A day after assuring Manchester City fans that he wasn't planning on leaving for MLS in January, former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna helped Man City win its first road game of the season, 3-1 over Aston Villa.
Reyna, coming off two performances that Man City coach Stuart Pearce
called outstanding, was among the Blues' highest rated players (8 out of 10) by
Manchester Evening News.
After the last weekend's Liverpool game, Reyna denied rumors that he would leave
Man City in January for MLS and in an interview on Man City's official Web site
"Those rumors start about any American player once they hit my age, but I'm not
sure where they are coming from. It's just natural, there are clubs back home
that are interested but at the moment there is nothing to it. I'm enjoying my
Brian McBride's fourth goal of the season came on a 6th-minute header off
a corner kick to spark Fulham's 2-1 win over Arsenal on Wednesday. Fulham moved
into 10th place with the win, which Carlos Bocanegra missed with an
Watford, with Jay DeMerit playing his 13th game of the season in defense,
fell to fellow Premier League newcomer, Sheffield United, 1-0. Watford is second
to last with nine points from 14 games and four points behind 18th place
American Tim Howard was not allowed to suit up for Everton against
Manchester United, the club which is loaning him out. Manchester United won,
3-0, to keep its three point lead over Chelsea, a 1-0 winner over Bolton.