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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.

CCL Fever – Catch It! Toronto Win – Red Bulls Lose
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Major League Soccer went one for two in the first leg of this week’s CONCACAF Champion League (CCL) semifinals with Toronto FC topping Club America 3-1 in a battle of league champions Tuesday night in Canada before the New York … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5: Special All ZLATAN! Edition
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Major League Soccer ran a full schedule of games this weekend beginning on Friday night with the defending champions Toronto winning its first league match of the season. Vancouver handed Columbus its first loss of the campaign, 10 man Atlanta … Continue reading

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NWSL Roundup – Season Opening Edition
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A long, difficult off-season finally came to its natural conclusion this weekend as the NWSL regular season began with a full slate of just four games. Forgotten for at least one day, perhaps, was a close season scarred by the … Continue reading

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Young Yanks Search for Meaning in Win Over Paraguay
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The United States Men’s National Team defeated Paraguay 1-0 Tuesday night in North Carolina in front of a sellout crowd of 9,825! A game between two nations that failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia this summer can’t … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It is three weeks in now and MLS season 23 is beginning to get its legs under itself. Oh, don’t get me wrong, it’s still too early to draw many conclusions but there are still some things to discuss. Like … Continue reading

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Cordeiro and Fellow Co-Chairs Discuss United World Cup Bid
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With the North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup firmly in FIFA’s hands, the bids were due last Friday, the Presidents of the U.S Soccer, the Mexico Football Federation, and Canada Soccer spoke to the media via conference … Continue reading

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Still No Coach or GM – So Sarachan Names Young Roster to Face Paraguay
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With no World Cup positional battles to sort out and no job security issues to concern him, interim USMNT coach Dave Sarachan passed over mainstays from Michael Bradley to Christian Pulisic in favor of a young, inexperienced squad to face … Continue reading

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Seattle Crash Out of CCL to Chivas- Club America Also Advance
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With a chance to join the New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC in the Concacaf Champions League semifinals the Seattle Sounders came up small Wednesday night with a 3-0 loss to Chivas in Guadalajara. The Sounders came into this … Continue reading

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Youngster Adams and Vet Wright-Phillips Star as N.Y. Red Bulls Advance to CCL Semifinal
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Harrison N.J. – It was late Tuesday night in the depths of Red Bull Arena where the New York Red Bulls had defeated Club Tijuana 3-1 on the night and 5-1 overall to advance to the semifinals of the Concacaf … Continue reading

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MLS and Liga MX Announce Historic Partnership Featuring Annual Showdown Between League Champions
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New York, N.Y. – “The Super Bowl of football, or soccer, in North America.” That is how Liga MX President Enrique Bonilla described the just announced Campeones Cup, the annual showdown between the MLS Cup winners and the champions of … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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1) Atlanta! 72,035! Congratulations to Atlanta United FC and their fans for once again setting the MLS single-game attendance record. After taking the league by storm in its inaugural season, Atlanta will play at shiny new Mercedes Benz Arena all … Continue reading

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USWNT Top England to Regain SheBelieves Cup
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It was fitting, perhaps that the lone goal in the USWNT victory over England, a win that secured the SheBelieves Cup for the Americans, was recorded as an own goal, fitting because the host nation managed to regain the title that it … Continue reading

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USWNT Fails to Impress in France Draw – Face England for SheBelieves Title
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Harrison, N.J. – The USWNT came into Sunday’s SheBelieves Cup match sitting in second place on goal difference behind England following the home side’s 1-0 win last week over Germany in Columbus and England’s 4-1 shellacking of old rivals France. … Continue reading

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“Talent Doesn’t Have a Nationality” Vieira Disagrees with Marsch
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Orangeburg, N.Y. – A flicker of a smile creased Patrick Vieira’s lips on Thursday afternoon when GotSoccer asked the NYCFC coach for his reaction to Jesse Marsch’s recent comments suggesting that MLS coaches have a responsibility to play young Americans … Continue reading

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