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New crew for new 'Fox Soccer Report'

Oliver Tse checks out the new lineup for the new “Fox Soccer Report,” which will premiere on Fox Soccer (in the United States) and Sportsnet World (in Canada) on Saturday Sept. 1 at 10 p.m. ET:

Former Canadian national team player Kara Lang, 25, who played college ball at UCLA, retired from the W-League's Vancouver Whitecaps in January 2011 because of knee injuries and joined Sportsnet as an analyst and sideline reporter, covering multiple sports in Canada and the USA. She's working as a soccer analyst for CTV during 2012 London Games.

Former Canadian national team goalkeeper Craig Forrest, 44, has been the studio analyst of English Premier League broadcasts on Sportsnet since he retired from competitive soccer, which included 17 years of club ball in England, in 2002. Lee Godfrey joined Sportsnet from GolTV Canada, where he had been the face of the network from June 2006 through April 2012.

Gerry Dobson, executive producer of the new “Fox Soccer Report,” Dobson has been the studio host of English Premier League broadcasts on Sportsnet since October 1998.

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