Monthly Archives: June 2014

Suarez ‘bite’ overshadows Uruguay victory
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An apparent biting attack by serial offender Luis Suarez on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini overshadowed Uruguay’s 1-0 win, a win that eliminated Italy on Tuesday afternoon, and sent La Celeste to the Round of 16. After spending the better part of … Continue reading

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Arsenal Cup 2014
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Mexico book Final 16 Matchup with Holland
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After the excitement, and ultimately for American fans, the disappointment of last night’s draw between the U.S. and Portugal, it was on to the final games in Group A and B, with all group games being played at the same … Continue reading

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NWSL Round Up Week 11: Portland Thorns Crush Washington Spirit
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Bittersweet Week for WNY Flash The WNY Flash had a busy week, ending with a win and a  loss. They defeated the Chicago Red Stars 2-0 on Wednesday in Rochester, but were ousted by Seattle Reign 2-1 on Sunday at … Continue reading

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Heartbreak for U.S. with Portugal’s Last Gasp Strike
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Mere seconds were all that stood between the United States Men’s National Team and a famous victory, and also a berth in the World Cup Round of 16, when Portugal’s Varela broke American hearts the world over with a headed … Continue reading

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Algeria stun South Korea in Historic Win
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Let’s face it, today has been all about U.S.A vs Portugal. There were, however some other teams playing prior to the final game of the day out in the Amazon jungle. First up Belgium, everybodies dark horse eked out a … Continue reading

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Messi to the Rescue
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Iran kept Argentina off of the scoreboard today at Belo Horizonte for more than 90 minutes, but it wasn’t enough as Lionel Messi produced a beautiful, heartbreaker at the death to kill Iran’s dream. Argentina won this match 1-0 and … Continue reading

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Captain America’s Grit and Swagger
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If America could invent a soccer hero, Clint Dempsey would be it. For a sport that has long battled in the U.S.A. to escape its reputation as a game for foreigners, who better to embody America’s take on the world’s … Continue reading

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Costa Rica stuns Italy
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Costa Rica have been the story of this hugely entertaining World Cup, first beating Uruguay 3-1 and following up with a 1-0 win on Friday over Italy, a win that eliminated England from the World Cup. The Ticos were meant … Continue reading

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Brazil 2014 – Suarez sinks England
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After Thursday night’s 2-1 loss to Uruguay England finds itself on the brink of elimination from this World Cup, and it is none other than the “Toothy Assassin,” Luis Suarez who has put them there. Who else could it be … Continue reading

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Morgan Leads U.S. to a Draw with France
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Alex Morgan announced tonight that she is indeed back, leading the U.S. WNT with a brace to draw with a determined French side 2-2 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. It was her first goal in a littler over … Continue reading

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Brazil 2014 – Holland Fight Back
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Brazil 2014 has evolved into a game of “Can You Top This?” And everyday the answer comes back as yes. Wednesday’s first game was a 3-2 comeback win for the Netherlands over Australia. The Netherlands, fresh off a dominant performance … Continue reading

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Spain Crash out of the World Cup
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Spain’s era of domination came to an end Wednesday night at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The World and double European Champions became the first team to be eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after losing 2-0 tonight, to … Continue reading

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Brazil 2014 – Brazil Denied by Mexico
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Last night United States fans were rejoicing over their team’s hard fought 2-1 win over Ghana, today it was the turn of Mexico, America’s southern neighbor, to celebrate a famous tie with mighty Brazil. Mexico were heavy underdogs to the … Continue reading

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