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Author Archives: Lawrence Dockery

About Lawrence Dockery

Lawrence became a soccer fan while watching the USA's run at the 2002 World Cup. He's been a USA fan ever since. Lawrence is a Grade 8 Referee. Find him on Twitter @ldock93

USA vs. Guatemala preview: USMNT faces one last tune-up game before Gold Cup

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The Gold Cup is just around the corner. By the end of July, a champion will be crowned who could (potentially) go on to take part in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia but before any of that, the … Continue reading

Match Preview – USMNT vs. Germany

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Things certainly appear to be looking brighter than they have in months for the USMNT.  With a 4-3 win over the Netherlands (the first ever) the US has now won back-to-back games for the first time since June of 2014.  … Continue reading

Match preview of USA vs. Netherlands

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Preparation for this summer’s Gold Cup is ramping up for the USMNT. Jurgen Klinsmann has said that the US will not get better unless they play the top teams in the world. The next two friendlies are certainly against two … Continue reading

USA vs. Mexico match preview; the biggest North America rivalry resumes

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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It’s the biggest international rivalry in North America and one of the biggest in the world. It’s the bald eagle against the golden eagle. It’s USA vs. Mexico. Jurgen Klinsmann announced the US roster on Sunday with 13 MLS players, … Continue reading

Match preview – USA vs. Switzerland

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A depressingly and alarmingly familiar pattern has begun to show for the USMNT. A fast start and late collapse has been the norm since the World Cup (one could even argue that it dates back to before the World Cup … Continue reading

Match preview – USA vs. Denmark

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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A very busy 2015 rolls on for the US. Games against Chile and Panama are behind them, and games against Denmark and Switzerland lay directly ahead. It’s the first chance of the year for Jurgen Klinsmann to get a look … Continue reading

Preview of the USA vs. Panama international friendly

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The year 2015 got off to a bad start for the USA as they fell 3-2 on the road in Chile. Overall it was a mixed performance with good showings by Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, but poor showing from … Continue reading

Chile vs USA preview: US faces first tough test of 2015

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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This year is going to be one of the busiest years ever for US Soccer.  There are several friendlies against difficult opponents. Plus, there’s the Gold Cup, the Women’s World Cup, and the start of World Cup Qualifying for Russia 2018. … Continue reading

CONCACAF Announces Venues For The 2015 Gold Cup

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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On Tuesday afternoon CONCACAF released the venues for the 2015 Gold Cup. There are some of “the usual suspects” in terms of stadiums in cities that most people would generally expect to host games at big tournaments. There are one … Continue reading

The Soccer Haters Can Hate, But Soccer is Here to Stay

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Soccer is growing at an astonishing rate in this country.  Yet there are some people who refuse to believe it.  Soccer haters continuous go to line is, “Nobody cares about soccer.”  This could not be farther from the truth. Not … Continue reading

Watch Ireland 4-1 USA Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The USA is in a crisis right now after a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Tuesday. They have won just once in their last 8 games, and for the first time under … Continue reading

USA vs Colombia Preview: London Calling

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since taking over as head coach for the USMNT in July of 2011, Jurgen Klinsmann has made a point of scheduling tough opponents for international friendlies. He’s scheduled Italy in Genoa, France in Paris, Mexico at Azteca, Belgium in Brussels … Continue reading

Lee Dixon’s Criticism Of Referee Kevin Friend Was Unwarranted

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Lee Dixon was paired with Arlo White on NBC’s coverage of Everton versus Arsenal on Saturday.  So far, in their first year and two weeks of Premier League coverage, all of the commentators have done well.  But on Saturday, Dixon … Continue reading

Highs and Lows of FOX Sports’ International Champions Cup TV Coverage

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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With the 2014 edition of the Guinness International Champions Cup now completed, it’s time to look at what FOX Sports’ coverage was like during the tournament. Certainly, there were some good points but not surprisingly, given FOX’s track record of … Continue reading

Is The US Better Off Than It Was Four Years Ago?

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since the USA’s elimination at the hands of Belgium in the World Cup Round of 16, the question that everyone is asking is this: Is the US better off than it was four years ago? It’s a legitimate question to … Continue reading

Should the USA Fear Belgium?

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Since finishing on top of their group in qualification, Belgium has been somewhat under whelming. Despite finishing 2013 with back-to-back losses, this year they have had a good record in terms of wins and losses but the results are not … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup in Memphis, Tennessee

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Memphis, Tennessee is not renowned for being a hot bed of soccer. However, in the last few years, that lack of support has begun to disappear and is being replaced with a large, boisterous, and knowledgeable group of soccer supporters. … Continue reading

Italy and Costa Rica Preview: Teams Battle for Group D Lead

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Italy and Costa Rica each have a chance to move closer to qualification for the Round of 16 when they play each other at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife. Both teams are coming off wins in their opening matches with … Continue reading