Monthly Archives: November 2007

Seattle gains MLS franchise

MIAMI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Seattle will have a Major League Soccer team in the 2009 season, the North American league said on Tuesday. The new Seattle franchise will become the 15th team in the league, following the arrival of San Jose in 2008. “The Seattle team will be owned by Hollywood movie studio executive…

Gullit named Galaxy coach

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Former European Footballer of the Year Ruud Gullit has been appointed Frank Yallop’s successor as coach of Los Angeles Galaxy. By Mark Lamport-Stokes The 45-year-old Dutchman, who previously coached Chelsea, Newcastle United and Feyenoord, will be introduced at a news conference at the Home Depot Center on Friday, the…

Arena leaves New York Red Bull

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Former United States coach Bruce Arena has left Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls. The Red Bulls, beaten in the Eastern Conference semi-finals by New England Revolution on Saturday, said coach Arena’s departure was by “mutual agreement”. “We’ve made progress this season but it is not where we…

Eight is great for Pumas

MEXICO CITY, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Pumas UNAM notched the biggest win of the Mexican season on Sunday when they thumped hapless Veracruz 8-0. Argentine Esteban Solari hit a hat-trick, Pablo Barrera and Ignacio Scocco scored twice each and Brazilian-born Leandro Augusto got the Pumas’ other goal. The Red Sharks were floundering after Barrera, Solari…