Author Archives: Marc Serber

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Der Klassiker is the talk of the weekend as German giants Bayern Munich visit Borussia Dortmund in one of the season’s most anticipated matches, while Everton renew pleasantries with Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. Continue reading »

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UEFA Qualifying Preview: France has it all to do against Ukraine as second leg approaches

By MARC SERBER In order to make amends for its disastrous and laughable campaign in 2010, France must make history by becoming the first ever UEFA national side to overturn a 2-0 deficit in its home leg versus Ukraine. After … Continue reading »

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CAF qualifying rewind: Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Cameroon are through to the World Cup

Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Cameroon are all through to the 2014 World Cup, with two more places remaining for African sides in Brazil next summer. Continue reading »

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NASL/USLPRO Ticker: OKC team named named Energy FC; Ayoze signs Cosmos extension; and more

Oklahoma City’s USL Pro franchise renamed themselves OKC Energy FC at an event this week, while the New York Cosmos inked Ayoze to a contract extension. Continue reading »

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UEFA Qualifying Rewind: Ukraine, Portugal, and Greece all have the upper hand after first leg

Ukraine took a huge two-goal advantage into their second leg match with France with a 2-0 victory at home against Les Blues, while Portugal and Greece ran away as victors as well. Continue reading »

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Revolution’s Reis faces five to seven months on sidelines

Matt Reis underwent surgery for a torn tendon in his left quadriceps, an injury that will leave the New England Revolution shot-stopper on the sidelines for 5-7 months. Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 17: A Look Back

By MARC SERBER The Liga MX playoffs are set, but they will not feature 2012 Apertura champions Club Tijuana who finished in 10th after a 5-0 thumping away to Club Leon. The glaring defeat and failure to guide Xolos back … Continue reading »

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Franklin blast gives Galaxy 1-0 edge over RSL

On a night when Robbie Keane was uncharacteristically off the mark, it took a Sean Franklin blast to help give the LA Galaxy a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in the first leg of their MLS Western Conference semifinal series Continue reading »

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