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  1. Stand Up Speak Out Against Racism

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    Today ABC’s Brent Musberger had an excellent feature on the World Cup telecast about Stand up and Speak Out an effort started by Arsenal and France Striker Theirry Henry and Nike to counter the racism that is prevalent in many … Continue reading

  2. 28 down, 4 to go…

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    By this time tomorrow, we’ll have seen all 32 teams play their opening match. Right now, the only teams we haven’t seen play yet are tomorrow’s Spain versus Ukraine, and Tunisia versus Saudi Arabia. What’s interesting is that there hasn’t … Continue reading

  3. A Milestone I Never Thought I’d See

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    Today France’s Vikash Dharasoo became the first player of Indian descent to ever play in a World Cup match. He entered the match in 84th minute and almost scored the game winner in the 89th minute. France and Switzerland drew … Continue reading

  4. World Cup Coverage in America, Day 5

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    ABC/ESPN’s coverage was better today, probably because Dave O’Brien and Marcelo Balboa took the day off. JP Dellacamera did a fine job, as did the team of Adrian Healey and Tommy Smyth. Some points regarding today’s coverage: ESPN’s World Cup … Continue reading

  5. World Cup Player to Watch: Part Five

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    By The Scout France – Franck Ribéry In the 23 year-old, we are featuring another attacking midfielder player. My next profile will be a defender, I havent forgotten about that side of the game, I promise! Ribery currently plays for … Continue reading

  6. American Spirit? Where is it?

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    There was one aspect of yesterdays game versus the Czech Republic that I didn’t see, and that was passion. The players didn’t seem to have a passion to play today. As Americans, we are a very proud country. Remember Lake … Continue reading

  7. For Your Reading Pleasure

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    If you’ve caught the World Cup fever and want to take up a few more notches, be sure to download issue two of the EPL Talk Magazine, the free soccer magazine that’s available for you. Read interesting articles about experiencing … Continue reading

  8. GolTV: Analysis From The Heart

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    If you’re sick of the sugar-coated World Cup Live show by ESPN and want some real analysis by soccer experts, give GolTV from Germany 2006 a try — every night at 8pm ET on GolTV. The show features honest analysis … Continue reading

  9. Relief for Depressed U.S. Fans

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    The new episode of the EPL Talk Podcast is out, and it features a great interview with Max Bretos, the lead play-by-play commentator at Fox Soccer Channel. During the interview, Bretos discusses his first memory of a World Cup, what … Continue reading

  10. France’s Starting 11 for Tomorrow’s Match

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    This will be the starting eleven for France’s match tomorrow against Switzerland. They will more than likely play a 4-2-3-1 formation, which will look like this: Fabien Barthez William Gallas, Lilian Thuram, Willy Sagnol, Eric Abidal Claude Makelele, Patrick Vieira … Continue reading

  11. USA-Czech Post Game Analysis

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    I have decided to watch the game which I taped a second time before commenting on individual player performances and coaching. Today was a very frustrating, humiliating and disappointing day for all of us who have watched the positive growth … Continue reading

  12. ABC/ESPN Coverage Does US No Favors

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    It hasn’t been a good few days for the United States. While many die-hard soccer fans have had to wince at the weekend’s World Cup coverage from ABC, the situation was made worse today by ESPN’s sycophant World Cup Live … Continue reading

  13. World Cup Player to Watch: Part Four

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    By The Scout Portugal – Cristiano Ronaldo I’ve had the opportunity to watch this player in action quite a lot over the last couple of season, both with his club Manchester United and for country as they made it to … Continue reading

  14. Max Bretos Interview

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    Episode 11 features an interview with Max Bretos from Fox Soccer Channel. During the interview, Max divulges what one of his great passions is outside of soccer (you’ll never guess what it is), how he got into soccer, his first … Continue reading

  15. If I were Bruce: The US Lineup For the Opener

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    Keller Onyewu Pope Cherundolo Lewis Mastroeni Dempsey Reyna Beasley Donovan McBride First subs of the bench: Convey Johnson O’BrienI would employ a 4-5-1 or more truly a 4-4-1-1 formation that utilizes Landon Donovan’s playmaking by using him as a withdrawn … Continue reading

  16. Trinadad’s Beenhakker is One of a Kind

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    The offficial FIFA World Cup site has this excellent article on Leo Beenhakker, whose Trinidad and Tobago side surprised just about every observer with an excellent performance in a draw with Sweden yesterday. The Dutch born Beenhakker who has coached … Continue reading