Monthly Archives: May 2013

U.S. Soccer – Home and Away
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While the U.S. senior squad were getting schooled by Belgium on Wednesday evening in Cleveland, the third round of the U.S. Open Cup was wrapping up with seven matches played all across the country. Two more Major League Soccer teams … Continue reading

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Train with an FC Kansas City Player
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Looking for a unique and fun idea for a birthday party or small group event? How about the opportunity to train with an FC Kansas City soccer player? The team is offering just that, with small sided games, individual improvement … Continue reading

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Donate to the OSA Tornado Relief Fund
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The Oklahoma Soccer Association and First Fidelity Bank has set up the OSA Tornado Relief Fund to accept donations for OSA soccer clubs that were affected by the storms this month. All proceeds will go to donated for the clubs … Continue reading

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NWSL – PRO decide that penalty call in Seattle was wrong
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The emotional wounds continue to fester after a tumultuous match between the Portland Thorns and Seattle Reign FC last Saturday in Tuwila, Wash left Seattle reeling when a dicey referee decision granted the thorns a penalty kick in the 84th … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT Outclassed by Belgium
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U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann had called this game against Belgium a barometer, “to see where we are.” After Wednesday night’s 4-2 drubbing in Cleveland, the answer is no place positive. Although it can be folly to read too much into … Continue reading

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Indiana Soccer announces partnership with Indy Eleven
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Indiana Soccer announced this week that they have established a partnership with the up-and-coming Indy Eleven Professional Soccer Club. This advancement will be vital in promoting the game of soccer statewide. “Partnering with the Indiana Soccer Association is the most … Continue reading

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Busy Times For U.S. Soccer
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There is suddenly a lot going on in U.S. soccer circles, so let’s take a quick look at today’s news. First item, the U20’s dropped the opener of the Toulon Tournament yesterday 4-1 to rude hosts France. Toulon is not … Continue reading

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MSYSA announces 64 teams for Director’s Academy launch
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MSYSA has announced 64 teams and clubs to participate in the inaugural launch of the Director’s Academy program. The program was created to better develop youth players and coaches for elite youth teams/clubs in the U11 and U12 age groups … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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1) Robbie Rogers Makes History Robbie Rogers made history this weekend when he entered Sunday’s game for the Los Angeles Galaxy in the 77th minute of the Galaxy’s 4-0 win over Seattle, becoming the first openly gay male athlete to … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 7 – Hope Solo makes league debut
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It’s a wrap for week 7 of the NWSL season as things are getting a little more scrappy on the field. The team’s are beginning to come into their own, and with the summer heating things up, the pressure is … Continue reading

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OCU reaches out to tornado victims with free soccer camp
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In light of the tornado that wreaked havoc in Oklahoma this month, Oklahoma Christian University will be offering free admission to its upcoming soccer day camp June 10-13 for students from Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools- both of which … Continue reading

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Robben’s late strike leads Bayern Munich to victory
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Bayern Munich exorcised the demons of cup final failures with a last-gasp win in the Champions League final. Finals have a tendency to be anticlimaxes, but when the final whistle blew on Saturday’s Champions League final no such complaints could … Continue reading

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New York CIty FC hire Claudio Reyna as Director of Operations
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New York City FC got off on the right foot this week when they named Claudio Reyna Director of Football Operations in the clubs first hire. Local boy Reyna was raised in New Jersey where he learned his soccer on … Continue reading

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Underdogs Wolfsburg Stun Lyon In Champions League Final
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Wolfsburg have broken Olympique Lyonnais’ hold on the women’s Champions League after Martina Muller’s controversial second-half penalty gave the Germans victory and their first major trophy at Stamford Bridge, London. Both teams opened with attacking soccer, Lyon aiming to nab … Continue reading

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