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D.C. United versus Houston Dynamo: Carolina Challenge Cup live streaming, kickoff time, previews, and game thread

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D.C. United takes on the Houston Dynamo this evening in the opening match of the Carolina Challenge Cup.

After a week-long break from any preseason matches, D.C. United is back on the road again to take on the Houston Dynamo in the opening match of the Carolina Challenge Cup. United has won the last three editions of the Challenge Cup which it has contested, but hopefully the end result of the tournament is a little closer to 2012 than to 2010.

DC United get rained out over the weekend.

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DC United's match with the Columbus Crew was canceled due to rain. It would have been United's last match of the preseason against a Columbus Crew side that finished fourth in the Eastern Conference last year. It rounds up the Carolina Challenge Cup also. With two wins, United win the cup and look good starting out the year against the current Eastern Conference champs, Sporting Kansas City.

Episode 98 – Eastern Conference Preview

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Join the guys as they talk about DC United's performance in the Carolina Challenge Cup and where they'll stack up with the resto of the Eastern Conference. Mike, Chris, and Martin also make their 2012 year end predictions.

DC United 3-1 Charleston Battery

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DC United continue their strong performance at the Carolina Challenge Cup against the Charlseton Battery defeating the Battery 3-1 and winning the "Coffee Pot Cup." The Coffee Pot Cup is won by the team who wins this match each time they play. It's a great example of the MLS-USL rivalry that hardly exists anywhere else.

United downs Charleston to take Coffee Pot Cup

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First half goals from Maicon Santos and Ryan Richter and a late goal from Hamdi Salihi helped D.C. United to a comfortable 3-1 win tonight over the host Charleston Battery in their second match of the Carolina Challenge Cup. With ...

Wednesday Gamethread Madness: USMNT; USMNT U23; Chicago Fire

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Today is an absolute smorgasbord for soccer fans. Especially for USMNT and Chicago Fire fans. One of the best things is that all these games are spread out enough for a day full of soccer action if you play your cards right. We encourage you to join us as we talk soccer throughout the day. We will try to keep things updated as they develop.

United sign Woodbridge native Andrew Dykstra

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D.C. United Press Release:
D.C. United signs goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra 26-year-old a native of Woodbridge, Va.
Washington, D.C. (February 27, 2012) – D.C. United announced today that the club has signed goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra. The 26-year-old netminder joins the Black-and-Red having completed preseason camps in Florida and Arizona.

DC United 1-0 Chicago Fire. Quick catch-up from the weekend.

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Sorry I was gone all weekend. It was quite busy for me with midterms bearing down on me along with a Carling Cup final for Liverpool. But onto the important things.

United Started off the match under pressure. Dejan  Jakovic brought down Patrick Nyarko in the box for a penalty in the 5′.

D.C. United Carolina Challenge Cup Recap

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D.C. United returned to Charleston, SC to compete in the 2012 Carolina Challenge Cup this past weekend. United are the current defending champions of the preseason tournament having won the two previous cups.

Apperently a return trip to South Carolina was just what the team needed as the Black and Red picked up their first preseason win and new Designated Player, Hamdi Salihi, scored a beautiful goal in the match against the Chicago Fire.

MLS Preseason Rewind: DC United tops Chicago, Le Toux nets winner, and more

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By CALEB SONNELAND

The 8th annual Carolina Challenge Cup is underway in Charleston, South Carolina.

DC United notched the only win of the weekend with a 1-0 result over the Chicago Fire while hosts Charleston Battery salvaged a late draw with the Columbus Crew last Saturday.

United fortunate in 1-0 win over Chicago in Carolina Challenge Cup opener

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The old adage "it's better to be lucky than good" certainly played a major role in D.C. United's 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire in the opening game of the Carolina Challenge Cup tonight in Charleston, South Carolina. Hamdi Salihi's ...

Chicago Fire vs. DC United - Let there be video - Carolina Challenge Cup - 4:00 PM CST

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Chicago Fire take on D.C. United at 4:00 PM CST and yes, this game will be video streamed. The video link will be here during the match. This is the opener of the 2012 Carolina Challenge Cup. Games versus the Columbus Crew and Charleston Battery will follow on February 29 and March 3 respectively.

Academy Players Taking Part in Carolina Challenge Cup

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The Development Academy Carolina Challenge Cup tournament is taking place from Friday through Monday. It is run in conjunction with the Charleston Battery's Carolina Challenge Cup, which features Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew and D.C. United.

Approximately 300 Development Academy players are competing in the 18-game tournament.

Carolina Challenge Cup DC United v Chicago Fire preview

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Tomorrow at 4pm local time, the Fire take on DC United at the Carolina Challenge Cup. This match is going to be streamed at chicago-fire.com.To most of us Fire fans this will be the first time that we will get to see them play this year. I imagine both teams will probably try and limit subs and get as many of the starting XI the full 90.

Thursday’s Notes.

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It's Thursday everyone. That's one more day closer to Saturday, when DC United kick off the Carolina Challenge Cup against the Chicago Fire. The MLS regular season kicks off in twelve days when United plays host to Sporting Kansas City. With my first season as a United blogger underway, please let me know what you guys would like to see.

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CET Challenge Cup

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COVENTRY COLLIERY 1-4 aet BRINKLOW
Saturday 28th September 2013
Coventry Evening Telegraph Challenge Cup 1st Round
Coventry Colliery and Keresley Sports & Social Club

Went along to this tie with my dad after our original choice of Dunlop v Coventry Copeswood in the same competition was called off.

CET Challenge Cup

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COVENTRY COLLIERY 1-4 aet BRINKLOW
Saturday 28th September 2013
Coventry Evening Telegraph Challenge Cup 1st Round
Coventry Colliery and Keresley Sports & Social Club

Went along to this tie with my dad after our original choice of Dunlop v Coventry Copeswood in the same competition was called off.

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War Story

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While we're in the middle of all this talk about the US Open Cup, here's a little piece of history: a story from the Newark Sunday Call from October 5, 1924. What was then called the National Challenge Cup was just getting underway, but some of the country's top pro teams from the American Soccer League weren't competing because of a dispute over gate receipts "scheduling.

Book Review: Soccer in a Football World

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After reading Soccer Men, a compelling look at the personalities associated with the sport, I was positive that the next book in line (Soccer in a Football World: The Story of America's Forgotten Game by David Wangerin) would be different, maybe not in a positive way. I was even more certain after a flip through its pages revealed a wealth of dates and names.

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Japan vs Azerbaijan 2-0 Highlights Shinji Kagawa Goal Video Okazaki Kirin Challenge Cup 2012 Friendly Score

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Japan vs Azerbaijan 2-0 Highlights Shinji Kagawa Goal Video Okazaki Kirin Challenge Cup 2012 Friendly Score is a post from Soccer Blogger.

Domo Arigato!

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If you are a regular reader of the U.S. WNT Blog, you may recall that when the USA was in Japan for the Kirin Challenge Cup, the U.S. players donated a bunch of cleats and gear to young players in Sendai who were impacted by the terrible disaster that struck that region in March of 2011. Well, the donations made it to the girl's football team of Nishi Kesennuma High School and they sent this photo to say Domo Arigato!

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Scotland: The rise and rise of Ross County

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by William Heaney

Back in the pre-SPL days of 1994, the member clubs of the Scottish Football League agreed to restructure the league set-up. To facilitate four divisions of ten teams, a vote took place to decide which two clubs would join the senior ranks – both of the new recruits came from the Highlands.

Scottish Cup: Dream on

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That time of year when each paper has a riff on the same theme: "Hibs fans don't need reminding that it's been 110 years since their side won the Scottish Cup."

Well, no. We don't.

Yet everybody does remind us. Constantly.

The scraggy punchline of a 110 year joke. Mostly a joke that bludgeons you about the head with no attempt at subtlety.

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Guernsey FC: Mission Accomplished At The End Of Season One

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At the start of the season, Andy Ollerenshaw was kind enough to tell us the story of Guernsey FC, the first club from the Channel Islands to take a place in the English football pyramid. They have had a very successful first season in Division One of the Combined Counties League, and Andy has kindly returned to fill us on their progress over the last nine months or so.

March 4 Update

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-Vancouver Whitecaps Won the Disney Cup last night over a reserve laden Toronto FC. A Vancouver goal in the tenth minute by Camilo was enough to secure the trophy for the Caps with a 1-0 win. Most of Toronto's first team were at home preparing for this week's CCL match.

-In Arizona a Galaxy squad, made up of mainly reserves, defeated New England in penalties 4-2 to win the Desert Diamond Cup.

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US Women Defeat Marta-less Brazil 3-0

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Last night the US Women played their second and final match of the Kirin Challenge Cup. The initial kickoff time was an inconvenient 4am Pacific, but due to impending bad weather the match was moved up to a more reasonable midnight. Unfortunately, ESPN stuck with the initial time for the broadcast, so Twitter was the only source for live updates.

USWNT Host China at PPL Park in May

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D.C., Maryland, and Virginia fans of the U.S. Women's National Team will have a chance to catch the team in action at the somewhat nearby PPL Park in Pennsylvania. The two and a half hour drive from D.C.is well worth the trip to see the USWNT. The women are returning from Japan where a goal from Alex Morgan gave them a 1-1 draw against the defending Women's World Cup Champions.

Training Continues in Japan

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Rachel Buehler plays Whitney Engen as Amy LePeilbet closes

The U.S. WNT held an intense and physical two-hour training today in the late morning as the team continues to acclimate to the time change in Japan in preparation for the April 1st match vs. Japan in Sendai (6:30 a.

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U.S. women blank Brazil in Kirin Cup

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The U.S. women's national team did not need the late heroics to get by Brazil this time.Â

Carli Lloyd, Shannon Boxx and Amy Rodriguez all scored off set pieces as the U.S. women blanked Brazil 3-0 in their final game of the Kirin Challenge Cup and a rematch of their riveting World Cup quarterfinal bout that the Americans won in penalty kicks.

US Women Face Japan Sunday in Kirin Cup

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The U.S. Women's National Team kicks off an exhibition tournament when it faces 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Japan to open the inaugural Women's Kirin Challenge Cup at 5:30 a.m. CT Sunday, April 1, at Yurtec Stadium in Sendai, Japan. The U.S. then faces Brazil in this three-team event at 7 a.

USWNT to face China in Olympic tune-up

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Photo by ISIphotos.com

The U.S. women's national team will play China at PPL Park on May 27 in a tune-up friendly prior to this summer's Olympics.

The last time the two nations met, the United States defeated China 2-0 at the Four Nations Tournament on Chinese soil in January of last year.

Squad set for Japan

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U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage has named the 23 players that will travel to Japan for two of the biggest non-Olympic, non-World Cup matches the U.S. WNT has played in recent history, taking on Japan on April 1 in Sendai (6:30 a.m. ET) and Brazil on April 3 in Chiba (7 a.m.)

Both matches will be broadcast on ESPN2.

U.S. women settle for third-place game after Algarve Cup loss to Japan

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Japan just has the U.S. women's national team's number at the moment.

In their first meeting since the dramatic World Cup final that Japan won in penalty kicks, Japan topped the U.S. women 1-0 in the final group game of the Algarve Cup on Monday, preventing the Americans from a place in the championship game for the first time in 10 years and dealing them their first shutout in 58 matches.

The Rest

Americans Abroad: Bedoya's Helsingborg faces climb, Grella scores again and more

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If Alejandro Bedoya and Helsingborg are to reach the UEFA Champions League group stage, they'll need to pull off an inspired road performance.

The Swedish champions conceded a second-minute goal to Kris Commons that set the tone for Celtic's 2-0 victory in the first leg of their final qualifying round tie, one that happened on Helsingborg's home ground.

Match of the Week: Wick Academy 2-4 Raith Rovers

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Finally, after Scottish football's traumatic summer, the chance to get back to some actual football. Starting with the now-traditional curtain-raiser of the Challenge Cup (currently the Ramsdens Cup, if you prefer). It's for the lower league teams only – which means most media attention has been focused on Rangers' debut in the cup, at Brechin on the Sunday.

Sundhage to Surpass Hall of Famer Dorrance

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Pia Sundhage (left) is tied with Anson Dorrance with 92 coaching appearances, and Abby Wambach (right) is in a ninth-place tie with Shannon MacMillan with 176 caps. Both could move up their respective lists Sunday against Japan.
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Pia Sundhage will pass National Soccer Hall of Famer Anson Dorrance in coaching appearances this Sunday.

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 25-03-12

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Promotion, relegation and Wembley are very much on our minds for this week's Non-League Videos Of The Week, which feature matches from the Blue Square Premier, the Blue Square South, the FA Vase and the North West Counties Football League Challenge Cup. Things are tight at the bottom of the Blue Square Premier table.

Auvray Returning to KC on Trial (or Not)

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The season is less than a week away from kicking off for Sporting KC, but today a new player in on trial popped up on MLS's website in an article regarding the Crew's return from the Carolina Challenge Cup. The last game of the cup was canceled due to in climate weather, so the Crew didn't get a chance to look at some of their trialists.

Beasley, Freidrich, Games, and More

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-Yesterday DaMarcus Beasley tweeted, "Would love to come back to the club that gave me my first chance! The Chicago Fire is like my family. #fireforlife". Many people took this tweet and ran with it. he was only responding to a fans question and that is it. I don't think that the Puebla winger is coming over any time soon.

Hope & Despair, Or, Why Stuart Pearce Cannot Succeed As The England Manager

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Amid all the bluster about Englands match against the Netherlands last night (a match already being described by some as "That Thing That Happened At Wembley"), Mark Critchley thinks that he may have spotted the real reason why Stuart Pearce cannot succeed as the England manager.

To be English is to be afflicted.