Category Archives: Soccer

Nigeria display style of champions to thump Mali

Goals from defender Elderson Echiejile, who stooped to head home after 25 minutes, Brown Ideye, who scrambled one in after 30 minutes and an own goal from Mali defender Momo…

National Soccer Hall of Fame reveals 2013 candidate class

Taylor Twellman, Jason Kreis, Ben Olsen, and Chris Armas are among the 22 candidates for the 2013 National Soccer Hall of Fame. U.S. Soccer released the 2013 player ballot on…

Soccer-Ireland full back Kelly swaps Fulham for Reading

LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Ireland full back Stephen Kelly joined Premier League strugglers Reading from mid-table Fulham on Friday on a two-and-a-half year deal. “I’m delighted to have Stephen…

Lilly among 5 to be inducted into state soccer Hall of Fame

Wilton’s Kristine Lilly is one of five individuals who will be inducted into the Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame. The other four are Tony Carvalho, who played at UConn from…

Soccer-Corinthians taking European style to Club World Cup

The Corinthians side that will feature in the Club World Cup in Tokyo on Wednesday has the ammunition to ambush European champions Chelsea if the two teams get through to…

U.S. women can expect subtle changes under Sermanni

If he can lead the Americans to their third World Cup title, Sermanni’s witty remarks will sound every bit as good as any song played by Sundhage. Once dominated by…