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May 22, 2018 12:01 UTC
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Messi, Aguero, Dybala headline Argentina World Cup squad

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Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria headline the 23-man Argentina squad named on Monday by coach Jorge Sampaiolo ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia.

Just eight players from the Argentina World Cup team that lost in the 2014 World Cup final were chosen again, among them Gonzalo Higuain and captain Javier Mascherano.

10-man Galaxy overcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic red card in win over Impcat

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The LA Galaxy managed to ruin the Montreal Impact's 25th anniversary game. However, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic red carded in the first half, it was Ola Kamara who stole the show in the team's first ever win in Montreal.

Heading into the game, the Impact showed off an intriguing back four. With Rod Fanni unavailable, head coach Remi Garde opted to start Marco Donadel at center back.

Eric Lichaj goal vs. Arsenal voted Best of 2017-18 FA Cup

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Nottingham Forest may have not have had the best season in 2017-18 but they did pull off one of the biggest shocks in the FA Cup this season.

The Championship side ousted Premier League giants Arsenal, 4-2, in the third round of the historic competition, with American defender Eric Lichaj scoring a magnificent volley.

John Brooks, Wolfsburg remain in Bundesliga after playoff victory

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It looks like the bright lights of the German Bundesliga will be on John Brooks and VfL Wolfsburg for another year.

Wolfsburg remained in the German top-flight for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign, after a 4-1 aggregate victory against Holstein Kiel in the relegation/promotion playoffs. After jumping out to a 3-1 first leg advantage at the Volkswagen Arena last Thursday, Wolfsburg sealed the deal with a 1-0 second leg win in Kiel on Monday.

Ryan Meara earns praise in first MLS start since 2015

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For the New York Red Bulls, Ryan Meara is not a surprise revelation, just another critical piece of depth that makes up nearly every spot on the team's 30-man roster.

After an unfortunate injury left captain, and MLS iron man, Luis Robles sidelined, Meara was called upon to make his first league start since 2015, and his first league start for the Red Bulls since 2012.

Determination propels Loons to draw against West leading Sporting KC

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Defending is one area for Minnesota United this season where they maybe have not put it all together. With Western Conference scoring leaders Sporting KC making the trip to TFC Bank Stadium on Sunday, you would've figured that trend for the Loons would've continued.

However, determined defending paired with a strong outing from goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth helped the Loons to their first draw of the season as they held KC to a 1-1 draw.

Gerardo Martino lashes out at officiating after Atlanta's loss to the Red Bulls

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A lot went wrong for Atlanta United on Sunday. There were VAR reviews, overturned goals and a red card. It was a match where everything that could have gone wrong did, and there's plenty of blame to go around.

There are times where bad refereeing rules the day and there are days where teams dig their own holes.

Kemar Lawrence upbeat, traveling home after serious injury scare

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The New York Red Bulls received some good news on Kemar Lawrence today.

According to Fox, the defender is travelling back to New York after all tests on his injured neck came back negative.

Lawrence left the Red Bulls' 3-1 victory over Atlanta United on Sunday in the 72nd minute after went down awkwardly to go for a ball and never got up.

Report: Joe Hart linked with New York City FC

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Joe Hart has not had a good time at Manchester City since Pep Guardiola took over, and now the English press is linking the goalkeeper with an unlikely move to MLS.

The 31-year-old is clearly not in Guardiola's plans for next year or beyond and has been public about his desire to leave. Now, it appears MLS clubs are interested in his services, most notably New York City FC.

Report: Patrick Vieira close to joining Nice in Ligue 1

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New York City FC are trying their hardest to hang onto head coach Patrick Vieira, but if reports out of France are to be believed, he could be taking the vacant coaching position at Nice.

Nice general manager Julien Fournier was in New York last week to speak with the 41-year-old Frenchman and reportedly left feeling like he convinced Vieira to make the move.

Young USMNT squad adds plenty of intrigue to Bolivia friendly

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This is the U.S. Men's National Team squad everyone wanted to see. For months, Dave Sarachan's selections walked the line between safe and bold, opting for a combination of familiar faces and young upstarts that usually created a unique blend.

With a clash against Bolivia looming, though, Sarachan unveiled a squad loaded with promise and one featuring a number of players that could and should be vital pieces for years to come.

USL Week 10: A Look Back

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Week 10 of the USL started with a bang in a hugely entertaining Friday night match.

The Portland Timbers 2 and LA Galaxy II combined for ten goals in a match that played a lot closer than the lopsided scoreline suggests. Four goals in the final ten minutes from the Timbers 2 put an exclamation point on the victory against Los Dos.

Iniesta, de Gea, Costa lead the way in Spain's final World Cup squad

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Andre Iniesta may be leaving Barcelona, but the legendary midfielder will once again be part of a Spain World Cup roster.

Diego Costa, Iago Aspas and Rodrigo made the cut for Spain while Alvaro Morata was left off the team's 23-man roster by managerJulen Lopetegui. Also making the squad were a number of Real Madrid and Barcelona regulars as the two teams combined to provide 10 players to the roster.

Ciman joins likes of Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku on preliminary Belgium squad

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One MLS star is in contention to join a World Cup contender this summer in Russia.

Los Angeles FC defender Laurent Ciman was named alongside the likes of stars Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin de Bruyne on Belgium's preliminary World Cup squad. Ciman has made 11 starts for the expansion club this season and has 19 career appearances for his national team.

Jorge Villafana, Santos Laguna win Liga MX Clausura title

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Jorge Villafana and Santos Laguna finished the 2018 Clausura season as champions.

The U.S. Men's National Team fullback came on as a second half substitute on Sunday night as Santos Laguna took down Toluca, 3-2, on aggregate via a 1-1 draw. The title is the club's sixth and came following a road that saw Santos Laguna take downTigres, Club America and, eventually, first-place Toluca.