Dec 31, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT
The list of participants for that upcoming Soccer Night in Newtown continues to grow. A bunch of names from Major League Soccer have now been added, including LA Galaxy star Landon Donovan.
The event, launched by Houston Dynamo general manager and Connecticut native Chris Canetti, is set for Jan. 7.
A complete list of the MLS men now involved (it’s certainly possible that the list grows between in the coming week) can be found here from the league’s official site:
Meanwhile, the list of known soccer names now includes:
- San Jose Earthquakes’ Marcus Tracy (whose mother once taught at Sandy Hook Elementary School)
- The Houston Dynamo’s Corey Ashe, Brad Davis, Brian Ching, Ricardo Clark and Tally Hall
- The Vancouver Whitecaps’ Brad Knighton and Omar Salgado
- Former U.S. national teamers Cobi Jones, Alexi Lalas, Mike Burns, Eric Wynalda and Tony Meola
- Former U.S. women’s national teamers Mia Hamm and Kristine Lilly
- Current U.S. women’s captain Christie Rampone
- FC Dallas’ Zach Loyd
- The LA Galaxy’s Landon Donovan and Sean Franklin
- The New England Revolution’s Kevin Alston, Darrius Barnes, Hunter Freeman, Ryan Guy, Matt Reis, Clyde Simms, Chris Tierney and Bobby Shuttleworth
- New York Red Bulls’ Kenny Cooper, Heath Pearce and Ryan Meara
- Philadelphia Union’s Chris Albright
Aug 4, 2015, 9:33 PM EDT
A winger, Veron scored eight times in 52 appearances for Argentine power San Lorenzo.
Aug 4, 2015, 9:09 PM EDT
Full marks to the Sounders for not pointing out that Portland has a player named Peay.
Aug 4, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT
L’Equipe says FMF representatives met with Bielsa’s people on Tuesday morning and France, and that Bielsa is interested.
Aug 4, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT
The “end of the year” promise could be the real deal, but the nation has certainly taken its time.
Aug 4, 2015, 6:22 PM EDT
The transfer window hasn’t closed, but a lot of the names who’ve climbed through it have us salivating for Saturday’s start to the Premier League season.
Aug 4, 2015, 5:33 PM EDT
Keeping Bale and Benzema around will keep Madrid among the favorites for the UEFA Champions League, as the giants search for Undecima.
Aug 4, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT
Picking a group of five defenders is way more difficult than selecting the best goalkeepers in the league.
Aug 4, 2015, 4:13 PM EDT
McInerney, however, has disappointed in recent seasons. Perhaps a change in leader, albeit for the second time, will help.
Aug 4, 2015, 3:19 PM EDT
At Roma, Dzeko will join a loaded attack which includes Mattia Destro, Victor Ibarbo and Seydou Doumbia, as well as Francesco Totti.
Aug 4, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT
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Aug 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT
D.C. United, LA Galaxy, RSL, Vancouver and Seattle fly the MLS flag as they look to break Liga MX’s stronghold.
Aug 4, 2015, 12:50 PM EDT
This coin toss is a really, really big deal for the four teams left in the competition.
Aug 4, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT
Should a PL giant hand Zlatan a chance to strut his stuff in England’s top-flight?
Aug 4, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT
Here are the latest rumors from around the PL.
Aug 4, 2015, 10:24 AM EDT
Blues boss hugely complimentary of the PL’s other big boys heading into the new season.
Aug 4, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT
Rog, Davo, Mustoe and Earle hang out in the panic room and preview the upcoming PL season.
Aug 4, 2015, 8:37 AM EDT
Eight years after a loan spell, Gradel returns to Bournemouth.
Aug 4, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT
Dutch club reach “agreement in outline” with Bundesliga side Bremen for AJ.
Aug 3, 2015, 9:28 PM EDT
Apparently Louis van Gaal really, really wants Gareth Bale on his team.
Aug 3, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT
Could the USMNT forward be thinking about a move to the Bundesliga?
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