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Taking A Mental Break

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Some Soccer News for Feb 2, 2018

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It's Day 33 of 2018.


MEXICO - LIGA MX

Could this be the debut of Landon Donovan???
Alistándonos para nuestro siguiente objetivo en la @LIGABancomerMX: @Rayados. #CreoEnMiLeón ?? pic.twitter.com/j0slM74DiV — Club León (@clubleonfc) February 1, 2018


-Sat Feb 3
Monterrey v Leon - 7pm CT on Univision

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When recruiting a new players little things can make a huge difference, like saying Hello in Portuguese to a Portuguese recruit.

Some Soccer News for Feb 1, 2018

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It's Day 32 of 2018.


Rumor has it that Minnesota United director Manny Lagos is in Colombia to negotiate with Deportivo Cali for attacking midfielder Nicolas Benedetti. By Jeff Rueter for ESPNFC.

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Near the end of the article there is info on NEW subpoenas being issued by the US Justice Department pertaining to more FIFA inquiries.

Some Soccer News for Jan 31, 2018

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It's Day 31 of 2018.


"Beat them with unconditional love."
Someone left a racially charged warning letter on the windshield of the coach of a Idaho youth team (Idaho Juniors Futbol Club). The coach decided to take the issue public instead of staying quiet. Michael Lycklama for the Idaho Statesman.

Some Soccer News for Jan 30, 2018

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It's Day 30 of 2018.


AMERICANS ABROAD

Steve Cherundolo has been hired as an assistant coach at Stuttgart by new head coach Tayfun Korkut. They are currently in 14th place and 3 points above relegation in the Bundesliga.

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LOS LOONS

The players have to be happy about being in Florida and training on actual grass.

Some Soccer News for Jan 29, 2018

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It's Day 29 of 2018.


In the history of "Pulling A Fast One" in MLS this is high quality:
NYCFC has Mix Diskerud on their books and no one out there will take his contract off their hands (he is on loan in Norway), so he is eating a chunk of their salary cap. Up steps big brother Manchester City and signs Mix.

Some Soccer News for Jan 26, 2018

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It's Day 26 of 2018.


Join Me - I am gonna be watching:
  • USMNT v Bosnia+ Herzegovina on Sunday night
  • Town Hall Brewery
  • Minneapolis
  • 8:30pm CT

Yeah, I know most of you are really not in to this, but we may get a chance to see Minnesota's Christian Ramirez play.

Some Soccer News for Jan 25, 2018

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It's Day 25 of 2018.


Powerful women making a difference:
Thursday's front page of the Detroit Free Press. pic.twitter.com/FN0X3Bo9fd — Detroit Free Press (@freep) January 25, 2018


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JONATHAN GONZALEZ FALLOUT + BOB BRADLEY GETS INTENSE + US SOCCER TURMOIL

3 recent podcasts featured the biggest topics today in American soccer, US Soccer, MLS, SUM etc:
  • Extra Time Radio with Bob Bradley talking LAFC, and everything US Soccer.

Some Soccer News for Jan 24, 2018

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It's Day 24 of 2018.


Mark E Smith
Leader of The Fall
Brilliant/Obnoxious Musical Anti-Hero has died
RIP Marquis Cha Cha

I was at a party in 1984. The stereo was blasting Footloose, U2, Springsteen, Huey Lewis or some such shit. My friend Nick, who was a huge fan of The Fall, marched across the room, stopped the music, pulled a cassette out of his pocket, jammed it into the stereo, hit play and turned it all the way up.

Some Soccer News for Jan 23, 2018

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It's Day 23 of 2018.


Former FIFA World Player Of The Year George Weah was sworn in as president of Liberia yesterday.

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Freddy Adu is getting a try out with USL team Las Vegas Lights.

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North America bid for 2026 World Cup has every conceivable amenity ready to go.

Some Soccer News for Jan 22, 2018

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It's Day 22 of 2018.


The Twin Cities remain perplexingly optimistic today: "MSP Airport is still open, but due to heavy snowfall and winds in the area, all four of our runways are closed."

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Attention lefty hipsters, another club is making a comeback just for you - Red Star of Paris.

Some Soccer News for Jan 19, 2018

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It's Day 19 of 2018.


LOS LOONS

MNUFC was very busy in MLS draft day. See all the details below in Los Loons section.

Picks in MLS Superdraft:
  • 5th Pick - traded this pick away to Chicago. MNUFC gets $75k GAM, $100k TAM and goalkeeper Matt Lampson
  • 7th pick - acquired from Montreal in exchange for $150k TAM, and MN picks Mason Toye
  • 15th pick - acquired in prior trade with Chicago - Wyatt Omsberg
  • 23rd pick - acquired from Toronto for $50k TAM and 2nd Rd #5 pick - Carter Manley
  • 28th Pick - traded to Toronto
  • 41st Pick - pick Xavier Gomez
Rounds 3 + 4 will take place on Sun Jan 21 via conference call.

Some Soccer News for Jan 18, 2018

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It's Day 18 of 2018.


Despite the fact that the USA-Mexico-Canada World Cup 2026 bid has competition from only 1 other country, Morocco, and that country has no presented bid plan, there is still fear that it will be a hard sell to FIFA voters due to the Jackass In The White House.

Some Soccer News for Jan 17, 2018

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It's Day 17 of 2018.


FYI: The 2017/18 Russian season started on Jul 15 and ran until Dec 11, then will restart on Mar 2 and end May 13.

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Ronaldinho has made his retirement official now. (He hasn't played in 2 years.) What a ridiculously talented guy he was.

Some Soccer News for Jan 16, 2018

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It's Day 16 of 2018.


I still can't quite believe that Landon Donovan has signed with Leon in Liga MX. Wow. Did not see that coming. Great for him.
  • He was introduced by the team last night in front of 8000 fans.
  • He will wear number 20.
  • Leon has won both games to start the Clausura season.