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  1. Bradley, Ream’s U.S. fates will remain unchanged, but Diskerud’s withdrawal could matter

    Mar 1, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Mix Diskerud

    Bradley is in, while Ream was always a longshot. For Diskerud, the World Cup competition is more intense.

  2. Michael Bradley, Mix Diskerud, Tim Ream withdrawn from United States’ squad for Wednesday vs. Ukraine

    Mar 1, 2014, 8:02 PM EDT

    Could U.S. stars benefit from a centralized facility for soccer in the USA?

    A “small issue” will keep Bradley with Toronto, while Diskerud was not released by his Norweigan club.

  3. “Disappointed” Newcastle United fines manager Alan Pardew $167,000 in wake of Saturday headbutt

    Mar 1, 2014, 6:51 PM EDT

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    Magpies act quickly to sanction their manager after today’s incident against Hull.

  4. Bundesliga roundup: Schalke’s terrible, horrible, completely understandable bad week

    Mar 1, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT

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    With Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in the span of four days, the Miners had a predictably awful week.

  5. Another alert sounded on stadium readiness for opening game of Brazil 2014

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

    Jerome Valcke, Luis Fernandes, Arthur Virgilio Neto

    FIFA secretary general says opening game venue is another month behind schedule.

  6. Costs of MLS leadership changes evident in Berry, Laba, Moffat deals

    Feb 26, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    Chicago Fire v Sporting Kansas City

    Changes in approach aren’t always efficient, as we’re reminded by a number of winter deals.

  7. Injury means Jermain Defoe is done with Tottenham, but hamstring problem may also cost him season opener with Toronto

    Feb 26, 2014, 10:06 PM EDT

    Toronto FC Introduce Jermain Defoe

    Toronto opens their 2014 season in Seattle, where field turf and just over two weeks to recover (and adapt) may make Defoe a doubt.

  8. Daigo Kobayashi has a new home, traded from Vancouver to New England

    Feb 26, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

    Toronto FC v Vancouver Whitecaps

    The talented midfielder’s time in the Pacific Northwest is over, with the Revolution giving up a fourth round pick to acquire the 31-year-old.

  9. Long-time executive Nelson Rodríguez appointed president of Chivas USA (and why that’s good news for fans in Carson)

    Feb 26, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

    March 14, 2012

    Part of the Major League Soccer brain trust will help guide Chivas USA back into the fold.

  10. Carlo Ancelotti left impressed by Real Madrid’s “perfect game”

    Feb 26, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

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    Los Blancos’ five-goal win in Gelsenkirchen gives the team momentum going into Sunday’s derby against Atletico.

  11. What we learned from Real Madrid’s five-goal, Champions League rout of Schalke

    Feb 26, 2014, 5:57 PM EDT

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    Europe has a clear one-two, the Bundesliga has a ways to go, and San Iker has still got it.

  12. Real Madrid sends Champions League message with 6-1 demolition of Schalke

    Feb 26, 2014, 4:48 PM EDT

    Will Ronaldo win his first-ever Champions League title with Real Madrid this season?

    Two goals each from Benzema, Bale, and Ronaldo have los Blancos cruising after leg one.

  13. UEFA Champions League Preview: Mourinho controversy unlikely to diminish Chelsea’s chances against Galatasaray

    Feb 26, 2014, 12:46 AM EDT

    jose_mourinho

    Leaked videos and deficiencies up top aren’t enough to bridge the gap between the Blues and Gala.

  14. UEFA Champions League Preview: Surging Real Madrid takes 26-match run to Schalke

    Feb 25, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

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    Jen Keller’s given the unenviable task of derailing Europe’s emerging contenders.

  15. What we learned from Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League romp past Zenit

    Feb 25, 2014, 9:43 PM EDT

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    The beauty of Lewandowski-Reus, time running out for Spalletti, and BVB’s imperfection.

  16. Reus, Piszczek laud Borussia Dortmund’s ‘perfectly’ executed plan against Zenit

    Feb 25, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

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    Players hail BVB’s tactics for giving them an early lead in Russia.

  17. David Moyes: Tuesday ‘the worst’ Manchester United has played in Champions League

    Feb 25, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

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    There was no sugar-coating from the Red Devils’ boss, who insisted his team can still comeback in Europe.

  18. What we learned from Manchester United’s Champions League disappointment at Olympiakos

    Feb 25, 2014, 5:54 PM EDT

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    A poor plan combined with a lack of urgency to see the Red Devils fall in Greece.

  19. Manchester United sinks to new depths in 2-0 Champions League loss at Olympiakos

    Feb 25, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Goals on each side of halftime give the Greek champions a huge edge ahead of leg two at Old Trafford.

  20. UEFA Champions League Preview: Talent not the issue for Manchester United against Olympiacos

    Feb 25, 2014, 3:51 AM EDT

    Will United surge towards the top four with 14 games to go?

    The Red Devils’ talent make them favorites, but their 2013-14 results leave the door open for the Greek champions.

  21. UEFA Champions League Preview: Zenit sees opportunity against Borussia Dortmund

    Feb 25, 2014, 2:02 AM EDT

    Borussia Dortmund's Lewandowski celebrates a goal against Stuttgart during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund

    Coming off a big weekend loss, BVB heads to St. Petersburg to face Russia’s co-leaders.

  22. Spain roundup: All of a sudden, Real Madrid’s in total control

    Feb 24, 2014, 1:20 AM EDT

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    Third of three for most of the season, the Merenegues are not in the driver’s seat in La Liga.

  23. Quick Six: Chelsea stays top, Liverpool’s onslaught, and the rest of the headlines from the PL weekend

    Feb 23, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

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    Also: Giroud returns for Arsenal, Touré gets City on the scoresheet, and West Ham climbing the standings.

  24. Match of the Day Analysis: Chelsea more effective than impressive while downing Everton (video)

    Feb 23, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Chelsea may still be at the top of the Premier League, but according to NBCSN’s studio analysts, the Blues need to improve on Saturday’s performance against Everton.

  25. Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal puts himself back in picture for Tottenham job

    Feb 23, 2014, 8:51 PM EDT

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    The Netherlands’ national team boss evokes Tottenham by name when talking about his post-World Cup future.

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