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NWSL soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:06pm

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Stage set for wide-open Copa

FIFA - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:54am
A number of emerging contenders are ready to give Brazil a run for their money at the Copa America Femenina. FIFA.com previews the tournament.

Chicago Fire say Mike Magee loss tough, but admit injuries affected performance this season

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:33am

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Frank Yallop admitted the absence of joint-top scorer and reigning MLS MVP Mike Magee after his season-ending hip surgery Monday will be a “big loss” for the Chicago Fire.

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Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers | MLS Match Preview

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:25am

COLORADO RAPIDS vs PORTLAND TIMBERS
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS PARK, Commerce City, Colo.
Sept. 13, 2014 (WEEK 27, MLS Game #262)
7 p.m. MT (Altitude; KPDX/Estrella)

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Seattle Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake | MLS Match Preview

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:56am

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC vs REAL SALT LAKE
CENTURYLINK FIELD, Seattle, Wash.
Sept. 12, 2014 (WEEK 27, MLS Game #256)
7:30 p.m. PT (NBCSN; TSN2)

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New England Revolution's Andrew Farrell welches on beard bet — or does he? | SIDELINE

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:56am

Andrew Farrell thinks he's pretty funny.

The second-year New England Revolution defender vowed at the start of the 2014 season that he wouldn't shave his beard until he scored his first professional goal

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Columbus Crew's Aaron Schoenfeld comes full circle in "year of ups and downs" as USL PRO stint pays off

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:51am

OBETZ, Ohio – The last 12 months have been an odd time for Aaron Schoenfeld.

The Columbus Crew forward ended last season with his strongest performances in black and gold, and seemed to show promise heading into 2014.

But – partially due to an injury – he found it difficult to crack head coach Gregg Berhalter’s lineup at the beginning of the season, and was shipped to USL PRO affiliate Dayton Dutch Lions to find playing time.

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Soccer Fans Supply Strong Voice in Scottish Independence Debate

NYT Goal blog - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:44am
Scotland’s soccer stadiums have become key battlegrounds for the yes and no campaigns leading up to next week’s vote on independence from Britain.






Open Thread: Come join the weekly Thursday Q&A with the Armchair Analyst

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:31am

There are a bunch of duos in MLS getting headlines this season:

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New England Revolution's resurgence anchored by defensive leadership of "glue guy" AJ Soares

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:20am

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – During an era of change for the New England Revolution, defender A.J. Soares has found himself in a "glue guy" role as he anchors his club’s back line on the field while linking old and new generations in the locker room.

Now in his fourth season, the New England Revolution center back has been his club’s most consistent piece defensively, playing in all but one match and leading the team in minutes played.

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CAPTION CONTEST: Why are Chelis' Puebla players training in wolf masks? | SIDELINE

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:10am

It's caption contest time, readers of MLSsoccer.com.

The below pictures show the players of Puebla — now coached by former Chivas USA head coach and all-time great MLS quote machine Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, otherwise known as "Chelís" — training while wearing wolf masks made of paper.

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Philadelphia Union Jim Curtin aware of coaching rumors, but focuses on New York Red Bulls

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:02am

Philadelphia Union interim manager Jim Curtin hears the rumors.

He knows that Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz is still looking at managerial candidates – a short list that, according to recent reports, includes former Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen.

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American Exports: Caleb Stanko tears ACL during Freiburg training

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:36am

AMSTERDAM – Freiburg defensive midfielder Caleb Stanko is set for a long stay in recovery ward after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury to his right knee in training.

The Bundesliga side is not setting any return date at this time, but have set the youngster for surgery. The typical recovery for an ACL injury runs about six to nine months from the time of the operation.

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Orlando City youngsters Tyler Turner, Tommy Redding maturing ahead of MLS debuts in 2015

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:34am

SANFORD, Fla. – What's it like to make the jump to professional soccer? Playing against older, more experienced competition. Adjusting to the speed of the game. Treating it as a career, with the lifestyle that goes into becoming a good pro.

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Queiroz set to stay as Iran coach

FIFA - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:41am
Abbas Torabian, head of the economic committee of Iran's football federation, has announced that Carlos Queiroz has accepted an offer to stay as the country's national coach. 

Kick Off: New York Red Bulls, Vancouver Whitecaps move into playoff spots, LA Galaxy miss big chance

MLS Soccer - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:41am

Here are the top 15 stories everyone's talking about this morning:

1. SEEING RED

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Summer transfers of 'Big 5' football markets analysed in new report

FIFA - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:23am
FIFA TMS has launched a new report today with analysis of the international transfers involving clubs from England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain during the summer transfer window.

Paraguayans stun Atletico Nacional

FIFA - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:37am
Copa Sudamericana debutants General Diaz of Paraguay stunned Colombian heavyweights Atletico Nacional by claiming a 2-0 away win.

Australia, Japan set to renew rivalry

FIFA - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:43am
Japan and Australia will reprise their 2011 AFC Asian Cup final meeting when the pair face each other in November as part of their respective preparations for January's continental tournament.

Palestine coach Mahmoud resigns

FIFA - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:43pm
Palestine coach Jamal Mahmoud has left the position following three successful years at the helm.

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