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MLS Trade Central: Thursday's deals 
Sporting Kansas City has signed 25-year-old Hungarian international forward Krisztian Nemeth from Roda JC  in the Dutch Eredivisie.
League Cup: Pocchettino Hails 'Fantastic' Spurs  
Tottenham will play Sheffield United in the League Cup semifinal after thrashing Newcastle United 4-0 at White Hart Lane in ...
FIFA: Qatar Needs Labor Reform to Keep 2022 World Cup 
FIFA executive committee member Theo Zwanziger on Tuesday indicated that 2022 World Cup host Qatar must meet a March 15 ...
CWC: Auckland City the 'Winner,' but San Lorenzo Progresses  
Real Madrid's will face San Lorenzo of Argentina in Saturday's Club World Cup final after the South American champ ended ...
Di Maria Beats Messi, Aguero to Argentina's Player of the Year 
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has beaten Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero to Argentina's player of the year award ...
Las Vegas gets its soccer stadium, too
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 9:03 PM EST
Photo It isn't every day that two cities pass measures to build soccer stadiums. Hours after the D.C. council approved a development plan for a 20,000-seat soccer stadium in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest Washington, the Las Vegas city council narrowly agreed to help fund a soccer stadium, contingent on the city being awarded an MLS expansion team.  
Soccer on TV 
There's action from Spain and Italy on Thursday, several leagues wrap up the 2014 schedules this weekend prior to a ...
Platini: Garcia Resignation a 'New Failure' for FIFA 
Michael Garcia, the man FIFA hired to investigate the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, quit his ...
Klopp Hints at Dortmund Departure 
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp hinted that he could soon depart the BVB by saying he will miss the club's ...
U.S. Abroad: Midweek Hot (and Cold) List 
John Brooks scored his first goal of the Bundesliga season for Hertha Berlin to open the scoring in a 4-4 ...
What They're Saying: Michael Garcia 
"It is the lack of leadership on these issues within FIFA that leads me to conclude that my role in ...
Olsen sees new D.C. stadium as one piece of grand plan 
He's D.C. United through and through, so head coach and former player Ben Olsen knows better than most what a ...
Video Pick: Player loses his wig! 
The 19-year-old defender Baily Cargill was one of the top rated players for second division Bournemouth -- "solid in the ...
MLS Trade Central: Wednesday's deals 
MLS and Chivas de Guadalajara reached an agreement regarding Mexican star Erick "Cubo" Torres, who played the last two seasons ...
NASL will open 2015 spring season on April 4 
The North American Soccer League will open its fifth season with the first week of the 2015 spring season on ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

U.S. U-17s open Nike Friendlies with 3-1 win over England
The U.S. under-17 national team got two goals from Christian Pulisic, his 15th and 16th of the season, and one ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy

Revs' locals ready to make history
The New England Revolution enters MLS Cup with the worst record in league history. It's lost all four finals it's ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

Alexi Lalas strikes a chord on foreign clubs coming to USA
"Make no mistake. This is a gold rush. This is a land grab." That's Alexi Lalas after being asked by ...
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College Cup serves up more bland brew
After several years of boringly vapid finals it can be safely said that the College Cup is now firmly established as the sport's most over-rated annual event.

"It is the lack of leadership on these issues within FIFA that leads me to conclude that my role in this process is at an end. ... No independent governance committee, investigator, or arbitration panel can change the culture of an organization."

-- From a statement by FIFA's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia upon resigning in protest over the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Garcia resigned a day after FIFA's appeals panel rejected his challenge of ethics committee colleague Hans-Joachim Eckert's summary of his report. (BBC)