Salvador 1 – The Morning After

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It was a performance unlikely to show up on any clinic videos any time soon, but the United States notched a 2-1 win over El Salvador in a friendly Wednesday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Midfielder Sacha Kljestan … Continue reading

U.S. squares off with El Salvador tonight

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There are a couple of different ways to look at tonight’s friendly between the United States and El Salvador (ESPN Classic and Galavision, 7 p.m.). The first is to write it off as a meaningless affair. After all, there might … Continue reading

Labor Woes Pushing MLS to the Brink

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The Major League Soccer season is scheduled to start on March 25 when the Seattle Sounders host the expansion Philadelphia Union. Of course, with the owners and players trying to hammer out an collective bargaining agreement to replace the one … Continue reading

Can Freddy Adu make the World Cup team?

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The 2010 World Cup is 111 days away and, at the moment, the U.S. national team has its share of questions. Will Clint Dempsey, Oguchi Onyewu and Charlie Davies be healthy enough to contribute? Will there be room on the … Continue reading

Can the U.S. national team ride the wave?

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Today is a good day. The sky is a bit more blue, the air carries a hint of possibility and the birds are signing Better Than Ezra tunes. Because today is the first day of a new era of American … Continue reading