Experience counts for a lot, but youth will decide Women's World Cup
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Apr. 15, 12:21 a.m.
Change comes slowly in women's soccer. Jill Ellis was no Jurgen Klinsmann in picking her 23-player roster for this summer's Women's World Cup.
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Agudelo's journey takes him back to the national team
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 14, 2:38 a.m.
The youngest player ever to score for the USA is hoping the friendly against Mexico Wednesday marks a change in his fortunes.
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MLS gets its wish, and it's ugly -- parity
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Apr. 13, 4:13 p.m.
So, let's have a show of hands. Who says their favorite MLS team is playing well? OK, let's not have everyone raise his or her hand at once. We see a few hands reluctantly go up from the South Ward. Who'd have bet on the Red Bulls being unbeaten six weeks into the MLS season?
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Projecting Klinsmann's USA roster for Mexico game
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 10, 1:58 p.m.
The next friendly for the USA is against its bitterest rival and with a roster announcement expected soon the speculation is running wild.
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Philadelphia's troubles extend far beyond who's in goal
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 8, 11:46 p.m.
A sputtering attack and susceptibility on set plays have dragged the Union into last place.
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Making a Strong case for soccer
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 8, 3:55 p.m.
As lead soccer announcer for Fox Sports, John Strong has quickly moved onto the national stage from a modest beginning working high school events in Oregon.
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Jeff Plush on the NWSL: women's league plays long ball
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Apr. 6, 11:32 p.m.
It might not sound like much but the National Women's Soccer League, which begins its third season on Friday, is looking to the future.
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Whitecaps get their hands dirty
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Apr. 6, 5:33 a.m.
The LA Galaxy will sometimes have bad games -- and it has had its share at B.C. Place -- but it is rare that an opponent outplays it in every aspect of the game. Bruce Arena said the Vancouver Whitecaps did just that on Saturday, adding to their growing reputation around MLS with an emphatic 2-0 win that put them ...
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MLS: The Best of March
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 3, 5:31 a.m.
The first month of its 20th season marked a few more milestones for MLS as well as many notable moments.
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NASL searches for identity in growing marketplace
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Apr. 2, 1:17 a.m.
Set to begin its fifth season on Saturday, the North American Soccer League has a lot going for it.
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Veteran Larentowicz takes on new role
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Apr. 1, 1:43 p.m.
Nearly a dozen new players are with Chicago this season, and another change is that of veteran midfielder Jeff Larentowicz moving to centerback.
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Improved USA stops backward slide
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Mar. 31, 5:16 p.m.
If the USA didn't take a step forward Tuesday in its fourth friendly of year, at least it stopped a backward slide.
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MLS exercises in futility
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 30, 6:05 a.m.
What kind of impact did MLS's decision to play through the March international calendar have this weekend?
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Altidore polarizes the soccer world once again
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Mar. 27, 2:48 a.m.
In the aftermath of a dispiriting 3-2 loss to Denmark, the performance of Jozy Altdiore, with a goal and an assist, didn;t impress everyone.
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Alashe keeps level head after whirlwind start
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 26, 2:34 p.m.
Last week was a pretty good week for San Jose Earthquakes rookie midfielder Fatai Alashe.
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