Category Archives: Confederations Cup

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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Who should Bob Bradley call in vs. Mexico?

                                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. men's national team's World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Estadio Azteca will take place exactly a week from now and while we know what players Mexico has brought in for the match, we … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup Top 10 Goals

Admit it, you miss the Confederations Cup. You miss having international matches every day and the World Cup-like feel the tournament gave the month of June. We can’t bring the tournament back, but we can take a look back at … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Musings (Cervi receives passport, Confed Cup thoughts and more)

As the American Soccer landscape takes a bit of a breather after Confederations Cup and before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, there is plenty to discuss. Here are some news items, topics and tidbits to go over as we get through … Continue reading »

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European clubs eyeing Clark and Davies

                                                                                 Photo by ISIphotos.com by GIANFRANCO PANIZO When the U.S. national team closed out its historic run in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, one got the sense that it would only be a matter of time before European suitors came calling for some … Continue reading »

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One American’s Confederations Cup experience in Brazil

                                                           Photo by ISIphotos.com   While most U.S. national team fans were watching Sunday's Confederations Cup final between the United States and Brazil at sports bars or in their own homes, there were a few American soccer fans who had the chance … Continue reading »

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Brazil 3, USA 2: A Look Back

                                                                              Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. national team had Brazil on the mat, but the five-time world championship reminded us why its trophy case is full. The United States' 3-2 loss to Brazil wasn't about subs not made, or … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Brazil fights back from two goals down to stop USA

                                                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. national team played as good a first half as anybody could have imagined against Brazil on Sunday. Disciplined defending, and perfect passing sequences leading to a pair of beautiful goals, had the Americans up … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup Final: USA vs. Brazil (Matchday Commentary)

  The U.S. men's national team takes on Brazil in the Confederations Cup final today (2pm, ESPN), the first international tournament final in the history of the U.S. team. The Americans will be looking to exact some revenge on the … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Feilhaber could play in another final

                                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com by GIANFRANCO PANIZO When the U.S. national team plays Brazil on Sunday in the Confederations Cup final, there will likely be twelve Brazilians on the field when the game kicks off. No, the Brazilians are not going to have an extra player on … Continue reading »

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Where will you be watching USA vs. Brazil?

  After a bumpy start to their Confederations Cup campaign, the U.S. men's national team has reached the tournament's final after two unlikely results, including a 2-0 blanking over #1 ranked Spain. The U.S. will play Brazil on Sunday (2:30 pm ET, ESPN) … Continue reading »

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Who should start for the USA vs. Brazil?

                                                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com U.S. men's national team head coach Bob Bradley has had some tough decisions to make regarding his starting lineup during the Confederations Cup, but his decisions heading into Sunday's final can be boiled down to one. … Continue reading »

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