Monthly Archives: July 2011

USA gets Jamaica in preliminary draw for 2014 World Cup

We may be nearly three years away from the kickoff of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil but the first major step towards determining who will take part occurred in Rio de Janeiro with the preliminary draw for World Cup … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  The UEFA Champions League final won by Barcelona over Manchester United feels like it was just yesterday, but the reality is an off-season has come and almost gone as the two European giants prepare to do battle in today's … Continue reading »

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Rapids snap Union’s home undefeated streak; Ruiz on his way out of Philly

By JOSE M. ROMERO The Philadelphia Union have been one of the biggest stories of the MLS season with its play in the first half of the season. But Friday night at PPL Park just wasn't the second-year club's night. … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The last major international tournament of the summer kicks off on Friday, with the FIFA Under-20 World Cup beginning in Colombia. Some marquee matchups highlight the opening days of group play, as Argentina and Mexico square off Friday night, and … Continue reading »

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Saborio suspended, fined for dive

Photo by In the aftermath of Charlie Davies' dive that earned a penalty against Real Salt Lake earlier this season, Major League Soccer's discipline committee promised further punishment for future offenders. Real Salt Lake forward Alvaro Saborio found that … Continue reading »

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U.S. U-18s take third place at Milk Cup

Jordan McCrary and Jerome Kiesewetter each scored, as the United States Under-18 national team defeated Georgia, 2-1, to capture third place at the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland. McCrary scored off of a Jose Villarreal free kick in the 39th … Continue reading »

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