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Freddy Adu shoots down rumors he’s in talks with NASL side Atlanta Silverbacks – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerFormer MLS and US national team starlet Freddy Adu shot down rumors Friday that he is in talks to revive his career with the NASL’s Atlanta Silverbacks. Silverbacks head coach and technical director Eric Wynalda on Wednesday told SI.com that he wanted …Atlanta signs Carrillo and Burgos, sets sights on AduSoccer America all […]

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NFL

Leopards Request CCC Postponement – Soccer-Laduma

Soccer-LadumaKenyan side, AFC Leopards, have requested that SAFA move their CAF Confederations Cup tie against SuperSport United to Sunday rather than Saturday. SuperSport are set to take on Ingwe on Saturday evening at 20h15 as they look to grab the advantage in …Visa HitchThe StarOpiyo ruled out of SuperSport tieSuperSport (blog)SA bound Ingwe hit brickwallCapital […]

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Sports

US soccer moves international friendly out of Ukraine to Cypress – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe U.S. national soccer team announced Tuesday that it has relocated next week’s international friendly with Ukraine from the former Soviet republic to Cyprus. The move comes after weeks of consultation with the U.S. State Department and the Ukrainian …USA friendly in Ukraine to be movedFOXSports.comOfficials Moving March 5 USA-Ukraine Soccer Game To […]

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miami

Should Beckham have registered as a Miami-Dade County Hall lobbyist? – MiamiHerald.com

Should Beckham have registered as a Miami-Dade County Hall lobbyist?MiamiHerald.comIn June, during his early days exploring Miami as a location for his expansion Major League Soccer franchise, David Beckham toured Florida International University’s stadium with his business partner, an eager investor, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google

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nashville

How a group of fans created Nashville FC, a supporter-owned soccer club in … – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerTwo young professionals in Nashville had that very thought on their minds last May. They weren’t soccer nuts, per se. But like most Nashvillians, their Music City pride ran deep, as did their love of their local sports teams. And that pride had taken a … …read more Source: Nashville News From Google

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kiev

FC Dallas sign Colombian attacker Andrés Escobar on loan from Dynamo Kiev – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comColombian striker Andres Escobar has joined on loan from Ukrainian powerhouse Dynamo Kiev, as the 22-year-old attacker teams up with fellow Colombian Fabian Castillo. Escobar is Dallas’ second new signing this week, as Honduran midfielder Hendry …FC Dallas signs Andres Ramiro Escobar on loanGoal.com AmericaFC Dallas acquires Andres Escobar on loan from Dynamo KievBig D […]

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Sports

Beckham, MLS to reveal plans for Miami team – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAmid reports that Major League Soccer has awarded a franchise to David Beckham, the soccer legend will reveal progress toward locating the team in Miami during a downtown news conference Wednesday morning. Beckham and Major League Soccer …MLS to Miami and David Beckham’s crazy weekPhilly.comBeckham wants to own MLS team in MiamiGMA NewsDavid Beckham reportedly […]

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miami

MLS Team In Miami One Step Closer As Beckham Heads Back To S.Fla. – CBS Local

CBS LocalMIAMI (CBSMiami) — Major League Soccer in Miami is one step closer to becoming reality. David Beckham is coming back to South Florida for what’s sure to be a star-studded affair amid plans to bring his pro-soccer team to Miami. Beckham, his investment …Beckham-Miami deal one step closer; local visit plans revealedMiamiHerald.com all 7 […]

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Miami-Dade County to begin negotiations with David Beckham investors over … – MiamiHerald.com

Miami-Dade County to begin negotiations with David Beckham investors over …MiamiHerald.comA downtown Miami soccer stadium could begin to take shape soon once negotiations begin in earnest Tuesday between Miami-Dade County and retired soccer star David Beckham’s investors, who are trying to create a new Major League Soccer team. Miami …Leaders Search For Perfect Spot For […]

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Sports

Why would Michael Bradley leave a great European team for a bad MLS team? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmerican midfielder Michael Bradley has agreed to join MLS’s Toronto F.C. and depart from his current club, A.S. Roma of the Italian Serie A, his agent confirmed on an Italian radio show on Thursday. The deal will reportedly give Bradley a five to six-year …Jermain Defoe to join MLS team Toronto FCWashington PostSoccer-Tottenham’s Defoe […]

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Atlanta

Eric Wynalda expands role with Atlanta, set to be Silverbacks’ Mr. Everything … – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comAt the risk of navel-having, posts like these are exactly why the Atlanta Silverbacks should be trilled to have Eric Wynalda. Without their technical director, this site — one that rarely dives into lower-division United States soccer — wouldn’t care …NASL’s Atlanta Silverbacks eliminate head coaching post, hand duties to Eric …Major League SoccerWynalda’s role […]

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Sports

Spurs’ Parker Apologizes for ‘Quenelle’ Gesture – ABC News

ABC NewsSan Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker apologized Monday for a newly surfaced photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations that French soccer star Nicolas Anelka displayed while celebrating a goal this weekend, …Soccer’s No Place for a Nazi SaluteBloombergSpurs’ Tony Parker apologizes for controversial gestureLos Angeles TimesTony Parker apologizes for […]

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Sports

EU Opens Finance Probe Into Spanish Aid to Soccer – ABC News

ABC NewsThe European Union announced a probe Wednesday targeting Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other top Spanish soccer clubs that it says may have received possible illegal state aid. The EU also said it might widen its investigation to include soccer teams’ …Real Madrid and Barcelona face European Commission investigation over tax …Telegraph.co.ukBarcelona, Real Madrid […]

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Sports

Jurgen Klinsmann to remain US coach through 2018 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEven before leading the United States into next year’s World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has been signed to stay on as the American coach for the 2018 World Cup. Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2018, the U.S. Soccer Federation …Klinsmann’s deal makes perfect senseFOXSports.comJurgen Klinsmann signs four-year contract extension with USA ahead […]

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Klinsmann Agrees to Four-Year Extension With US Soccer – New York Times

New York TimesJurgen Klinsmann, the coach of the United States men’s national soccer team, agreed to a four-year contract extension Thursday, a strong show of support from U.S. Soccer only months before the World Cup in Brazil.Klinsmann to Remain as US Coach Through 2018ABC NewsJurgen Klinsmann gets four-year contract extension to lead the USA through […]

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News

South Africans Celebrate First Black President, but Boo the Current One – TIME

TIMEThousands, including dozens of global dignitaries, piled into Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. But when current President Jacob Zuma took the stage, he was roundly jeered. By Alex Perry / Qunu, South Africa …Body of Nelson Mandela Lies in State in PretoriaNew York TimesNelson Mandela’s body lying in state […]

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Abby Wambach Breaks Mia Hamm Record, Is Top Soccer Scorer In The World

Abby Wambach has racked up some amazing achievements in Women’s Soccer, from the London Olympics Gold Medal with the 2012 Women’s National Soccer Team, to her five-time decoration as soccer’s athlete of the year, the Rochester, New York native and Florida Gator has been an impressive American ambassador for the international sport. This week, Abby […]

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Hope Solo Press Conference: Happy And Happily Married

Hope Solo has found her bliss. In an epic press conference held on Thursday, Hope Solo, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Goalkeeper, Olympic Gold Metalist, and new star of Seattle’s team called Seattle Reign FC on the National Women’s Soccer League , talked about her new job and mentioned her new marriage. Here’s some highlights […]

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Soccer Dribble tech

Stephanie McCaffrey Destroys BC Soccer Career Via Twitter, Sandusky Tweets

Stephanie McCaffrey, whose Twitter bio is “Just off the binky, time to get kinky,” for now, has destroyed her Boston College soccer career after posting insensitive Twitter Tweets about rival Penn State, with references to the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that has come to color PSU’s image. Stephanie McCaffrey was BC’s second leading scorer, but […]