Category Archives: South American Soccer

Monday Kickoff: Van Gaal named Man United manager; Wenger to sign new deal; and more

Manchester United confirmed the hiring of Louis Van Gaal as the newest manager, with Ryan Giggs appointed as Van Gaal’s top assistant. Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Second-place Barcelona need a win against first-place Atletico Madrid to repeat as La Liga champions on this monster Soccer Saturday, which includes a pair of domestic cup finals in England and Germany. Continue reading »

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Saturday Kickoff: Sao Paulo stadium behind schedule; Man City, PSG sanctioned; and more

Sao Paulo’s Itaquerao stadium will be unfinished by the start of the 2014 World Cup, as delays have put construction months behind schedule. Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Arsenal will look to end a nine-year trophy drought by winning the FA Cup, while FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid face off in a winner-take-all La Liga finale. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Sevilla win Europa League; Arsenal preparing Benzema bid; and more

Sevilla goalkeeper Beto played the hero for his side as he saved two penalty kicks in the penalty kick shootout to lead Sevilla over Benfica to the UEFA Europa League title. Continue reading »

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Brazil World Cup costs skyrocket due to corrupt billing

Corrupt billing and shady campaign donations have caused the price of Brasilia’s World Cup stadium to triple to more than $900 million in public money. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Conte could leave Juventus; Man United make bid for Shaw; and more

Juventus manager Antonio Conte has hinted that he may leave the club this summer after winning his third straight Scudetto. Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Lille fight for their Champions League hopes Saturday with a home Ligue 1 match against Paris Saint-Germain, who recently clinched another domestic title in France. Continue reading »

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