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FC Dallas Youngster Richard Sanchez to Move to Mexico

FC Dallas Youngster Richard Sanchez to Move to Mexico

Major League Soccer has done it again. A homegrown player was sold to a team abroad without having played at all on the senior team. Richard Sanchez is moving to Mexico where he will join UANL Tigres, according to the team’s website. The transfer fee is thought to be in the region of $1 million  [...]

Club America Goalkeeper Moises Muñoz Scores Fantastic Injury Time Goal

Club America Goalkeeper Moises Muñoz Scores Fantastic Injury Time Goal

It seems as if late goals and heroic endings have become popular after Watford’s Troy Deeney scored one of the most epic counter-attacks in football history. This week, however, the drama moved to Mexico and Mexico City in particular as Cruz Azul and Club America battled for the Mexican Championship. Things didn’t start as planned [...]

Manchester United’s Chicharito Hernandez Headlines Mexico’s Summer Squad

Manchester United’s Chicharito Hernandez Headlines Mexico’s Summer Squad

Chicharito Hernandez, Mexico’s prolific scorer has been called into the Mexican national team to lead his side throughout the summer. The Mexican Football Federation today announced the group of players that will represent Mexico during their busy summer schedule that sees them feature in friendlies, World Cup Qualifiers as well as the Confederations Cup in [...]

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: LA Galaxy v Monterrey

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: LA Galaxy v Monterrey

The Los Angeles Galaxy are in a tough spot facing Monterrey in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League semifinal on Wednesday, April 10, at 10 p.m. ET. The Galaxy have to play in Mexico after losing 2-1 at home a week ago. They will need their star and leader Landon Donovan to play [...]

LA Galaxy: Dreams Crushed in 8 Minutes

LA Galaxy: Dreams Crushed in 8 Minutes

The 1-2 victory by Monterrey in the CONCACAF Champions League this week punished the Los Angeles Galaxy for their break down in the last minutes of the match at Home Depot Center stadium this week. Additionally, this vanished the Californian team’s record with no losses thus far in the year and was an unpleasant first [...]

CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy has the home advatage, Monterrey – the momentum

CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy has the home advatage, Monterrey – the momentum

On Wednesday, not all eyes will be on the European Champions League clashes. At 10 p.m. ET Major League Soccer champions from Los Angeles Galaxy will be facing off Monterrey in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. Beating the Rayados will be a tough task as the two-time defending CCL champions are also in great form [...]

Seattle Sounders Go into CONCACAF Champions League on a Poor Run

Seattle Sounders Go into CONCACAF Champions League on a Poor Run

Seattle Sounders welcome Santos to the Pacific Northwest in the CONCACAF Champions League while they’re off to their worst start to an MLS campaign with three losses, no wins and one draw coming at home to neighbors Portland. Sitting in the basement of the Western Conference staring up at everyone else in the division is [...]

USMNT vs. Mexico: Superb defense, missing offense

USMNT vs. Mexico: Superb defense, missing offense

The United States Men’s National Team did not score a single goal for 90 minutes but were very happy with how they played and their coach Jurgen Klinsmann had nothing but praise for them. The USMNT are not the best national team in the world (in fact, they rank 33rd and dropped one spot) so [...]

USA Earns Hard Fought Point Against Mexico at Azteca

USA Earns Hard Fought Point Against Mexico at Azteca

The Estadio Azteca is one of the most difficult places to play in world football and getting a point at the vaunted Mexican stadium is a very difficult task. The draw with Mexico actually moved the United States down the CONCACAF standings, but a draw at Mexico’s home field is an encouraging result. The United [...]

By March 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
USA v Mexico World Cup Qualifying Highlights

USA v Mexico World Cup Qualifying Highlights

The United States visited neighbors Mexico last night in a massive CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier that led to spoils being shared in a 0-0 draw. Though Mexico maintained most of the possession throughout the match, the Americans did exactly what they needed to do to grab a vital point in their quest for Brazil 2014. [...]

CONCACAF Hexagonal: Mexico vs USA Key Battles at the Azteca

CONCACAF Hexagonal: Mexico vs USA Key Battles at the Azteca

The CONCACAF Hexagonal battle is heating up and will hit a boil on Tuesday as the United States takes on Mexico.  Numerous of fierce battles have encapsulated these two national teams throughout the years and Tuesday night will be no different. As the Hex continues to separate the weak from the strong a victory could [...]

Emerging Talents: Carlos Fierro of Chivas de Guadalajara

Emerging Talents: Carlos Fierro of Chivas de Guadalajara

  When global soccer fans think of Mexicans and goal-scorers, it’s hard not to think of Manchester United’s Chicharito. The pacey front man burst onto the European scene two years ago and has refused to look back since his move from Chivas de Guadalajara. Back in Mexico, however, Chivas continues to develop young talent, and [...]

By December 7, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Mexican footbal club Tijuana’s meteoric rise transforms a city and region

Mexican footbal club Tijuana’s meteoric rise transforms a city and region

With Club Tijuana in the Liga Mx final against Tolcua, it marks another milestone of a club’s rapid ascendancy towards becoming one of the best teams in North America. Club Tijuana, commonly referred to as Xolos, was founded in 2007 by Jorge Hank Rhon who is the former president of the municipality of Tijuana and [...]

The Lowry Lowdown: The experiences of an American Footballer playing abroad

The Lowry Lowdown: The experiences of an American Footballer playing abroad

Playing in foreign countries is one of the many benefits to playing soccer at a high level and can be a wonderful and eye opening experience. However, the exposure to different cultures presents various challenges. I am guilty of taking for granted the everyday luxuries we have in America and from an early age tried [...]

By October 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Lowry Lowdown: On Playing With Cuauhtémoc Blanco

The Lowry Lowdown: On Playing With Cuauhtémoc Blanco

For those of you who weren’t aware, Cuauhtémoc Blanco is perhaps the most recognizable Hispanic athlete in the world. His stardom is on par with the likes of Alex Rodriguez and Oscar De La Hoya.  A few years ago when Blanco and I were both with the Chicago Fire, I was able to fully grasp [...]

By October 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Northern Mexico continue their dominance in the Primera Division

Northern Mexico continue their dominance in the Primera Division

In recent times, Mexican Football has been dominated by the northern based clubs of the country. Santos Laguna, Monterrey, Tigres and Tijuana have fielded strong and dominate sides in recent campaigns. Without a doubt they are the main protagonists in every single tournament during the last five years. Santos Laguna are the current Mexican champions, with great players [...]