Monthly Archives: May 2011

Whitecaps fire Thordarson, make Soehn head coach

  The Vancouver Whitecaps began their inagural season in MLS with so much promise, delivering a season-opening thrashing of Toronto FC making many wonder if this expansion team might be more successful than most past expansion teams. The Whitecaps haven't … Continue reading »

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USL Pro Week 9: A Look Back

    By JOHN BOSCHINI The Richmond Kickers' fall from grace continued with a 1-1 draw to FC New York on Saturday. Richmond is winless in four games after starting the season with a six-game winning streak. The Kickers find … Continue reading »

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Swansea City beats Reading to earn place in Premier League

  No team from Wales has ever played in the English Premier League, but that will change now after Swansea clinched the final place in the EPL for the 2011/2012 season. Scott Sinclair scored three goals as Swansea rode three … Continue reading »

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NASL Week 8: A Look Back

  By JOHN BOSCHINI Offenses struggled to make and impact this weekend in the NASL as five of the six teams in action failed to find the back of the net. The Carolina Railhawks were the lone exception with a … Continue reading »

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Latin American Weekend Rewind

  By DAVID MOSSE Nacional entered Saturday’s clash with Defensor Sporting needing only one point to secure the Clausura title, and when Richard Porta opened the scoring after just six minutes, Los Tricolores looked set to finish the job without … Continue reading »

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USMNT Update: Bedoya called in, Spain tickets running out and more

The U.S. men's national team is in Cary, North Carolina preparing for its upcoming friendly against Spain, as well as the looming CONCACAF Gold Cup, and here are some updates for you on this Memorial Day morning: As reported on … Continue reading »

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