U.S. Men’s National Team: Jurgen Klinsmann’s Contract Extension Already Paying Dividends

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With Jurgen Klinsmann‘s U.S. Men’s National Team contract set to expire after the 2014 World Cup, U.S. Soccer extended his contract through the 2018 World Cup last month. Overall, the December announcement drew mixed reactions with many saying the extension came at an unexpected time. While the timing […]

Brazil Wisely Creates Special Riot Force Ahead of 2014 World Cup

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Brazil is in enough hot water with FIFA because of their ongoing stadium issues. The last thing the 2014 World Cup host nation needs is another major issue especially violence putting those attending the games at risk. As a result, […]

US Men’s National Team: Intial Reaction to January Training Camp Squad Announcement

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As the new year rolled in, US Men’s National Team fans were excited. The 2014 World Cup is less than six months away, and that means January includes a training camp for the national team. On Friday, US Soccer announced […]

2014 World Cup: The Fans Are Ready, But Are The Stadiums?

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Since World Cup Qualifying ended and the 2014 World Cup draw occurred and passed, soccer fans are now looking forward to June of 2014. However, host nation Brazil is hoping that the time between now and June doesn’t come soon. […]

MLS: Four Players Sign Generation Adidas Contracts, League Signs Two Others

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January is a busy month, with the transfer window opening and EPL action, but it is also busy for MLS. The 2014 MLS Draft is two weeks away, and on Thursday, the league announced signings of the next Generation Adidas […]

Bob Bradley’s Reported Hire By Stabaek To Benefit Both Sides

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After just falling short of Egypt qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, Bob Bradley was not retained. Since then, many thought that Bradley would return back to the MLS and the Vancouver Whitecaps, but that did not transpire. Instead, Norwegian website […]

Brek Shea’s Loan to Barnsley Has 2014 World Cup Implications in Mind

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On Tuesday, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Stoke City and USMNT winger Brek Shea was going on loan to second-tier Barnsley FC for consistent playing time. Earlier this morning, it was announced Shea is on a 28-day emergency loan with the […]

English Premiere League: January Will Be Interesting, Thrilling

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As the new year is set to get under way, January will be an interesting and thrilling month. In addition, the transfer begins at the strike of midnight and before we know it, the first transfer deal will be announced. […]

Year in Review: U.S. Men’s National Team Has Been One Of The Best Yet

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2013 was a busy year for international soccer action and that included the U.S. Men’s National Team. With 2013 Gold Cup action and 2014 World Cup qualifying, the pressure was on the Americans. With only a few slips and setbacks, […]

Year in Review: Robbie Rogers’ 2013 Season Taught Society about Tolerance, Sexuality, and Sports

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2013 was a busy year on and off the field for soccer player Robbie Rogers. While Rogers did not find much success on the field, he made some important strides off of it. Overall, 2013 will be remembered as the […]

Year in Review: Landon Donovan’s Season Went from Retirement Rumors to Record Books

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After winning the 2012 MLS Cup with the LA Galaxy, midfielder Landon Donovan mulled over retirement and finally decided against en route to a successful 2013 season with the Galaxy and the US Men’s National Team. Likewise, Donovan showed he […]

Year in Review: Jack McInerney’s 2013 Season Highlighted by USMNT Call-Up

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Towards the end of the 2012 season, forward Jack McInerney was seeing increased playing time under then interim manager John Hackworth. As the 2013 season started, Jack Mac was seeing regular playing time which led to a fast start, but […]