Monthly Archives: July 2010

Emirates Cup: Lyon and Arsenal Settle For Draws

The preseason friendlies keep rolling on and one of the better tournaments is the Emirates Cup where this year Arsenal is hosting AC Milan, Celtic, and Lyon. The tournament got started with Celtic earning a 2-2 draw against Lyon with

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A Look Back At Manchester United’s North American Tour

Last night, Manchester United completed their North American tour falling to Chivas Guadalajara 3-2 in what was better described as a testimonial game for Javier Hernandez, who suited up for both teams in the game. Chivas got started early with

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Major League Soccer: Gameweek 18 Preview

The MLS All-Star game is over and there is a full slate of games this weekend as the teams gear up for a final push for the end of the season. Here is my preview for the games this weekend.

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What Can Chicarito Bring To Manchester United?

The MLS All-Star game provided the debut for Javier “Chicarito” Hernandez, the new signing for Manchester United from Chivas Guadalajara. It was a short run out and against an MLS side that did not seem that organized, but he looked

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Manchester United 5, MLS All-Stars 2: My Thoughts

Manchester United handed the MLS All-Stars their first loss in regulation as they were defeated 5-2 in Houston. The game started roughly for the MLS as they gave up two goals to Federico Macheda in the first 12 minutes with

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Major League Soccer: Midseason Awards

The MLS All-Star game is tonight where the All-Stars will face Manchester United at Reliant Stadium in Houston. The All-Star game marks the halfway point of the season so it seems like a good time to take a look at

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CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round Preview

The CONCACAF Champions League gets started again this midweek where three MLS teams Los Angeles, Toronto FC, and Seattle Sounders FC get started in the preliminary round. The first legs will be this week as the final eight teams for

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Kansas City 2, Manchester United 1: 10-Man Kansas City Scores Historic Win

The third game of Manchester United’s American tour ended in a 2-1 defeat after goals by Davy Arnaud and Kei Kamara in the first half. The second goal came from a corner kick just after United had equalized through a

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US Youth Soccer: Crew Juniors Win U-19 National Championship

Last night was the National Championship for the US club teams in Overland Park, KS where the Columbus Crew Juniors defeated FC Delco 1-0 behind a header from Tyler Pollock in the first half. FC Delco had some late chances

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Mexican Primera: 2010 Apertura Preview

The Mexican league gets started this weekend as Toluca look to defend their title. I won’t give a full preview of the Mexican league because I’m sure it won’t be that informative as I am fairly new to the league.

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