Author Archives: Jose Romero

USWNT beats Ireland to stay unbeaten on farewell tour

Alex Morgan scored her 28th goal of the calendar year just 44 seconds into the match, and Megan Rapinoe added a goal for insurance to lead the U.S. women’s national team to a 2-0 win over Ireland in an international friendly Saturday in Glendale, Ariz. Continue reading »

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Earthquakes decline options on Corrales, Opara, among others

The San Jose Earthquakes declined to exercise the 2013 contract option of veteran defender-midfielder Ramiro Corrales on Wednesday, meaning his time with the Quakes appears finished. Continue reading »

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MLS Ticker: Sounders to pick up Johnson’s option, Crew make major roster moves and more

The Seattle Sounders intend to pick up forward Eddie Johnson’s 2013 contract option, certainly a reward for his 17-goal season (in all competitions) and being named MLS Comeback Player of the Year. Continue reading »

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Nielsen named top MLS Goalkeeper, Higuain wins Newcomer Award

Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen and Columbus Crew forward Federico Higuain were announced as winners of the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, respectively, on Wednesday morning. Continue reading »

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U.S. women set for friendly with Ireland

The U.S. women’s national team kicks off a five-city exhibition tour in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday night against Ireland, and it’s already a media circus with outspoken goalkeeper (and Northwest native) Hope Solo in town. Continue reading »

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Mid-day Ticker: Scolari set to be named Brazil coach, possible UCL expansion, and more

Brazil’s soccer federation has moved quickly toward replacing fired national team coach Mario Menezes, with Luiz Felipe Scolari expected to be hired for the high-profle job, according to reports. Continue reading »

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Wolff retiring, will serve as D.C. United assistant

Josh Wolff, who served as a player-coach for DC United this past season, is moving to a position as a full-time assistant after annnouncing his retirement from playing via the club on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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Bill Peterson named new NASL commissioner

Photo courtesy of NASL The North American Soccer League is growing in stature and franchises, and such growth will be managed by Bill Peterson, a former NFL Europe executive who takes over as the new NASL commissioner, effective immediately. Peterson, … Continue reading »

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