Monthly Archives: April 2012

DC United v New York Red Bulls: 6 Things We Learned from MLS Showdown

April 22, 2012
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On a rainy Sunday evening in front of a small, but lively crowd, DC United cruised to a 4-1 victory over their Eastern Conference rivals the New York Red Bulls. United was able to take advantage of three first half goals to secure all three points on the night, leapfrogging the Red Bulls and...

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Joe Corona: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About US Soccer’s Future Star

April 9, 2012
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After several impressive displays with the United States U-23 team during their failed Olympic qualification bid last month, Joe Corona has been tapped by many to be a future USMNT star. While those predictions always seem to come too soon for youth players in the U.S. system, his four goals in two and a...

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US Olympic Failure: 8 Things It Will Mean For US Soccer

April 1, 2012
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After being unceremoniously eliminated for Olympic qualifying last week, the U.S. men’s program will not have another important game until the end of May when the full national team begins gearing up for World Cup qualifying. Now that the dust has settled from the debacle in Nashville, let’s see what the U.S. failure to...

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USWNT Lacks Spirit/Creativity in Draw with Japan

April 1, 2012
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Fielding arguably their strongest lineup, the United States Women’s National Team played to an uninspired draw with Japan early Sunday morning. In a back and forth first half in which both sides exchanged good spells of possession, Japan was the first to take advantage scoring in the 32nd minute off a nice combination to...

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