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Want To Grow Soccer In The US: It Takes Honest Criticism Not A Pollyanna Approach

Labor Day has come and gone, the sun is setting earlier, and, even here in Houston, the air contains a slight fall crispness. Yes, the Summer of Soccer is over, and what an interesting summer it has been. Back on Father’s Day, like a Phoenix, the US National Team rose […]

The Battle for CONCACAF: Work Left For The US To Do

With two relatively straight forward fixtures this week, the United States National Team is almost guaranteed to be leading the Hexagonal after this international break. But this will guarantee nothing, as the one time magic 15 point mark for World Cup qualification from CONCACAF is almost sure to be exceeded […]

The Ballad of Freddy Adu

On Saturday in Monaco, A.S. Monaco beat Stade Rennes, 3 to 1, giving Monaco 40 points on the season thus far and securing a spot in the middle of the French Ligue 1 table. Sitting on Monaco’s bench, was one Freddy Adu, watching his team take on a Rennes’ squad […]

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Americans Abroad Player of the Year

Major League Soccer Talk proudly awards our first ever Americans Abroad Player of the Year recognition to Charlie Davies.  No question exists as to the accomplishments of other Americans playing in Europe and Mexico this season. Clint Dempsey, Kasey Keller and Brian McBride all played critical roles in Fulham’s great […]

Champions League Final, Boobs And Curries: Paul Merson Style

Paul Merson. The name conjures up many memories. For some, it’s the troubled footballer who suffers from addictions of drugs, gambling and alcohol. For others, it’s the former England international footballer Paul Merson, who played 327 matches for Arsenal. If you’re wondering what the legend has been up to lately, […]

Manchester United Confident of Securing Southampton Left-Back Luke Shaw for £30m: Daily Soccer Report

Manchester United are confident of signing Southampton left back Luke Shaw, according to press reports in the UK. United are understood to be ready to secure a £30million deal for the highly-rated defender, but Chelsea are also chasing the player. According to The Daily Telegraph, “United are pressing ahead with […]

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Jurgen Klopp will continue to be cautious with Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Wednesday he will not rush injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge back into first-team action until the England international can prove he is more “robust.” Sturridge, 26, was on the bench for Saturday’s 4-1 demolition of erstwhile Premier League leaders Manchester City, the first time he […]

Earn up to $1,000 in free gear for your soccer team

If you’re a member of a soccer team, Miller Lite is offering you a chance for an exclusive sponsorship opportunity worth up to $1,000 toward custom gear. Imagine the equipment, clothing and gear you could get for your team with that amount of money. Anyone with a soccer team in […]