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–         Kenny Cooper to 1860 Munich: A club with a history of signing Americans, but a club nonetheless in financial peril, currently. But at least he is out of Dallas! –          Our friend, Jamie Trecker has a provocative piece on the USMNT’s summer at FOX Sports.com. This piece is worth […]

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We will be releasing episode 89 of the MLS Talk Podcast tomorrow with MLS, USL and Open Cup news. Look for it early tomorrow afternoon. I will be at Tropical Park Stadium tonight for the Open Cup game between Miami FC and last year’s runner up Charleston. You can look […]

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My focus as announced last week is on the US National Team for the Summer. I apologize for the lack of MLS coverage. The site while called MLS Talk has created a niche where we cover all aspects of the American game from the national team, through MLS, USL, WPS […]

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Indios face Pachuca in the first leg of the Clausura semifinals. In addition to captivating the US based FMF audience recently, Indios has also used its late season run to develop a genuine defensive option for Bob Bradley and the nation in Marco Vidal. Vidal has openly stated that he […]

News and Notes

The US opened its quest for a birth to the U-17 World Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Cuba. Jack McInerney has two goals and two assists. Charlie Davies scored the winning goal in Hammarby’s 3-1 victory over Djurgarden on Monday. John Carver has been once again fined by MLS […]

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Landon Donovan’s continues to tear through Bayern Munich’s winter break friendly opponents. Four goals and Five games which doesn’t include a penalty kick Donovan drew but did not take. Donovan is motivated like never before and comfortable with the coaching of Jurgen Klinsmann and Martin Vasquez. Agent Richard Motzkin is […]

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According to Steve Goff of the Washington Post, Bobby Convey’s career at Reading is about to be over. It couldn’t happen soon enough. Since arriving at Reading after he wad denied a work permit to play for Spurs, we’ve seen Convey’s confidence erode and eventually his attitude go south. In […]

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Beginning today the American Soccer Show goes to twice a week. Today’s show will feature a recap of US-Spain and a conversation with Duane Rollins about TFC and the Canadian National Team. In the upcoming weeks while qualifying for the national team begins, the American Soccer Show is going to […]

Two Hot Rumors

The Times of London is reporting that Sunil Gulati and Bob Bradley met with Fabio Capello, the ex-Real Madrid and Juventus Manager in London. The fact that Bradley was at the meeting so clearly his job is not under threat. It must be assumed that the Federation is either talking […]

News From Around MLS

Guillermo Baros Schelotto has been one of the biggest signings by MLS in recent seasons, and SI.com has an excellent interview with the Boca Juniors legend. Ramon Nunez has been traded from FC Dallas to Chivas USA for a draft pick. Nunez wanted out of Dallas since he was dropped […]

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While the European season winds down Soccer is gearing up stateside with many major developments the past few days.Miami based GOL TV has acquired exclusive English Language rights to the Copa America this summer. Since surveys of the American Hispanic population indicate almost half of their demographic actually watch Soccer […]

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Harry Redknapp Arrested: Breaking News

Harry Redknapp can kiss his chances of becoming England manager goodbye. He was arrested earlier this morning as part of several raids conducted by police and was being held on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting. According to The Guardian, “Attention will focus on the transfers of Faye […]

Barcelona attempting to sign Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko

Barcelona have been given a deadline of Friday to negotiate the transfer of Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko, since the Ukranian side have already reportedly reached an agreement with Everton for the 25-year-old attacker. The Catalan daily SPORT is reporting the Merseyside club has agreed a deal close to £18 […]

The Agony Of Losing On The Away Goals Rule

I’ve never been a big fan of the away goals rule because it seems like an odd rule that exists only as a cruel and unusual punishment to knock a losing team out of a cup tournament. But the match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich was a perfect example […]

Aaron Ramsey Horrific Injury Against Stoke City: Video

**Video removed per the request of Premier League** Anyone watching the Stoke City against Arsenal game on Saturday would have been absolutely sickened to see the horrific injury against Arsenal forward Aaron Ramsey. The horror show tackle could easily end Ramsey’s career such was the extent of the injury. The […]

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