Sporting KC gets help for second-half charge
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] Sporting Kansas City moved to bolster its midfield after the exit of young Spaniard Oriol Rosell to
Sporting Lisbon by signing a pair of midfielders, Honduran World Cup midfielder Jorge Claros and Swiss midfielder Martin
Steuble, who recently debuted for the Philippines.
"We are always looking for players to enhance our roster," Sporting KC Manager Peter
Vermes said. "Not only is the quality of Jorge and Martin high, but obviously with the injuries and things we have dealt with this season adding them will be a great benefit for the second half
of the season."
Claros should be available for action in Saturday's ESPN2 match against the LA Galaxy, while Steuble will join the squad later.
Claros' three appearances at
the World Cup give him 53 for Honduras. The 28-year-old midfielder also appeared in eight matches during Los Catrachos' successful World Cup qualifying campaign. He joins Sporting KC from Motagua in
Honduras. It will be his second stint abroad. He one and half years with Hibernian in Scotland.
The 26-year-old Steuble, who was acquired after having at tryout at Sporting KC, has played
seven years of professional soccer in Switzerland, most recently with FC Wil. He also played for Lausanne, making five appearances in the Europa League. Steuble debuted for the Philippines national
team under new head coach Thomas Dooley in March and has made nine international appearances.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying Aug. 1, 10:35 p.m. |
"We can't do the work of FIFA and UEFA. We hope that in the near future ... Manchester United and Liverpool in driver's seats Aug. 1, 6:04 p.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Group play in the Guinness International Champions Cup concludes Saturday with four games. Manchester ... Dayton head coach van Druenen steps down Aug. 1, 5:46 p.m.
[USL PRO: Week 20] Sid van Druenen has resigned as head coach of the Dayton Dutch ... Kansas City aims to join Seattle in playoffs Aug. 1, 5:38 p.m.
[NWSL: Week 17] FC Kansas City will look to join the regular-season champion Seattle Reign FC ... U.S. under-23 men's national team roster Aug. 1, 5:16 p.m.
[BAHAMAS CAMP] The U.S. under-23 men's national team roster will hold a five-day camp, beginning Sunday, ... Revs' Fagundez gets Uruguay U-20 call-up Aug. 1, 4:58 p.m.
[MLS: Friday] The New England Revolution announced that 19-year-old midfielder Diego Fagundez has been called into ... Our All-Star Game guide: 11 things to do in Portland Aug. 1, 4:42 p.m.
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] There's lots happening around Wednesday's AT&T MLS ALL-Star Game in Portland with an NWSL ... U.S. attendance records, from Hakoah to Olympics Aug. 1, 3:24 p.m.
[CROWD COUNT] A crowd of 109,000 is expected Saturday at the Big House, home of University ... What They're Saying: James Rodriguez Aug. 1, 1:52 p.m.
"I'm here just as another player. There are many stars; I'll try to help out." -- ... 2014 NPSL All-League Team Aug. 1, 12:19 a.m.
[AWARDS] Two players each from the NPSL finalists New York Red Bulls U-23s (Victor Manosalvas and ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives