Monthly Archives: December 2013

EPL Week 16 – Concussion, Tigers, and much more
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After a successful week in Europe, England’s representatives return home to focus their attentions on domestic matters. Week 16 has some tasty games to look forward to with Man City vs. Arsenal and Tottenham vs. Liverpool are the pick of … Continue reading

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Houston Dash Join NWSL for 2014 Season
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MLS Franchise Houston Dynamo announced Thursday the addition of Houston Dash- the 9th team to join the NWSL league for the 2014 season. This monumental decision is a positive affirmation for the future of the NWSL in showcasing some of … Continue reading

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Men’s College Cup Final Four
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The Men’s College Cup comes to PPL Park in Philadelphia tomorrow when Notre Dame and New Mexico face off at 5:00 pm followed by Maryland versus Virginia in the nightcap. Playing in their first ever College Cup, Notre Dame enter … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT Goals Can’t Change Despite Tough Draw
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Since the day in July 2011 that United States Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati announced Jurgen Klinsmann as the new U.S. MNT coach, it has all been about the World Cup. Gulati had jettisoned Bob Bradley to bring in Klinsmann, … Continue reading

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Ballon d’Or Finalists Named
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FIFA announced the finalists for the Ballon d’Or for their best male and female players of the year, along with the finalists for Coach of the Year, best goal and the shortlist at the forward position, for the FIFA Top … Continue reading

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U-17 MNT Take on Portugal, England and Brazil
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The United States men’s U17 team open play today in the Nike International Challenge, in Lakewood Ranch, Florida taking on Portugal in the first match of a youth Group of Death, that brings to mind this summer’s World Cup schedule … Continue reading

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Men’s College Cup – Final 4 Set
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After a weekend of tightly contested soccer that saw all four quarterfinal matches decided by one goal each, the Men’s College Cup at PPL Park, in Chester, Pennsylvania is set. Hopefully none of the participants are superstitious, the semifinals take … Continue reading

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UCLA Crowned National Champs
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One goal brought the 2013 NCAA Women’s College Cup Championship to a close this afternoon at WakeMed Park in Cary, NC, where UCLA defeated FSU 1-0 in overtime, braving unfavorable weather and an equally talented opponent to snatch the coveted … Continue reading

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2013 MLS Cup Champions – Sporting Kansas
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It was finally over when Real Salt Lake’s Lovell Palmer’s penalty kick rattled off of the crossbar and away from Jimmy Nielsen’s goal, making Sporting K.C. the 2013 MLS Cup Champions. With a game time temperature of 20 degrees this … Continue reading

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Florida State and UCLA – Who will be crowned Champions?
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And then there were two. UCLA and FSU to be exact, pitted in a Championship match as serious as a match can get, and you just had to witness the semifinals to see how physically and mentally intense it was. … Continue reading

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UCLA Defeats Virginia in Penalty Kicks
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The aggressive competition continued on in tonight’s semifinals of the 2013 NCAA Women’s College Cup in Cary, NC as UCLA and Virginia played an incredibly tight match with UCLA prevailing in penalty kicks 4-2 to nab the final spot in … Continue reading

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FSU Clinches Spot in College Cup Final
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It was a thrilling night in Cary, NC in the first semifinal match of the NCAA Women’s College Cup, where FSU clinched a close 3-2 win against Virginia Tech to earn a spot in the Championship match on Sunday. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Draws ‘Group of Death’
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The ping pong balls bounced cruelly for the United States at the World Cup draw in Bahia, Brazil today landing the Americans in a group with Germany, Portugal and U.S. killers Ghana. Making matters even worse for Jurgen Klinsmann’s team, … Continue reading

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2013 Women’s College Cup
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The 2013 College Cup commences with semifinals on Friday to see which two teams will advance to play in the Championship final Sunday at WakeMed Park in Cary, NC. It’s a big weekend for Virginia Tech as they prepare to … Continue reading

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