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Major League Struggle – Major League Soccer

Major League Struggle – Major League Soccer – Statistical Data Included Michael Lewis Tony Meola and the Kansas City Wizards may have won on the field, but off the field MLS continues to too often lose. What’s next for the five-year league? TRYING TO PAINT A TRUE PICTURE of MLS depends on the artist If […]

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The guts and the glitter: the U.S.’s hard-luck veteran and newly minted superstar look forward to repairing the damage of France `98 and proving that the U.S. isn’t merely a regional power – Interview: Jeff Agoos and Clint Mathis – Jeff Agoos, Clint Mathis

The guts and the glitter: the U.S.’s hard-luck veteran and newly minted superstar look forward to repairing the damage of France `98 and proving that the U.S. isn’t merely a regional power – Interview: Jeff Agoos and Clint Mathis – Jeff Agoos, Clint Mathis – Interview Ashley Jude Collie JEFF AGOOS AND CLINT MATHIS are […]

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Soccer Mom

Soccer Mom – Joy Fawcett John Philip Wyllie Joy Fawcett has made two post-partum returns to soccer, but never while enduring the rigors of a full-time, professional league MIA HAMM IS MORE FAMOUS, Brandi Chastain is more media savvy, and Kristine Lilly has over three dozen more caps, but no one in women’s soccer has […]

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The wait is over; from the U.S.’s bid for redemption to France’s bid to repeat as champion, here is our comprehensive guide to the planet’s biggest sporting event

The wait is over; from the U.S.’s bid for redemption to France’s bid to repeat as champion, here is our comprehensive guide to the planet’s biggest sporting event – The 2002 World Cup MORE THAN TWO YEARS AFTER World Cup qualifying humbly began with CONCACAF first-round wins by El Salvador, Honduras, and Trinidad and Tobago, […]

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MLS Finally Ups Its Ante For U.S. Stars – Ante Razov returns to Major League Soccer

MLS Finally Ups Its Ante For U.S. Stars – Ante Razov returns to Major League Soccer – Brief Article Scott Plagenhoef ANTE RAZOV CAME HOME TO Chicago in August, but–despite the beliefs of many U.S. soccer observers–not with his tail between his legs or with MLS’s pride in tatters. The conventional wisdom in the U.S. […]

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Steadying Influence – new athletes of the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team

Steadying Influence – new athletes of the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team Joseph D’Hippolito A trio of young stars should solidify both spots in the Galaxy’s regular rotation and the team’s position in the race for the MLS Cup BRINGING ORDER OUT OF chaos can be as much of an accomplishment as winning championships or […]

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The office made the man: the national team’s World Cup newbie learned and matured on the job, and now he’s ready to lead the Colorado Rapids to MLS glory – Pablo Mastroeni, Major League Soccer

The office made the man: the national team’s World Cup newbie learned and matured on the job, and now he’s ready to lead the Colorado Rapids to MLS glory – Pablo Mastroeni, Major League Soccer – Interview Ashley Jude Collie BY THE END OF 2001, PABLO Mastroeni was a solid MLS defender but he had […]

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Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire Ashley Jude Collie The U.S. coach looks ahead to the 10 games that will determine his and U.S. soccer’s immediate future IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS: 10 games in 10 months. Six teams, each playing one another at home and away for CONCACAF’s three spots in the 2002 World Cup. […]

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It’s the little things that count: Amado Guevara may not have led MLS in any statistical categories, but his skill and contributions to the success of his club were unmatched

It’s the little things that count: Amado Guevara may not have led MLS in any statistical categories, but his skill and contributions to the success of his club were unmatched – MLS 2003 Wrapup; Major League Soccer; allstar choices LET’S GET THIS STRAIGHT FROM the start: Landon Donovan is the best player in MLS. The […]

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Let Us See Your Game Face – interview of soccer player, Alexi Lalas

Let Us See Your Game Face – interview of soccer player, Alexi Lalas – Interview Ashley Jude Collie U.S. soccer’s first-ever folk hero is back–clean-shaven, newly trimmed, and determined to have the best season of his MLS career IN JANUARY, THE LOS ANGELES Galaxy won The Football Confederation’s Champions Cup with a dramatic 3-2 victory […]