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Savarese: Raul is still hungry to achieve things 
[NASL] The New York Cosmos have signed Spanish superstar Raul, whose 228 goals for Real Madrid rank fourth in La ...
Soccer on TV 
MLS playoffs continue on Thursday when the New York Red Bulls host defending champ Sporting Kansas City.
MLS and EPL matches draw top NBC audiences 
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] NBC set Premier League and MLS audience records for its coverage of Saturday's EPL Manchester United-Chelsea ...
Concacaf Under-20 Championship draw 
[JAMAICA 2015] The U.S. men will kick off the 2015 Concacaf Under-20 Championship in Jamaica against Guatemala on Jan. 9. ...
What They're Saying: Harry Redknapp 
"I've never read it. I don't know where you get it from. Every day someone has got something to say ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
LAFC investors jump on rocket ship
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 8:37 PM EDT
Photo [MLS SPOTLIGHT] MLS introduced the owners of the new club that is scheduled to begin play in Los Angeles in 2017 at a new soccer stadium in the greater Los Angeles area. The ownership group is headed by executive chairman Henry Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American entrepreneur, managing partner Peter Guber, a veteran sports entrepreneur in baseball and basketball, and president Tom Penn, whose background is in basketball, but its ownership group -- 22 investors in all -- includes such well-known sports figures as Earvin Johnson, Mia Hamm and her husband, Nomar Garciaparra. Here's what we know about the new team:  
Messi, Neymar & Mascherano shine in soccer hoops  
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] Barcelona incorporated a basketball hoop into its training session and the trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and ...
LAFC investors jump on rocket ship 
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] MLS introduced the owners of the new club that is scheduled to begin play in Los Angeles in ...
Roma's Destro to Consider Future  
Mattia Destro on Wednesday cast doubt around his future after scoring the opening goal in AS Roma's 2-0 win against ...
Pellegrini 'Worried' as City Crashes Out of League Cup  
Manchester City relinquished its hold on the English League Cup on Wednesday with a poor display in a 2-0 loss ...
Allegri: 'Lack of Maturity' Costs Juve  
Despite hitting the woodwork several times and having much the better play throughout, Juventus lost 1-0 away to Genoa in ...
Real's Navas Seeks Legal Action for Costa Rican Spying 
The Associated Press is reporting Thursday that Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas will take legal action after 24 Costa Rican ...
Mandzukic: Guardiola 'Didn't Treat Me with Respect' 
In an interview with Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti, Mario Mandzukic says he is enjoying playing for Atletico Madrid following what ...
Report: Former President Hoeness Warns Bayern  
German daily Bild reports that former Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness, who is currently in prison in Germany for tax ...
Herrera Questions Klinsmann Inclusion for FIFA Award 
Miguel Herrera, for one, isn't impressed with USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann's inclusion in FIFA's shortlist for World Coach of the ...
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


MLS Awards: Birnbaum heads rookie class
Defenders are usually the top candidates for Rookie of the Year and while only a few such players have broken ...
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


Variety is the Spice of Refereeing
People ask me how I can referee just about every weekend of the year.
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FIFA's Scandalous Snub of Costa Rica
Should there be any lingering doubts about the total domination that Europe now has over the global game they have surely been put to flight by the announcement of the short list of candidates for the most prestigious individual awards in men's soccer in 2014: the Ballon d'Or (best player), and the FIFA World Coach of the Year.

"I've never read it. I don't know where you get it from. Every day someone has got something to say on Twitter. I don't understand. It would be easier -- it would save all the hassle -- if no one was on Twitter.”

-- Queens Park Rangers' coach Harry Redknapp is unfamiliar with Twitter, but said he was dismayed at the English FA handing QPR defender Rio Ferdinand a three-game ban and $40,000 fine for a tweet that called a fan who insulted him a "sket," British slang for "a promiscuous girl or woman." (Guardian)