Dec 31, 2012, 3:20 PM EST
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
Feb 28, 2015, 7:45 PM EST
Dyke’s frustrated at the resistance to even explore and experiment with technological aids, and he’s 100% right to be.
Feb 28, 2015, 6:27 PM EST
The top of the Championship is as tight as it’s ever been. With only three spots to come up, who’ll be in the Premier League next year?
Feb 28, 2015, 6:04 PM EST
Barcelona keep Spain’s title race close, while AC Milan just hope to finish inside Italy’s top-half.
Feb 28, 2015, 4:43 PM EST
Can Sherwood do the trick, or will his loud ways alienate a club hoping to avoid its first ever trip into the Championship?
Feb 28, 2015, 4:33 PM EST
The Real Madrid outcast scored his ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th goals of the season in pushing Rayo Vallecano into 10th place.
Feb 28, 2015, 4:18 PM EST
It’s goal No. 1 of many for TFC’s $30-million man. Credit to TFC’s other $35-million and $25-million men for the fancy build-up.
Feb 28, 2015, 3:45 PM EST
Both sides of Merseyside are in action against a pair of Top Three contenders as the Premier League sends up two great appetizers.
Feb 28, 2015, 3:11 PM EST
Bayern made 577 more passes than its opponents. That’s bonkers.
Feb 28, 2015, 2:20 PM EST
Koeman’s Saints have scored just once in their last five matches. Can they recover and remain in the top six?
Feb 28, 2015, 2:00 PM EST
Facey, 20, was the captain of Man City’s highly-touted Elite Development Squad and had been on trial with NYCFC since early January.
Feb 28, 2015, 1:30 PM EST
Recaps, analysis, videos and more from the six PL games on Saturday.
Feb 28, 2015, 12:52 PM EST
With an edge on Man City in the UCL and second place to Real Madrid in La Liga, Barca has a chance to do big things if it continues to click.
Feb 28, 2015, 12:33 PM EST
With RVP out injured and Falcao firing blanks, surely Rooney should remain up front…
Feb 28, 2015, 12:10 PM EST
The giant Englishman scored less than a minute after subbing on for Mame Diouf, and Stoke stayed in the top half.
Feb 28, 2015, 12:09 PM EST
Saints fire another blank, as Baggies break them down.
Feb 28, 2015, 12:03 PM EST
The three points moved Swansea ahead of West Ham for eight in the Premier League table.
Feb 28, 2015, 11:57 AM EST
Rooney’s double sees off a stubborn Sunderland side to cement United’s spot in the top four.
Feb 28, 2015, 11:55 AM EST
Villa’s 22 points are even with Burnley and QPR, but their goal differential is the worst of the three.
Feb 28, 2015, 11:40 AM EST
Mark the date as the moment Sam Allardyce’s long shot dreams of European football for West Ham all but died.
Feb 28, 2015, 11:34 AM EST
TheRevierderby was all Borussia Dortmund, which keeps climbing the Bundesliga table after a horrible start to the season.
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