3. U.S. ABROAD: Fulham thumped; Reading starts with win
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
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.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Three takeaways from USA-Norway March 4, 6:10 p.m. |
Carli Lloyd once again flashed her goalscoring prowess to rally the USA from a 1-0 deficit ... Road to Vancouver: Sweden stuns Germany at Algarve Cup March 4, 5:29 p.m.
The USA survived a scare from Norway, but Germany and Japan weren't so lucky, falling on ... MLS and union headed deep into overtime March 4, 1:26 p.m.
Talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players Union continued Wednesday as they attempted to ... Frank Klopas on Montreal miracle: 'God never sleeps' March 4, 2:11 a.m.
The Montreal Impact made history when it became the first Canadian team (and just third MLS ... U.S. U-17s sitting pretty, so far March 4, 2:01 a.m.
The USA opened its qualifying campaign for the 2015 U-17 World Cup with a 5-0 win ... Video Pick: The world's best free-kick taker? March 4, 12:38 a.m.
No one has scored more free-kick goals in European club play in the last two years ... What They're Saying: Steve Bruce March 3, 11:50 p.m.
"Unfortunately Brady has fallen down a hole in the training ground and it looks an awful ... Real Monarchs ink deal on new stadium site March 3, 6:40 p.m.
A week after a deal for a stadium at the Utah State Fairgrounds fell apart, Real ... Crew Stadium gets a name 16 years later March 3, 6:23 p.m.
MLS's oldest soccer-specific stadium finally has a name of its own. Columbus Crew SC has partnered ... MLS Trade Central: Philly adds pair of youngsters March 3, 6:05 p.m.
The Philadelphia Union agreed to terms with Saint Louis University defender Raymond Lee and 18-year-old midfielder ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives