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Come on, Irene

Nowak not frustrated at the players but for them. Daniel gets T & T call-up. Independence/WPS Championship news. The Champions League draw. Weekend soccer on TV listings and much more.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Union top SA rankings, praise for Farfan and Okugo

Union no.1 in Soccer America power rankings. Praise for Michael Farfan and Amobi Okugo. Reading United roster taking shape and boy does it look good. Gamesmanship in final El Clasico begins well before the whistle, more news.

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Moving on…

RSL fall short. Union not taking San Jose lightly. Tim Howard looking forward to July friendly at PPL. Clint Dempsey sets new Fulham record. El Clasico the Third ugly, ugly ugly – and then there were those two Messi goals. Goalkeeper attacked by kids. More news.

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“I had a couple of comments about his performance”

Nowak is proud of how the Union played in Wednesday’s loss to DC United in the US Open Cup and has some strong words about the officiating. Despite assist from Amobi Okugo, US knocked out of qualifying for U-20 World Cup by Guatemala in 2-1 loss. Eric Hassli: Big and stupid. Video match highlights of Union and US loss and more news.

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Number 3? More news.

Union news in the wake of Knighton being “abruptly waived.” Amy Rodriguez assists and scores as USWNT beat China to win the Four Nations Tournament. Sky Sports knuckle-dragger Richard Keys blames “dark forces” for conspiring against him and more news. Plus: the State of the Union.

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Union bound? More news

Rumors emerge linking Colombian central defender Carlos Valdez to a one year loan to the Union; Penn State and Reading United star striker Corey Hertzog signs a Generation Adidas contract and the Union should have first dibs; The Independence have a new home and more Thursday morning news.

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Okugo impresses and more news

All kinds of news – no movement in the Re-Entry Draft for the Union; Okugo impresses in Spain; Union to claim Hertzog as Homegrown; MLS Combine list released; WPS season details; further Blatter blather; Ronaldo “most annoying player,” some feel good stories and much more.

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US roster announced & more morning news

The US roster for the upcoming friendly against Colombia is announced – Altidore, Bradley, Dempsey and Howard among those named while Donovan is not, Messi wins the Golden Shoe, Sir Alex Ferguson is a big baby, this weekend’s Footy on the Telly listings and more morning news.

Featured / World Cup - International

Group B – Messi is all that… but is Argentina?

What’s Group B looking like? Argentinian firepower, a bus with Greek license plates, Nigerian oomph, and South Korea verve.

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Messi triumphant and more

The lead story in the world of soccer today is Lionel Messi’s four goals against Arsenal to eliminate them from the Champions League. The Guardian has a nice piece that wonders why it took everyone so long to agree that Messi is the best player in the world. The third […]