Monthly Archives: May 2014

Women’s Champions League Final: Wolfsburg Clinch Win over Tyreso
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The UEFA Women’s Champion’s League final erupted in Lisbon, Portugal today with German club Wolfsburg clinching their second consecutive title over Swedish club Tyreso 4-3 in a true thriller of a game. The game boiled down to perseverance and grit … Continue reading

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UEFA Champions League Final Preview
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The 2013-2014 European season comes to an end this weekend with a blockbuster of a game, as neighbors Real Madrid CF take on Club Atlético de Madrid in the Champions League final. Saturday’s final is the first ever to be … Continue reading

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Women’s Champions League – Bittersweet Finale
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Tomorrow marks the big day for the UEFA Women’s Champions League final in Lisbon, Portugal, pitting underdog Swedish side Tyreso FF against 2013 defending German champ VfL Wolfsburg. Sweden’s Tyreso is the first club to reach the final outside of … Continue reading

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NWSL Round Up Week 6: Chicago Red Stars Climb to No. 2
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Chicago Red Stars Climb to No. 2 After Double Victory Against Breakers The Chicago Red Stars took on the Boston Breakers twice this week, defeating them on Thursday 3-1 and then again on Sunday 4-1 at Harvard Stadium in Allston, … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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MLS has entered into that strange quadrennial never, never land when many of their best players disappear for weeks on end, and yet the games go on. With that in mind, here is our MLS – Big 5, week one … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT – Women to Host CONCACAF Championship
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On the same day that Jill Ellis was introduced as the new United States Women’s National Team Coach, CONCACAF announced that the United States will host the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014, which also serves as the finals of the Confederation’s … Continue reading

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U.S. Soccer Announces Jill Ellis as New U.S. WNT Head Coach
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After three candidates were considered, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati announced today that Jill Ellis will take the reigns as the eighth head coach of the U.S. WNT. Ellis will officially step down from her position as U.S. Soccer’s Women’s … Continue reading

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Leading The Way – Brazil 2014
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The 30 man U.S. MNT provisional World Cup roster has been selected with the players summoned to training camp at Stanford University where they will have one last chance to “make their case,” as Jurgen Klinsmann likes to say. On … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT U20’s Head to Camp
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While the big boys are in California preparing to take on the world next month in Brazil, the U.S. MNT U20 squad are holding a camp of their own in Raleigh, North Carolina. With head coach Tab Ramos otherwise occupied … Continue reading

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NWSL Mid Week Round Up: Seattle Reign FC Continue to Dominate
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McDonald Leads Thorns to Victory Over Dash BBVA Stadium in Houston, TX was in an uproar last night as the Portland Thorns clinched a 1-0 win against a determined Houston Dash squad with a second half goal scored by forward … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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This weekend was the last in MLS to be unaffected by World Cup defections, so let’s get to the Big – 5. 1) National Team’s Poach MLS Stars For at least the next six weeks MLS manager’s will have to … Continue reading

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U.S. Soccer and MLS Land Big TV Deal
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New York, New York – Major League Soccer and U.S. Soccer have teamed up to sign an eight year, $90 million television deal with ESPN, Fox Sports 1 and Univision that promises MLS their most consistent network schedule to date. … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Names 30 Preliminary Squad
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And then there were 30. Jurgen Klinsmann named his 30 man provisional World Cup roster today, with Eddie Johnson’s omission the biggest shock. Klinsmann recalled the then Seattle Sounder striker for an important Concacaf World Cup Qualifier semifinal round match … Continue reading

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NWSL Round Up Week 5 – Wambach and Rodriguez Record a Brace
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Seattle Reign FC Continues Unbeaten Streak Against Portland Thorns On Saturday a tough battle ensued between reigning NWSL Champion Portland Thorns and Seattle Reign FC at Providence Park in Portland, and the Reign came out victorious 1-0. Tough defense kept … Continue reading

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