Monthly Archives: June 2010

World Cup: Spain vs. Portugal (Matchday Commentary)

By AVI CREDITOR The marquee matchup of the Round of 16 will determine the final spot in the World Cup quarterfinals, as Spain and Portugal meet at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa (2:30 p.m., ESPN/  Spain and … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Paraguay vs. Japan (Matchday Commentary)

  By AVI CREDITOR Two of the World Cup's more surprising teams will clash with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line, as Paraguay and Japan meet at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa (10 a.m., ESPN/ Paraguay's … Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Blatter to consider replay, Di Maria to Madrid and more

By AVI CREDITOR After the events of the last couple of weeks, more specifically on Sunday, FIFA president Sepp Blatter didn't really have any other choice. Blatter has stated that FIFA will "re-open the file on goal-line technology" during meetings … Continue reading »

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World Cup Daily Recap: Brazil and the Netherlands roll on to the Quarterfinals

BY ADAM SERRANO There were no surprises in the World Cup on Monday as a powerhouses advanced to set up a fantastic match in the Quarterfinals. Brazil may not be the "joga bonito" side of old, but in their 3-0 demolition of … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 13: A Look Back

By TRAVIS CLARK Major League Soccer is back with a weekend of action already in the books. Picking up where it left off at the start of June, a full slate of action greeted fans across the country. Perhaps the … Continue reading »

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Henry to leave Barcelona

In a move that makes his arrival to MLS even more likely, French striker Thierry Henry has reached an agreement with his current club Barcelona that allows him to part ways with the Spanish side. According to Sky Sports, the … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Chile vs. Brazil (Matchday Commentary)

After this morning's all-European matchup, a clash of two South American nations awaits. Five-team champions Brazil look to move into the next round when they face Chile (ESPN/, 2:30 p.m.), with the winner taking on the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. … Continue reading »

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Afternoon Ticker: Capello’s future unclear, Fabiano keen on United and more

  photo by Chris Brunskill/ By FRANCO PANIZO Fabio Capello is contracted with England through the 2012 European Championship, but with the Three Lions' exiting early from the World Cup, his future has become unclear.  Despite telling the FA he … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Netherlands vs. Slovakia (Matchday Commentary)

A busy and controversial weekend of World Cup action has come and gone, but there is plenty of action left in the Round of 16. World Cup darkhorse Netherlands takes on Slovakia in an all-European clash (ESPN/, 10:00 a.m.) in … Continue reading »

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Should Bradley stay or go as USMNT coach?

Photo by Another World Cup cycle has come and gone for the U.S. men's national team and it is time to consider the possibility that a new coach will be leading the team once the next World Cup cycle … Continue reading »

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Three second-half goals, Seitz PK save seal Union victory in PPL Park debut

By AVI CREDITOR CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union sure have a knack for coming up with strong showings in home openers. Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick and had a hand in two other goals, all in the … Continue reading »

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World Cup Daily Recap: Refs questioned as Mexico and England knocked out

BY ADAM SERRANO Questionable referee decisions will make the headlines, but the real story of Day 17 of the World Cup was the continued dominance of a pair of traditional soccer powers who will now meet for a date in the semifinals … Continue reading »

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