Monthly Archives: June 2014

SBI World Cup Man of the Match: André Schürrle

André Schürrle’s goal in the 92nd minute gave Germany an early advantage in extra time and helped them hold off Algeria. Continue reading »

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Germany scores twice in extra time to survive Algeria scare

Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil scored in extra time as Germany survived a scare from Algeria to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals. Continue reading »

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NWSL Week 12: A Look Back

A look back at Week 12 of the National Women’s Soccer League. Continue reading »

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Suarez admits bite, apologizes to Chiellini

By TIM FONTENAULT Four days after FIFA punished Luis Suarez for biting Giorgio Chiellini, the Uruguayan forward has vowed that such an incident will never occur again. Suarez issued an apology on his official website on Monday, saying that he … Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Paul Pogba

By DAN KARELL Coming off a strong season at Juventus, France National Team head coach Didier Deschamps was counting on Paul Pogba to have a huge impact for Les Blues at the World Cup. On Monday, in France’s Round of … Continue reading »

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France advances to quarterfinals after holding off Nigeria

France and Nigeria were even for most of the match, but Paul Pogba’s late goal lifted Les Bleus to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Continue reading »

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World Cup Round of 16: Your Running Commentary

The World Cup Round of 16 rolls on with France taking on a determined Nigeria and the upstart-Algerians battling Germany. Continue reading »

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Rapid Vienna confirms Boyd transfer to RB Leipzig

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By DAN KARELL Terrence Boyd is now officially moving back home to Germany. After two strong seasons with Rapid Vienna, the club announced that the U.S. Men’s National Team forward has left the club’s training camp and … Continue reading »

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Miller ruled out of World Cup quarterfinals with injury

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By DAN KARELL Hours after advancing to the World Cup quarterfinals, the Costa Rican Football Federation learned some news that put a slight damper on their nation’s celebrations. In a press release on Sunday evening, Costa Rica … Continue reading »

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World Cup Round of 16: A Look Ahead

After easing through the group stage, France takes on their toughest opponent yet when they face Nigeria, headlining SBI’s World Cup Round of 16: A Look Ahead. Continue reading »

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Gyau completes move to Borussia Dortmund II

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By DAN KARELL Former U.S. youth international Joseph Gyau has completed a move to the second team of one of Germany’s giant clubs. Borussia Dortmund announced early Monday morning that Gyau has signed for Borussia Dortmund II, the … Continue reading »

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SBI 2014 World Cup Diary: Entry 4

Photo by Kieran McManus/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO RECIFE, Brazil — If there is a Brazilian equivalent to Seattle or Miami in terms of consistent rainfall, it might be Recife. The largest city in the state of Pernambuco somewhat resembles the … Continue reading »

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