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We will be the champions: The Football Show previews Premier League title contenders

Twenty teams begin the Premier League season, but only four qualify for the richest and most prestigious tournament in the world. Realistically, there are seven teams with a shred of hope to finish in the top four. This season, five … Continued

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The Football Show previews teams vying for Europa League spots

It might not have a catchy theme song (does it even have one?), but the Europa League is still a major club competition which teams strive to reach. A handful of clubs in the English Premier League will duke it out … Continued

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SiriusXM FC’s Premier League preview: Stuck in the middle

The middle. No spot in a European tournament. No worries of relegation. There’s nothing sexy about it. Unless you think $2.6 billion is sexy. That’s the total television revenue that the 20 Premier League teams split up last season. (Now that’s sexy.) SiriusXM … Continued

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Tom Sermanni taken by surprise over firing from USWMNT

Hours after coaching the US Women’s National Team to a 2-0 victory over China Sunday in Commerce City, Col., Tom Sermanni was relieved of his duties as the team’s head coach. “I was taken completely by surprise,” Sermanni told Kevin Flynn … Continued

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Clint Dempsey reflects on his journey to US Men’s National Team captain

Nacogdoches, Texas might be the last place you’d expect to find a professional soccer player, yet the small town in a football and baseball crazy state is home to US Men’s Soccer Team captain, Clint Dempsey. “It’s not always easy … Continued

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Tim Howard, Everton aiming for top four spot

Twice a year, fans in Liverpool, England get to experience the thrill of the Merseyside Derby. Tuesday, Liverpool got the better of U.S. Men’s National Team goalie Tim Howard and Everton, 4-0. “Sometimes you’re the hammer, sometimes you’re the nail, … Continued

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Michael Bradley embracing pressure of MLS return

Michael Bradley, the leader of the US Men’s National Team, has returned to Major League Soccer from Europe. Another step in the evolution of a player who first broke into professional soccer at the age of 16, and who now … Continued

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MLS commissioner Don Garber excited about direction of league

On the day Major League Soccer held its annual SuperDraft, the league’s commissioner, Don Garber, sat down with Counter Attack hosts — and founding MLS players — John Harkes and Tony Meola, to talk about the dramatic growth of the … Continued

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Alex Morgan working to lead USWNT to 2015 World Cup

A book that debuted at No. 7 on The New York Times Best Seller List. Her photo in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And she’s pretty good at soccer, too. Alex Morgan, just 24 years old, was named the 2013 CONCACAF … Continued

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Bobby Clark leads Notre Dame to first men’s soccer title

You’d think after winning the national championship, your wife might cut you a little slack. That wasn’t the case for Notre Dame men’s soccer head coach Bobby Clark. “I got home and she told me, ‘It’s about time,’” Clark told former … Continued