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Major League Soccer is headed to Atlanta

Looks like the South is finally getting the Major League Soccer team they’ve always wanted. It was announced earlier today that Atlanta will join the league in 2017 and play in a stadium that will be the first of its kind. The new team will be owned by Arthur Blank, who also happens to own […]

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Fulham 1-0 Norwich in relegation battle

It was a game of life or relegation for both Fulham and Norwich City at Craven Cottage today in the London sunshine. Kick-off started seven minutes past the hour after a minute of silence in honor of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster. In a match played with an unbelievable amount of heart, if […]

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Liverpool race towards title after 4-0 victory over Tottenham

The misery started early for Tottenham today at Anfield, as Liverpool cruised their way to the top of the table with a 4-0 win at Anfield. For 90 minutes, the game belonged to Liverpool. Two minutes after the whistle, the Spurs found themselves chasing the game as Johnson’s low cross found it’s mark, albeit by […]

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City crushes United 3-0 at Old Trafford

The misery continues for United after a 3-0 loss at home in their second Manchester derby of the season against City. Pellegrini’s side once again proved their right to be favourites in the title race as they easily put their rivals to rest at Old Trafford. Manchester City shot out of the gates with a […]

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Crew notches home-opener win

There’s a lot of things you can say about the 2014 squad of the Columbus Crew this early into their season. Of course, the term “new era” immediately comes to mind. Not only is the Crew starting off 2014 with a new owner, they have a new head coach as well. New players, new tactics, […]

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EPL Roundup: Liverpool Dominate Manchester United

It was one stunning game after another in this weekend’s match-ups. Manchester United’s woeful season continued on as they were dominated by Liverpool, and Chelsea fell to Aston Villa. With the season winding down many teams are pulling out the big guns to get three vital points. Here’s your weekend roundup! Liverpool (3) v (0) […]

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FC Dallas steal SKC’s first home win with late equalizer

FC Dallas’s first away game of the season in Kansas City turned out to be one of the those cliché “tale of two halves” type game. But in all seriousness, the the first and second halves proceeded quite differently for both teams. The first half was brutally boring. Sporting Kansas City kept Dallas pinned in […]

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Frustration at White Hart Lane, Arsenal top Tottenham 1-0

Once again, Tim Sherwood was met with disappointment after a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at White Hart Lane. Despite the Spurs dominating in both possession and chances, the Gunners’ lone goal was all that mattered for the score sheet. Tottenham started the game with pace off the line, quickly moving up the pitch to […]

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La Liga Recap: Rayo Win Big, Barça Fall Hard

Is the title race almost over? Not quite yet but it won’t take many more games at this rate. Down at the other end of the table, the situation is no where near as clear. Only four points separate nine of the bottom 10 teams (Real Betis still lags behind in last place and the […]

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Attack Trio Lead FC Dallas to Home Opener Win

FC Dallas welcomed the Montreal Impact to Frisco for the 2014 MLS Season home opener. In a fast-paced, thrilling game, Dallas routed Montreal 3-2 with goals from Fabian Castillo, Blás Perez, and Mauro Diaz. The Dallas boys conceded early after the Justin Mapp managed to drag our whole back line to one side leaving the […]

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Drama Unfolds in RSL Season Opener

Goodbye Jason Kreis, hello, Jeff Cassar! Real Salt Lake played their first game under the reign of their new Head Coach, Jeff Cassar, against Western Conference rivals, the LA Galaxy. With both teams determined to win, the game was fast paced and intense. LA began the attacking first, with Sarvas shooting the ball just over […]

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LA Galaxy fail to win home opener

Happy MLS Opening weekend! After a day chalked full of great games winding down with the LA vs RSL game was a perfect ending… Unless you’re a Galaxy fan like me. Everything was going well for LA until the final 20 minutes when things went Salt Lake’s way. On the plus side Arena made several […]

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Spurs slip up in 4-0 loss to Chelsea

Today was a tough day for Tottenham at Stamford Bridge. In a 4-0 loss to the home team, Chelsea, everything that could have got gone wrong for the Spurs, did. A slip, a penalty, a red card, and a poorly executed pass-back equalled a frustrating show. Two minutes into the match, and it looked like […]

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Battle before the World Cup

What could the U.S. Men’s National Team possibly gain from a game against the Ukraine in March during a World Cup year? Well it’s funny you should ask that. I’m sure most are wondering what US Soccer was even thinking. Not only was there concern with the turmoil and conflict in Ukraine – the location […]

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EPL Roundup: Head-butts, upsets, and runaways. Oh my!

The EPL kicked off March in a big way as top ranked Arsenal fell to Stoke City, Liverpool moved back into second place and Chelsea had a runaway game versus Fulham. It also had its fair share of controversy as Newcastle’s manager, Alan Pardew, head-butted a Hull City player for an unknown reason. It brought […]