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The old onion bag: Barcelona baby boom
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The old onion bag: Barcelona baby boom

Barcelona fans had much to celebrate the first week of May in 2009. First, on May 2nd, they kicked the bejesus out of Real Madrid 6-2, effectively ending any questions as to who would be La Liga champs. Then, on May 6th, Andres Iniesta scored a screamer of a goal […]

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The players and league extend their negotiating to Feb. 12, so the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement on Feb. 1 is no longer the drop-dead date.  The AP has a quick summary. U.S. forward Kenny Cooper moves to Plymouth Argyle on loan. The Los Angeles Sol of Women’s Professional […]

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Philadelphia Union’s Sebastien Le Toux named one of  20 best USL players ever by the league. ESPN releases its TV schedule for the World Cup. Every match will be aired live, with  and there will be more coverage than ever before. To give you some perspective, not only will the U.S. vs. England – and […]

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The last-minute marathon negotiating sessions that come with nearly every labor dispute have finally begun in MLS.  Player reps met with the league for eight hours on Tuesday. Seattle’s Freddie Ljungberg says he’s been assured there won’t be a work stoppage, and he’ll report to training on Feb. 1, the day […]

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Temple product joins Union, other news of the day

Temple University’s J.T. Noone heads to spring training with Philadelphia Union, according to the university. (It’s buried in a story on the Philadelphia Kixx.) Yanks Abroad has a feature on Philadelphia Union’s Amobi Okugo. Could you see Charlies Davies in the World Cup? ESPN’s Ives Galarcep says it’s possible in […]

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The Inqy catches up with Philadelphia soccer icon Walter Bahr. The Bucks County Courier Times talks to local product Kevin Tangney, who was drafted by Chivas USA this month. C. Horridus takes a look at Philadelphia Union’s roster needs, while Match Fit USA breaks down the Union’s youth movement in the amateur […]

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Union to train in Greensboro (and other news of the day)

Lots of American soccer news today, particularly from the hometown team. Philadelphia Union will do their preseason training in Greensboro, N.C. Their first exhibition game will be against the University of North Carolina on Feb. 13 at MacPherson Stadium. If you want to go, tickets are $15 apiece and went on […]

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Amobi Okugo and Jack McInerney of Philadelphia Union get call-ups to the U.S. U-20 team for the 2010 Copa Chivas tournament.  They head to Mexico today. American Soccer News, by the way, has an interview with Amobi Okugo. Vincenzo Bernardo in Philly for a tryout? Rumor has it, but he’s […]

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Dempsey lives! (and other news of the day)

Clint Dempsey lives! His knee injury isn’t as bad as feared, and he likely will return to play by spring, with time before the World Cup. Here’s the announcement from Fulham. The Vancouver Whitecaps hire Tom Soehn as their first MLS technical director, a day after the Portland Timbers named Gavin Wilkinson […]

A look at Union Jack (and other news of the day)
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A look at Union Jack (and other news of the day)

News of the day: Soccer America takes a closer look at Philadelphia Union’s Jack McInerney, the youngest player picked in Thursday’s draft. Soccer by Ives grades Thursday’s WPS draft in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Independence apparently don’t do well on quizzes. A nice wrap-up of the past week’s NSCAA convention here in […]