Archive for the ‘Freddy Adu’ Category

Freddy Adu To Join Philadelphia Union

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Yesterday reports were saying that Freddy Adu would be returning to Major League Soccer and  joining Chivas USA. Those reports were only half right. Adu has reportedly signed with the Philadelphia Union instead. The 22-year-old Adu is likely returning to the MLS on a free transfer from Benfica, where he signed ...

Where Does The U.S. Go From Here?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Charlie Davies was a burgeoning star. His performance in this summer’s Confederations Cup made him a fixture in the U.S. national team’s starting lineup. He featured world class speed, surprising strength and a knack for scoring goals. Davies had assured himself a major role in Bob Bradley’s plans for next summer’s ...

Adu Headed To Europe

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

A deal that had been rumored for several days has finally come out as a fact, and Freddy Adu will be headed to the Portuguese Premier League. He will be sold from Real Salt Lake to Lisbon's Benfica for $2 million. Benfica, who finished third in the league standings last ...

Adu, Bradley Lead U.S. To Quarterfinals

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Despite being down late in the match and being dominated for most of it, the US Under-20 national team knocked off Uruguay 2-1 in overtime yesterday, to advance to the quarterfinals at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.After a first half that saw the US on the defensive throughout, the Americans ...

Yeah, Totally Couldn’t Use This Guy On The National Team

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

Just some highlights of the US Under-20 National Team spanking Poland 6-1 the other day at the U-20 World Cup. Oh, and just to ram home my point about Freddy Adu a littler more, he's had a hat trick, including a sick, repeat sick goal to put the US ahead. ...

So, Is Freddy Adu Ever Going To Actually Do Anything?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

I was watching highlights of US Soccer's win over Mexico in the Gold Cup Sunday, and a question began to circulate in my head and I couldn't think of an answer. So I ask you: Why isn't Freddy Adu playing?It's been nearly six years since Adu, as a 12-year-old, was ...

Around The Horn

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Some of the stories that caught our eye today: The Padres hired Bud Black to replace departed traitor-errrr manager Bruce Bochy. Two-thirds of us here knew the Padres hire would be underwhelming no matter what. But to be fair, Black is the least-underwhelming choice. We were fully prepared to be Pirates ...