Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Giovani Dos Santos’ status remains unclear for Gold Cup semifinals

Mexico head coach Miguel Herrera was unsure as to whether Giovani Dos Santos would be available to play in Wednesday’s semifinals match vs. Panama. Continue reading »

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Roy Miller suggests referee bias after controversial penalty call helps Mexico beat Costa Rica

Roy Miller hinted at referees having a Mexico bias, and was emphatic in saying that he did not commit a foul on Oribe Peralta in Costa Rica’s 1-0 quarterfinals loss on Sunday. Continue reading »

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Gold Cup: Mexico tops Costa Rica via controversial PK, Panama beats Trinidad & Tobago in shootout

Mexico found a late winner via a controversial penalty kick vs. Costa Rica, and Panama topped Trinidad & Tobago in a nine-round penalty shootout in Sunday’s CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals matches. Continue reading »

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Jamaica sets Gold Cup semifinal date with USMNT after edging Haiti

Jamaica combined an early goal from Giles Barnes and gritty defending to pick up a 1-0 win over Haiti on Saturday, setting up a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals date with the U.S. Men’s National Team. Continue reading »

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Red-hot Clint Dempsey leads by example again with record outing for USMNT

Clint Dempsey stayed red-hot for the U.S. Men’s National Team on Saturday, scoring his first international hat-trick in a Gold Cup rout of Cuba. Continue reading »

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Report: Fire among teams in pursuit as Drogba receives MLS contract offer

MLS has reportedly offered Didier Drogba an 18-month contract, and it is the Chicago Fire that are leading the charge to sign him. Continue reading »

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Dempsey’s first USMNT hat-trick headlines rout of Cuba

Clint Dempsey scored a hat-trick and the U.S. Men’s National Team routed Cuba, 6-0, in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday. Continue reading »

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Gold Cup: USA vs. Cuba (SBI Live Commentary)

Follow along with SBI as we provide live commentary of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals match vs. Cuba. Continue reading »

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