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Report: Peter Nowak applies for Scottish job

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Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak has applied for the open managerial job at Hearts in the Scottish Premier League, according to a Scottish newspaper report.

Nowak is one of at least two applicants for the position, the Edinburgh Evening News reported Saturday after speaking with Hearts director HEARTS director Sergejus Fedotovas, who indicated the club wanted to hire a new manager by before training begins next month.

Friday Kickoff: Egypt to host World Cup qualifier, Chelsea submit bid for stadium site and more

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Egypt will be hosting a World Cup qualifier at home afterall.

Still dealing with political unrest and violence in the country, Egypt has been granted permission by security officials to host their World Cup qualifier against Mozambique next month.

Bradley & Egypt run unbeaten streak to 8

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Ives Galarcep reports on Egypt's run of success, which sees coach Bob Bradley and the Pharaohs on an eight game unbeaten streak.

On a day when 73 people stood trial for their alleged roles in the deadly riots at a February soccer match in Port Said, Egypt, Bob Bradley was busy doing his part to restore the game in the African nation, guiding the national team in another match while trying to assess his squad before the games start to count in June.

Marsch brings lessons of his mentor to MLS

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Leander Schaerlaeckens of writes a great piece on the lessons that Jesse Marsch has drawn from his mentor, Bob Bradley, as he takes the helm of the Montreal Impact in their first season in Major League Soccer.

The first clue is Jesse Marsch's stoic stance along the sideline. He coaches actively but refuses to show emotion, neither when his expansion Montreal Impact twice go ahead away to the New York Red Bulls nor when their hosts run up the score to a 5-2 loss.

Some Soccer News for Tue Mar 13, 2012

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"I stood in the pouring rain for two-plus hours and watched the Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 in the season opener. Nobody fired T-shirts from cannons at me. There was no house music pumping. No blimp dropping prizes.

Major Link Soccer: Bob Bradley Marches In Protest, Red Bulls Still Think They're Tax Exempt

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I hate to start these things on a down note, but today I feel I have too. As most know, Wednesday in Port Said Egypt a riot broke out at a Egyptian Premier League match. At the least 74 people lost their lives midweek and hundreds were injured after a match between Al-Masry and Al-Ahly.

Former USMNT boss and current Egyptian National Team coach Bob Bradley watched the events unfold on TV as he was getting ready to attend another match that day.

Friday Kickoff: Bradley marches with protesters, Terry loses captaincy & more

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As Egypt reels from the tragic deaths in Port Said, national team coach Bob Bradley is taking a role in the rebuilding.

The former U.S. manager joined in a non-violent protest march on Thursday as public anger against the interior ministry grows.

Egypt coach Bob Bradley marches with protestors after stadium violence

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It's been less than five months since former U.S. coach Bob Bradley took over Egypt's national team in the wake of the country's upheaval and revolution. A revolution that now appears directly related to the stadium massacre at Port Said on Wednesday, believed to be premeditated revenge from pro-Mubarak thugs.

A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words? In This Case it Truly Does

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A picture speaks a thousand words. This photo, circulating Thursday afternoon of former U.S. National Team coach Bob Bradley who is now in charge of the Egyptian National side, proves that point. The new Egyptian National Team coach was so moved by yesterday's tragedy in Egypt where 74 people were killed and a thousand were [.

Some Soccer News for Thu Feb 2, 2012

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Its just 37 days until the 17th season of MLS begins.


The African Cup of Nations Quarterfinals are all set for this weekend.


Jonathan Wilson of the Guardian on Equatorial Guinea against Ivory Coast.

Some Soccer News for Wed Feb 1, 2012

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Disaster in Egypt.

Fans of Al Masry in Port Said stormed the field today after a big upset win over Al Ahli, and then all hell broke lose. As of this posting 73 people are reportedly dead and at least 1000 more injured. There has been little word yet on how the deaths occurred, but a stampede is being blamed for most of it.

Deadly riot erupts at Egyptian match

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A violent riot erupted following a match between Egyptian rivals Al-Masry and Al-Ahly, leaving dozens of people dead and hundreds of others injured.

According to various reports, the still-escalating death count from the incident in Port Said, Egypt, stands at 73, while Egyptian outlets are reporting that the country's health ministry has said that more than 1,000 are hurt.

Camp Cupcake: Please RVSP This Week

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As Camp Junior Mint (U-23) gets underway in Florida this week, Jurgen Klinsmann should be shortly submitting his roster for who gets an Evite to the annual Camp Cupcake in Carson, CA.

This will of course be Klinsmann's first time selecting for the camp that normally sees predominant enrollment of fringe US and Nordic domestic league players.

Confirmed: Hérculez Gomez Headed To Santos Laguna

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If only Bob Bradley knew...


With Estudiantes Tecos about to wrap up there season and facing a budget-balancing puzzle, the US's prodigal poacher south of the border is headed north out of town.

TSG has confirmed that the 2010 World Cup vet will join Club Santos Laguna (where former US coach Bob Bradley was said to be in talks about their head role before taking the Egypt job) after the conclusion of Mexican Apertura playoff final series Sunday.

Report: U.S. Soccer paying Klinsmann $2.5 million

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When U.S. Soccer sealed the deal to make Jurgen Klinsmann head coach of the men's national team, it was evident that the federation was making a big investment in Klinsmann and his outlook for the program. Now it's clear just how big that investment was.

Brazil x Egypt: probable starting line-up 14 November 2011 – Lucas Leiva & David Luiz to start

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Mano Menezes has a final word before Brazil's clash with Egypt

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Mano Menezes has named the side that should start in the friendly against Egypt on Monday. The coach has made changes from the team that beat Gabon 2-0 last week. Daniel Alves returns from suspension and replaces Manchester United's Rafael.

Magee And The Galaxy's Home Stand

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By Michael Lewis - NEW YORK, NY (Nov 3, 2011) US Soccer Players -- When he took over the coaching reins of the MetroStars prior to the 2003 season, coach Bob Bradley decided to implement an extensive rebuilding process from top to bottom. That included positioning the club in the MLS SuperDraft, where they grabbed midfielder Ricardo Clark as the second overall pick, Mike Magee was the fourth choice, and Eddie Gaven became the the.

USA falls to No. 34 in FIFA rankings

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With the results not going the United States national team's way, it's no surprise that Jurgen Klinsmann's side continues its slide down the FIFA rankings.

The United States fell three spots to No. 34 -- sandwiched in between 2010 World Cup foes Ghana and Algeria -- following its win over Honduras and loss to Ecuador.

One on One with Chris Wondolowski

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The season may not have gone as planned for the San Jose Earthquakes, or even for Chris Wondolowski. Still, despite his teams troubles, Wondo remains at the top of the charts in scoring. Currently he is tied with Dwayne De Rosario of DC United, each with 15 goals apiece. With one game left for the Earthquakes, San Jose fans are wondering if their striker will retain the Golden Boot honor for a second consecutive year.

Lessons from Bora

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As Bob Bradley meets with the Egyptian media for the first time, Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times was reminded of the odyssey and adventures of covering Bora Milutinovic while he was the head coach of the United States National team.

Milutinovic has been a modern soccer gypsy, and Dillman writes of some of the lessons that Bradley can draw from Bora's experiences managing in a foreign land.

Bradley's Egyptian challenge reaches far beyond the pitch

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The appointment of Bob Bradley as the national team coach for Egypt is significant on a number of different fronts, both on and off the field, and for our nation and abroad.

Where I have addressed the signficance of Bradley's on-field influence in a number of different posts, Seth Vertelney of goal.

Monday After

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Busy weekend in Major League Soccer as the playoff picture is starting to crystallize with just about a month of the season remaining. Before we get into our weekly attendance review, here are a couple of other items of business note from the last couple of days. We'll start in Vancouver, where the Whitecaps wrapped up their Empire Field portion of the home schedule.

Bradley arrives in Cairo

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Former United States football coach, Bob Bradley, arrived in Cairo on Wednesday morning and is set to meet Egyptian Football Association (EFA) officials to finalise contract details for his new job as manager of the Egyptian national team.

The meeting was supposed to be held on Tuesday but Bradley's arrival was delayed due to flight ticketing problems.

Egypt Name Bradley Coach

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Egypt have appointed former United States coach Bob Bradley as national team manager, state news agency MENA said on Wednesday.

Bradley replaces long-standing coach Hassan Shehata who left in June after holders Egypt struggled in qualifying for the 2012 African Nations Cup finals. They have since been eliminated.

Bob Bradley Hired to Coach Egyptian National Team

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Former MLS and U.S. men's national team coach Bob Bradley was appointed today by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) to coach their senior men's national team. Â Bradley, fired by the USMNT this summer, had been rumored for months to be ...

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Bob Bradley to Coach Egypt

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Egyptian state news has claimed that former United States national team coach Bob Bradley has been hired as head coach for Egypt. This news comes within a week of reports that Bradley might have ended up coaching Mexican club side Santos Laguna.

Two weeks ago, Egypt failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations for the first time in 30 years.

Rapids look to maintain home edge, first place in group against Santos Laguna

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While much has been made of Major League Soccer teams' recent success in Mexico and Central America during the CONCACAF Champions League, MLS teams have done fine for themselves on home soil, as well.

None of the five MLS clubs in the tournament has lost to non-MLS opposition at home so far during the CCL group stage, and the Colorado Rapids will look to maintain that streak when they welcome Mexican club Santos Laguna to Dick's Sporting Goods Park (10 p.

Bradley still weighs options in Egypt

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Former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley won't be toiling in Mexico any time soon, but he's still wanted in Egypt.

Santos Laguna on Thursday offered its vacant coaching job to Benjamin Galindo, according to reports in Mexico, after interviewing Bradley earlier this week, but an Egyptian federation spokesman told Major League Soccer's website that the Pharaohs job is Bradley's if he wants it.

Rumors of Bradley to take over Santos in Mexico

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According to multiple reports out of Mexico, Bradley is set to take over Mexican Primera División side Santos Laguna. He was seen arriving at the Torreón airport on Sunday evening, reportedly to begin negotiations with the club.

Tuesday Kickoff: Serie A strike over, Arsenal's injury woes continue and more

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A long-term work stoppage in Italy's Serie A has been avoided.

The players' union and league came to a temporary agreement that will last through June, allowing the season to commence this weekend after a one-week delay.

The hope is that the two sides come to a more substantial agreement within the next nine months to avoid a repeat scenario next summer.

US National Team Changes Point Toward A Revolution

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This week US Soccer fans saw something new. They saw a team in the red, white and blue attempt to possess the ball, pass the ball, and play out of trouble. They saw players chosen on the hope (if not much prior proof) that they can play a fluid, attack minded game of soccer.

They saw glaring imperfections, certainly.

Major Link Soccer - Goku Edition

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It's been a slow weekend in MLS with most of the league, including the Seattle Sounders, on break. In Sounders news there's a new interview with Chris Henderson on the Sounders website that covers the state of the team as it nears the playoffs. There's also some video highlights from James Riley's successful 7-a-side tournament.

An American in Verona: Who's the Flying Ass Now?

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This week it was announced that American midfielder Michael Bradley, who was on the outs with German side Borussia Mönchengladbach, managed to secure a transfer deal to Chievo Verona in Serie A, along with a multi-year contract. Bradley, son of former United States National Team Coach, Bob Bradley, will be the only American playing in Serie A this season.

An American in Verona: Who's the Flying Ass Now?

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This week it was announced that American midfielder Michael Bradley, who was on the outs with German side Borussia Mönchengladbach, managed to secure a transfer deal to Chievo Verona in Serie A, along with a multi-year contract. Bradley, son of former United States National Team Coach, Bob Bradley, will be the only American playing in Serie A this season.

The Rest

Winless Toronto FC reshuffles front office

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Toronto FC is off to an 0-8 start to the Major League Soccer season, and rather than seeing anybody lose their job, the club's response to that awful start has been to change some people's job titles.

TFC announced on Monday that assistant coach Bob de Klerk has been moved to a role as Technical Manager, while former TFC player and recent Toronto FC Junior Academy coach Jim Brennan takes over as the team's lead assistant.