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Is Kaka "koming soon"? Orlando City teases news of superstar's arrival on Twitter

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:22am

All day on Monday, Orlando City have been building up the hype for something. What could it be?

#KomingSoon pic.twitter.com/z2Y1Lqt5VG

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Howard: We’re proving critics wrong

FIFA - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:06am
USA goalkeeper Tim Howard talks to FIFA.com about "stuffing it" to some critics and how his USA side navigated one of the toughest groups to book a Round of 16 date with Belgium.

France 2, Nigeria 0: 2014 FIFA World Cup | Round of 16 Match Recap

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:57am

It was closer than perhaps expected, but in the end France overcame underdogs Nigeria with a 2-0 win in the Round of 16 to advance to a quarterfinal matchup against either Germany or Algeria. Read More

World Cup: Banished Uruguayan Luis Suarez issues apology to Giorgio Chiellini for bite incident

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:41am

Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez, who was kicked out of the World Cup by FIFA for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in a group-stage match last week has issued an apology. Of sorts.

On Monday, Suarez posted the following note on Twitter. 

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Karagounis quits international football

FIFA - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:21am

Giorgos Karagounis retires from representing and captaining Greece after winning 139 caps.

American Exports: Anderlecht midfielder Sacha Kljestan receiving strong interest from Olympiacos

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:55am

AMSTERDAM – Suddenly out of favor with Belgian champions Anderlecht, US midfielder Sacha Kljestan is being courted by Greek Super League kings Olympiacos.

Sources close to both the player and the Athens giants have confirmed recent Belgian reports of ongoing transfer interest. Olympicaos got a good look at Kljestan, who has two years remaining on his Anderlecht deal, during a pair of Champions League tilts between the two clubs last year.

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Vote now for MLS Save of the Week: Week 16

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:10am
Save of the Week: Week 16

MLS is back in action after a break from league play due to the World Cup, and that means the MLS Save of the Week award is back as well.

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Belgium vs. USMNT: 2014 FIFA World Cup | Round of 16 Match Preview

MLS Soccer - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:55am

Belgium vs. United States
2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16
July 1 | 4 pm ET | Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil
TV: ESPN, Univision, CBC in Canada

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Memory serves nerveless Navas well

FIFA - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:57am

Goalkeeper Keylor Navas tells FIFA how his memories of training with an old team-mate helped him make history with Costa Rica.

Montreal overpower Houston

FIFA - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:27am
Houston Dynamo slumped to their fifth successive Major League Soccer defeat with a 3-0 loss at Montreal Impact, while Columbus Crew and FC Dallas played out a goalless draw.

A cool first and a historic triumph

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:06pm
The latest Brazil 2014 matchday was highlighted by late drama as Netherlands and Costa Rica narrowly prevailed over Mexico and Greece respectively.

African outsiders face European giants

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:55pm
Africa meets Europe on the third day of last-16 fixtures, with Algeria and Nigeria both aiming to upset the odds when they go up against Germany and France respectively.

Deschamps demands Nigeria focus

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:36pm
Didier Deschamps has warned France's players they cannot think about anything but Monday's last-16 encounter with Nigeria if they are to make a lasting impression at Brazil 2014.

Depay seizes the day

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:27pm
The second matchday in the Round of 16 a Brazil 2014 proved a productive one for the Netherlands’ Memphis Depay as he again advanced his claims to the Hyundai Young Player Award.

Pinto revels in Costa Rica success

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:14pm
Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto praised his players' character after they overcame a second-half red card, conceding a late leveller and sustained attacks from Greece to reach their first ever FIFA World Cup™ quarter-final.

Herrera: I want to finish what we've started

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 7:38pm
Coach Miguel Herrera and captain Guillermo Ochoa speak to FIFA.com about Mexico's defeat by the Netherlands and pride at their FIFA World Cup campaign.

Navas-inspired Ticos win shootout, reach quarters

FIFA - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 7:02pm
Keylor Navas emerged as the hero as Costa Rica beat Greece on penalties to move into the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.

Armchair Analyst: Time to start mashing the panic button in New York and other Week 16 thoughts

MLS Soccer - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:52pm

I was really proud of myself last year for finishing one game over .500 in our Pick 'Em series. Partially that's because it's a pleasure to beat Jason Saghini (he pipped me by one game in 2012), and partially because I took some pride in the fact that I had "figured out" the league.

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Montreal Impact's Marco Di Vaio on Jack McInerney: "Everything he touches goes in"

MLS Soccer - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:15pm

MONTREAL – Jack McInerney’s explanation for his sumptuous second goal was as subdued as his celebration was.

“I just [wanted] to make solid contact, whatever happens, it goes in,” McInerney told reporters.

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Five-games down and sinking: Houston Dynamo all out of answers after latest multi-goal loss

MLS Soccer - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:06pm

Coming off a two-week break the Houston Dynamo were looking for a fresh start to the second half of their season. What they got Sunday night was a fifth straight lopsided loss in MLS play and more concerns about a season that has lost its way.

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