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Glass Half Full? Some Early Union Observations

It’s been a really sleepy start to the Union season. Three games in five weeks makes it hard to generate any kind of continuity or buzz, especially during a combination Sixers and Flyers playoff push. It also doesn’t exactly help when the first two matches feature an early sending off and a snoozer of a scoreless draw. The glass half full approach would center on the idea that the...
Via Crossing Broad
2 days ago

Five reasons why US Men's National Team will qualify for World Cup

Until the recent loss to Costa Rica, the USMNT had gone 9-0-5 since new manager Bruce Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann in November. While the quality of their opponents has varied, Arena has been credited with righting a ship that seemed to be adrift during the Klinsmann era.  With squad experimentation replaced by a stable lineup and veteran leadership, the Stars and Stripes have...
Via The Sports Daily
September 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Kicking It: At the quarter mark of the MLS season nothing is certain

Hello and welcome to 'Kicking it' with Demetrius Bell and Megan Armstrong, two of Yardbarker's most discerning soccer specialists. Lots to cover this week, so let’s get right to it. Last time we talked we wondered if the Galaxy could turn it around, but maybe it’s the Rapids we should be more worried about as they’ve dropped five in a row just as the grind of the season sets in....
Via Yardbarker
May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Brief respite gives Alejandro Bedoya space to flourish with Nantes

Six quiet days around Christmas provided Alejandro Bedoya with a desperately needed chance to take stock.The United States midfielder spent the final few months of last year fighting his body and struggling to reach his best form. One thing piled up after the other: the fatigue from playing three years without a summer break, the knee injury at the end of the previous season that...
Via FOX Sports
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bedoya: future of U.S. soccer

Grantland featured former Eagle Alejandro Bedoya Tuesday and wrote that he is model for U.S. Soccer and reinforces Jürgen Klinsmann's desire to have his players playing in Europe's best leagues and not MLS. The BC-connection to it all was that Bedoya elected to play in Sweden after finishing up at BC because of another Eagle Charlie Davies. His friend prepared him for the social...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermaine Jones, Alejandro Bedoya in collision with each other (Video)

The United States had a frightening moment in the second half against Germany on Thursday when midfielders Jermaine Jones and Alejandro Bedoya collided near the top of the German box. The two players appeared to smack heads with each other before they each fell to the turf. Trainers came out to examine both Jones and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bedoya joins Ligue 1 outfit Nantes

United States men's national team midfielde r Alejandro Bedoya has joined Ligue 1 club FC Nantes on a three-year deal the team announced on Thursday. Bedoya, 26, has scored 1 goal in 19 appearances for the United States. The former Boston College and Rangers standout played for Swedish club Helsingborgs IF last season and helped the club reach the UEFA Europa League group stage...
Via Fox Soccer
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

US star Bedoya joins Helsingborgs

Alejandro Bedoya could be set to face Celtic in the Champions League after leaving Rangers to sign for Helsingborgs. The US international struggled to make an impression at Ibrox after arriving from Orebro last summer and has returned to Sweden after deciding against continuing his career in the Irn-Bru Third Division. Bedoya confirmed his move on Twitter on Friday night after...
Via Fox Soccer
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

US midfielder Bedoya signs with Helsingborg

Former Rangers midfielder Alejandro Bedoya is returning to Swedish football after signing a short-term contract with champion Helsingborg. The club said in a statement late Friday that the 25-year-old American will train with the squad on Sunday. With Rangers placed under bankruptcy protection and now playing in the fourth tier of Scottish football, Helsingborg called the deal...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers continue US-love with Bedoya

Alejandro Bedoya was one of the revelations of the US men's national team's Gold Cup, and now he's ready to take a big step forward in his professional career. Bedoya will join Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers on a transfer from Swedish club Orebro after the clubs reached an agreement on a fee for Bedoya, who was set to leave the club this winter. Bedoya was already set to join...
Via Fox Soccer
August 17, 2011  |  Discuss

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