Monthly Archives: April 2016

MLS – Big 5
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MLS Expansion is in the news again and so are refereeing decisions, the L.A. Galaxy, and Didier Drogba, but first, we have to ask, does NYCFC have a … 1) Pirlo Problem? It was just last June that Andrea Pirlo … Continue reading

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NWSL Roundup
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It was a day to celebrate Women’s soccer as an NWSL record 22,403 fans came out to support the Orlando Pride (1W-1L-0D) in the club’s first-ever home game. The Pride responded to the celebratory mood with a 3-1 win over … Continue reading

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A Stop at Miazga’s Old Home Raises Comparisons for Orlando’s Redding
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Harrison, N.J. – It was almost exactly 13 months ago that New York Red Bulls 19-year-old center back Matt Miazga started his first game of the 2015 season, a 2-0 home win for New York over DC United. Miazga was … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming
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U.S. soccer will be dominated this summer by the women’s bid to win a third consecutive Olympic Gold Medal in August, and to get paid accordingly, while the men try to erase the memory of a dismal run that saw … Continue reading

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NWSL Round Up
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This weekend the National Women’s Soccer League became the first top flight professional women’s league in the United States to last into season four, outlasting the WUSA and the WPS, neither of which survived past year three. The U.S. Soccer-backed … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It was a big week for young Americans in MLS and beyond, so let’s get to it keeping in mind that… 1) You Never Forget Your First Professional goal, that is. And for Seattle Sounders 21-year-old striker Jordan Morris, his … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Learn Olympic Foes but state Boycott is ‘On The Table’
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The U.S. WNT won’t have an easy time of it this August in Rio de Janeiro when they look to make it a hat-trick of Olympic Gold Medals. The Americans will be challenged by a tough trio in the opening … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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Unfortunately, this week’s MLS Big – 5 can only start with one item, so here we go. Nigel De Jong Takes Out Nagbe For fans of the U.S. MNT Nigel De Jong will forever be reviled as the man who … Continue reading

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U.S. Top Colombia
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Chester, Pa. – The U.S. WNT improved its 2016 record to 11-0-0 with a 3-0 win today over a badly outmatched Colombia side who came out with one intention, to lose by a less lopsided score than they did Wednesday … Continue reading

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3 Things From the Big U.S. WNT Win
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East Hartford, Ct. – A few thoughts after last night’s command performance from the U.S. WNT. 1) Crystal Dunn has to play. U.S. coach Jill Ellis has stated that she prefers Dunn in the striker position, a spot assumed to … Continue reading

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Players Shine as U.S. Rout Colombia
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East Hartford, Ct. – The U.S. WNT came to East Hartford on Wednesday night expecting a tough challenge from a Colombia team that has given the World Champions trouble in the past but before the first half was done the … Continue reading

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Catching up with Becky Sauerbrunn
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Hartford, Ct. – On Tuesday morning, less than one week after five of the most prominent players on the United States Women’s National Team filed a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charging U.S. Soccer with wage … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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After an abbreviated schedule last week due to the international break, it was back to work this weekend for most of Major League Soccer and with that in mind here is this week’s MLS Big- 5. Kaka is Back! I … Continue reading

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