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Charlotte gains Independence as Eagles' successor 
[USL PRO] The Charlotte Independence will take the place of the Charlotte Eagles in USL PRO in 2015. The new ...
What They're Saying: Clint Dempsey 
"We talked about trying to win the U.S. Open Cup, Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup. This is one step, and ...
Soccer on TV 
WEDNESDAY ACTION: The first round of UEFA Champions League group play continues and includes a Bayern Munich-Manchester City clash. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.

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 ...
Report: NYCFC Eyes Queens Stadium 
New York City FC is considering building its stadium near the Acqueduct Racetrack in Queens, Capital New York reports, because ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.

"We talked about trying to win the U.S. Open Cup, Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup. This is one step, and we've got two things more that we're trying to accomplish, but it feels good. We're trying to do something special, and we have the quality here that we think can do it."

-- The Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey, who scored their second goal in Tuesday's 3-1 U.S. Open Cup final win over Philadelphia. The Sounders now aim to win the MLS regular season title (Supporters' Shield ) and their first MLS Cup. (Sporting News)

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