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Christian Pulisic: ‘Not qualifying was devastating’

Published: February 15, 2018

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Pulisic — arguably the greatest soccer player ever to be born in the United States — talks about what went wrong in World Cup qualifying, U.S. Soccer and much more


Rugby-TMO was wrong Wales are told, angering England coach

Published: February 14, 2018

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Wales have received a formal admission from World Rugby they should have had a try awarded in last Saturday’s 12-6 Six Nations defeat at Twickenham, drawing the ire of England coach Eddie Jones.


No need for panic at Man United

Published: February 12, 2018

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Man United lost to Newcastle but things are still trending up at Old Trafford. PLUS: Real Madrid get another big win, lessons from Spurs’ win over Arsenal and Sergio Aguero’s remarkable form continues


Madrid to break the bank for Kane?

Published: February 2, 2018

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We’ve only got to wait 154 days until the summer transfer window opens.


Can Zidane fix Real’s issues?

Published: January 16, 2018

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Zinedine Zidane will get more time at Real Madrid but can he turn it around? Most managers at the Bernabeu are fired at the first sign of trouble but he’s earned the club’s trust. But that might not be enough.


Christian Pulisic: The hurt won’t go away until I’m in a World Cup with U.S.

Published: January 10, 2018

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MARBELLA, Spain — Christian Pulisic has told ESPN FC in an exclusive interview at Borussia Dortmund’s winter training camp in Marbella that


Footballer hits lottery jackpot with $1.2 million win

Published: January 5, 2018

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“We had a game with Middlesbrough on Monday night so I completely put it to the back of my head until after the final whistle,” O’Connor, who helped Cork City win the league and cup double last season, told reporters. “It’s been an incredible two days and I don’t think the win has sunk in yet.” The Ireland Under-21 defender told reporters that it was his mother, Breda, who had told him that he should check his numbers after the winning ticket was said to have been sold locally. His uncle had bought the ticket at Flanagan’s Centra in Castlebridge, County Wexford


Caligiuri says USSF should delay GM decision

Published: December 20, 2017

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NEW YORK (AP) One of the candidates for U.S. Soccer Federation president says the governing body should not create a general manager position ahead of the election in February. Former U.S.


Dealing with F.O.M.O. and a USMNT-less World Cup draw

Published: December 2, 2017

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When the various legends of past tournaments begin pulling plastic balls filled with tiny pieces of paper from glass bowls on Friday, every American soccer fan will feel that familiar gut punch — again, and again, and again — as 32 nations learn their fates during the 2018 World Cup draw.


Sounders finish off Dynamo to set up MLS Cup rematch

Published: December 1, 2017

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The game in 100 words (or less): MLS Cup 2017 will be a rematch of MLS Cup 2016 — same two teams, same venue, hopefully not the same boring final. Toronto FC booked their place by narrowly knocking off Columbus Crew SC on Wednesday, a day before the Seattle Sounders soundly defeated the Houston Dynamo, 3-0 on the night and 5-0 on aggregate, to claim a second straight Western Conference championship.


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