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Mwanga signs with Union, report says

Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga has signed a contract with Philadelphia Union, securing his place as the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s MLS draft, ESPN reported today. The Union have yet to confirm the signing, and Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz refused to divulge the team’s planned draft pick to the […]

World Cup - International

Philly included in World Cup bids

Philadelphia made the final cut for the United States’ bid to host the World Cup in 2018 or 2022. The USA Bid Committee narrowed down its cities to 18 today, the second set of cuts that brought it down from the original 58. Along with Philadelphia, the cities to make […]

Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations
Africa

Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations

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Africa

African Cup of Nations Underway

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trpybgJ7Dhw] On Sunday the 2010 African Cup of Nations kicked off with hosts Angola blowing a 4 goal lead against Mali in the final 12 minutes. Two early headers coupled with a pair of penalty kicks gave Angola a 4 goal cushion in by the 73rd minute, but Keita and […]

USMNT

US National Team Tidbits

Landon Donovan started his Everton loan in great form by assisting on a goal and nearly providing his own. Donovan fed Leon Osman with an excellent corner kick in Everton’s recent match with Arsenal. He also nearly added his own goal, but missed the post by inches. He played well […]

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Philadelphia Union aren’t revealing yet who they’ll pick with the first pick in Thursday’s draft, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Danny Mwanga appears to be the favorite, but Peter Nowak and company have surprised before. (See expansion draft.) News from the rivals: A searing take from the hometown paper on […]

USL

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Take a Big Step

USL-2 side Pittsburgh Riverhounds have made a few big changes this off-season to improve the quality of the franchise. Gene Klein, the veteran manager of the Hounds, will be stepping into the front office as Technical Director this spring. His boots will be filled by recent Riverhounds captain and western […]

Mwanga skips combine, Union deal next?
MLS / Union

Mwanga skips combine, Union deal next?

Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga skipped Major League Soccer’s scouting combine this weekend amid reports that Philadelphia Union would pick him first in Thursday’s draft. Mwanga, an 18-year-old sophomore originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was set to head to play in France but apparently changed his mind after […]

Aquilani Speaks
English Premier League

Aquilani Speaks

After taking three months longer than expected to reach full health, Alberto Aquilani says he is prepared to lead Liverpool to a top four finish. He spoke this weekend about his role going forwards and the long shadow of Xabi Alonso: “Xabi and I are two very different kinds of […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The U.S. soccer team may play El Salvador in a friendly on Feb. 24. U.S. international Stuart Holden will follow Owen Coyle to Bolton for a trial there after the former Burnley coach switches teams, according to Soccer by Ives. University of Akron forward Teal Bunbury wins the Hermann Trophy, annually given to […]