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Sporting Demands UCL Replay  
Sporting Lisbon has lodged a formal complaint with UEFA demanding a replay of its UEFA Champions League Group G game ...
Allegri: Juve Can Still Qualify 
Massimiliano Allegri believes Juventus still has a good chance of qualifying for the Round of 16 despite falling to third ...
Reports: Ibra Suffers Injury Setback  
Reports in Sweden claim that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could require surgery on the heel injury that has sidelined him for more ...
FIFA Rankings: USA Falls to 23rd 
Jurgen Klinsmann's USA fell six places to 23rd in FIFA's international rankings following a pair of draws with Ecuador and ...
Mertesacker: Gunners Lack Confidence 
In a candid interview, Arsenal center-back Per Mertesacker admits that the Gunners are low on confidence in addition to having ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Portland Timbers exit after stunning defeat in Honduras
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 1:06 AM EDT
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Portland Timbers exited the Concacaf Champions League Tuesday when they suffered their first loss of the competition, a 3-1 loss at Olimpia that sent the Honduran club through on away goals. Conceding two goals in the first four minutes, the Timbers dug themselves a hole from which they could not get out.

  
FIFA Backs Clasico Pause for Messi's Record  
Lionel Messi heads into Saturday's game against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu just one goal short of Telmo Zarra's record ...
Diego Costa Released from the Hospital  
Chelsea is expected to be without striker Diego Costa when the Blues visit Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. ...
Soccer on TV 
Thursday's Europa League and Concacaf Champions League games include Lille-Everton and Saprissa vs. MLS defending champ Kansas City.
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard 
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] One of the most anticipated matches of the ACC season takes place Thursday in Chapel Hill, where No. ...
Barcelona visits Madrid with Messi on the brink  
[CLASICO PREVIEW] Barcelona visits Spain's capital on Saturday for a mouthwatering edition of the world's biggest rivalry, serving up even ...
MLS set to break season attendance record 
[CROWD COUNT] Major League Soccer is set to break its record for average attendance set in 2012. With one week ...
What They're Saying: Don Garber 
"Somehow this turned into a personal Klinsmann vs. Garber debate and I have seen some of those headlines, which I ...
Orlando City SC launches Web site 
[ONLINE WATCH] As one of two MLS expansion teams that will start play next March, Orlando City SC is ramping ...
Real Salt Lake jumps back into third place 
[MLS: Wednesday] By beating Chivas USA, 2-0, in its regular-season finale, Real Salt Lake not only regained third place in ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Orlando City U-16s off to 4-0-0 start
[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Orlando City's U-15/16s beat the previously unbeaten Capital Area RailHawks Academy-CASL, 2-0, on Saturday to improve to 4-0-0 ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Yallop encouraged despite frustrating season
The Fire has set a league record for tied games while slipping from its 2013 record, yet its head coach ...
College Soccer Reporter

College soccer on the air
[2014 SCHEDULE] The Patriot League is in the spotlight on Wednesday when Colgate (11-1-2) faces Boston University in a battle ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Randy Vogt


Are the Best Refs the Ones You Don't Notice?
After a few of the games I have refereed, a spectator approached me and said, "You must have done a ...
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How I referee Garber vs. Klinsmann
That MLS Commissioner Don Garber should be upset by Jurgen Klinsmann's thoughtless and really rather peevish comments on Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey is understandable. By coming back to the USA to play in MLS, Dempsey and Bradley are -- according to Klinsmann -- lowering their standards. Because MLS is an inferior league.

"Somehow this turned into a personal Klinsmann vs. Garber debate and I have seen some of those headlines, which I think are absurd and very unintended."

-- MLS Commissioner Don Garber, who last week held a press conference during which he said he found Jurgen Klinsmann's comments about MLS "personally infuriating.” (Reuters)

Reports: Ibra Suffers Injury Setback