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D.C.'s Espindola shows off stuff, Timbers refuse to wilt 
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Tuesday] D.C. United all but clinched a berth in the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Champions League with ...
'Perfect' Dortmund Brushes Gunners Aside 
Borussia Dortmund cruised to a 2-0 win against Premier League giant Arsenal in the opening game of UEFA Champions League ...
Jardim: Monaco "Superior" in UCL Opener 
Leanardo Jardim hailed AS Monaco's "superior" display in Tuesday's 1-0 win against Bundesliga giant Bayer Leverkusen in the teams' opening ...
Simeone: Atletico Spurned Chances in UCL Loss 
Spanish champ Atletico Madrid on Tuesday slumped to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Olympiakos on the opening day of UEFA ...
Casillas Booed at Home 
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he didn't hear the sections of the Bernabeu crowd that whistled goalkeeper Iker Casillas ...
Sounders rally to snatch trophy from Union
by Ridge Mahoney on Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 12:33 AM EDT
[OPEN CUP: Final] The Philadelphia Union had the home-crowd advantage, and scored first with a goal by Maurice Edu, but Seattle continued its proud heritage to win yet again. Overtime goals by Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins swept the Sounders past the Union, 3-1, Tuesday at PPL Park to earn them their fourth Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup title in the sixth season since they joined MLS. Seattle won the title in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and lost the 2012 final to Sporting Kansas City on penalty kicks.

Rodgers: 'Balotelli Needs to Stay in the Box' 
Liverpool coach Brendan Rodgers said that Mario Balotelli needs to stay in the penalty area more so he can score ...
Ronaldo on Track to Break European Scoring Records 
If he remains injury-free this season, Cristiano Ronaldo should become the all-time leading scorer in both the UEFA Champions League ...
New York City FC faces another tough stadium sell 
[MLS EXPANSION] More than a year after efforts to secure a site for a soccer-specific stadium in Queens halted, a ...
What They're Saying: Don Garber 
"Bruce has the opportunity to be our Tom Landry, our Pat Riley, and he continually puts himself in a position ...
Sounders rally to snatch trophy from Union 
[OPEN CUP: Final] The Philadelphia Union had the home-crowd advantage, and scored first with a goal by Maurice Edu, but ...
What They're Saying: Johan Cruyff 
"No. Not much. We're both Dutch and that is always a [shared] basis. ... Van Gaal has a good vision ...
Olympiakos does a lot of things right 
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Tuesday] Making it back to the UEFA Champions League final after coming tantalizingly close to winning in ...
Soccer on TV 
WEDNESDAY ACTION: The first round of UEFA Champions League group play continues and includes a Bayern Munich-Manchester City clash. ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings for a fourth week in a ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Jamieson and Arriola lead comeback win in Buenos Aires
[USA UNDER-20 MEN] The U.S. under-20 national team won its second game in three days against an Argentine pro reserve ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

Soccer America Q&A: Falcons' Jim Smith on MLS Atlanta
Former Columbus Crew president/general manager Jim Smith is playing a major role in the launch of an MLS team in ...
College Soccer Reporter

College soccer on the air
[2014 SCHEDULE] No. 1 North Carolina is in men's action on Tuesday at William & Mary. For listings of college ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

The College Quest in 2014: 'Technology can help bridge the access gap'
It's been a decade since Avi Stopper penned a guide for high-schoolers on how to navigate their quest to play ...
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Mad Dog and Fighting Pig find home in MLS -- in a good way, of course
Hard on the heels (and that phrase may soon acquire literal meaning) of the arrival of Jermaine Jones in MLS, comes the news that the Columbus Crew have signed Austrian defender Emanuel Pogatetz. Two players who can -- and I'm picking my words carefully here -- be described as hard men.

"No. Not much. We're both Dutch and that is always a [shared] basis. ... Van Gaal has a good vision of football but it is not mine. He wants to gel winning teams and has a militaristic way of working with his tactics. I want individuals to think for themselves."

-- Johan Cruyff on being asked to compared his soccer philosophy with compatriot Louis van Gaal, currently Manchester United boss. (Guardian)

Cavs weather storm to down VCU