Archive for July, 2009

Breaking News for Julian de Guzman

July 27, 2009

A lot has happened in the last few weeks for the young Canadian midfielder.  The same could be said for our coverage of the rumors surrounding his possible return to Canada to play for Toronto FC.  Our interview with de Guzman, which took place at the Gold Cup in Columbus, has been featured in several [...]

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“Save the Wave”

July 24, 2009

There is good news and jubilation in Milwaukee this evening as the Wave may have a new owner. The “Save the Wave” campaign will continue with the hopes of acquiring 2,000 season ticket holders. This would be enough to turn the letter of intent into a final sale of the club.
The Wave mentioned that they are a candidate [...]

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XSL Update

July 15, 2009

The Xtreme Soccer League announced that it will take “a one year hiatus from league competition, and will devote the time to attracting additional investors to support its lean, single-entity model, while expanding its camp and participation business.”
Most believe that this is the end of the league as there is not much good news out there.  [...]

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Recommended Reading

July 13, 2009

The staff here at International Soccer Network would like to recommend the following text:
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Soccer Basics by Sam Borden
It is suited for the beginner in the soccer community or someone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals of the beautiful game.  It is easy to follow and offers clear language [...]

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U.S. to Face Haiti in Group B Finale in CONCACAF Gold Cup

July 10, 2009

The U.S. Men’s National Team will face Haiti Saturday to determine first place in Group B.  The U.S. can win the group with either a victory or a tie.  The game will be televised lived on Fox Soccer Channel, Telefutura, and the Futbol de Primera Radio Network.  The U.S. squad will have a homefield advantage as the [...]

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Owen signs with Manchester United

July 9, 2009

On Friday 3rd of July, Michael Owen signed with Manchester United, the current EPL champions. He had been a free agent since his contract with newly relegated Newcastle United expired on the 30th June.
The History
Over the last 12 years Michael Owen had become one of the most feared strikers in the world. His career started at [...]

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Transfer News-Team Canada

July 8, 2009

Rumors are circulating around two of Canada’s brightest stars, who were participating in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2009 as part of the Canadian Men’s National Team. 
Midfielder Julian de Guzman is currently mulling an offer to return to Canada to play for Toronto FC of MLS.  His comments tell us the whole story:
“Toronto did come up [...]

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Jamaica 0 – 1 Costa Rica

July 7, 2009

Costa Rica moved a step closer to qualifying for the quarter finals with a 1-0 victory over Jamaica. In an evenly contested first half, both teams had chances to take the lead but a lack of composure in front of goal cost them both. The turning point came in the 34 minute when Jamaica’s Rudolph [...]

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News from ESPN

July 3, 2009

Mia Hamm will be featured in’s new TV spot “Lunch.” Hamm will be joined by the Swiss bobsled team, O.J. Mayo of the Memphis Grizzlies and Samari Rolle of the Baltimore Ravens.
It will show them all engaged in warmup activities.  This is one of three new TV spots for’s year-long campaign featuring TV, [...]

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Xtreme Soccer League in Danger?

July 2, 2009

Some unfortunate news is being circulated throughout the soccer community.  Several sources, including Fox 6-Milwaukee and, report that league will fold in the coming days. 
We have received notification that a press conference for the Milwaukee Wave is scheduled for Monday, July 6 at 1pm.  They will address the news reports that the league has folded and the [...]

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