Archive for August, 2010

First Sign of Trouble for USSF D-II League: Pro Soccer May Leave Minnesota

August 30, 2010

Several weeks ago, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) released new higher standards for Division 2 professional soccer teams playing in a USSF-sanctioned league in 2011. The NSC Minnesota Stars, which currently play in the USSF Division 2 league, are facing a dilemma. The team, which is owned by the non-profit National Sports Center (NSC) [...]

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The Cosmos Reborn: A New Perspective

August 27, 2010

Soccer in North America has never been bigger than the New York Cosmos.  The legacy left behind by the legendary club has proved to be a milestone not yet reached by Major League Soccer.  However, the two now appear to be on the same path as the Cosmos recently announced their return. What was been [...]

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The boy’s got heart: Manchester City’s Hart continues great start to season

August 26, 2010

For Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, it was all about going with his Hart. The Italian tactician— now in his first full season as the Sky Blue’s manager after taking over for Mark Hughes in the middle of last season— has seen hundreds of millions shelled out by the new owner, Sheikh Mansour, to shore [...]

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Borough Chase Weekend Points

August 25, 2010

An Eastbourne Borough side unbeaten in three matches chase more points over the Bank Holiday weekend with two attractive fixtures, at home to second-placed AFC Wimbledon on Saturday and at former Football League club Cambridge United on Monday (3 pm kickoffs). Garry Wilson’s side won both those matches last season and will be looking to [...]

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England’s Football Conference Signs Unique TV Deal

August 25, 2010

In a groundbreaking deal, which will be a first in English football between a major football competition and a broadcaster, the Football Conference has signed up to a unique partnership with Premier Sports TV to show 30 matches per season from the Blue Square Bet Premier over the next three years, including their Premier Playoffs [...]

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Aztex Come from Behind to Gain Three Points

August 23, 2010

The Austin Aztex defeated the Carolina RailHawks last night in front of a 4,000 plus crowd. After trailing by one in the first twenty minutes, the Aztex eventually fought back to achieve a victory of 3-2. Fresh off their goalless defeat last weekend against Puerto Rico, Eddie Johnson, Yohance Marshall and Randi Patterson all netted [...]

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KONAMI Reveals Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Master League Online Mode Details

August 19, 2010

KONAMI released a detailed video explaining the intricacies of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Master League Online mode.   Producer Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka uses the new footage to explain how the new mode operates, detailing the basic mechanics such as player transfers and how the player can compete against their peers. Seabass also uses the video [...]

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FIFA Soccer 11 (EA Sports)

August 19, 2010

FIFA Soccer 11 looks simply amazing.  Could it be better than last year? We will soon find out.  It will be an exciting fall as Konami (Pro Evolution Soccer) and Sega (Football Manager) will be launching their own offerings for footie fans.

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Match Preview: Eastbourne Burough v. Wrexham

August 19, 2010

On-form Eastbourne Borough will be aiming for a hat-trick of home wins over Wrexham when the former Football League club visits Priory Lane on Saturday (August 21). Buoyant Borough thumped Hayes and Yeading United 5-0 on Tuesday night, their biggest ever Blue Square Bet Premier victory and most convincing home league win since January 2008. Striker Richard [...]

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