Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the winning
tally in the 90th minute on Thursday as the New York Red Bulls knocked off
defending champions Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, at Red Bull Arena in the
Eastern Conference knockout round match.
Wright-Phillips has been the Red Bulls’ goal-scoring talisman all season,
equaling the league-record single-season mark with 27 during the regular
season and he continued his sizzling form with goals in continue
Verona, Italy (SportsNetwork.com) – Luca Toni converted a second-half penalty
kick to help Hellas Verona earn a point in a 1-1 draw against 10-man Lazio on
Thursday at the Stadio M.A. Bentegodi.
It was a physical affair from the outset as yellow cards were shown to both
sides inside the first 30 minutes of play and it was the visiting side that
struck first when Bosnia international Senad Lulic fired home his second goal
of the season in the 42nd minute.
Despite taking the lead into the second half, things continue
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don
Garber announced on Thursday that a new team has been awarded to an ownership
group led by Henry Nguyen, Peter Guber and Tom Penn that will begin play in
2017 in a new soccer specific stadium in the greater Los Angeles area.
“We are thrilled to welcome Henry Nguyen, Peter Guber, Tom Penn and their
owner partners to Major League Soccer,” said Garber. “This visionary ownership
group will chart a course that will continue
Nice, France (SportsNetwork.com) – Nice midfielder Mathieu Bodmer has been
rewarded with a new two-year contract that ties him to the club until June
The 31-year-old can play in midfield or defense, and since arriving at Nice
from PSG in September 2013, he has established himself as a first-team
regular, appearing in 35 Ligue 1 games for the club.
“We have a common goal,” Bodmer told Nice’s website. “This allows me to take
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Gelsenkirchen, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) – Schalke defender Atsuto Uchida
has signed a three-year contract extension with the club that keeps him at the
Veltins Arena until June 2018.
Uchida, 26, arrived at Schalke in 2010 from Japanese side Kashima Antlers and
he has established himself as a key piece for the club, appearing in 132
competitive matches and helping Schalke capture the 2011 Pokal Cup.
“Schalke is a very special club with wonderful fans who have always supported
me in the last few years,” Uchida told the club’s official continue