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Fire goes out with late win over Houston 
[MLS: Friday] Frenchman Florent Sinama-Pongolle made sure Chicago did not finish the MLS season with another tie, scoring in stoppage ...
Wambach nominated for Women's Player of the Year 
[AWARDS] Abby Wambach, who leads the U.S. women with 10 goals but is no longer a full-time starter on the ...
Woodwork can't hold down USA  
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] About the only thing that stood in the way of the U.S. women's national team and a ...
What They're Saying: Luis Suarez 
"Everyone has different ways of defending themselves. In my case, the pressure and tension came out in that way. There ...
Finlay signs new deal with Columbus 
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] For helping drive Columbus into the playoffs after a two-year absence, midfielder Ethan Finlay has signed a contract ...
Woodwork can't hold down USA
by Paul Kennedy on Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 2:06 AM EDT
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] About the only thing that stood in the way of the U.S. women's national team and a seventh consecutive trip to the Women's World Cup was the woodwork. It hit a hat trick of chances off the woodwork -- Sydney Leroux off the crossbar and left post and Christen Press off the left post -- but it managed to defeat Mexico, 3-0, Friday night to advance Sunday's final of the Concacaf Women's Championship against Costa Rica.

Soccer on TV 
The Real Madrid-Barcelona SuperClasico is on Saturday noon ET. ... The final weekend of MLS regular season play will determine ...
James' skills highlight Real Madrid pre-clasico practice 
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] The Real Madrid-Barcelona clasico delivers entertainment even before kickoff. Here's a 40-second peek at Real Madrid's game ...
Referee suspended after felony arrest on fraud charges 
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Referee Jose Carlos Rivero, who has worked 17 MLS matches in 2014, has been suspended by PRO after ...
Mourinho: Costa Could Play Against Man United 
Jose Mourinho on Friday revealed that Chelsea striker Diego Costa could play at Manchester United on Sunday, despite being hospitalized ...
Rio Ferdinand to Retire This Season 
Former England captain and Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has said he plans to retire at the end of ...
Reports: Lampard Could Extend City Stay  
According to reports in England, Frank Lampard could be able to stay on loan at Manchester City for longer if ...
Dunga Names Neymar Brazil Captain 
Brazilian national team coach Dunga on Friday revealed that Neymar will retain the captain's armband when former skipper Thiago Silva ...
Report: Clasico to Break Records  
AS reports that Saturday's Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Bernabeu in Madrid will be broadcast live in ...
Pogba Signs Three-Year Extension with Juve 
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba on Friday signed a new deal that will keep him at the Turin club until 2019. ...
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:
Mike Woitalla

Landon Donovan's Path to Greatness
The latest edition of our "When They Were Children" series looks at Landon Donovan's childhood soccer experience.
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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.

"Everyone has different ways of defending themselves. In my case, the pressure and tension came out in that way. There are other players who react by breaking someone’s leg, or smashing someone's nose across their face."

-- Luis Suarez, who revealed he has been seeing a therapist to cure his biting problem. The Uruguayan striker is set to make his debut for Barcelona in Saturday's clasico against Real Madrid. (Guardian)