Category Archives: European Soccer

Shea joins Birmingham City on short-term loan

Brek Shea has completed a three-month emergency loan to Birmingham City in the Championship, in a bid to find regular playing time. Continue reading »

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French club Luzenac releases entire first team, including former U.S. U-20 GK Westberg

French club Luzenac AP has been expelled from the French professional leagues, and have decided to release their entire first team, including French-American goalkeeper Quentin Westberg. Continue reading »

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Mid-day Ticker: Suarez cleared for El Clasico; PSG extends Sirigu; and more

Luis Suarez is scheduled to make his full Barcelona debut just in time for the Oct. 25 edition of El Clasico, when they take on arch-rival Real Madrid. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Ronaldo back in training; Mexico knocks off Bolivia; and more

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to full training ahead of this weekend’s clash with Atletico Madrid. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Ibrahimovic denies elbowing Alaba; Pogba set for extension; and more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has denied that he intentionally elbowed David Alaba during Sweden’s 1-1 draw with Austria, claiming it was an accident. Continue reading »

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Monday Evening Ticker: Blatter discusses U.S.-hosted World Cup; Roma refute Benatia’s claims; and more

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has once again hinted at the possibility of the United States hosting a World Cup. Continue reading »

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International Rewind: Portugal falls to Albania; Costa Rica, Panama play to draw; and more

Without Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal fell to underdog Albania by a 1-0 scoreline, giving them a shock start to their Euro 2016 qualification campaign. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Blatter confirms FIFA candidacy; Reus injures ankle; and more

After months of hints and clues, Sepp Blatter has formally announced that he will be running for a fifth term as FIFA president in the 2015 FIFA elections. Continue reading »

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Friday Ticker: Rossi out 4-5 months; Sturridge withdraws from England squad; and more

Giuseppe Rossi is set for another extended layoff following a third knee surgery, this time repairing his meniscus. Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Brazil return to the field for the first time since their World Cup humiliation to take on Colombia in Miami, while Euro 2016 qualification kicks off on This Weekend’s Soccer on TV. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Van Gaal given more money to spend; Messi recovering; and more

Louis Van Gaal has reportedly been given the green light to go and spend more money on transfers in the next transfer window, and Lionel Messi makes progress on his recovery from a groin strain. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Wembley in line to host Euro 2020 final; Costa Rica beat Nicaragua; and more

England’s Wembley Stadium is expected to be chosen as the host site for the Euro 2020 semifinals and final, with Germany and England reaching a mutual agreement. Continue reading »

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