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FIFA Defends Decision To Stage 2015 Women's World Cup On Artificial Turf

LONDON — The men’s FIFA World Cup could be played “sooner rather than later” on artificial-turf fields, FIFA said Wednesday in the latest defense of its decision not to stage the 2015 women’s tournament in Canada on grass. 310 more words

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What Next for Chivas USA Fans?

Last Sunday, I saw my neighbor in Long Beach fully decked out in his Chivas USA fan gear. He’s a die-hard Chivas fan – one of the few – who will listen to the game on an AM radio station in his front yard just to get his Chivas fix.   154 more words

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Abby Wambach's Four Goals Lead U.S. Women's Soccer To CONCACAF Crown

CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach has been concerned recently about overthinking headers.

She seemed to have it all worked out Sunday night when she scored four goals — three with her head — in a 6-0 victory over Costa Rica that gave the World Cup-bound U.S. 254 more words

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MLS Folds Chivas USA, Sets Stage For New L.A. Soccer Franchise In 2017

Chivas USA is no more.

Major League Soccer announced Monday that the Los Angeles-based team has ceased operations.

The league will disperse Chivas USA’s players into other teams, and a new L.A. 287 more words

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MLS Ref Jose Rivero Suspended After Arrest On Felony Fraud Charges

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working and has been suspended.

State police say White Plains resident Jose Rivero unlawfully took more than $14,000 in benefits. 88 more words

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U.S. Men's National Soccer Team To Face Colombia On Nov. 14 In London

CHICAGO — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham. 67 more words

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An Afternoon Chat With NASL Commish Bill Peterson - PART 1

By Cesar Trelles – 10/21/14
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting with the commissioner of the North American Soccer League (NASL) Mr Bill Peterson. 1,740 more words

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