Author Archives: Randy Capps

MLS Weekend Preview

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FC Dallas and Chicago battled to a 1-1 draw Thursday night, but that still leaves seven matches on the Saturday schedule – all slated for well after the U.S./Turkey send-off game in Philadelphia. The Columbus Crew welcome in the Galaxy … Continue reading

U.S. Team Announces 23-man World Cup Roster

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The clock has struck midnight on the World Cup dreams of seven players as coach Bob Bradley unveiled his 23-man roster for next month’s World Cup in South Africa. Here is your United States men’s National Team: Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, … Continue reading

U.S. National Team Meets Czech Republic Tonight

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The United States men’s national team will host the Czech Republic tonight in East Hartford (ESPN, 7 p.m.) in one of its final tune-up before boarding a plane for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa next month. This game, … Continue reading

MLS Weekend Preview – May 20-23

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Even while Landon Donovan, Edson Buddle and Sacha Kljestan train with the U.S. men’s national team in hopes of making the World Cup roster, the MLS schedule churns on this weekend. There are two games tonight in advance of a … Continue reading

Oguchi Onyewu to Play For Free in 2012-2013

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In today’s sporting culture, many athletes are painted with the same brush – all about money, with little concern about loyalty or equality. Then there’s Oguchi Onyewu. The U.S. international, recovering from a patellar tendon injury he suffered in a World … Continue reading

Charlie Davies Slams Sochaux After World Cup Roster Decision

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Just when you thought Charlie Davies’ omission from the U.S. team’s preliminary World Cup roster had been examined from every angle, there’s a new one to consider. It’s Sochaux’s fault. At least, if you listen to Charlie Davies, it is. … Continue reading

U.S. Unveils Preliminary World Cup Roster

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Today’s the day. U.S. National Team coach Bob Bradley pulled the curtain back on his 30-man preliminary World Cup roster today, and while he still has to whittle that down to a 23-man group in the next couple of weeks, … Continue reading

2018, 2022 World Cup Bids to Be Submitted Friday

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The 2010 World Cup is still weeks away, but it’s time to get serious about where the 2018 and 2022 tournaments are going to be held. The United States will submit its bid book for the events on Friday in … Continue reading

Montreal to Join MLS in 2012

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  It’s official. Montreal will be joining MLS in 2012,and as you can see in the video above, their part-time home, Saputo Stadium, is set for a $23 million upgrade. “We are proud to welcome Montreal, the second-largest French-speaking city … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – May 9

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You don’t need to pour over the table. You don’t need a bunch of fancy statistics, charts or graphs. You just need to remember this on the last Sunday of the 2009-2010 EPL season: If Chelsea beats Wigan at home, the Blues … Continue reading

Manchester United Named MLS All-Star Opponent

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The Red Devils are coming. Major League Soccer announced today that Manchester United has been named as the opponent in the annual MLS All-Star Game on July 28 at Reliant Stadium. “Manchester United are among the most recognized and successful … Continue reading

Wednesday’s MLS Schedule

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In the midst of the build up to the 2010 World Cup, it’s worth pointing out that there are four MLS games tonight – and eight more slated for Saturday. Included in this Wednesday four-pack is a clash between the Kansas … Continue reading

Club: Charlie Davies’s World Cup Dream is Over

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It was a remarkable attempt for Charlie Davies to come back from a litany of injuries suffered in an October car accident. He’s rehabbed, training and done everything humanly possible to get back on the field in time for June’s … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – May 1-3

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What, exactly, is a Liverpool fan to do? A win over Chelsea at Anfield Sunday would probably mean another title for Manchester United – which would send United past Liverpool’s 18 first division titles. A quick look at the table … Continue reading

MLS Weekend Preview

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While the horses blaze down the track in Kentucky, MLS will contribute to the sporting calendar with eight games on Saturday. Here’s a look at the schedule Saturday, May 1 New York Red Bulls at D.C. United, TeleFutura, 4 p.m. FC … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – April 24-25

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Tottenham is pushing hard for a Champions League spot, but on Saturday, a title-hunting Manchester United squad is poised to push back. That’s the key matchup this weekend, but there is plenty of other intrigue up and down the table … Continue reading

Charlie Davies Won’t Return to Ligue 1 This Season

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Charlie Davies hopes of making the World Cup roster took a significant hit today, when his club announced that he will not feature in a Ligue 1 match this season. “He won’t play again this season in Ligue 1,” Sochaux … Continue reading

MLS Weekend Preview – April 22-25

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Will the Galaxy ever lose? Will someone besides Edson Buddle score a goal? Will D.C. United ever win? These are just a few questions to answer as this weekend’s MLS action gets under way tonight. Here’s the table, and here’s … Continue reading