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Liverpool prepares for Big Apple clash

Liverpool held a closed practice Tuesday at Princeton University for students, alumni and guests of the club. A small group of lucky fans met the players afterwards for autographs and pictures. Thanks to Warrior, SOCCER.COM was there. The players took part in a light workout the day before their meeting with English Premier League rivals Manchester City….

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Liverpool Players meet fans for a night of gaming

Monday night saw dreams come true thanks to EA Sports, Warrior and SOCCER.COM. Twenty lucky fans were treated to a night of gaming and gifts. Liverpool players Ricky Lambert, Suso and Felipe Coutinho surprised the room full of supporters by taking part in the fun. Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler and Ian Rush also joined in, signing autographs…

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Worth the Wait: Arsenal returns to the U.S.

This Saturday Major League Soccer posted its first victory of the summer pre-season as the New York Red Bulls topped EPL visitors Arsenal 1-0 at Red Bull Arena. Bradley Wright-Phillips remained red hot for NYRB, scoring the lone goal of the match, set up by a perfectly placed Thierry Henry corner. Thanks to our friends at PUMA,…

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Bundesliga stalwarts Hamburg stay up, just barely

In a nail-biter of a play-off with Bundesliga 2 team Greuther Fürth, Hamburg SV survived with a 1-1 draw on Sunday, ensuring that Die Rothosen will remain in the German Bundesliga for another year. A founding member of the league in 1963, Hamburg is the only team to never get relegated from the top flight, a…

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Bayern Munich downs Dortmund to claim German Cup

Bayern Munich defended its DFB-Pokal (German Cup) title on Saturday with 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Winners of the Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League and German Cup last season, if Bayern had finished the 2013-14 season with a Cup loss, many would see the season as a disappointment. Remarkably, this is the bar…

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Klinsmann names 30-man provisional roster for Brazil

United States manager Jürgen Klinsmann announced his 30-man World Cup roster today, naming a core list of players many expected to make the cut while also leaving out a few experienced campaigners. There are nine returning members of the squad who reached the round of 16 at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South…

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Championship City: Sky Blues soar to EPL title

During the 2013-14 Premier League season, Manchester City sat top of the table for a total of only 15 days, the shortest amount of time by any eventual champion. For City fans, one day would have been enough, as long as that day was Sunday, the final match day in the EPL. So it was…

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Twists and turns in store on Bundesliga’s final day

The Bundesliga season comes to an end on Saturday with plenty yet to be decided. (All games kick off at 9:30am EST.) First place has never been in doubt, Bayern Munich claimed that spot from the beginning (officially in March, which was a record). Borussia Dortmund overcame numerous injury woes and solidified second. These things…

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Manchester City faces Aston Villa with title destiny in hand

“I love Crystal Palace so much …” Although many a fan walking the streets of south London on Monday was screaming this or something very close, these words came from the northwest of England and the Twitter account of Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri. The Frenchman’s club was given an unexpected lifeline in the race for…

Swindon Town v Chelsea - Capital One Cup Third Round
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Schwarzer records SOCCER.COM’s Save of the Week

In a pivotal weekend matchup between teams still in the race for the English Premier League title, Chelsea defeated Liverpool 2-0, with back-up goalie Mark Schwarzer making a key save in the second half that prevented a late game draw. Schwarzer’s deflection of a Luis Suarez bullet kick earns him SOCCER.COM’s Save of the Week….

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Dream match-ups in Champions League Semis

The UEFA Champions League returns this week with two highly anticipated semi-finals. Madrid is the center of the soccer universe as Atlético Madrid hosts 2012 Champions League winners Chelsea on Tuesday, while Real Madrid welcomes reigning champs Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Both games kick off at 2:45 EST.  Each match-up brings fascinating storylines. Club Atlético…

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SOCCER.COM Save of the Week

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made two great saves during the weekend’s 3-1 victory over Fulham. The most important, on a penalty kick, kept Fulham from taking the lead deep in the second half. Despite some competition from Everton’s Tim Howard, this game-changing save has earned Lloris SOCCER.COM’S Save of the Week. The final weeks of the Premier League season has…

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Fight for coveted German Cup gears back up this week with Bayern, Dortmund circling

The 2014 version of the DFB Pokal, or German Cup, involves three former champions and one team still looking for its first title as the semifinals approach this week. German Bundesliga teams Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg meet in the first semifinal on Tuesday at Signal Iduna Park. On Wednesday, top-flight champs and DFB Pokal Cup…

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Manchester City, Liverpool to battle Sunday in title-defining tilt

They are two neighboring cities steeped in a history of industry, shipping and culture. They are tough, hard-working citizenries known for their rich sporting legacy.  They are Liverpool and Manchester, two fiercely competitive communities whose hopes of soccer glory rest on a result this weekend. On Sunday, a new chapter in the rivalry between Liverpool…

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USA has away with winning

As soccer fans across the country eagerly await unveiling of the new USA away jersey from Nike, which will be worn at some pretty important away matches this summer, SOCCER.COM is taking a look back at the Stars and Stripes’ greatest triumphs in away shirts. The US Men’s National Team has had some important wins…