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Rafa Marquez Questions Major League Soccer’s “Professionalism”

July 10, 2013
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Today, former New York Red Bull and Mexican national team captain Rafa Marquez made some comments about Major League Soccer. Rafa Marquez on Barcelona radio show: “I think that soccer in the United States still lacks a lot of professionalism in certain aspects." — Tom Marshall (@mexicoworldcup) July 11, 2013 It’s a bit hard...

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Video: Landon Donovan’s Goal and Assist in L.A. Galaxy Win over Sporting KC

April 21, 2013
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It was a banner week for many USMNT players with goals from Clint Dempsey, Alejandro Bedoya, Sacha Kljestan and Mix Diskerud. However, one man’s performance, in particular, has to be exciting to USMNT fans. Landon Donovan, in only his second league start in 2013, picked up a goal and an assist in the L.A....

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Hey Sepp Blatter – Jimmy Conrad Thinks You’re Full of Crap and So Do the Rest of Us

January 1, 2013
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This video (at the end of this post), from Jimmy Conrad’s work with KickTV, went around the U.S. Soccer community last week, but it seems all the more relevant considering FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s comments this week. In case you missed it, Blatter, in an interview with Al Jazeera, said about Major League Soccer,...

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American Soccer Players Honor Newtown Victims

December 26, 2012
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American Soccer Players Honor Newtown Victims

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which took the lives of 26 innocents, several American soccer players have found ways to honor the victims of the violence in Newtown, Connecticut. Notably, San Jose Earthquakes forward Marcus Tracy, USMNT and AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore and USWNT players Abby Wambach and...

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Video: Omar Gonzalez’ Game-Tying Goal in the 2012 MLS Cup

December 1, 2012
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Omar Gonzalez, in addition to another outstanding defensive display, also scored the game-winning goal in the 2012 MLS Cup on Saturday night. Trailing the Houston Dynamo in the 60th minute, Gonzalez rose above everyone to beautifully head in this service over Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall. Gonzalez was named the game’s MVP and, hopefully, Jurgen...

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