Category Archives: South American Soccer

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┬ámay be known for its attacking flair from┬áthe 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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