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Americas Roundup: Martin “El Loco” Palermo Bows Out, as Titles Claimed in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

Fifa, June 13, 2011 – It was party time in the Americas this week, with Velez Sarsfield clinching the Argentinian Clausura, and Nacional of Montevideo and Universidad de Chile sealing title triumphs in Uruguay and Chile respectively. In Brazil the…

Monsieur Henry Arrives in America

Former Arsenal and France captain Thierry Henry made his debut in the United States last night in front of 20,000 animated New York Red Bulls fans hopeful that his arrival will finally mark the beginning of a winning era for…

New York Soccer Has Arrived, For Real

For the first time in recent memory, I watched a New York Red Bulls soccer match on TV from start to finish – willingly – and enjoyed it. Saturday night’s entertaining match at Qwest Field between the Seattle Sounders and…

MLS, Red Bulls NY Kick-Off

With the players’ strike averted a couple of days ago, as it never fully evolved into a crisis, the 2010 MLS season kicked off last night in Seattle. The opening match between the newest member of the MLS, Philadelphia Union,…

World Cup Draw – South Africa 2010

The groups are set for the first ever World Cup to be staged on the African continent. Here is a look at the match ups and group standings predictions. Group A – South Africa, Mexico, France, Uruguay The opening match…

New York Red Bulls Soccer Club

A few months ago, unexpectedly, I got a call from a guy who opened up by asking how my day was going, like we were friends reconnecting and he really cared to know. Then, with comically farcical intonation, he pitched…

Road to South Africa

The World Cup picture got clearer Saturday on a thrilling day of qualifiers that left winners celebrating in the streets from Copenhagen to Santiago, while the heartbreak of missing out on South Africa will linger for a long time for…

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