Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Spector and Zizzo see action
February 23rd, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Two young Americans returned to action when defender Jonathan Spector started for English Premier League West Ham and midfielder Sal Zizzo came off the bench late for Hannover 96 in the German Bundesliga. For a wrap-up on Americans in foreign leagues. ...

ENGLAND. Jonathan Spector, the 23-year-old right back whose only previous appearance this season came in December, played 85 minutes for West Ham in its 2-1 loss to Bolton. Spector, who joined Manchester United in 2003, has been plagued by injuries after making 26 appearances last season.

Brad Friedel made five saves for Aston Villa as it fell, 1-0, to Chelsea. Fellow keeper Tim Howard had a quiet day for Everton during its scoreless tie with Newcastle. Clint Dempsey went the full 90 in Fulham's 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

GERMANY. Sal Zizzo, the 21-year-old Californian, saw his first action for Hannover 96 since November and in his third appearance of the year came on in the 62nd minute of a 3-2 loss to Borussia Moenchengladbach. Right back Steve Cherundolo, recovering from a hip injury, played the final four minutes for Hannover. Michael Bradley played the whole game for Gladbach, which won its first game since November and is now on a three-game unbeaten streak. Last-place Gladbach is now just three points inside the relegation zone.

Landon Donovan played the entire second half as Bayern Munich was upset, 2-1, in front of 69,000 home fans, by FC Cologne.

FRANCE. Carlos Bocanegra kept his streak alive of starting every Rennes game this season in a 1-0 win over Nice. Freddy Adu didn't suit up for Monaco's 2-1 loss to Lille.

BELGIUM. Oguchi Onyewu played 90 minutes for defending champ Standard Liege as fell 4-2 win to Anderlecht.

SCOTLAND. After seeing Scottish FA Cup action in the midweek, DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu sat out Glasgow Rangers' 3-1 win over Kilmarnock.

SPAIN. Xerez beat Cordoba, 2-1, in the second division without giving Jozy Altidore his first action since joining on loan from Villarreal in January.

AUSTRIA. Preston Zimmerman scored for Kapfenberg SV in a 2-1 over FC Karnten.

MEXICO. Jose Francisco Torres played the first 55 minutes in Pachuca's 3-0 win over Indios.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Carolina RailHawks fan Howie Perl    
"You'd think if corruption at all touched the RailHawks, that they'd be really good and buying ...
Reports: High-powered lawyer presses NASL demands    
Sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler, who represented MLS players in the 1996 lawsuit against MLS, its owners ...
MLS Power Rankings: Galaxy stays on its perch     
The LA Galaxy, winner of four games in a row and eight out of its previous ...
O'Neill moves on to last-place Belgian club    
The deal by which Shane O'Neill left MLS for Cypriot club Apollon Limassol a month ago ...
NASL: Pinho's hat trick gives him scoring lead    
Brazilian striker Stefano Pinho is the hottest player in the NASL. He followed up on two ...
USL: OKC's Koenig ties league scoring record    
OKC Energy FC moved into first place and became the first Western Conference team to earn ...
What They're Saying: Caleb Porter    
"We're coaches, and we're all ambassadors for MLS and want the game to grow, and I ...
Video Pick: BWP's volley leads MLS golazos    
A diving header by Kevin Doyle (Colorado), sharp-shooting from Diego Fagundez (New England) and Andrew Jacobson ...
Nesta joins Maldini as head coach at Miami FC    
Miami is the home to retired Italian stars. It's been Paolo Maldini's second home for 15 ...
U.S. Abroad: Timothy Chandler needs knee surgery    
U.S, national team defender Timothy Chandler has been lost for the friendlies against Peru and Brazil ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives