First, the important thing: The Sounders’ third “pitch black” kit, which they wore in their 2-0 victory against the Montreal Impact, looked, well, maybe Herculez Gomez said it best: @SoundersFC Those unis are so sick. Second, the match was pretty solid, too – well worth the 24-hour snow delay and drama surrounding Clint Dempsey’s two-game suspension. The victory gave Sounders’...
It was about five years ago that an acquaintance of Joe Corona found out about open tryouts for a professional soccer team just across the border from San Diego. Corona, only 18 at the time, had just completed his first collegiate season for the San Diego State Aztecs. Despite being a true freshman and getting a little over 500 minutes of playing time, the Los Angeles-born Corona...
Herculez Gomez and Terrence Boyd, it’s your move now. Chris Wondolowski just made his. Wondolowski scored both goals in the U.S. men’s national team’s 2-0 victory over South Korea on Saturday. In doing, so the 31-year-old striker strengthened his case for a spot on the Americans’ squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Wondolowski headed home a rebound in the fourth minute to...
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