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Transparency in transfers: FIFA TMS explained

FIFA - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:35am
Watch a video explaining how the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) works as a regulated online platform and hear what it is like in the FIFA TMS office on transfer deadline day.

Club members share World Cup moments

FIFA - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:35am

We gave several lucky FIFA.com contest and games winners the trip of a lifetime to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. Our winners shared their highlights of Brazil.

LAUREN BARNES LOANED TO MELBOURNE VICTORY FC

NWSL soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:25am

SEATTLE (August 26, 2014) – Seattle Reign FC announced today that the club has agreed to loan defender Lauren Barnes to Melbourne Victory FC of the Australian W-League. The defender returns to the reigning Westfield W-League champion after a successful guest stint last season.

Barnes will join fellow Reign FC defender Elli Reed at Melbourne immediately after the conclusion of Seattle's 2014 NWSL Season.

Barnes was selected in the second round (10th overall) of the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft by Reign FC for the inaugural NWSL season. She played in 23 matches this season, starting 22 and logging 1898 minutes.

Barnes will return to Seattle prior to the start of the 2015 NWSL Season.

MYSA and MSA accepting resumes for State Referee Committee positions

MYSA - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:15am
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Toronto FC's Jonathan Osorio finally edging back to last year's impressive form: "I've shown my potential"

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:54am

TORONTO – Asserting himself in Toronto FC's midfield and putting a string of bothersome injuries behind him, Jonathan Osorio looks like he’s hitting his stride once more down the final stretch of the season. 

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VOTE: Choose players for EA SPORTS "FIFA 15" custom cover & win trip to MLS Cup

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:15am

For the third year in a row, EA SPORTS is giving you the chance to design a custom cover for the soon-to-be-released FIFA 15 game.

Beginning Wednesday, you can vote for the four players that you think should grace the downloadable MLS FIFA 15 custom cover from the stars on the ballot 

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Philadelphia Union impressed with rugged Maurice Edu-Amobi Okugo pairing in central midfield

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:13am

CHESTER, Pa. – Despite being close friends and two of the Philadelphia Union’s most exciting players, Maurice Edu and Amobi Okugo had never played together in the midfield.

Until Sunday, that is.

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New York Red Bulls hitman Bradley Wright-Phillips' record-breaking season: All down to his strike partner?

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:55am

Bradley Wright-Phillips arrived in New York without much fanfare last July. The Englishman was coming off a season in which he played with two different teams (Charlton Athletic, Brentford) in two different leagues (England’s Championship, League One). Over the course of 36 games in 2012-13 he scored just six goals. Read More

Professional Referee Organization releases referee assignments for MLS Week 25 matches

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:28am

The latest refereeing assignments have been announced for the upcoming week of Major League Soccer action.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

LA Galaxy vs. D.C. United
StubHub Center (10:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: KEVIN STOTT
AR1: Sean Hurd
AR2: Mike Rottersman
4TH: Daniel Radford

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

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Jermaine Jones: USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann encouraged MLS move

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:58am

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – After they initially announced their interest in US national team standout Jermaine Jones earlier this summer, the New England Revolution lay back like a deft angler, calmly and quietly waiting for a nibble.

On Tuesday, the club finally introduced their big catch, just two days after earning the rights to sign him following a blind draw between the Revs and the Chicago Fire to determine Jones' destination.

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Montreal Impact eager to secure permanent transfer of dramatically improved loanee Andrés Romero

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:50am

MONTREAL – “Easily our best player this year, with Justin [Mapp].”

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MLS LIVE Fall Price Break

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:40am

WATCH FOR LESS THAN 50 CENTS PER MATCH

Get MLS LIVE for the hottest part of the season for the cool price of just $26. MLS LIVE is now just $25.99 - that's 49 cents per game.

MLS IN YOUR POCKET, AT THE OFFICE, OR ON YOUR COUCH

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Sporting Kansas City's Jacob Peterson to miss more time with hamstring injury

MLS Soccer - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:14am

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Forward Jacob Peterson, sidelined for Sporting Kansas City's last two league matches with a hamstring injury, is expected to miss at least another two weeks in a longer-than-expected recovery process.

“I don't even want to say it's a strain,” manager Peter Vermes told MLSsoccer.com after Tuesday's training session. “He's got a little contusion here that's bothering him, and I think it's going to be another couple of weeks.”

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Emelec, Cerro Porteno progress

FIFA - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:13pm
Ecuadorian giants Emelec booked a place in the Copa Sudamericana's second stage with a 2-1 home win over Colombia's Aguilas Doradas, while Paraguayan giants Cerro Porteno progressed despite a 1-0 home defeat to Rentistas of Uruguay.

A Tipping Point for Too Much Talent

NY Times Wellness > Physical Ed - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:01pm
What happens when you pack a sports team with top players at every position?

Sports Briefing | Soccer: United Routed After Signing di María

NYT Goal blog - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:58pm
Manchester United’s miserable start under Manager Louis van Gaal took another turn for the worse with a humiliating 4-0 loss at the third-tier club MK Dons in the League Cup.






Sports Briefing | Soccer: Celtic Out of Champions League

NYT Goal blog - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:56pm
Celtic was beaten, 1-0, at home by Maribor of Slovenia and was eliminated on aggregate from the Champions League. Celtic owed its appearance in the playoffs to an administrative error by its previous opponent.






Aspirants target Europa group stage

FIFA - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:40pm
Passage to the UEFA Europa League group stage is up for grabs this week with Tottenham Hotspur's new manager Mauricio Pochettino among those ambitious for continental success.

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