Archives: Carlos Ruiz

With Thin Squad, Union Fans Hoping For Upgrades

Posted on by Earl Reed

For a second year club, the Philadelphia Union have made huge strides in improving their squad. Most Major League Soccer prognosticators considered them a mid-finisher in the Eastern Conference, just missing out on the MLS Cup playoffs. Two key acquisitions … Continue reading

MLS Math: Does it Add Up?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I must admit despite the speculation I was mildly surprised by the news Carlos Ruiz has returned to the LA Galaxy. I understand that the Galaxy have Joe Cannon and Clint Mathis both off the books and that the three … Continue reading

Grandfathering In Designated Players Smacks of Favortism

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Landon Donovan/AP Major League Soccer has made several efforts in the past few seasons to eliminate the appearance of favoritism towards certain clubs that was often alleged in the early seasons of the league. Many fans of clubs in the … Continue reading

Clark Given Record Suspension

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

MLS has suspended Ricardo Clark of Houston for nine games and given him a $10,000 suspension. This is an unprecedented fine for MLS, but given Clark’s actions against Carlos Ruiz last week, the league felt the fine and suspension were … Continue reading