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Landon Donovan comes out of retirement, signs for Club Leon in Liga MX

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Landon Donovan is ending his retirement for a second time and is on his way to Mexico.

The 35-year-old legendary U.S. Men's National Team midfielder has signed a one-year deal with Club Leon in Liga MX.

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Liga MX Apertura semi-final TV coverage plans announced by Univision

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Univision has announced their TV coverage plans for the Liga MX Apertura semi-finals, which will be shown across its networks.

One game is already "in the can" after Tigres UANL defeated Club Leon 1-0 in the first leg on Wednesday night. Next up is the clash between Necaxa and Club America, which is scheduled to kick off this evening.

Liga MX Apertura semi-final TV coverage plans announced by Univision

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Univision has announced their TV coverage plans for the Liga MX Apertura semi-finals, which will be shown across its networks.

One game is already "in the can" after Tigres UANL defeated Club Leon 1-0 in the first leg on Wednesday night. Next up is the clash between Necaxa and Club America, which is scheduled to kick off this evening.

Club León 2015/16 Pirma Home, Away and Third Kits

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Early season Liga MX table toppersClub León released their 2015/16 home. away and third kits [...]

Liga MX 2015 season preview – Everything you need to know about the new season in Mexico

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Club León 2015 Pirma Third Jersey

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Popular Mexican Primera División team Club León have launched a third kit for the Clausura [...]

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Eight weeks into the 2014 Apertura season, defending champions Club Leon continue to sink lower and lower in the Liga MX standings.

Taking on Mexican power Santos Laguna, Leon were no match to Los Guerreros, as the hosts ran away to a 2-0 victory. Santos were all over Leon from the onset of the match, and Javier Orozco nearly scored from a bicycle kick, but it clanged off the left post.

Jose Juan Vazquez Lights Up Mexican Liga Final With Classically Pointless ‘Front Flip’ Throw-In (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Thanks to goals from Juan Gonzalez and ex-Wigan lolly-gaggerMauro Boselli, Club Leon held on through extra-time to beat Pachuca 2-0 inthe second leg of the Liga MX final on Monday evening and therefore successfully defend their league title, winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate.

Liga MX Quarter-Finals: A Look Back

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By DANIEL PRICE

Reigning champions Club Leon hope to become the first Liga MX team to win both the Apertura and Clausura championships in a single season, and their dreams remain on track after they beat league winners Cruz Azul on away goals following a 3-3 tie on aggregate.

The first game ended, 1-1, on Wednesday night when Jose Cardenas grabbed an equalizer after Mariano Pavone's early goal, meaning Cruz Azul held a slight advantage heading into this weekend's fixture.

Liga MX Round 11: A Look Ahead

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By DANIEL PRICE

After Liga MX clubs suffered a disappointing week of continental football in the Copa Libertadores and CONCACAF Champions League, this weekend's fixtures provide a chance for the sides to get back to winning ways against domestic opposition.

The most exciting fixture of the weekend is arguably the head-to-head between the relegation-threatened Veracruz and Atlas.

Club León 2014 Copa Libertadores Pirma Home Jersey

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Defending Mexican championsClub León have released a Pirma home jersey to be worn during the [...]

Liga MX Round 3: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

It's only the third week of the Liga MX Clausura and we've arrived at the season's most anticipated matchup.

For the first time since hoisting the Apertura title high into the Mexico City sky, Club Leon return to Estadio Azteca to face Club America, less than a month after Leon dismantled America on the way to winning their first title since 1992.

Liga MX Round 1: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

It seems like the Apertura season only ended a few days ago, but today marks the official start of the 2014 Liga MX Clausura season.

On December 15, Club Leon were crowned Liga MX champions with a resounding victory at Estadio Azteca, but they'll have their hands full with trying to hold on to the title during the Clausura season.

Liga MX Playoffs – Semifinal Round: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

For the second consecutive Liga MX half-season, Club America will be competing for a final.

Las Aguilas will meet arguably the next best team in Mexico, Club Leon, in the Apertura playoffs final, which will be decided over two matches, starting on Tuesday and finishing on Saturday.

Liga MX Round 17: A Look Back

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By MARC SERBER

The Liga MX playoffs are set, but they will not feature 2012 Apertura champions Club Tijuana who finished in 10th after a 5-0 thumping away to Club Leon. The glaring defeat and failure to guide Xolos back to the knockout stages also cost head coach Jorge Almiron his job.

Liga MX Round 13: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

This Saturday marks the next installment of Mexico's "El Clasico" or the match between Chivas Guadalajara and Club America, though the two historic clubs couldn't be on more different tracks at the moment

Under owner Jorge Vergara, Chivas have continued to suffer a serious decline and with their elimination from Copa MX earlier this week, the Goats have nothing more to play for but pride, as the playoffs seem out of reach in the Liga MX Apertura season.

Club León 2013/14 Pirma Home, Away and Third Kits

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Now in their second full season in the top-tier of Mexican soccer, Liga MX, after [...]

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

With three matches between teams in the upper half of the Liga MX table on tap this weekend, there's sure to be plenty of movers when round eight is all set and done.

One point separates the first-place squad Club America from the seventh-placed team Veracruz, and within that spectrum sees an epic battle set for Friday at the Estadio Corona in Torreon.

Liga MX Round 7: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Since making his move from England to Mexico this summer, Club Leon's Mauro Boselli has made an instant impact for his team.

Boselli scored twice for Leon on Saturday as they came back from a goal down to defeat ten-man Monterrey, 3-1, at the Estadio Leon, moving to second in the Liga MX table.

Liga MX Rewind: Chivas keep stumbling, Tigres stay unbeaten, and more

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By MIKE GRAMAJO

Chivas Guadalajara's poor run in the 2013 Clausura season continued last Friday night, with the Goats suffering a 3-2 loss to Jaguares de Chiapas.

Rafael Marquez Lugo's brace brought Chivas back level after falling 0-2 in the first half, but they were topped by Franco Arizala's 80th-minute game-winning strike.

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Ranking the USMNT roster by position

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Two vets hold down top spots at goalkeeper and forward, while a pair of youngsters lead defenders and midfielders.

The United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named a 26-man roster ahead of the upcoming Hex World Cup Qualifiers against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, Nov.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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A goal, an own goal, debuts and the return of a top league. This weekend seemed to have it all.

The most notable performance, however, may have come from William Yarbrough.

Yarbrough helped Club Leon stay perfect and atop the Liga MX table on Saturday, as he recorded six saves in a narrow 3-2 win at home over Cruz Azul.

Jurgen Klinsmann Announces USMNT 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster

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Klinsmann has whittled the United States' 35-man roster down to a 23-man roster as the USMNT begin their quest to the Final at Lincoln Financial Field.

USMNT manager Jürgen Klinsmann released the final 23-man roster for this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup. This roster is classic Klinsmann in that many of the selections make sense, while a few of the decisions leave you scratching your head.

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Colpo Mondiale per il Verona: ecco Rafa Marquez

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Arrivo eccezionale in casa Hellas. La formazione veronese ha infatti chiuso una grande trattativa di mercato, assicurandosi le prestazioni del capitano della Nazionale messicana, Rafa Marquez (124 presenze e 16 reti con la Tri, ndr) che, alla bellezza di 35 anni (classe 1979) torna in Europa quattro anni dopo aver vinto tutto con il Barcellona [.

Red Bulls part ways with Rafa Marquez

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The New York Red Bulls have parted ways with the player who just might go down as one of the worst signings in MLS history.

The Red Bulls have released Mexican star Rafa Marquez, reaching a mutual agreement with the former Barcelona standout, who is expected to join Mexican side Club Leon.

"This decision has been made in the best interests of both parties concerned," said Red Bulls Sporting Director Andy Roxburgh.

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Liga MX Semifinals: A Look Ahead

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By DANIEL PRICE

The Liga MX semifinals start on Wednesday evening, with Club Leon facing Toluca and Santos Laguna playing Pachuca.

Of the two games, Leon vs Toluca is arguably the more entertaining. The matchup sees the reigning champions face the side who finished second in both the regular season and CONCACAF Champions League.

Liga MX Round 17: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

After winning the Liga MX Apertura title some five months ago, Club Leon needed a win on the final round of the Clausura season to qualify for the playoffs.

Leon did just that last Friday, traveling to the Estadio Caliente in Tijuana and taking down Club Tijuana, 2-1, to earn the final place in the Liguilla on goal-difference.

Liga MX Round 6: A Look Back

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By DANIEL PRICE

UNAM Pumas' remarkable renaissance continued on Saturday evening as they defeated Club Leon, 2-1, in the Estadio Leon. Martin Bravo once again proved to be Pumas main threat, scoring both the visitor's goals and taking the man of the match award in the process.

Liga MX Round 1: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Round one of the 2014 Liga MX Clausura has come and gone, and not much has changed from the Apertura campaign.

Club America opened a lead at the top of the league table with a dominating 3-0 victory at home in Antonio Mohamed's club debut, while Queretaro and Toluca each recorded wins as well.

Former Red Bulls defender Marquez called into Mexico camp

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By DAN KARELL

Victor Manuel Vucetich's first order of duty as Mexico manager was to select a roster for a mid-week September training camp, and he proved he's not afraid to bring in the old guard to the side.

Former Barcelona and New York Red Bulls defender Rafael Marquez is included on Vucetich's 25-man domestic-based roster as the manager continues his preparation for Mexico's final two World Cup qualifying matches on October 11 vs.

Monday Kickoff: Club Tijuana reaches Mexican Final, Barca midfielders dominate World XI list, and more

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Club Tijuana booked their place in the Mexican League final on Sunday night by erasing a two-goal first-leg deficit and rolling past Club Leon by a 3-0 scoreline.

Duvier Riasco scored the crucial second goal for Tijuana to take control of the two-leg series, and Richard Ruiz provided an insurance goal for Club Tijuana, which will now take on Toluca in the Mexican League final after Toluca disposed of Club America in the other semifinal.

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Long defined by the unexpected, Landon Donovan provides biggest stun yet with Club Leon move

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Landon Donovan has always done things his way. When many expected him to fight for a European career, he built his name in MLS, becoming arguably American soccer's best ever player. At a time where many players are still pushing for more, Donovan called it a career at the age of 32 before throwing what appeared to be one final curveball with a brief return to the game two years later.

NYCFC signs Moralez as Designated Player

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Following the departure of Frank Lampard, NYCFC went out in search of their third Designated Player. They got him on Wednesday.

NYCFC announced Wednesday that the club has signed Argentinian midfielder Maxi Moralez as a DP. Moralez joins from Mexico's Club Leon, signing a three-year deal with NYCFC.