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MLS WEEK 11 – IN OTHER WORDS… AND NUMBERS

June 8, 2010

MLS WEEK 11 – IN OTHER WORDS… AND NUMBERS

MONDAY MLS BREAKDOWN: WONDER GOAL COULD END SEATTLE SCORING DROUGHT (KYLE MCCARTHY-GOAL.COM)

MLS WEEK 11: SAME STORY DIFFERENT PLAYER FOR LA (USSOCCERPLAYERS.COM)

MLS WEEK 11 THOUGHTS AND RECAP (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

FIVE THINGS TO TAKE AWAY FROM MLS WEEK 11/POWER RANKINGS (STEVE DAVIS-SI.COM)

WVH POWER RANKINGS WEEK 11 (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: WEEK 11 (PETER C-MAJORLEAGUESOCCERTALK.COM)

2010 MLS ATTENDANCE (MLS DAILY)

MLS WEEK 10 – IN OTHER WORDS (…AND NUMBERS)

June 1, 2010

MLS WEEK 10 – IN OTHER WORDS (…AND NUMBERS)

DRAMA AND DANGER IN WEEK 10 (RIDGE MAHONEY-SOCCER AMERICA)

MONDAY MLS BREAKDOWN: WACKY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (KYLE MCCARTHY-GOAL.COM)

MLS WEEK 10 RECAP (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

MLS WEEK 10: MEMORIAL WEEKEND (USSOCCERPLAYERS.COM)

WVH POWER RANKINGS: WEEK 10 (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

FIVE THINGS TO TAKE AWAY FROM WEEK 10 and POWER RANKINGS (STEVE DAVIS-SI.COM)

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME – WEEK 10 (PETER C-MAJORLEAGUESOCCERTALK.COM)

2010 MLS ATTENDANCE (MLS DAILY)

IN OTHER WORDS – SOCCER ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

May 25, 2010

IN OTHER WORDS – SOCCER ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

US NATIONAL TEAM CAMP

GOALIE’S REACH EXTENDS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC (JERÉ LONGMAN-NEW YORK TIMES)

US NATIONAL TEAM MAKES FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR WORLD CUP (STEVEN GOFF-WASHINGTON POST)

GOMEZ EXCITED TO BE WITH NATIONAL TEAM (BRIAN SCIARETTA-YANKS ABROAD)

LANDON DONOVAN HAS MIND, GAME IN SYNCE FOR WORLD CUP (KELLY WHITESIDE-USA TODAY)

US DEFENSIVE DILEMMA (BRIAN LEWIS-NEW YORK POST)

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IN OTHER WORDS AND NUMBERS – MLS WEEK 9

May 25, 2010

IN OTHER WORDS AND NUMBERS – MLS WEEK 9

MLS WEEK 9 REVIEWS

MLS WEEK 9: SIX POINTS FOR COLUMBUS (USSOCCERPLAYERS.COM)

FIVE THINGS TO TAKE AWAY FROM MLS WEEK 9  (STEVE DAVIS-SI.COM)

MONDAY MLS BREAKDOWN (KYLE MCCARTHY-GOAL.COM)

WEEK 9 THOUGHTS AND NOTES (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

MLS WEEK 9: WHAT’S WRONG WITH SEATTLE (RIDGE MAHONEY-SOCCER AMERICA)

MLS WEEK 9 POWER RANKINGS AND NUMBERS

WVH POWER RANKINGS: WEEK 9 (DREW EPPERLY-WVHOOLIGAN.COM)

POWER RANKINGS (JEFF CARLISLE-SOCCERNET)

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME-WEEK 9 (PETER C-MAJORLEAGUESOCCERTALK.COM)

SHORT CORNERS – SOCCER NEWS, NOTES AND RUMORS

May 11, 2010

SHORT CORNERS – SOCCER NEWS, NOTES AND RUMORS

BOB BRADLEY TO NAME PRELIMINARY 30-MAN ROSTER FOR 2010 WORLD CUP TODAY

US Soccer and Head coach Bob Bradley will name his preliminary 30-man roster for the United States Camp leading up to World Cup 2010 in South Africa next month. only 23 of the 30 will make the trip, but the 23 must be from the 30 player pool.

The selection of the 30-man pool will air today at 2pm ET / 11am PT on ESPN2.

Rumors abound that both Brian Ching and Edson Buddle will be among those called in but the wires have been mum regarding Charlie Davies who is on the mend after a car crash in October and Herculez Gomez who has had a rebirth in the Mexican League.

Here is how the Experts see it unfolding

COUNTDOWN TO SOUTH AFRICA: PICKING THE 23-MAN US WORLD CUP ROSTER (SI.COM STAFF)

SBI’S 23 FOR 2010 – MAY EDITION (IVES GALRECEP)

US SOCCER TO FORMALLY SUBMIT WORLD CUP BID FOR 2018-2022

The United States will officially become a bidder for either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup’s on Friday when a delegation from US Soccer will formally hand over it’s Bid Book to FIFA at a ceremony in Zurich on Friday. No nation can match the United States on Stadium capacity and readiness.  The 18 host city finalists feature 21 venues that are all in compliance with FIFA standards and all have average capacities of more than 76,000. 12 of the stadiums feature capacities between 75,000 and 94,000. With the opening of new Meadowlands Stadium last Friday, all 21 of the stadiums included in the United States bid  are already functioning with 18 having been built in the last 20 years.

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SHORT CORNERS – SOCCER NEWS, NOTES AND RUMORS

May 4, 2010

IS HENRY GIVING BARCA THE KISS OFF?

THIERRY HENRY ON HIS WAY TO MLS?

The Mirror is reporting that Thierry Henry is on his way out at Barcelona and is headed to Major League Soccer. That will come as surprise to no one, but the new question seems to be; where will he land? DC United has emerged as the new favorite to land the French striker, who any Irishman will tell you, is just as good with his hands as he is with his feet.

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SHORT CORNERS – SOCCER NEWS, NOTES AND RUMORS

April 30, 2010

FULHAM IN EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL, LIVERPOOL FALL IN SEMIFINALS

If you had bet in August that Fulham FC would be the last English team remaining in European competition this season, you would be a rich person indeed.

Fulham, powered by two late goals, pushed past Bundesliga side Hamburg Thursday Night at Craven Cottage to advance to the Europa League Finals on May 12.

Ironically, the 2010 Final will be played in Hamburg at the HSH-Nordbank Arena where Fulham managed a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the Semifinals.

Fulham will be playing Athletico Madrid who eliminated Liverpool FC and thus ended the dreams of an all-English Final.

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