Monthly Archives: October 2016

MLS – Big 5
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Once again all 20 MLS teams finished the season playing 10 simultaneous games in order to prevent any shenanigans and when the dust cleared on Sunday evening much had been determined on Decision Day. Defending Champs Chopped Down I hate … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Complete Swiss Sweep
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With the U.S. WNT in the midst of a youth movement 34-year-old Carli Lloyd reminded everyone that the reigning World Player of the Year is not going anywhere just yet, scoring twice to lead the Americans to a 5-1 win … Continue reading

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3 MLS Clubs Advance to CONCACAF Champions League Quarters
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When group play had concluded Wednesday night three Major League Soccer teams had survived and advanced to the final eight of the CONCACAF Champions League, or CCL, with the Portland failing to make it four as the Timbers settled for … Continue reading

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A Good Night as New Look U.S. WNT Top Switzerland
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It was all about the numbers when the U.S. WNT met Switzerland Wednesday night in Sandy, Utah. Numbers like 11 uncapped players on the American roster, three of whom received their first cap, 3 college players, including two who saw … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It’s almost here! Playoff time, that is, so let’s take a look. 1) Reversal of Fortunes The last time New York hosted the Columbus the Crew ended the Red Bulls season by wrapping up an aggregate goals victory to advance … Continue reading

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Mallory Pugh Leads U.S. U20′s Into Women’s World Cup
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With the U.S WNT program in need of a boost after some disappointing recent results 18-year-old Olympic veteran, Mallory Pugh headlines the 21 player roster announced today to represent the U.S. at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup next month … Continue reading

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4 Things We Learned From The U.S. MNT’s Games
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The U.S. MNT followed up last week’s 2-0 win in Cuba with an unimpressive 1-1 draw against New Zealand Tuesday night before a minuscule crowd at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. With just a month to go until the U.S. … Continue reading

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U17 WWC Loss Continues Slide for U.S. WNT
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The disappointments continued for the United States Women’s National Team program as the young Americans were eliminated from the U17 World Cup with Sunday’s 3-2 loss to Japan in Jordan. The U.S. was unable to hold onto or build upon … Continue reading

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Western New York Flash Crowned NWSL Champions
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After both NWSL semifinals ended in extra time last weekend the championship match went one better with Western New York Flash defeating the Washington Spirit on penalty kicks behind the heroics of goalkeeper Sabrina D’Angelo Sunday afternoon in Houston. After … Continue reading

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Ghana Stun U.S. in U17 Women’s World Cup
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Before a shocking 2-1 loss to Ghana in the U17 World Cup in Amman, Jordan today’s match seemed set to follow a script written years ago, a script that ends with an easy win for the American youngsters. After all, … Continue reading

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NWSL Finals Set After a Pair of Extra Time Thrillers
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The NWSL opened and closed the weekend with a pair of thrilling extra time encounters that saw the Washington Spirit and the Western New York Flash emerge as finalists for the 2016 NWSL Championship match to be decided Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Names Friendly Roster with WCQ Looming
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U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named a 23 man roster to take on Cuba Friday night in Havana and New Zealand four days later in Washington, D.C. in his team’s final friendlies before a key pair of World Qualifying games … Continue reading

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Bob Bradley to Coach Swansea
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Premier League club Swansea City FC has made former U.S. Men’s National Team coach Bob Bradley the first ever American to coach in a top four European league, today naming the 58-year-old to replace Francesco Guidolin at Liberty Stadium. And … Continue reading

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