1. Barcelona vs. FC Porto, SuperCup: A Goal and an Assist from Lionel Messi

    The question was never going to be about quality. Even before Falcao made his move to play further inland, man for man, Porto wasn’t going to compete with Barcelona in individual quality...

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  2. US Men's Soccer: 5 Foreign Coaches Who Could Replace Bradley

    After five years in charge, US coach Bob Bradley is gone. In honor of his service, today has been declared “Track Suit Friday...

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  3. US Soccer Coach Bob Bradley Fired: Few Will Miss His Stare

    Embattled US coach Bob Bradley has been given his walking papers. US Soccer announced on Thursday afternoon: “We want to thank Bob Bradley for his service and dedication to U...

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  4. Women's World Cup 2011: Victory over Marta & Co Gives US Soccer Much Needed Hope

    It was the story Americans love to tell. Hollywood has told this story of its collective conscious dozens of times, but never this well. 64 th minute. The U.S. had taken an early lead on an own-goal...

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  5. Arsenal Transfers: Fàbregas, Clichy & Nasri Show Arsene's Mindset

    Arsenal fans had hoped that this would be a summer when their coach would finally pull the trigger, get some big signings and put an end to its trophy-less streak...

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  6. Manchester United Targets: The Red Devils Focus on Nasri or Sneijder

    Sir Alex Ferguson continues his hunt for the team that will challenge Barcelona for European supremacy, thus far focusing on the quick and the young...

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  7. Modric and Chelsea: How Essien's Injury Affects Chelsea's Transfer Targets

    Michael Essien ’s season appears to be done. Reports say his cruciate ligament has again been damaged, and while there was an initial timeline of fitness by January, given ...

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  8. US Soccer: 4 Ways to Fix Things

    As a player and a coach; a teacher and a father, to me it’s always seemed that more is learned in defeat than in victory...

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  9. Bob Bradley: Why the Embattled Coach Should Continue to Lead the USMNT

    Rumors are circulating that Bob Bradley ’s tenure as coach of the U.S. men’s national soccer team may be coming to an end. After the 4-2 Gold Cup loss to Mexico, The New York Times reportedly asked Sunil Gulati, president of the U...

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  10. 2011 Gold Cup Final: Onward and Upward, Things to Learn from U.S. Loss to Mexico

    For fans of Mexico this was a game that reinvigorated belief in their team. For neutrals, this was one of the most exciting international finals in modern times. For fans of the U...

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  11. Gold Cup 2011: How Can the United States Stop Mexico's Offense?

    Always bringing his best, the always red, goatee’d center back—the first U.S. pro to play in Italy—Alexi Lalas was my childhood hero. In 1997, I was watching the U.S. Cup game between the U...

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  12. Firing Bob Bradley and the U.S. Victory over Panama

    Coach Bradley stayed with the lineup that beat Jamaica as Clint Dempsey scored with 15 minutes left to give the U.S. the victory and a place in Saturday’s Gold Cup final against Mexico...

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