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Jun 20

Meet the players refusing to ‘stick to sports’

Amid a fevered political and social climate, more and more soccer players are speaking out despite the perceived consequences.

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Jun 19

David Villa’s tireless work in New York an example for MLS’s foreign stars

The World Cup winner reached 50 goals for NYC FC on Saturday, and he appears dedicated to lifting up both the league and his team-mates

Player quotes within club-sanctioned press releases are notoriously bland. That is especially true when it is a Major League Soccer club rolling out a decorated European veteran.

When New York City FC announced their first-ever signing in 2014, the summer before its inaugural season, David Villa hit on all the familiar clichés.

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Jun 15

FC Cincinnati upset Columbus Crew in US Open Cup before record crowd

A crowd of 30,160 turned out to watch FC Cincinnati’s 1-0 upset of the top-flight Columbus Crew on Wednesday night in the fourth round of the US Open Cup.

Djiby Fall’s header in the 64th minute made the difference for second-year club of the United Soccer League, which shares second-division status with the NASL in the United States pyramid.

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Jun 14

Sporting director says Roma is not a ‘supermarket’

ROME (AP) — Sporting director Monchi says that Roma is ”not a supermarket” and there will be no bargain deals for clubs interested in signing its key players, like Mohamed Salah.

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Jun 14

Baltimore pub league side’s fairytale US Open Cup run ends against DC United

  • The last amateur team remaining in US Open Cup falls 4-1 to DC United
  • Christos FC’s roster includes loan officer, plumber and x-ray technician

A pub league team from Baltimore sponsored by a discount liquor store had their storybook US Open Cup run ended with a 4-1 loss to DC United on Tuesday, but not before giving their top-flight opponent a mighty scare.

Christos FC, the last amateur team standing in the knockout competition, struck first in the 22nd minute when Mamadou Kansaye pounded a free kick into the back of the net to stun the Major League Soccer side and the crowd of 5,286 at Maryland SoccerPlex.

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Jun 13

Montreal Impact left back Oyongo undergoes successful knee surgery

Montreal Impact left back Ambroise Oyongo will miss the rest of the Major League Soccer season after undergoing successful right knee surgery Tuesday to repair a ruptured patellar tendon.

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Jun 11

Beckham’s Miami soccer dream inches closer – but glitz is in short supply

A crucial vote from local politicians has restored life to Beckham’s stalled venture, but it’s not quite the show-stopping product he envisaged at the beginning

Barely a month ago, the final whistle was set to blow on David Beckham’s long-held dream of launching his own professional football club in Miami, the glitziest of American cities.

What was to have been a lucrative retirement project for the former England captain appeared thwarted by a series of broken stadium deals, the snail’s pace of Miami’s complicated political machinery and resistance from locals keen to block progress of Beckham’s investment group.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jun/11/david-beckham-miami-dream

Jun 11

Adi scores twice, Timbers beat FC Dallas 2-0

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fanendo Adi scored twice to give the Portland Timbers a 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.

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Jun 11

World soccer star Drogba scores in debut with American side

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It wasn’t in front of tens of thousands at London’s famed Stamford Bridge, nor the masses inside World Cup venues of years past. But Didier Drogba’s presence on the pitch before a sellout crowd of 7,062 in 100-degree heat at an American second-division facility Saturday

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Jun 11

Mancosu’s late goal lifts Impact to 1-1 tie with Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Matteo Mancosu scored a late goal to help the short-handed Montreal Impact to a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night.

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Jun 10

Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire’s 2-0 win

Luis Solignac and Nemanja Nikolic scored goals and the Chicago Fire beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday. David Accam set up the first goal in the 29th minute, taking a long pass and patiently keeping possession among several defenders in the box until…

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Jun 07

Timbers, Thorns Stand Together for unique volunteer effort

While World Cup qualifying grabs the headlines, players from the Timbers and Thorns are going to work – wielding paint brushes and shovels. For the past six years, the Timbers organization has staged Stand Together Week, a massive volunteer effort – r…

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Jun 06

Orlando City condemns supporter’s post about referee

Orlando City SC is condemning a social media post that targeted a Major League Soccer referee. The Twitter post came from an account that purports to belong to the president of the Ruckus supporters’ group. The Ruckus group’s official Twitter account retweeted the post, which was deleted Tuesday

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Jun 06

Beckham MLS expansion plan gets good news

David Beckham and his ownership group finally secured land to build a soccer-only stadium in the Overtown section of Miami.

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Jun 06

Deal for Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

David Beckham is a big step closer to bringing Major League Soccer back to Miami. In a 9-4 vote Tuesday, Miami-Dade County commissioners decided to allow Miami Beckham United to buy three acres of county land, the final piece in a nine-acre plot on wh…

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Jun 06

David Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium land sale gets approval

  • Commissioners vote nine to four in favor of sale to Beckham’s group
  • Beckham’s looks to bring MLS to Miami in city’s Overtown district

The Miami-Dade Commission voted on Tuesday to approve a deal to sell David Beckham’s group nearly three acres of county land, representing a major hurdle cleared in the former England and Manchester United star’s push to bring a Major League Soccer team to the city.

The commissioners voted nine to four in favor to ratify a recommendation by the mayor to sell Beckham’s partnership a county truck-depot at the corner of Northwest Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue, which would become the last piece in a nine-acre site for a planned 25,000-seat stadium on the Miami River.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jun/06/david-beckham-miami-soccer-stadium-approved-mls

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