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 Collins John slapped with three-game suspension April 18, 5:48 p.m. |
[USL PRO: Week 5] The USL PRO career of Collins John, the Liberian-born Dutch international who ... What They're Saying April 18, 5:39 p.m.
"There is no problem. Tensions are a bit high; I have no problem with that. They ... Chivas USA's McNamara faces knee surgery April 18, 5:21 p.m.
[MLS INJURY REPORT] Rookie Thomas McNamara, who had started every game for Chivas USA until being ... Road to Rio begins for Tab Ramos' group April 18, 5:10 p.m.
[USA UNDER-21 MEN] The road to Rio begins for the U.S. men's Olympic team begins with ... New-look Thorns aim for two in a row on road April 18, 4:39 p.m.
[NWSL: Week 2] The defending champion Portland Thorns FC remain on the road for the second ... Lack of playing time worrying for bubble players April 17, 9:27 p.m.
[AMERICANS ABROAD] With only four weeks at most for most players before the end of their ... Three games to watch April 17, 9:26 p.m.
[MLS: Week 7] Real Salt Lake and Portland face off for the first time since meeting ... Ref thwarts hidden ball trick April 17, 8:40 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Norwegian midfielder Jan Gunnar Solli of Swedish club Hammarby tucked the ... What They're Saying April 17, 8:10 p.m.
"This is going to be the foundation of the World Cup. It's a dry climate. It's ... Howard's extension 'incredible moment' for Everton April 17, 8 p.m.
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Everton has signed U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard to a two-year extension that ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives