Author Archives: Joey Samuel

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

After two weeks Arsenal are yet to record a win or even score a goal in Premier League play this season, but they will look to change that today as they face Liverpool. A re-tooled Liverpool side loaned away striker … Continue reading »

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Gaven’s late winner leads 10-man Crew to key victory over Union at PPL Park

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Despite being down to ten men, and getting dominated in possession for large parts of the second half, Eddie Gaven gave the Columbus Crew just what they needed to make up … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

A Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Manchester City headlines another action-packed Sunday of soccer across Europe as all five major leagues are now underway. Defending champions City pulled off an impressive comeback victory last week over Southampton, but they … Continue reading »

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Union, RSL play to scoreless draw at PPL

By JOEY SAMUEL With the MLS playoff race heating up, both the Philadelphia Union and Real Salt Lake could have used a win on Friday night. But in a game where chances were few and far between, each team was … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 27 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Martinez move to Bayern in jeopardy, Guido makes debut and more

By JOEY SAMUEL Javi Martinez has been rumored with a move from Athletic Bilbao to Bayern Munich for weeks. But suddenly, the deal seems much less likely to be completed. On Wednesday, Bayern president Uli Hoeness downplayed the potential move for … Continue reading »

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Premier League Rewind: City earn comeback win, Arsenal stymied, and more

By JOEY SAMUEL It may not have been the way they envisioned it, but Manchester City earned an impressive win in their first game of the season as they opened their defense of the Premier League title in dramatic style. … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: USA U-20 WNT ready for tomorrow’s World Cup opener

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

The defending champions of each of the world's two best leagues open their seasons today, but other top contenders to the English and Spanish crowns will be in action as well as part of an action-packed Sunday of soccer. In … Continue reading »

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Playoff hopes on life support for Hackworth, Union

By JOEY SAMUEL A year ago, the Philadelphia Union were competing for the top spot in the Eastern Conference in their second season of existence. Now, they find themselves fighting just to remain in the hunt for a playoff spot. … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

A new season in England unofficially kicks off today as defending Premier League champions Manchester City face off against FA Cup winners Chelsea in the FA Community Shield. After building a reptuation as big spenders in recent years, Manchester City … Continue reading »

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Weekend Ticker: Man City win Community Shield, PSG stumble in opener, and more

  By JOEY SAMUEL With a new Premier League season on the horizon, Manchester City showed on Sunday that they're ready to begin defending their crown. Goals from Yaya Toure, Carlos Tevez, and Samir Nasri helped earn Manchester City a … Continue reading »

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Whitecaps top RSL at BC Place

In a battle between two teams looking to solidify their spots in the Western Conference playoff race, it was the Vancouver Whitecaps who came up with the result they needed. Two goals scored over a six-minute span were enough for … Continue reading »

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