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World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with the Cup: Day 6

Mertens makes magic for Belgium, No-choa goals for Brazil, and Akinfeev gives a gift to South Korea.

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Best soccer memories of 2010

This year was a big year for soccer in Philly. We got 2 new professional teams, hosted international friendlies and saw a World Cup run like few others. That means a lot of great memories. We polled PSP’s contributors for their best 2010 soccer memories, and here they are. Come share yours.

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Altidore to Dempsey… saved! DONOVAN!!!

The Americans needed all 90 minutes and then some to knock off Algeria and secure a spot in the knockout stages of the 2010 World Cup. They also needed their best player to come through on the biggest stage.

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In the books, it will go down as a 2-2 draw to Slovenia, but we know better. A Malian referee named Koman Coulibaly has stolen the greatest comeback in U.S. soccer history.

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Group C – Can the US live up to the hype? Can England?

United States vs. England is getting all the press, but the other group matches will be more important in deciding who advances out of Group C. Algeria and Slovenia have the tools to make life miserable for the Yanks and the Brits.


African Cup of Nations Update

The surprises just keep on coming in the first round of the ACN. Yesterday Gabon dispatched highly-rated Cameroon 1-0 behind a Daniel Cousin goal in the 17th minute. In the other Group D matchup, Zambia and Tunisia split the points with a 1-1 draw. A fair result by all accounts […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Landon Donovan, along with Kasey Keller, has criticized the unwillingness of the MLS to compromise in negotiations with the Players Union for a new CBA and warn that a lock out could harm preparations for the World Cup. Landon Donovan’s debut press conference at Everton was postponed because of the […]

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World Cup Draw – US finally gets lucky!

The US got almost the best possible draw. Based on the three other pots of teams, the US got the best possible picks from two pots. When looking at the pot containing the African and South American teams, I believe that Algeria was the weakest possible opponent. Likewise, Slovenia seemed […]

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U.S. draws England in the World Cup

The United States drew England, Algeria and Slovenia in today’s drawing for the 2010 World Cup. A full list of groups can be found here. Check the Philly Soccer Page later for commentary on the eight groups announced today.  Posted via web from The Philly Soccer Page

The Final Draw, Dec 4th 2009
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The Final Draw, Dec 4th 2009

Mark your calendar.  The FIFA final card draw that decides the fate of 32 teams for next year’s world cup is being held in Cape Town, South Africa next Friday December 4th where will host extensive live coverage of the event.The draw will attract millions of viewers from across […]