Category Archives: International Soccer

Monday Kickoff: Blatter tells Qatar to improve work conditions; Ukraine pres calls for boycott of Russian World Cup; and more

Sepp Blatter has called on Qatar to continue to improve work conditions, while Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has stated his belief in a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Continue reading »

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U.S. Under-17s set for rematch with Jamaica with World Cup berth at stake

The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team will take on Jamaica in a rematch of their recent group stage game, but this time a World Cup ticket will be on the line. Continue reading »

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Klinsmann unfazed by tough Gold Cup group, planning to bring strongest team possible

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is not too concerned with having been drawn into a tough group at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Continue reading »

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USMNT drops again in March’s FIFA Rankings

FIFA released its March FIFA Rankings on Thursday, and the U.S. Men’s National Team dropped yet again. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Casillas says Madrid hit ‘rock bottom'; No bonuses for Chelsea’s advancement; and more

Iker Casillas says Real Madrid have hit “rock bottom” while Cristiano Ronaldo has ruled out speaking to the media until after the season. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Welbeck pushes Arsenal past Man United; Mexico announces 12 call-ups; and more

Danny Welbeck led Arsenal past former club Manchester United, while Mexico have called in 12 non-domestic players for this month’s friendlies in the U.S. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Scholes criticizes Ozil; Denmark players hit out at governing body in wake of CBA negotiations; and more

Paul Scholes has criticized Mesut Ozil for taking the “easy option”, while Denmark remains embroiled in CBA frustration. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: No club compensation for 2022 World Cup; 2021 Confederations Cup moved from Qatar; and more

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says that clubs will not be compensated for the 2022 World Cup, while the 2021 Confederations Cup will not be played in Qatar. Continue reading »

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