Monthly Archives: May 2016

NWSL Roundup
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Friday night’s weather postponement in Houston meant that for the first time this season the NWSL did not play a full slate of games, and with the Washington Spirit and the Houston Dash thus absent from the schedule we had … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It is just about time to COPA but MLS is not quite ready to stand down, so let’s look at the week gone by and the week to come in this edition of the MLS Big – 5. 1) Another … Continue reading

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Pulisic Makes History as U.S. Ease Past Bolivia
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Saturday night’s 4-0 over Bolivia assures that the Americans head into next Friday’s COPA America Centenario opening match versus Colombia on a high note. Attacker Gyasi Zardes scored twice to somewhat quiet recent criticism of his play that centered largely … Continue reading

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Nagbe Scores Late Winner for The U.S.
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Fortune, as they say, goes to the brave, and that axiom proved true Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas when the U.S. MNT pulled out a late 1-0 victory over Ecuador on Darlington Nagbe’s 90th-minute goal after a second half turnaround … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It was Rivalry Week in MLS this week but this edition can only start in one place… 1) Derby Debacle in the Bronx New York City sat atop the Eastern Conference when they kicked off on Saturday afternoon in the … Continue reading

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The Rio Olympic Games raised its five-ringed head this week to interrupt the NWSL season for the first, but not last time this year, as Jill Ellis called 25 players into national team camp beginning May 27, ahead of a … Continue reading

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Klinsmann’s Copa America Squad – The Good, The Bad and The Unlucky
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On Saturday afternoon at halftime of a shockingly lopsided MLS New York Derby that was already 3-0 and on the way to a 7-0 New York Red Bulls win over New York City FC, the U.S. MNT revealed its 23 … Continue reading

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Emerson Hyndman – Coming of Age
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Miami, Florida – Only the slightest trace of an English accent could be detected as Emerson Hyndman sat down to talk with GotSoccer Friday afternoon on a perfect day at the U.S. Men’s National Team’s plush Miami hotel. The playmaking … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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This week’s MLS Big 5 starts off with a four-parter that has played out over a one week period, so let’s get to… The Kei Kamara Caper The date was Saturday, May 7 the Columbus Crew were beating up on … Continue reading

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NWSL Roundup
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There was another full slate of games this weekend in the National Women’s Soccer League with the action kicking off with a Friday night twin bill, so that’s where we start this edition of the NWSL Roundup. As always, home … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Calls in 22 Man Transitional Roster for Pre- Copa Friendlies
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Jurgen Klinsmann has called 22 players into what is being billed a transitional camp ahead of next month’s Copa America Centenario. A highlight of the camp will be the May 22 friendly in Bayamon, Puerto Rico although the game will … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 4 is in the books and the two-time defending champions FC Kansas City still hasn’t won, the Washington Spirit still haven’t lost and the Boston Breakers remain the only club without even a single point earned in 2016, … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It was another hectic week in MLS, a week of highs and lows, ups and downs, a week of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. 1) The Good- Toronto Homecoming a Smash! The Reds were rewarded for their patience … Continue reading

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MLS – BIg 5
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1) Home, Sweet, Home for TFC For the second year in a row, Toronto FC opened its season with an extended road trip necessitated by the renovation of BMO Stadium. Last season the Reds emerged from a seven-game odyssey with … Continue reading

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