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Fire acquire Atouba Emane in MLS SuperDraft
that turned out at Thursdays Major League Soccer SuperDraft in Indianapolis were the most ..... team, Atouba Emane played in the 2011 FIFA World Cup in Colombia and was most recently ..... New York. The revamped National Womens Soccer League will conduct its draft in Indianapolis ..... will begin play in the North American Soccer League in 2014. X Midfielder Collin Fernandez
Fire Postseason Report
Major League Soccer is only in the early stages of its postseason ..... in London and have been No. 1 in the FIFA Womens World Rankings since 2008. "Most ..... director for the Chicago-based U.S. Soccer Federation, will coach those matches ..... held for the fifth time at Bridgeview Soccer & Sports Dome on Dec. 14-15. Fire
Concussions expert urges age limit on head blows
research project involving 100 retired NFL players seeks a diagnosis for a brain disease linked to multiple concussions. At a FIFA -hosted international conference on concussions in sports, Robert Cantu urged the outlawing of tackling in football, heading in soccer and body-checking in ice hockey in youth matches.
Fire's loss sets up critical match against DC United
Saturday was a strange night for Chicago soccer . Arguably the best-played match of ..... at Toyota Park was staged in an ideal soccer atmosphere, but it didnt involve the Fire. The citys Major League Soccer club was in Boston, playing a bad game ..... welcomed the top two teams in the current FIFA Womens World Rankings, and it drew a
With playoff berth locked up, Fire hit stretch run
primary preseason goal was to qualify for the Major League Soccer playoffs for the first time since 2009. That goal has been ..... the higher seed. So, after seven months, theres plenty of soccer to be played and the best is yet to come. The Fire doesnt ..... meetings between the teams ranked one-two in the current FIFA Womens World Rankings. They also collide on Tuesday in East
An historic win for U.S. soccer team
the U.S. national team finally won a soccer game at its southern neighbor and regional ..... Dominated for most of the night at one of soccer 's most intimidating venues, the Americans ..... following a season of turmoil in Major League Soccer , came on a minute later. Boyd, a German ..... 1997 World Cup qualifier. At the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup, the U.S. beat
David Beckham won't be in London Olympics
was told he failed to make the British soccer team for the London Olympics -- the very ..... s form and fitness as a Major League Soccer midfielder for the Los Angeles Galaxy ..... Stadium. Britain has not fielded an Olympic soccer team since 1960 because Scotland, Wales ..... feared losing their independence within FIFA . The world body has assured the federations
Union keeper Mondragon among MLS All-Stars
In his first season in Major League Soccer , Union goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon has been selected as one of 22 MLS All-Stars. The Colombian captain, who transferred ..... He has been capped 50 times by the Colombian national team, including appearances in the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1998 FIFA World Cup. As a pro, he has played for clubs in Colombia, Argentina, Spain, France and Turkey.
After Harvey booking, should MLS employ replay?
who are governed by the United States Soccer Federation, have been under fire this ..... change the game. So why cant Major League Soccer follow in the footsteps of other major ..... review certain plays? Nowak admitted soccer has never been very good at adapting to ..... this could be changing. Just this week, FIFA unveiled plans that could lead to goal
Word on the Street: Bears eyeing Boise State WR
for 951 yards and 10 touchdowns. (ChicagoBreakingSports) Soccer player beaten into breaking contract? Nikola Nikezic, a Russian soccer player, claims that he was beaten into breaking his contract ..... Nikezic, who played for Kuban Krasnodar, sent a letter to FIFA President Sepp Blatter detailing the alleged event. He says