Author Archives: Daniel Karell

Report: Sporting KC make lucrative offer for Dutch international Rafael van der Vaart

Sporting Kansas City have reportedly made a very lucrative offer for Hamburg SV midfielder Rafael van der Vaart. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Ramsey returns for Arsenal; Inter to offer Icardi a new contract; and more

Arsenal will have another key midfielder available for action this week as Aaron Ramsey has returned to full fitness following his third hamstring injury of the season. Continue reading »

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Joe Gallardo, Haji Wright score as U.S. U-17s hold off Trinidad and Tobago

The U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team picked up its second win of the CONCACAF U-17 Championship with a 2-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Real Salt Lake

With a new general manager and a host of core players departed, a new-look Real Salt Lake side looks to overcome the odds once again as they prepare for the 2015 MLS season. Continue reading »

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Peter Vermes comes off sounding like Jurgen Klinsmann after ripping Jorge Claros for poor fitness in preseason

Two weeks after ripping Jurgen Klinsmann for criticizing player fitness in a USMNT camp, Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes came off sounding like Klinsmann in response to cutting Jorge Claros. Continue reading »

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NYCFC’s Reyna: ‘Door not closed’ on signing Xavi

New York City FC sporting director Claudio Reyna confirmed there’s still a possibility that the club could sign Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez as a Designated Player, perhaps this summer. Continue reading »

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U.S. U-17s thrash Cuba in opener of CONCACAF U-17 Championship

Joe Gallardo scored a hat-trick and Christian Pulisic dazzled as the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team routed Cuba, 5-0, in their opening match. Continue reading »

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RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen fined by MLS for CBA negotiation comments

RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen has been fined by the league for his remarks against the possibility of having free agency in MLS. Continue reading »

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