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Alex Morgan scores ridiculously fast goal

A little under three weeks ago, Alex Morgan reached the century mark in appearances for the U.S. women's national team.On Wednesday night, the 26-year-old reached another milestone.The Americans got off to a dream start to their opening match of Olympic qualifying against Costa Rica, scoring almost straight off the opening kick. Ali Krieger initiated the sequence with a beautifully...
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Chelsea and PSG owners eye Beckham MLS Miami buy-in, says report

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, Paris Saint Germain’s Qatari owners and a Chinese group are among investors looking at purchasing a majority stake in David Beckham’s Major League Soccer team, the Miami Herald reported. Citing an unnamed source close to the negotiations, the newspaper said Beckham has been around the world in the past six months seeking partners to invest $300...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Unconvincing Bayern coast past Bochum to reach DFB-Pokal semis

Arjen Robben was at the heart of Bayern Munich's last win in Bochum, five years ago. However, on this visit, with a spot in the semifinals of the German Cup up-for-grabs, the Dutchman was at the center of proceedings -- but for the wrong reasons. Robben's blatant dive before halftime led to Bochum seeing Jan Simunek sent-off. Bayern, less than convincing on the night, battled to...
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Morgan, Solo address Zika virus concerns as Rio Olympics near

Hope Solo has said that she will consider skipping the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil over the Zika virus outbreak, even before the U.S. women's national team has secured a berth. Her coach and teammate, however, are exercising a little more caution about the increased threat of the mosquito-borne virus that is growing rampant in Brazil and spreding throughout the...
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Torn ass muscle keeps Leverkusen’s Javier Hernandez out

Bayer Leverkusen will be without Mexican striker Javier Hernandez for this weekend’s Bundesliga match at Darmstadt with a torn buttock muscle, his club announced on Wednesday. ‘Chicharito’ suffered the injury in Leverkusen’s 3-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen in the quarter-finals of the German Cup on Tuesday and clutched his leg when he went off in the 57th minute. The...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why does David Beckham need investors for his Miami team?

On the face of it, David Beckham isn’t the sort of man who needs more money. He is wealthy by any measurable standard. The combination of a lucrative playing career and an even more lucrative string of endorsements makes him one of the richest players in the modern game.All of those things are well and good by normal measures, but they aren’t necessarily enough to serve as the...
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Manchester United hiring Jose Mourinho over Ryan Giggs will be a massive blunder

The beginning of a remarkable demise for Manchester United was the 0-3 defeat against Arsenal in October. As you’d expect, especially in England, the manager is the one taking all the flak, and on this occasion, rightly so. To be frank, Louis Van Gaal and Manchester United were never made for each other. The methods and the ideologies Van Gaal has are all very contrasting to the...
Via World Soccer Talk
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John Terry: A Legend's Legacy

Roughly a week ago, news reports emerged that Chelsea stalwart John Terry would not be returning to Stamford Bridge next season. The 35-year-old Terry has been the standard-bearer for Chelsea since graduating from the youth team in 1998.Terry is truly a polarizing figure in the footballing world, having had a fair share of negative moments during his career. While he has managed...
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Real Madrid coach Zidane insists Ronaldo better than Messi

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane believes Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world - ahead of Lionel Messi.The pair's combined career goal tally recently passed 1000, with Ronaldo firing 30 goals in 31 appearances in all competitions for club and country this season.But with the debate about the best player in the world continuing to rumble on, Zidane was clear about...
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Roma keeper Szczesny hits out at speculation over his future

Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has hit out at "rubbish reporting" amid speculation over his future.The Poland international, currently on loan from Arsenal, was reportedly set to leave Roma this summer with the Serie A side said to be reluctant to sign him permanently, before conflicting reports later claimed the club had a change of heart.Szczesny said last year his future will...
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Chelsea's €80m target could leave club, boost for Manchester United

Chelsea's €80m target could leave club, boost for Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com James Rodriguez hasn’t quite enjoyed a good campaign so far for Real Madrid. They 24-year-old has four goals and six assists to his name this season in 14 games, but he has hardly impressed with his performances. The Colombian joined Madrid in 2014 from Monaco after producing...
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WATCH: Coutinho comes back from injury by scoring an under the wall free kick

Liverpool has missed this kind of creativity. Philippe Coutinho is back from injury and it appeared he’s back with a vengeance. After staring down the goal from 19 yards away, Coutinho took on the difficult shot and instead of the conventional shot attempt over the wall, he went under everyone and got Liverpool the equalizer in the FA Cup. Now that Coutinho is back as well as...
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WATCH: Coutinho comes back from injury by scoring an under the wall free kick

Liverpool has missed this kind of creativity. Philippe Coutinho is back from injury and it appeared he’s back with a vengeance. After staring down the goal from 19 yards away, Coutinho took on the difficult shot and instead of the conventional shot attempt over the wall, he went under everyone and got Liverpool the equalizer in the FA Cup. Now that Coutinho is back as well as...
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NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira nutmegs his own player

It's not the easiest thing in the world to impress Patrick Vieira. The task gets just a little bit harder when the former Arsenal midfielder steps on the training field and starts to show up his own players.New York City FC defender Jason Hernandez learned that lesson the hard way during a training session in Florida on Tuesday. Hernandez closed exactly as he should have during a...
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Did Messi outbid Ronaldo for most expensive car?

Lionel Messi might have denied Cristiano Ronaldo a prize for the second time in early 2016. Spanish newspaper Sport reported Monday that Messi might have outbid Ronaldo at a recent auction for the world’s most expensive car. The Proto Organization auctioned off the 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti in Paris for around €32 million. Proto declined to identify the winning bidder...
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Why MLS would be a wise move for Chelsea captain John Terry

John Terry, 35, says he may be finished with Chelsea at the end of the season after revealing the club is not planning on extending his contract. The big question surrounding the player is where next? He has been linked with clubs in China and the Middle East. But the obvious move for the defender is MLS. His odds of moving to a MLS club is 4/6, according to SkyBet. Terry has...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Amazon just send me a free Carli Lloyd autographed ball?

I may be far past my prime as a soccer player, but I still like to play the game—you know, at my own speed. Generally it’s in a semi-competitive co-ed format with a three-goal max limit on good players. I’m not one of the players who pushes the boundaries of the rule. With those facts in mind, I do find occasion to purchase soccer gear as I get into my late thirties. That...
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Real Madrid’s Zidane Wants to sign 21-year old international star

According to Defensa Central, Zinedine Zidane has asked Real Madrid to sign Aymeric Laporte this summer. The defender has been linked to the club in the past, and now with a fellow Frenchman in charge, the interest in him could increase. ... Read More
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Robben welcomes Ribery’s return to Bayern Munich training

Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury. The 32-year-old Ribery endured a miserable 2015 and tore a thigh muscle in mid-December in just his second game back after nine months out with an ankle injury. Ribery’s return comes too soon for Bayern’s...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi to undergo tests for kidney problems

BARCELONA Spain - Barcelona says Lionel Messi is to undergo medical tests to assess a recurrence of kidney problems.Messi missed the Club World Cup semifinal in December due to a renal colic, an abdominal ailment often related to the presence of kidney stones within renal ducts.Barcelona says in a statement Monday that the tests to be conducted by Tuesday at the latest, are ''to...
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Barcelona says Messi to undergo tests for kidney problems

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Lionel Messi is to undergo medical tests to assess a recurrence of kidney problems. Messi missed the Club World Cup semifinal in December due to a renal colic, an abdominal ailment often related to the presence of kidney stones within renal ducts. Barcelona says in a statement Monday that the tests to be conducted by Tuesday at the latest, are...
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Arsene Wenger: Why the Bournemouth game was a must-win one

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his side controlled the game after the 2-0 away win at Bournemouth. The Gunners desperately needed all three points to stay in touch with Leicester City as they moved to five points from the leaders. And the Frenchman says next week's game against the Foxes will be a big one […]
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Guus Hiddink on a hard-fought draw and Kurt Zouma's serious injury

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink was full of praise for his players for showing character during the 1-1 draw against Manchester United. The Blues, who lost defender Kurt Zouma following a horrific knee injury, fought hard in the dying minutes of the match to equalise and take one point from the game. "I am happy […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Luka Modric saved Real Madrid blushes, says Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane encouraged Croatian playmaker Luka Modric to shoot more often as his first league goal of the season salvaged a 2-1 win at Granada on Sunday. Youssef El Arabi had deservedly cancelled out Karim Benzema’s first-half opener for Real before Modric’s fantastic strike into the top corner five minutes from time kept Real just four points behind La Liga...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Terry keen to prolong Chelsea stay

Chelsea captain John Terry reiterated his desire to extend his contract with the Premier League champions on Sunday, a week after announcing he would leave at the season’s end. Diego Costa struck in injury time to rescue a point in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, with Terry after the game again making clear his wish to stay at Chelsea. “It’s...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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