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Seattle Sounders pleased to grind one out over Colorado Rapids after pyrotechnics in Portland

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:58pm

SEATTLE -- If last week’s 4-2 road victory over the Portland Timbers was a statement for the Seattle Sounders, then Saturday afternoon’s 1-0 defeat of the Colorado Rapids can be considered reinforcement.

“We felt we made a statement last week,” Seattle head coach Sigi Schmid told reporters after Saturday’s game. “But a statement doesn’t mean anything unless you back it up. Today was back-up time.”

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Roundup: Manchester City Stunned; di María Debuts With United

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:38pm
Manchester City had a surprise first defeat in the Premier League, and its archrival, Manchester United, had a disappointing day, too, despite an encouraging debut from Ángel di María.






Toronto FC 0, New England Revolution 3 | MLS Match Recap

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:28pm

TORONTO - It all went wrong for Toronto FC and so very right for the New England Revolution on a hot night in Toronto.

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USMNT veteran Jermaine Jones makes MLS debut for the New England Revolution vs. Toronto FC

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:34pm

Just under a week after he landed with the New England Revolution, Jermaine Jones has made his MLS debut.

The US international midfielder, who played every minute of the USMNT's four games at the 2014 World Cup, entered the field as substitute for Daigo Kobayashi in the 65th minute of the Revolution's game at Toronto FC, with the Revs leading 3-0.

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New York Red Bulls' Mike Petke: Forget talent; we have to be ready to battle vs. DC United

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:29pm

HARRISON, N.J. – As the New York Red Bulls discussed their Sunday matinee clash with rivals D.C. United (2:30 pm ET, NBCSN), one word kept coming up: "battle."

That’s because they expect a hard-fought match from a D.C. team that reminds the Red Bulls a bit of their former selves. Specifically, their 2013 selves. 

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Seattle Sounders 1, Colorado Rapids 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:22pm

SEATTLE -- For the Seattle Sounders, one was enough on Saturday afternoon.

Clint Dempsey tallied a highlight-reel 53rd-minute goal off a Marco Pappa corner kick and the Seattle defense took care of the rest, paving the way for a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field.

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DC United to honor 2004 MLS Cup-winning side ahead of New York Red Bulls match

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:01pm

The D.C. United side that won the 2004 MLS Cup, 3-2, over Kansas Ciy, was loaded with talented players. But in retrospect, we probably never fully appreciated the quality of the team.

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LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane: There's a good chance I'm able to play in the SuperClasico

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:22pm

CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Keane believes he could be on the 18-man roster for Sunday’s SuperClasico against Chivas USA, but it could be a reach to make the starting lineup.

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American Exports: Jozy Altidore, Sunderland fall in EPL; John Brooks starts in Hertha loss

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:54am

AMSTERDAM – Jozy Altidore and Sunderland suffered their first defeat of the young Premier League season on Saturday afternoon, with the US striker on for the final 10 minutes of a dreary 1-0 loss at Queens Park Rangers.

The American carved out one chance to fire on goal near time, but a pair of QPR defenders hustled out to block away his low 25-yard rocket. The Black Cats are now winless in four league games, dating back to last season.

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Toronto FC-New England Revolution is Stream of the Week on MLSsoccer.com

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:35am

It's not known yet whether or not Jermaine Jones will make his debut for the New England Revolution against Toronto FC at BMO Field on Saturday afternoon, but we do know that he made the trip north of the border.

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Pick 'Em: MLSsoccer.com editors & Cobi Jones pick the Week 25 weekend matches

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:46am

Each week, the MLSsoccer.com editors and LA Galaxy/USMNT legend Cobi Jones will share their picks ahead of the league matches. Here are their picks for this weekend's games.

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MLS on TV: Where to watch this week's matches

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:15am

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American Exports: Joe Corona, Greg Garza go full 90 in Xolos tie

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:02am

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Joe Corona and Greg Garza were battered and bruised during Club Tijuana’s 1-1 draw against Leones Negros in Estadio Caliente on Friday, but completed the 90 minutes for their side before they join up with the United States national team this weekend.

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Report: Bayern Munich to loan US World Cup star Julian Green to Hamburger SV

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:00am

It looks like US World Cup star Julian Green won't spend this season with Bayern Munich. 

A report from Sky Sports News HD in Germany claims that Green will go out on loan to fellow Bundesliga club Hamburger SV.

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New England DP Jermaine Jones already making an impact on the practice field, could debut vs. Toronto

MLS Soccer - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:54am

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The media madness that engulfed Gillette Stadium earlier in the week has died down and things are starting to return to normal.

Yet, as the last training session of the week played out before the New England Revolution prepared to depart for Toronto, the interest was still sky high on Jermaine Jones, who is healthy and available for the match after his Internaional Transfer Certificate arrived earlier this week.

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Sports Briefing | Soccer: Torres to Join A.C. Milan

NYT Goal blog - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:03pm
Chelsea agreed to terms with A.C. Milan on a two-year loan deal for striker Fernando Torres.






INJURY REPORT: AUGUST 29, 2014

NWSL soccer - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:16pm

(Aug. 29, 2014) - With the NWSL Championship on Sunday, here are the latest injury updates for the two teams in action.

 

FC Kansas City

OUT: None

DOUBTFUL: None

QUESTIONABLE: None

PROBABLE: Nicole Barnhart (right ankle sprain), Kassey Kallman (left ankle sprain), Sara Keane (right ankle sprain)

 

Seattle Reign FC

OUT: Amanda Frisbie (osteitis pubis), Carmelina Moscato (left foot injury)

DOUBTFUL:  None

QUESTIONABLE: None

PROBABLE: None

Houston Dynamo go back to set piece strength to grab key win over Sporting KC

MLS Soccer - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:38pm

It hasn’t been a consistent weapon all season but when they needed it Friday night, the Houston Dynamo down reached for a reliable weapon, the set piece.

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Following latest three-goal loss at home, Sporting Kansas City admit "we're in a rough patch right now"

MLS Soccer - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:07pm

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Blown up by counterattacks one week, done in by bad set-piece marking the next. At least Peter Vermes can keep a sense of gallows humor about his club's uncharacteristic defensive funk.

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Women’s football on the rise in Indonesia

FIFA - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:00pm

In this Video of the Week we focus on Indonesia, where women’s football is becoming increasingly popular.

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