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Jones extends stay at Old Trafford

Manchester, England (Sports Network) - Manchester United announced Monday that midfielder Ritchie Jones has signed a new two-year contract with the Premiership club.

United, Revs to battle Celtic FC

Foxboro, MA (Sports Network) - Eastern Conference teams D.C. United and the New England Revolution announced Wednesday that they will host the Scottish Premier League's Celtic this summer.

Rooney's foot scan moved up

Manchester, England (Sports Network) - Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will undergo a second CT scan a week earlier than originally expected.

McBride goal gives U.S. win before trip to Germany

East Hartford, CT (Sports Network) - Brian McBride's first half goal was just enough to send the U.S. to Germany on the right foot with a 1-0 win over Latvia Sunday at Rentschler Field.

U.S. to meet Latvia in final hoorah

East Hartford, CT (Sports Network) - After defeating Venezuela, 2-0, on Friday, the U.S. Men's National Team heads to East Hartford, Connecticut Sunday to take on Latvia at Rentschler Field in their final "Send-Off Series" match.

Ching delivers in U.S. 2-0 victory

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Brian Ching, Clint Dempsey and the rest of the U.S. National Team came out in full force Friday with a 2-0 win over Venezuela as the team drew one friendly match closer to its trip to Germany for the World Cup.

U.S. to battle Venezuela in second "Send-Off Series"

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - After suffering a 1-0 loss to Morocco Tuesday in the first "Send-Off Series" match, the U.S. Men's National Team prepares to face Venezuela Friday at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

U.S. soccer falls to Morocco; Reyna hurt again

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - The U.S. Men's National Team failed to get it going offensively Tuesday night as it dropped the opening game of the Send- Off Series, 1-0, to Morocco at the Nashville Coliseum.

Camp ends, Send-Off series begins for U.S.

Cary, N.C. (Sports Network) - With the June 9th start to the 2006 FIFA World Cup quickly approaching, the U.S. Men's National Team is leaving the training field for the final three friendly matches before the tournament.

One step closer to the World Cup, FIFA releases rosters

Zurich, Switzerland (Sports Network) - With just weeks remaining until the June 9th start to the 2006 FIFA World Cup, soccer's governing body officially released each country's 23-man roster on Wednesday.

Barcelona celebrates in "City of Light"

Paris, France (Sports Network) - Samuel Eto'o and Juliano Belletti scored second-half goals to help Barcelona rally for a 2-1 victory over 10-man Arsenal Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League final at the Stade de France in Paris.

Barca and Arsenal battle for Champions League crown in Paris

Paris, France (Sports Network) - After recently capturing its 18th La Liga title, Spanish giant Barcelona prepares to face Arsenal in the Champions League final Wednesday at the Stade de France in Paris.

Ballack happy to be with Chelsea

London, England (Sports Network) - The Premiership's best team just got better, as the league champs added another weapon to the roster by signing German midfielder Michael Ballack to a three-year contract.

Learning experience? Germany scores four against U.S.

Dortmund, Germany (Sports Network) - The U.S. Men's National Team entered Wednesday's match without many of the team's regulars, and left the match with a 4-1 loss as Germany scored four second-half goals in front of the home fans at Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund.

Germany Quiets Critics

( - The German men's national team quieted their critics with a comprehensive 4-1 win over the United States men's national team at the Westfalenstadion in Dortmundon on Wednesday evening. After a scoreless first half, Die Mannschaft broke out for four unanswered goals in the second.

World Cup countdown continues as U.S. faces Germany

Dortmund, Germany (Sports Network) - The U.S. Men's National Team will compete in its last international friendly on European soil when it faces two- time World Cup champion Germany on Wednesday at Signal Iduna Park.

Vogel Pleased With Milan Confidence

( - A.C. Milan midfielder Johann Vogel admitted that he was not 'frustrated' with the Rossoneri's decision to block his January transfer to Manchester United choosing instead to focus on the positives of the situation.

Anelka Hounded About Injury Claim

( - Nicolas Anekla's bad boy image continues to hound him as rumors abound that the recently recalled French international is on the outs with current club Fenerbahce.

Kluivert Begins Rehab

( - Valencia target man Patrick Kluivert has begun his rehabilitation following knee surgery and is very cautious about returning too quickly and possibly not until the 2006/07 campaign.