Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Keepers highlight quiet week for foreign legion
September 21st, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily



[AMERICANS ABROAD] Midfielder Michael Bradley was left out of Borussia Moenchengladbach's lineup for the third straight game. Among the few highlights for Americans abroad last weekend came from goalkeepers in England.

ENGLAND. Brad Friedel helped Aston Villa down Portsmouth, 2-0, in Villa's third straight game without conceding a goal. Villa is in fifth place. Fellow keeper Tim Howard helped Everton to a 3-0 win over Blackburn in the Toffees' second win of the season and first shutout in five games. Everton is 13th place.

Striker Jozy Altidore made his first start of the season for Hull and played 64 minutes as it fell 1-0 to Birmingham. Hull is in second-to-last place. Fulham, whose Clint Dempsey played 62 minutes, lost, 2-1, to Birmingham and fell to 14th place.

GERMANY. With Michael Bradley on the bench, Borussia M'Gladbach fell, 4-2, to Hoffenheim, giving up two goals after equalizing in the 86th minute. Right back Steve Cherundolo went the full 90 and was yellow-carded in Hannover's 1-1 tie with Borussia Dortmund. Gladbach and Hannover are in 10th and 12th place, respectively.

In the second division, Kenny Cooper played 81 minutes and was cautioned in 1860 Munich's 2-0 loss to Alemania Aachen. Matt Taylor played the final 18 minutes for FSV Frankfurt's 2-0 in loss to Karlsruhe. Keeper David Yeldell played 90 minutes for TUS Koblenz in a 1-1 tie with FC Union Berlin.

SCOTLAND. Neither Maurice Edu nor DaMarcus Beasley dressed for Rangers' 0-0 draw with Kilmarnock.

ITALY. Oguchi Onyewu stayed on AC Milan's bench for a 1-0 win over Bologna.

FRANCE. Carlos Bocanegra went the distance for Rennes in a 4-0 win over Grenoble. Charlie Davies also went the distance, for Sochaux, which lost, 5-2, to Valenciennes .

MEXICO. Midfielder Jose Francisco Torres played 73 minutes in Pachuca's 3-1 loss loss to Monterrey. San Luis defender Michael Orozco went the distance in San Luis' 4-2 loss to Cruz Azul. Also seeing a full 90 was Tigres' Edgar Castillo, in a scoreless tie with Indios, whose Marco Vidal played the final two minutes.

NORWAY. Keeper Troy Perkins helped Valerenga beat Lyn, 4-1.

SWEDEN. Midfield Alejandro Bedoya played 90 for Orebro SK in a 3-1 win over Kalmar FF.


No comments yet.

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



Recent Soccer America Daily
By the Numbers: MLS playoff teams since All-Star Game    
The MLS All-Star break isn't a "break" in the sense that the MLB All-Star Game is ...
MLS: All the Decision Day talking points    
FC Dallas is two-thirds the way toward the first treble in MLS history ... Seattle made ...
USL Final: Allen hat trick powers NYRBII to big win    
Former Georgetown star Brandon Allen scored three goals and added an assist as New York Red ...
Video Pick: Klopp cracks up at mixup    
Liverpool's German coach Jurgen Klopp amused himself after misunderstanding a postgame question following his team's 2-1 ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"This gesture, at 1-0, OK. Not at 4-0. It is a humiliation." -- Jose Mourinho, caught ...
USWNT: Ohai does one (second) better than Williams    
The USA overcame an early deficit to hammer Switzerland, 5-1, before 23,400 fans at Minneapolis' U.S. ...
Crowd Count: MLS breaks attendance marks    
MLS broke its record for average attendance for the third year in a row, finishing with ...
MLS: Decision Day Results & Final Standings    
FC Dallas won the MLS Supporters' Shield when it tied the LA Galaxy, 0-0. Philadelphia clinched ...
What They're Saying: Georgia teen Reuben Nsemoh    
"My friends would always talk to me in Spanish and would teach me. I wasn't perfect, ...
U.S. Abroad: Pulisic rescues Borussia Dortmund    
Christian Pulisic came off the bench to set up one goal and score the tying goal ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives