• DeAndre Yedlin makes sensible move down to Championship, Newcastle

    DeAndre Yedlin has officially made a move to Championship side Newcastle. U.S. national teamer DeAndre Yedlin is a Newcastle United player. After two years at Tottenham Hotspur, one of which he spent on loan at Sunderland and another half of which he lingered at his old club, the Seattle…

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  • Brazil dismisses feeling of revenge in final vs Germany

    Brazilians know the 7-1 loss to Germany's senior team at the World Cup will never be forgotten. Two years after the humiliating home defeat, Brazil faces Germany's under-23 team on Saturday with a chance to win the soccer gold medal for the first time. Victory would give Brazil the only trophy it…

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  • Germany in the Olympic final after 2-0 victory over Nigeria

    Lukas Klosertmann and Nils Peterson scored to send Germany into the Olympic gold-medal match for the first time with a 2-0 semifinal victory over Nigeria on Wednesday. The Germans will play Brazil on Saturday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The stadium was the site of the country's…

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  • US to face New Zealand in World Cup qualifiers warmup

    Chicago (AFP) - The United States will play host to New Zealand in an October football friendly in Washington as a warm-up for the start of final-round qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

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  • Brazil hopes to feed off famed Maracana in soccer semifinal

    Brazil will look for inspiration from playing at the historic Maracana Stadium when it faces Honduras in the semifinals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament on Wednesday. The decisive game will mark the debut of many of Brazil's youngsters at the famed venue, which is expected to be packed with…

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  • Neymar leads Brazil into men's soccer semifinals

    Neymar scored his first goal of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday, giving Brazil a 2-0 win over Colombia and a spot in the semifinals of the men's soccer tournament. Neymar scored from a free kick in the 12th minute, sending a right-footed shot through the wall and into the lower right…

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  • Brazil looks for its first Olympic gold in soccer

    Playing at home, with its biggest star onboard and an unexpected last-minute change at the helm, Brazil is looking to win its first Olympic men's soccer gold medal in Rio de Janeiro. Coach Dunga opted to include star striker Neymar as one of the three over-23 players allowed in the Olympic squads…

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  • Allardyce gets England coach job at second time of asking

    Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job. The 61-year-old Englishman -- who lost out to Steve McClaren 10 years ago after Sven-Goran Eriksson left -- signed…

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  • Sam Allardyce 'more than ready' for England, says Mourinho

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Thursday backed Sam Allardyce's impending appointment as England manager saying he is a "good choice" for the job. "I think it's the right person for that job," Mourinho told a news conference in Shanghai on the eve of his side's International Champions Cup…

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  • Allardyce set to be named new England football manager

    Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said Wednesday, tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup. The 61-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle and West Ham manager will take over…

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  • England opts for Sam Allardyce as new Three Lions manager (and further stagnation)

    It seems like Sam Allardyce will, at long last, be appointed England manager. Following the recent debacle at Euro 2016, wherein England was bounced by puny Iceland in the round of 16, Roy Hodgson resigned. The habitual names of unremarkable managers were trotted out, headlined by Allardyce and…

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  • Watch: Landon Donovan is preparing his 6-month-old baby for the 2038 World Cup

    Landon Donovan is already one of the most important figures in United States soccer history. For years, he was the face of Major League Soccer. Donovan is already looking to further his legacy in the game.

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  • England boss won't be 'short-term mercenary': FA exec

    Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn claimed on Wednesday that the new England manager won't be a "short-term mercenary". Glenn is on a three-man panel tasked with finding a replacement for Roy Hodgson and the group have so far formally interviewed Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce and…

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  • A potential USMNT manager goes back to work in MLS

    Jason Kreis is employed once again. Once one of the most promising young managers in the American game, the 43-year-old was announced as Orlando City Soccer Club’s new head coach on Tuesday, 13 days after the Major League Soccer team fired Adrian Heath following months of speculation. Jason is a…

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  • Steve Bruce holds talks over England job

    Hull manager Steve Bruce has confirmed he is in the race to be appointed England coach after being interviewed by the Football Association on Tuesday. Bruce's meeting with FA chiefs had earlier been described as "informal discussions", but the 55-year-old revealed he had been in an official…

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  • Five leading candidates for England manager

    Has never won silverware in England but is respected for his ability to get the most out of players even with limited ability. A tough spell at Bayern Munich has been followed by happier times with the United States. The young buck greatly admired for what he has achieved with limited resources…

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  • Allardyce interviewed for England manager job

    Sam Allardyce looks to be in pole position to become the next England manager after his club Sunderland revealed Wednesday they granted at his request permission to speak to the Football Association. The 61-year-old Englishman, who was interviewed for the England job 10 years ago but lost out to…

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