Today at 11:30 a.m. at the Swope Park Training Center, Sporting Kansas City's reserve team will take on Real Salt Lake's reserve team. It will be the first match Sporting plays in KC and the second reserve-league game this year. It's also the first time KC and RSL have played sincea preseason game descended into a "brawl."
Admission is free by the way.
Can't be there?
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• According to Spanish-language reports,Omar Bravo is targeting the Los Angeles game for his return.
Worth reminding, the only game he's played the full 90 this year was in the Home Depot Center against Chivas USA.
• It feels good to write this:The T-Bones prepare for a season in a stadium all their own.
•According to the Sporting News, Major League Soccer is working on security plans in the wake of Osama bin Laden's assassination.
• The fourth -- and thankfully final -- Clasico is this afternoon. Barcelona and Real Madrid kickoff at 1:30 p.m. on Fox Soccer Channel.
The rivalryhas hit a new low
with claims of racism being leveled at Barca's Sergio Busquets. UEFA is sendinglegendary referee Pierluigi Collina in to monitor the game.
•Norwich -- and American Zak Whitbread -- sealed promotion to the Premier League yesterday.