Category Archives: South American Soccer

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Manchester City are looking to give Chelsea and Jose Mourinho their first loss of the season, when the two clubs meet up on Sunday, highlighting This Weekend’s Soccer on TV. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Hazard set for pay raise; Arsenal in defensive crisis; and more

Chelsea are reportedly ready to make Eden Hazard their highest-paid player in their squad, handing him a new five-year contract. Continue reading »

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Monday Evening Ticker: Champagne announces FIFA candidacy, Peru lines up friendly in USA; and more

Former FIFA executive Jerome Champagne has declared his candidacy for the 2015 FIFA presidential elections. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Ronaldinho receives work visa; Barkley rehab ahead of schedule; and more

Ronaldinho has received his Mexican work permit, but he won’t arrive in Queretaro in time to feature for the club in Liga MX action against Puebla on Friday. Continue reading »

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Willian finishes magnificent set piece to push Brazil past Ecuador

Photo by Ed Mulholland/USA TODAY Sports By FRANCO PANIZO EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Brazil may be known for its attacking flair from the run of play, but it was a magnificent set piece that made the difference for the Selecao for the … 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 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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Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

By CARL SETTERLUND If you are a country over club soccer fan, Thursday’s action is just for you. Thursday’s slate has 12 international friendlies, including a pair of fixtures involving traditional European superpowers going head-to-head this afternoon. World Cup semifinalist Netherlands … Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Man United agree to Falcao loan; Chicharito joins Real Madrid; and more

Manchester United are set to make one more major signing this summer, with Radamel Falcao ready to move on-loan to Old Trafford. Continue reading »

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