Archive for January, 2011

Crew Training Camp: January 26, 2011

January 26, 2011

Lewis Center — No four words warm the heart of many northerners stuck in sub-freezing temperature like “Pitchers and Catchers Report”. However, for Ohio soccer fans, insert the phrase “Training at Superkick”.  For the past week, many have wandered into this massive indoor sports facility, guided down the long halls by the sound of 5 [...]

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Q&A : Jeb Brovsky – Vancouver Whitecaps FC Rookie

January 24, 2011

Recently, Derrick Smith had a chance to sit down with the 19th overall draft pick in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft, Jeb Brovsky. An accomplished player at Notre Dame University, Brovsky impressed so many people at the Combine in Miami a few weeks ago, that Whitecaps FC staff and fans have high hopes for the young [...]

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Juan Agudelo Developing into a National Team Star

January 23, 2011

In the 74th minute of Saturday’s friendly between the U.S. Men’s National Team and the Chilean National Team, forward Teal Bunbury bounced the ball off the bottom right goalpost and into the back of the net. This penalty kick, awarded for a Chilean defender’s botched tackle of midfielder Juan Agudelo, led to the game’s final [...]

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High Hopes for Herrick

January 23, 2011

Jason Herrick started the day on which he would see his dreams fulfilled or dashed by watching TV and browsing the Internet. On January 13, the Chicago Fire drafted Jason Herrick, a University of Maryland forward, in the third round of the MLS SuperDraft. “It feels awesome,” Herrick said. “I’ve worked my whole life for [...]

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KONAMI Releases New Details For Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 on Nintendo 3DS

January 20, 2011

KONAMI announced new details for its eagerly awaited version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 on the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system. Designed specifically for the 3D-enabled unit, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 for 3DS offers an immersive take on the soccer genre by mixing the PES series’ acclaimed level of control and realism with the added dimensions [...]

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Cantona the Latest to Join the Cosmos

January 19, 2011

As part of the revival of the world’s most legendary soccer club, The New York Cosmos today announced that iconic footballer Eric Cantona has been persuaded to come back into the game as Director of Soccer with overall responsibility for all soccer-related matters, which will include the proposed first team. Despite many attempts by numerous [...]

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Northern Kentucky’s Beattie picked 13th in Supplemental Draft by Toronto FC

January 19, 2011

The past 12 months in soccer have never been at a greater high. With the U.S. Men’s National Team at the World Cup, the addition of new soccer-specific stadiums and franchises in the MLS, and the success of soccer in Ohio at the national level are just a few on the short list. With an [...]

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Four for CONCACAF?

January 17, 2011

CONCACAF will fight for a guaranteed fourth place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil, the confederation’s Executive Committee announced Sunday. Meeting in Panama City, Panama, site of the Copa Centroamericana, the committee expressed certainty that CONCACAF has earned the right to increase its allotment of slots at World Cup finals from the [...]

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English Football News and Notes

January 17, 2011

The Northampton Town FC youth team welcomed Brentford to Moulton College in the Football League Youth Alliance on Saturday. The Cobblers were beaten 2-0, but the performance of the side that contained a number of U-16 players left coach Sean Parrish encouraged. “The effort was good, especially as the wind made passing football very difficult,” he [...]

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Canada Signs New Kit Deal with Umbro

January 17, 2011

The Canadian Soccer Association has announced a new partnership with kit supplier Umbro. The partnership will help launch a new national uniform that will be worn for the first time in a Men’s International Friendly match this February 9, 2011. The jersey will go on sale to the public this June 1, 2011. Umbro’s 87 [...]

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