Author Archives: Aaron Cranford

MLS Ticker: Atlanta surpasses 19,000 season tickets; PRO announces referee assignments; and more

By AARON CRANFORD Atlanta won’t enter Major League Soccer for another two years, but fans are showing their excitement in a big way. In a discussion with Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Friday, Don Garber announced that Atlanta’s expansion franchise, … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo have a new coach, and some new anchors in defense and eventually at forward. Here is a closer look at the 2015 Dynamo. Continue reading »

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After admiring from afar, Owen Coyle excited to join growing MLS, Dynamo

With the 20th MLS season fast approaching, Owen Coyle hopes the Houston Dynamo, a team he has known for years, is focused and ready to go. Continue reading »

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UCL Rewind: Monaco upsets Arsenal in first leg; Leverkusen edges Atletico Madrid in Germany

Wednesday’s fixing of UEFA Champions League action offered viewers two upsets with AS Monaco taking down Arsenal, 3-1, in London and Bayern Leverkusen knocking off Atletico Madrid, 1-0. Continue reading »

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UCL Rewind: Barcelona grabs first-leg edge in Manchester, Juve tops Dortmund

Luis Suarez scored a pair of vital away goals to give Barcelona a 2-1 victory at Manchester City in UEFA Champions League action Tuesday. Continue reading »

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UCL Preview: Man City, Barcelona meet in knockout round rematch; Juventus host struggling German giant Dortmund

By AARON CRANFORD Barcelona have made it to the UEFA Champions league quarterfinals for seven years running now, and once again, they must go through Manchester City (2:45 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1). City will host Barcelona for the first … Continue reading »

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