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CONCACAF Champions League: Group B Preview

Ricardo Ferretti’s UNAM Pumas Squad should win Group B/photo from Goal.com Earlier today we previewed Group A, likely the toughest group in the Champions league. This group could quite possibly be the softest. Pumas currently sits atop the table in the Mexican Apertura, and Dante Lopez, one of the few […]

CONCACAF Champions League: Group A Preview

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CONCACAF: The State of Play

  Mexico is reasserting itself as the dominant CONCACAF power. Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Canada in Chiapas saw Mexico once again mix the old and the new as far as player selection. With Blanco having now retired and Jared Borgetti seemingly frozen out of Sven Goran Eriksson’s setup, veteran leadership […]

Canada All But Eliminated

High hopes surrounded this Canadian sides advancement to the group stage of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. With what many in the Canadian Soccer community considered the nations best team ever, the hope was that Canada would reach its first World Cup since 1986. However, the first two group matches, both […]

Richardson Headed To Columbus?

  After scoring a  hat trick against the New England Revolution in CONCACAF Champions League action, Joe Public striker Gregory Richardson told Goal.com he would like to play in Major League Soccer. Richardson indicated that Columbus has expressed interest in his services. Richardson who is Guyanese had scored last week […]

Impact Wins: MLS Falters

Longtime FC Dallas GK Matt Jordan kept a clean sheet as USL-1 side Montreal Impact advanced in the Champions League Even after DC United beats the Charleston Battery in tonight’s US Open Cup Final, USL will have achieved something tangible that MLS failed at attempting, and failed badly at: to […]


The CONCACAF Champions league was built up as Major League Soccer’s opportunity to show how well it sides perform while in season. The complaint about the now retired Champions Cup was that it was played during the MLS preseason. However, despite a flattering scoreline the first match of the Champions […]

CONCACAF Qualifying Wrap Up

Photo from Reuters Mexico was fortunate to escape with a 2-1 win at Azteca tonight over a Honduran side filled with quality. Honduras played some quality football and was unfortunate not to secure at minimum a point as Mexico despite being out thought and flustered much of the night used […]

MLS/USL Standouts in CONCACAF Qualifying

Puerto Rico Islander Osei Telesford has become a key part of the Soca Warriors Andy Williams (Real Salt Lake) Scored a goal in Jamaica’s 1-1 draw with Canada Omar Cummings (Colorado) Came on late and helped Jamaica secure a valuable road point. Dwayne DeRossario (Houston) Played the full 90 minutes […]

CONCACAF Qualifying Wrap

I trust we all watched the US match Sunday and if you did not see it, you didn’t need to. Barbados missing four of their five best players got rolled by a fired up US squad 8-0. While the scoreline was impressive, many concerns still persist for the U.S. like […]

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