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Leagues: Major League Soccer

Manchester City Extends Frank Lampard Loan Until End of May or Early June

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City has extended the loan of Frank Lampard from New York City FC until the end of the 2014/15 season. In a blow to NYCFC and MLS, Lampard — who was originally scheduled to join the brand-new MLS club in … Continue reading

What Should Your Team’s New Year’s Resolution Be For 2015?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The New Year is always a time for reflection. But it also should be an opportunity to think about your favorite club and what you think their New Year’s resolution should be for 2015 in order to improve. No matter … Continue reading

6 Key Soccer Questions to Ponder Ahead of 2015

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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As the year 2014 winds down, it is a good time to look back at what was a pretty eventful year for the beautiful game. We saw transfer madness, the slip seen around the world, the bite(s) felt around the … Continue reading

What MLS Fans Can Expect From New Houston Dynamo Coach Owen Coyle

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Former Burnley, Bolton and Wigan manager Owen Coyle was named Head Coach of the Houston Dynamo earlier this month. Coyle replaces Dom Kinnear who is the only manager the Major League Soccer outfit has had since relocating from San Jose … Continue reading

Spurs Announce DeAndre Yedlin Arrival

Posted on by PA Sport
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Tottenham have announced that United States right-back DeAndre Yedlin will join the club in January. The Premier League side agreed to sign Yedlin on a four-year deal in August, but announced at the time that the 21-year-old would remain with … Continue reading

Stadium Announcement is a Time of Celebration And Reflection For DC United Fans

Posted on by Robert Hay

The way to tell if someone was a knowledgeable DC United fan has always been to check their opinion on a new stadium. The most diehard, knowledgeable fans always answered with a variation of this phase: “I’ll believe it when … 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

Soccer Analyst Alexi Lalas Joins FOX Sports From ESPN

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Alexi Lalas, the soccer analyst that people either love or hate, will make his FOX Sports debut in January after leaving ESPN at the end of this month. As we reported in October (along with Awful Announcing), Lalas joins host … Continue reading

Tributes Roll In After Thierry Henry Announces Soccer Retirement

Posted on by PA Sport
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Arsenal paid a fitting tribute to Thierry Henry, as did a number of his soon-to-be new colleagues, after the former Gunners striker announced his retirement from football on Tuesday morning. The 37-year-old confirmed he will return to London to take … Continue reading

DaMarcus Beasley Announces Retirement From US Men’s National Team

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Long-time United States Men’s National Team great DaMarcus Beasley has announced his retirement from the team.  Beasley, 32, made the announcement using his official Instagram account.  In the social media post, Beasley stated, “Where do I start?  Honestly I never … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Believes Chelsea Was Right To Let Frank Lampard Leave

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that the club made the right decision by allowing Frank Lampard to leave as a free agent this summer. The Portuguese boss believes that if the Blues had decided to keep the 36-year-old it … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Can Still Play a Vital Role for Manchester City

Posted on by Matt Jones
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As the twilight of players’ careers typically approach, pace, intensity and fitness typically dwindle. But for those few who have made a career out of sticking the ball in the back of the net, that desirable attribute of being in … Continue reading

Manchester City Boss Pellegrini Wants Frank Lampard Extension

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has made clear he wants to prolong Frank Lampard's loan and hopes a decision can be made soon. Former England international Lampard, who was released by Chelsea at the end of last season, has made … Continue reading

Analyzing The Expansion Draft For Orlando City SC And New York City FC

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The MLS expansion draft never goes how anyone expects, nor does any one team do exactly what any other team would do. With the fluidity and communication between teams in MLS greater than in any other American sports league, the … 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

Who’s Your Favorite Soccer Commentator?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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If you’re like us, you have your favorite soccer commentator. The one who makes you smile or excites you when you hear his or her voice on television, radio or online. But based on your expert opinion, who’s your favorite and … Continue reading

Why the Promotion/Relegation Debate Should Be Ignored

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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One of the topics that generates a lot of clicks on the Internet, but that we’ve purposefully stayed away from, is the debate about promotion/relegation in the US soccer system. There’s a couple of reasons why we’ve avoided it until now. … Continue reading

The Healthy Predicament Facing Bruce Arena And Whether to Explore Opportunities in Europe

Posted on by Earl Reed
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He’s the greatest coach that Major League Soccer has enjoyed – and maybe the country altogether. Bruce Arena helped turn MLS’s glamour squad into a bona fide champion three times over. Before that, he helped the US Men’s National Team … Continue reading