Monday, January 17, 2011

Some News for Mon Jan 17, 2011


Greg Seltzer at tells us that Jermaine Jones has left Germany and Schalke and signed with Blackburn in England. OK. Not bad.


Training continues in Carson CA with the young inexperienced USAers as they prepare for next Saturday's game against Chile at the Home Depot Center.


Alejandro Bedoya of Orebro has finally joined up the team in suburban LA. He had been in preseason training with his club.


Q & A with assistant coach Jesse Marsch. Via the official Team USA blog.


Clint Dempsey - Fulham - went the full 90, got an assist, drew 1-1 at Wigan.
Brad Friedel - Aston Villa - went the full 90, drew 1-1 at Birmingham.
Marcus Hahnemann - Wolverhamtpon - didn't play, lost 4-3 at Man City.
Stuart Holden - Bolton - started, went 83, lost 2-0 at Stoke.
Tim Howard - Everton - went the full 90, committed foul for penalty, drew 2-2 at Liverpool.
Eddie Johnson - Fulham - did not dress, drew 1-1 at Wigan.
Eric Lichaj - Aston Villa - did not dress, drew 1-1 at Birmingham.
Jonathan Spector - West Ham - went the full 90, lost 0-3 at home to Arsenal.
Conor Doyle - Derby County - on bench lost, 3-0 at Watford.
Brad Guzan - Hull City - went distance, won 2-0 at home v Barnsley.
Zak Whitbread - Norwich - full 90, drew 1-1 v Cardiff City.
Frank Simek - Carlisle United - full 90, won 4-0 v Bristol Rovers.


Carlos Bocanegra - St Etienne - full 90, lost 2-1 at Lens.


Jozy Altidore -Villarreal - on bench, won 4-2 v Osasuna.


Charles Kazlauskas - Helmond Sport - did not dress, drew 2-2 v Den Bosch.
Oguchi Onyewu - Twente - Wed Jan 19 v Heracles.


DaMarcus Beasley - Hannover - didn't dress, won 0-3 at Eintract Frankfurt.
Michael Bradley - Monchengladbach - come on in 71st, won 0-1 at Nurnberg.
Steve Cherundolo - Hannover - full 90, won 0-3 at Eintract Frankfurt.
Ricardo Clark - Eintract Frankfurt - full 90, lost 0-3 v Hannover.
Daniel Williams - Freiburg - didn't dress, drew 2-2 at St Pauli.


Mo Edu - Rangers - came in the 62nd, scored a goal, won 4-0 v Hamilton Academy.



Nottingham Forest announces that Robbie Findley has gotten his official work permit and will join the team asap!
-The team is currently in 8th place of the English Championship (second) Division. They are 9 points off the lead with 2 games in hand on the leaders.
-The Nottingham Post with an article on Findley as well, with lots of quotes. (thanks to Bart for this link)


Jonathan Bornstein - Tigres - started and came off at half time, won 1-0 v Necaxa.
Edgar Castillo - Puebla - started and went 68, lost 3-0 at San Lius.
Hercules Gomez - Pachuca - came on in 74th, drew 0-0 v Toluca.
Miguel Ponce - Guadalajara - full 90, drew 1-1 at Morelia.
Jose Torres - Pachuca - came on in 76th, drew 0-0 v Toluca.


-Fri Jan 14
Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Dortmund
-Sat Jan 15
Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Munich
Stuttgart 1-0 Mainz
Chelsea 2-0 Blackburn
Manchester City 4-3 Wolverhampton
West Ham 0-3 Arsenal
Lens 2-1 St Etienne
Lyon 3-0 Lorient
Nice 0-2 Lille
Paris St Germain 2-1 Sochaux
Stade Rennes 4-0 Arles
-Sun Jan 16
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Hannover
Birmingham 1-1 Aston Villa - the big Birmingham derby
Sunderland 1-1 Newcastle - the Tyneside derby
Liverpool 2-2 Everton - the city of Liverpool derby
Tottenham 0-0 Manchester United
Almeria 1-1 Real Madrid
Barcelona 4-1 Malaga
Marseille 2-1 Bordeaux


du Nord recap: Man U (draw) kept the lead over Man City (win) on goal differential but still have 2 games in hand. #3 Arsenal & #4 Chelsea both won, while #5 Tottenham drew wtih Man U.


There are only 10 points separating #7 Bolton from #20 West Ham.


du Nord recap: Real Madrid stumbled for the 4th time this season, drawing 1-1 at Almeria and are now 6 points behind Barcelona who cruised to another victory. 3rd place Villarreal won as well, and are a pretty good team overall, but they are 13 point out of the lead.


du Nord recap: Dortmund is a force of nature right now winning big again and running their lead to 12 points over #2 Hannover (who won), 13 points over #3 Mainz & #4 Leverkusen (who both lost), and 16 over Bayern Munich who blew a late lead and drew.


du Nord recap: Top team Milan here held to a draw, but #2 Napoli failed to gain ground by only drawing as well, while #3 Lazio, #4 Roma and #5 Juve all won.


Inter (currently in 6th) has a big chance to move the table up on Wed when they host Cesena. They are now (having won four in a row under new coach Leonardo) 9 points off the lead with two games in hand.


du Nord recap: #1 Lille continues to win, with #2,3,4 & 5 PSG, Rennes, Lyon and Marseille following suit. There is only a 3 point difference between the 5 teams.


Lille is an amazing team of barely recognizable players, their two best known being striker Gervinho from Ivory Coast, and Ligue leading goal scorer (15 goals in 19 games) Moussa Sow from Senegal.


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