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About Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan is a staff writer for the GotSoccer Magazine, covering MLS and other US leagues, He's GotSoccer's chief National Team Correspondent.

“I’m Done Fighting” Eric Wynalda Seeks Another Way
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Around this time last year, retired United States Men’s Soccer legend Eric Wynalda was running for the top job within the sport in the U.S. Wynalda had given up his television job covering soccer for Fox, his radio show- WTF- … Continue reading

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USMNT GM Earnie Stewart on Search for a New Coach
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East Rutherford, N.J. – Earnie Stewart wanted to clear something up. “I do want to comment: have I interviewed people? No, I haven’t interviewed people. Have I spoken to people? Absolutely.” Speaking to a group of a dozen or so … Continue reading

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Is Zack Steffen the Next Number 1?
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Whippany, N.J. – The last time the USMNT gathered at the New York Red Bulls Training Center was ahead of what would be a disastrous 2-0 World Cup Qualifier loss to Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena, last September 1, … Continue reading

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USMNT Great Dempsey Hangs up his Boots
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“He tries shit.” That is what former USMNT coach Bruce Arena once famously said of Clint Dempsey, who announced his retirement today, and it is stands today as a fitting epitaph for a player who rose seemingly from nowhere to … Continue reading

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All State All Stars Coming in 2019
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Insurance company Allstate has recently introduced its first ever All America program intended to honor the best male and female High School soccer players in the United States. Working with MaxPreps, described in Allstate’s press release as America’s source for … Continue reading

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It’s France!
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In a fitting end to a thrilling World Cup France defeated Croatia 4-2 Sunday night in Moscow in the highest scoring final since Brazil topped West Germany 3-2 all the way back in 1986. But don’t let the two-goal victory … Continue reading

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It’s France Versus Croatia for the World Cup!
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France defeated Belgium 1-0 on Tuesday night in a match that failed to consistently scale the hoped-for heights while Croatia bounced back after conceding a fifth-minute goal to top England 2-1 in Extra Time, the third consecutive match to go … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Four
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After another thrilling set of matches Russia 2018 rolls on into the penultimate round with France, Belgium, England, and Croatia still standing. France and England had the easiest time of it with Les Bleus topping a Uruguay side that dearly … Continue reading

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After Sweet 16 It’s on to the Quarterfinals in Russia
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It was a Round of 16 that saw the World Cup leave the two greatest players of a generation behind as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo failed to lead Argentina and Portugal to the promised land in what may be … Continue reading

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The World Cup Rolls on Without U.S.
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Group play has concluded in Russia with 16 nations advancing to the World Cup Round of 16, which means, of course, that 16 more are going home. We were all shocked, shocked! to see Germany leading the group that was … Continue reading

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USMNT in Shock Draw vs. World Cup Faves France
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When is a friendly more than just a friendly? Does USA 1- France 1 qualify? Does it help that the match was the final game for Les Bleus before the World Cup, a tournament that many are picking the French … Continue reading

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NWSL Roundup
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This week’s NWSL Roundup brings us from last Friday, through the weekend and all the way around to a pair of Wednesday night games. Three teams played twice during this extended window, with the North Carolina Courage continuing it’s perfect … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It was another big week in Major League Soccer with stadium news, CCL happenings, and oh, some league action, too. 1) Stadium News – Cincinnati FC FC Cincinnati is one step closer to reality now that the Cincinnati City Council … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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DC United – Don’t Use the “B” Word It may be only half a BILLION, but still. The $500 million figure is the valuation said to be fixed on the MLS original franchise in the process that, according to a … Continue reading

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