Category Archives: South American Soccer

Neymar suspension extended to four matches, ending his Copa America

If Brazil is to win a ninth Copa America this summer, it will have to do so without captain Neymar. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Blazer plea agreement unsealed; Mexico ties Chile in thriller; and more

The U.S. government released the plea agreement between the District Attorney and Chuck Blazer, revealing what he had agreed to do in exchange for lessening his punishment. Continue reading »

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Saturday Kickoff: Mexico held to scoreless draw by Bolivia; Tevez shoots down Messi rivalry rumors; and more

Mexico got off to a disappointing start in the Copa America, Carlos Tevez has said there is no rivalry with compatriot Leo Messi, and more news and notes from around the world. Continue reading »

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SBI’s 2015 Copa America Preview

The 2015 Copa America kicks off in Chile tonight, with the host nation playing the opener against Ecuador. Here is SBI’s breakdown of the tournament, its teams and its players to watch. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Real Madrid want Morata back; Dani Alves renews with Barcelona; and more

Alvaro Morata is reportedly being courted by Real Madrid, who want to bring him back from Juventus after just one season in Italy. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Dunga to bench Thiago Silva; LFP relegate Elche over unpaid taxes; and more

Brazilian captain Thiago Silva has found himself on the outside of the Brazil squad as coach Dunga prefers the centerback duo of David Luiz and Miranda for the Copa America. Continue reading »

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Thursday Ticker: FIFA paid Ireland hush money after Henry handball; Questions arise over Germany WC bid; and more

The FAI revealed that they received a €5 million payment from FIFA to not take legal action after Thierry Henry’s handball helped send France to the World Cup over to the Republic of Ireland. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: FIFA statement on Valcke contradicts prior reports; Real Madrid eye Aguero; and more

FIFA have released a statement declaring that secretary general Jerome Valcke had no knowledge or $10 million in money transferred to CONCACAF that was meant for the South African FA. Continue reading »

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