Monthly Archives: September 2012

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Silky Japan win, while Germany rescue a point.
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Japan moved a step closer to the quarterfinals today with a comfortably 3-0 victory over New Zealand. Despite making five changes to the team that swept past Brazil 5-0, Japan thoroughly controlled the game, though the young Nadeshiko did take … Continue reading

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: U.S. put six past Gambia to join Korea at the top of Group B
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The U.S. registered their first win of Azerbaijan 2012 with a resounding 6-0 victory over Gambia. The Stars and Stripes dominated from the first whistle, and were unfortunate not to be a goal up after five minutes. Amber Munerlyn burst … Continue reading

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Match One Roundups
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The third edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup kicked off in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday with a spectacular opening ceremony that included performances from Cirque du Soleil and the one and only J-Lo. After only one round of … Continue reading

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: U.S. stutter, as Korea DPR get off to a flyer.
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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: U.S. stutter, as Korea DPR get off to a flyer. The U.S. got their U-17 World Cup campaign off to a slow start playing out a goalless draw in Baku earlier today. Billed as a … Continue reading

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FIFA U17 World Cup
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Today the 3rd FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup got underway in the Baku, Azerbaijan, and if the recent U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan is anything to go by, we should be in for a real treat with top quality … Continue reading

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EPL Match Day 5—5 things we have learned so far.
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This weekend we head into match day 5 of the EPL, so far it has been action packed with 113 goals scored in 39 games, but what have we learned so far?   The Usual “top four” Suspects The EPL … Continue reading

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Pia’s Last Waltz
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The U.S. women’s team couldn’t send Pia home on a loss, and although the Matilda’s refused to lay down for the favored Yanks, a second half onslaught produced a 6-2 U.S rout. The attendance was a sell out-plus, with additional … Continue reading

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Three Colorado Rush Girls U.S. U17 World Cup team
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As the U17 Women’s U.S. National team gears up for the  World Cup with their upcoming match against France in Azerbaijan, three players join with something special in common: They all play on the club team, Colorado Rush, based  in … Continue reading

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Role Models
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We hear a lot in sports about how athletes should serve as role models for their young fans, a concept that has been badly shaken over the years. The examples of athletes failing to live up to those expectations are … Continue reading

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Morgan Stars in Comeback Win
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The U.S. women kept the party going with a 2-1 victory over a competitive Australian team today at the home Depot Center. Australia’s Lisa de Vanna was out to spoil the party with a brilliant 34th minute goal, after she … Continue reading

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MLS Playoff Push
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The international break is over and now MLS teams are racing headlong for the playoffs. This year’s new format was controversial at the start of the season with its unbalanced schedule. Five teams from each conference will earn a post … Continue reading

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USA “Back On Track”
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“Back on track.” That was how Jurgen Klinsmann characterized the American men’s soccer team last night, just four days after his team nearly went off the rails in Jamaica. It is an interesting journey Klinsmann and his team are undertaking … Continue reading

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USA 1 – Jamaica 0
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The U.S soccer team beat Jamaica 1-0 tonight, a win they badly needed before a raucous sell out crowd in Columbus, Ohio. Veteran observers described the crowd as perhaps the most pro American soccer crowd that they could recall. But … Continue reading

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This A’int No Foolin Around
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Jurgen Klinsmann couldn’t even bring himself to consider the question, but the question remains, what is the situation if Jamaica takes another three points from the U.S. tonight?  Or even one point for that matter. Let’s have a look at … Continue reading

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