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D.C. United, Seattle seek foothold as CCL quarters kick off

There is no room for error as the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals commence on Tuesday. The stakes are high with four MLS teams set to face four Liga MX clubs at this stage for the first time in the Champions League era. And the eight involved teams know it.D.C. United and Seattle Sounders face the most immediate tasks as they open their quarterfinal ties. They must grapple...
Via FOX Sports
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Cuauhtemoc Blanco apparently wins mayoral race in Mexico

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has apparently been elected mayor of Cuernavaca, just south of Mexico City. Preliminary counts published Monday show the former star forward won 25.7 percent of the votes cast in Sunday's election, well ahead of his nearest rival, who had 21.2 percent. Blanco ran on the ticket of the tiny Social Democrat Party. The 42-year-old...
Via Associated Press
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mexican soccer star Blanco apparent winner of mayoral race

MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexican soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has apparently won election as mayor of Cuernavaca, just south of Mexico City. Preliminary vote counts published Monday show former star forward with 25.7 percent of votes. That's well ahead of his nearest rival, with 21.2 percent. Blanco ran on the ticket of the tiny Social Democrat Party. The 42-year-old former national team...
Via Associated Press
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cuauhtemoc Blanco jumps into politics, seeks mayor seat in Mexico

MEXICO CITY --   He's a nightclubber, a joker, a charismatic rags-to-riches soccer star. Now Cuauhtemoc Blanco wants to be mayor of one of Mexico's more prominent cities, Cuernavaca. Blanco, who at 42 is still an active player in Mexico's top professional league, was formally nominated for mayor on Saturday by small Social Democrat Party. Blanco, who currently plays limited minutes...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco jumps into Mexican politics

MEXICO CITY (AP) He's a nightclubber, a joker, a charismatic rags-to-riches soccer star. Now Cuauhtemoc Blanco wants to be mayor of one of Mexico's more prominent cities, Cuernavaca. Blanco, who at 42 is still an active player in Mexico's top professional league, was formally nominated for mayor on Saturday by small Social Democrat Party. Blanco, who currently plays limited minutes...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blanco's return to Estadio Azteca highlights Liga MX weekend

Week three of Liga MX's 2015 Clausura campaign is upon us and there is one player dominating the buildup: Cuauhtemoc Blanco. Outside of Mexican football, the fact "El Cuau" is still playing in the first division makes no sense. It is an irrational aberration: a 42-year-old who is clearly overweight, very slow and greatly struggles to complete 90 minutes. But in the Mexican context...
Via FOX Sports
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mexico Soccer: Miguel Herrera in search of perfect eleven

Mexico said goodbye to its beloved estadio Azteca Wednesday, for the time being that is. El Tri will now venture through the United States, in a series of 3 games in preparation for its first match of the FIFA World Cup. El Tri’s 3-0 victory over Israel in the Estadio Azteca was far from convincing, and it appeared to be more of a send off for veteran Cuauhtemoc Blanco, than a...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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