Monthly Archives: August 2017

It’s Puli-Time at BVB!
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The Bundesliga is back and that means one thing and one thing only for the American soccer fan- it’s Puli-time! Yes, Christian Pulisic is back playing with Borussia Dortmund, so how did he do in week one? Pretty well, thanks. … Continue reading

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Lloyd Lone U.S. Nominee for FIFA Prize as Ronaldo Tops Men’s Group
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FIFA has released the shortlists for both the men’s and women’s Player of the Year Awards, the first since the sport’s governing body separated its award from the Ballon d’Or. The big news from a U.S. point of view is … Continue reading

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USA, Mexico, Canada Bid Unveils Preliminary City Host Candidates for 2026 World Cup
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49 stadiums in 44 cities are on the list of potential World Cup host cities released today by the 2026 United Bid Committee. The U.S. will host 60 of the 80 games, so it is no surprise that American cities … Continue reading

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NWSL – Roundup
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Unfortunately, injuries to Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd top this week’s NWSL Roundup. Seattle Reign winger Rapinoe has already undergone arthroscopic surgery on her knee and the league’s leading goal scorer will miss five weeks, while Lloyd injured her ankle … Continue reading

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Morocco Challenge Bid for 2026 World Cup
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The United States, Mexico, and Canada will hope to keep the 2026 World Cup off of the Road to Morocco, as the African nation emerged as the only challenger to the three nation North American bid announced at the top … Continue reading

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Former NYCFC Trialist Ben Sweat Earns His Keep
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“Thank you, I appreciate it.” It is not often that a lowly scribe is thanked by a professional athlete at the end of an interview but that was my experience Sunday evening at Yankee Stadium as I wrapped a brief … Continue reading

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No Regrets for Carli Lloyd
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The overlapping, intersecting worlds of Carli Lloyd, superstar, met Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium when Lloyd, the two time defending FIFA Women’s Player of the Year and the top attraction on her NWSL club, the Houston Dash, spoke to the … Continue reading

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Ellis Gets it Right as U.S. WNT Tops Japan
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The U.S. WNT finished off the inaugural Tournament of Nations in fine style Thursday night in Carson, California with an impressive performance in a 3-0 victory over Japan. After starting the tournament with a 1-0 loss to Australia the Americans … Continue reading

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Shots Fired in Pro/Rel War
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Another shot was fired Thursday in the increasingly volatile Pro/Rel war as Miami FC and Kingston Stockdale FC filed a claim against the U.S. Soccer Federation, FIFA, and CONCACAF with the Court of Arbitration for Sport seeking to introduce a … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Face Japan With Australia in Sight
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Fresh off of a thrilling 4-3 comeback victory over Brazil that saved the U.S WNT from a historic fourth home loss in a single year Jill Ellis’ side take on old rivals Japan tonight in Carson, California with revived hopes … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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It’s All-Star week in MLS but before we get to that, let’s take a look at the L.A. coaching scene. 1) Bradley is Back and LAFC’s Got Him! Two big questions were answered in one fell swoop when Bradley was … Continue reading

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