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MLS academies well-represented among US Soccer Development Academy season award winners

MLS Soccer - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:48am

MLS academies were strongly represented in the US Soccer Development Academy's year-end awards, announced this week in the wake of the DA's championship finals at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday.

Chicago Fire prospect Collin Fernandez won the Player of the Year award among Under-15/16s in the Central Conference, while Sebastian Saucedo of Real Salt Lake AZ won that honor in the West. In the Under-17/18s division, LA Galaxy talent Adonis Amaya won the West's Player of the Year gong.

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Low given hometown accolade

FIFA - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:38am
Germany's World Cup-winning coach Joachim Low is to be made an honorary citizen of his hometown of Schoenau im Schwarzwald, the town mayor said on Tuesday.

Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game: DeAndre Yedlin out as Danny Garcia, Zach Pfeffer, Carlos Salcedo added

MLS Soccer - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:30am

Three new faces were added on Tuesday to the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game, as FC Dallas midfielder Danny Garcia, Philadelphia Union midfielder Zach Pfeffer and Real Salt Lake defender Carlos Salcedo have been added to the 20-man roster.

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Kick Off: Are Xavi, Robinho, DaMarcus Beasley & Frank Lampard all on their way to MLS?

MLS Soccer - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:00am

Here are the top 15 soccer stories we’re following today:


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Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Andres Escobar dribbles his way to No. 1 in Week 19

MLS Soccer - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:43am

Was Week 19 of the 2014 season Andrés Escobar's coming-out party around MLS?

The young Colombian, who has started the last five games for FC Dallas, had a terrific goal in a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution on Saturday, and his performance catapulted him to the top of the Castrol Index Weekly Top 20.

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Young Player Predictor rewards 30 Club members

FIFA - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:23am

The draw is complete and we have our 30 winners for the Hyundai Young Player Predictor, selected from the FIFA.com Club members that picked France's Paul Pogba as their top young player.

MLS Power Rankings, Week 19: Hot streak pushes FC Dallas into top five

MLS Soccer - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:03am
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Sports Briefing | Soccer: Ethics Report on 2018 and 2022 World Cups Is Delayed

NYT Goal blog - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:54pm
The FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia’s report into allegations of bidding corruption tied to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been delayed by several weeks.

All-Star: Obafemi Martins credits ease of playing with Clint Dempsey as Seattle sends five players

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:45pm

TUKWILA, Wash. – The Seattle Sounders lead the Western Conference, the Supporters' Shield race, and now the All-Star count.

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FC Dallas midfielder Hendry Thomas out for remainder of season after surgery for torn ACL

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:12pm

Just as FC Dallas appear to be getting their health in order, the team was dealt another blow with the loss of Hendry Thomas for the rest of the 2014 season.

FCD announced on Monday that the Honduran midfielder underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. Thomas suffered the injury in the 28th minute of a 5-2 win over the Carolina RailHawks in the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup on July 9.

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Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee

FIFA - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:56am

In response to enquiries regarding the investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™, the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has released the following statement: “We expect to deliver our report to the adjudicatory chamber by the first week of September 2014”.

Orlando City's Kevin Molino making strong case in USL PRO ahead of MLS jump in 2015

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:51am

SANFORD, Fla. – While Orlando City have been preparing for their move to MLS by pursuing global stars such as recently acquired Brazilian legend Kaká and potential transfer Robinho, the club’s first MLS signee is having a breakout season in USL PRO.

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Thinking long-term, MLS in "preliminary discussions" over expansion franchise in Las Vegas

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:25am

Could Major League Soccer be headed to Sin City?

A spokesman for the initiative to bring an MLS franchise in Las Vegas certainly thinks so, telling soccer supporters recently that bringing a team to the city is “really, really possible” and adding that Las Vegas is on the league’s short list for a potential future franchise.

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Colorado Rapids' Deshorn Brown questionable after suffering groin strain in loss at Portland

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:02am

The Colorado Rapids could be without leading scorer Deshorn Brown on Friday against Chivas USA after the striker went down with a right groin strain during last Friday night’s 2-1 loss to the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.

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Team of the Week (Wk 19): Benny Feilhaber, Robbie Keane steal show

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:21am

His teammates might have made the bigger news this past week, but Benny Feilhaber showed why he's just as deserving of a spot at the AT&T MLS All-Star Game as Matt Besler and Graham Zusi. His golazos against Columbus and LA led his team to two crucial wins as Sporting Kansas City bolstered their lead atop the Eastern Conference.

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Vote now for MLS Save of the Week: Week 19

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:59am
Save of the Week: Week 19

From ridiculous double saves to a stupendous low block, Week 19 had it all in terms of goalkeeping.

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American Exports: Julian Green included in Bayern Munich's first team as US preseason tour draws near

MLS Soccer - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

Julian Green made an impression on US national team fans with his World Cup goal last month, and he'll have a few opportunities to build on that burgeoning reputation in the coming weeks.

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