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Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez injured on Mexico duty [VIDEO]

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez was taken to hospital after suffering an injury while playing for Mexico against Honduras in a Gold Cup warm-up match on Wednesday night. According to reports, the 27-year-old has suffered a broken collarbone, although the Mexican Football Federation has yet to confirm the nature of […]

Louis van Gaal rules out Chicharito return to Manchester United

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has ruled out a return for striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, who is currently on-loan at Real Madrid. Until recently, the Mexico international has primarily been used as a substitute in Carlo Ancelotti’s side. However, due to injuries to Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema, Chicharito […]

Chicharito’s future with Real Madrid still unclear despite fantastic week

The future of Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is still unclear despite a fantastic week for Real Madrid. The on-loan striker from Manchester United scored the decisive goal during the second leg of Real Madrid’s 1-0 Champions quarter-final victory over Atletico Madrid last Wednesday. Then yesterday, the Mexico international added two more […]

Chicharito set to start for Real Madrid in today’s decisive game against Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is set to start alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in today’s decisive leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. The Mexico international, who is on-loan from Manchester United, has played a limited role with Madrid this season making only six starts prior to today’s match. Manager Carlo […]

Real Madrid admit signing Chicharito was a mistake

Real Madrid have admitted signing Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez from Manchester United was a “mistake”, according to Spanish journalist Melchor Ruiz. Ruiz, who works for Cadena COPE, told the Spanish radio program El Partido de las 12 that sources close to Real Madrid told him they regretted signing the on-loan Mexican striker. Mostly utilized as […]

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Adu’s Breakthrough?

Adu Takes on Polish Defender en route to a hat trick Earlier, my fellow blogger usasoccerfan16 said that Tuesday’s World Cup game between the US U-20 squad and Poland’s U-20 squad could be one of the biggest games in the lives of several of the US players. Well, usasoccerfan16 was […]

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Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]

US TV and streaming schedule for games played during international break

Sixty-seven international games will be shown live across televisions and the Internet to viewers across the United States in the next week featuring must-see games including the CONCACAF Cup (USA-Mexico), Round 1 of World Cup qualifiers from South America, and the final two matches in Euro 2016 qualifying as several nations are on […]

CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]