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
3. U.S. ABROAD: Fulham thumped; Reading starts with win
August 21st, 2006 4:42PM



Newly promoted Reading won its English Premier League opener, 3-2, over Middlesbrough but American keeper Marcus Hahnemann looked shaky on both goals. Bobby Convey played 83 minutes for Reading. ... Brad Friedel saved a Nwankwo Kanu penalty kick in stoppage time but went down, 3-0, with Blackburn against Portsmouth. ... Jay DeMerit played the second half of newly promoted Watford's 2-1 loss to Everton, for which Tim Howard debuted in goal. ... Claudio Reyna played 72 minutes as Manchester City fell, 3-0, to champion Chelsea. ... For Fulham, Brian McBride played the final 26 minutes and Carlos Bocanegra stayed on the bench in a 5-1 loss to Manchester United. The score was 4-1 when McBride came on.

In Germany, Hannover 96, with Steve Cherundolo at right back, lost and gave up four goals for the second straight week, going down 4-0 to Hertha Berlin. Goalkeeper Kasey Keller was his team's highest rated player (Kicker Magazine) in a 1-0 loss to Nuremberg. ... Gregg Berhalter received a B rating from Kicker Magazine for his play in German Second Division Munich 1860's 3-0 win over Offenbach.

In the Netherlands Eredivisie, neither DaMarcus Beasley nor Lee Nguyen saw action in PSV Eindhoven's season-opening 3-1 win over NEC. Michael Bradley stayed on Heerenveen's bench during its 3-2 win over ADO Den Haag.

No comments yet.

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



Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Watching the MLS playoffs has been tremendously exciting. The games in the first round with the ...
Klinsmann: Nagbe is a 'great fit' for national team    
One of the standouts in the MLS playoffs has been Darlington Nagbe, who has helped the ...
What They're Saying: Didier Drogba    
"It's a different challenge [in MLS]. People think it's easy to play there. Believe me, it's ...
What They're Saying: Stocksbridge Park Steels chairman Allen Bethel    
"I can't believe what I've been seeing on Saturday nights. He's always on his own. Why ...
MLS: Sporting KC continues talks with five free agents    
Sporting Kansas City re-signed 12 of the 13 players it had options on -- all but ...
MLS: Orlando City declines option on Hall    
Stemming from the roster moves announced Wednesday, Orlando City SC may not look radically different in ...
MLS: Revs re-sign Kobayashi, send three to Portugal    
New England announced Wednesday it has renewed the options on 14 players, signed midfielder Daigo Kobayashi ...
Sacramento wants to show it's ready to roll    
While efforts by David Beckham's group to find land for a soccer stadium in Miami appear ...
Johnson scores again in Champions League    
Fabian Johnson scored in his second straight game for Borussia Moenchengladbach in the UEFA Champions League ...
USA names 20 for U-20 Women's World Cup qualifying    
Eight collegians and 12 youth club players comprise Coach Michelle French's roster for the U-20 Women's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives