David Beckham

Major League Soccer

Major Link Soccer: Hope Solo comes forward about sexual assault by Sepp Blatter in 2013

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Plus, the link between heading the ball and dementia continues to be investigated, and more.

Major League Soccer

Matt Doyle looked at one big question for each of the remaining MLS playoff teams. For Seattle: will they be able to get penetration through the midfield?

Jeff Carlisle assessed the long-shot MLS expansion candidates in the conclusion of a two-part series.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/3/17

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A new signing in LA, USA unlucky against Costa Rica, and more World Cup Qualifying results.

MLS News

LA Galaxy sign Ligue 1 veteran Michael Ciani
33-year-old center back replaces Jelle Van Damme.

Garber believes Beckham's influence as owner will help MLS grow further
The MLS commissioner believes David Beckham was a "transformational" player for MLS, comparing him to Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan in the NHL and NBA, respectively.

Beckham land purchase approved, stadium opening advanced to 2020

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David Beckham has cleared another legal hurdle in his quest to bring MLS to Miami.

Miami-Dade County Commissioners have approved the sale of the last tract of land needed to build his Overtown stadium by a 9-4 vote. The two sides now have a year to negotiate the numerous permits and other paperwork needed to finalize the sale of the land, which is seen as a formality at this point in the process.

David Beckham's stadium deal, San Jose Earthquakes new president: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/1/17

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New month, new links.

Philadelphia Union News

Marcus Epps makes MLS debut at Real Salt Lake
Another game, another MLS debut for the Union.

Union notes: International calls, leaning to the right and a mysterious guest at training
The lineup likely does not change this weekend, judging by the scrimmage we saw on Wednesday between the Union second team and Bethlehem Steel.

Beckham Miami stadium faces June 6 deadline – report

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham is set to learn next month whether his long-gestating plans for a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami will come to fruition, it was reported on Friday.

The Miami Herald said the Miami-Dade County Commission would rule on June 6 whether or not to approve the transfer of a three-acre site valued at $9 million that is key to a proposed stadium project.

Beckham MLS group adds Dodgers part-owner: reports

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham has added Todd Boehly, a part-owner of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers, to his investment group seeking a Major League Soccer club in Miami, newspapers reported Thursday.

The Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald reported that Beckham’s long-delayed project, facing new pressure to become a new club soon or risk termination, will be boosted by a US investment banker whose holding include Hollywood Reporter, Billboard and Dick Clark Productions.

D.C. United wins, the 2026 World Cup may have 3 hosts, and more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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Also, a former D.C. player likes snowballs.

Hi, hopefully the warmer weather is treating you well.

Recaps of D.C. United's win over New York City FC from us (with more from us here), MLS (with more from them here) and WaPo. Hudson River Blue has the enemy's side.

United States will bid for 2026 World Cup alongside Mexico and Canada (SB Nation): A 48 team, 3 country World Cup?

Miami-Dade commissioner 'hasn't heard anything' on MLS stadium

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As the weeks and months tick by for David Beckham and his ownership group,city and county officials are growing restless with the team's search for a stadium.

According to the Miami Herald, Miami-Dade commissioner Audrey Edmonson "hasn't heard anything" regarding a stadiumsite proposal, with another commissioner wondering if the county can build affordable housing in its place.

Major Link Soccer: Beckham FC contemplating a Vegas move

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With his initial South Beach offering on the rocks, could a Las Vegas pivot be in the cards?

MLS

While pre-seaon MLS play can be up and down in terms of quality and pace, goodness gracious, this Chicago Fire goal:

Is this good? #cf97 pic.

Major Link Soccer: Has MLS left Beckham FC behind?

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In all the expansion talk, there's little mention of Miami these days. Alvaro Saborio retires from soccer. Hope Solo will be back on TV soon, but not necessarily in goal.

Major League Soccer:

Alvaro Saborio has retired from soccer, shortly after his move back to his first club, Costa Rica's Saprissa.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Talon’s New Year’s resolution

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Get aggressive.

Greetings, friends! I'm still very much in holiday/vacation mode, and I hope many of you are, too. If you're not, though, I hope real life is treating you well.

Let's talk soccer, yes?

MLS has way too many white jerseys | Black and Red United

Hard agree.

Manchester United

Man Utd: Adidas Release Limited Edition ‘Class Of 92’ Trainers In Homage To Giggs, Scholes, Beckham, Neville Et Al (Photos)

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As part of their retro-flavoured range of Manchester United merchandise, Adidas have knocked out a trainer-based homage to the club's famous 'Class of 92' youth team.

As you well know, United's 1992 vintage proffered forth the likes of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Gary Neville and Nicky Butt, all of whom went on to make hundreds of appearances for the Red Devils.

Set-Piece Pioneers: Man Utd Pair Ryan Giggs And David Beckham Attempt Simultaneous Freekick Routine, 2001 (Video)

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In the first of what we might turn into a semi-regular series on Pies, we examine some of the oddest, most esoteric set-pieces to have ever been unleashed, both in anger and in muddled incompetence.

Three games into the 2001/02 season, Manchester United came up against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

25 years ago this legend made his Manchester United debut

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25 years ago today David Beckham made his professional debut for Manchester United. The football legend came on as a second half substitute for Andrei Kanchelskis in a League Cup match at Brighton and Hove Albion. He was just 17... Continue Reading →

It’s too soon for Neville to compare Man City star with Man Utd legend

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Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has likened Kevin De Bruyne to David Beckham, but the comparison appears to be a bit premature.

The Belgium international was a key figure in Manchester City’s 5-0 demolition of Liverpool on Saturday, with his delightful through ball setting up Sergio Aguero for the host’s opening goal.

Roy Keane pricetags former Manchester United teammates in today’s transfer market

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Manchester United legend and former midfielder Roy Keane has claimed that his ex-Red Devils teammate Ryan Giggs would be worth £2 billion in today’s ‘mind-boggling’ transfer market.

The market peaked with Brazilian star Neymar’s record breaking £198 million move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer, but the Republic of Ireland assistant manager revealed his concern over some of the transfer deal figures for bare ‘average’ players.

On This Day in Football: Zidane’s debut, Liverpool’s Icelandic utopia

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23 Years to this day, Zinedine Zidane made his debut for the French national team.

The then 22 year-old was already turning heads in Ligue 1 with his performances for Bordeaux but despite being a regular for both club and the French Under-21 side, Zidane failed to earn a senior cap.

Class of 92 give support to mentor Harrison

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It has been reported in The Times that Eric Harrison, the legendary Manchester United coach who brought through the Class of 92, is suffering from dementia.

A few months ago, Harrison's grandson contacted the players David Beckham, Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt.

Kits & fashion

Legendary: Adidas Revive Predator Precision Boots With Trademark Assist From David Beckham (Photos)

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As part of their new 'Limited Collection, Adidas have revived their classic Predator Precision, as famously favoured by David Beckham in the early 2000s.

Indeed, it was the original Precision that Beckham wore while dispatching *that* freekick against Greece at Old Trafford in 2001, thus cementing their place in English football boot folklore, should such a thing exist.

Adidas Revisit Classic ‘Champagne’ Predator Colourway To Coincide With David Beckham’s 42nd Birthday (Photos)

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To coincide with David Beckham's 42nd birth anniversary, Adidas have revisited one of the most coveted colourways to have adorned their Predator boots over the years.

Indeed, Adidas have launched a new 'Champagne Pack', which features a contemporary re-working of the classic off-white, sparkly boots worn by Beckham during his heyday.

10 Unlikely Footballers Who Have Had A Bash At Modelling (Photos)

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Football and fashion. It's an irresistible combination.

That said, for every David Beckham or Freddie Ljungberg, there is an equal and opposite reaction...

Slaven Bilic

Smouldering in monochrome, hewn from purest Croatian granite...

Andy Carroll

When Alexander McQueen debuted his new line of Victorian PE kit for centaurs, there was only one man-pony he could call.

MLS Miami

Midday Ticker: Lukaku to depart Everton, Pepe leaving Real Madrid, and more

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Romelu Lukaku is expected to leave Everton over the summer and reports indicate he has reached an "agreement" with an unnamed Premier League club. The Belgian international striker said today that staying with the Merseyside club is not an option and that he knows what his future holds. He told reporters, "I know what's happening.

Beckham moves one step closer to Miami soccer stadium

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David Beckham may finally get his soccer stadium and MLS franchise in Miami.

According to the Miami Herald, Audrey Edmonson, Miami-Dade County commissioner for the Overtown district of Miami, where Beckham wants to build his 25,000 seat venue, has endorsed a proposal to sell a three acre plot of land to him for $9 million.

Report: Beckham group adds new investor to Miami project

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David Beckham's Miami project reportedly has a new partner involved

According to ESPN,banker Todd Boehly has been added to Beckham's Miami MLS push, adding another investor to the ownership group. Boehly, a part-owner of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers with a net worth in the billions, joinsBeckham, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiwekeand Beckham's business partner, Simon Fuller, as investors.

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Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

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London (AFP) – David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood.

The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would not be made “Sir David” by Queen Elizabeth II because of concerns about his tax affairs.

Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

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London (AFP) – David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood.

The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would not be made “Sir David” by Queen Elizabeth II because of concerns about his tax affairs.

Beckham denies using charity to boost image

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London (AFP) David Beckham on Saturday blasted reports that he used his children's charity work to boost his public image and chances of getting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

A spokesman for the football icon claimed "hacked and doctored" private emails had given a "deliberately inaccurate picture".

Beckham denies using charity to boost image

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London (AFP) David Beckham on Saturday blasted reports that he used his children's charity work to boost his public image and chances of getting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

A spokesman for the football icon claimed "hacked and doctored" private emails had given a "deliberately inaccurate picture".

Philadelphia Union

Stewart says Union looking for “controlling midfielder,” Simpson notes, league news, more

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Earnie Stewart says Union still searching for new signings. Insight on Jay SImpson. Union second most popular MLS team among Combine participants. More news.

Blake named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, more news

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Blake wins MLS Goalkeeper of the Year. More Union bits. Area teams eliminated from NCAA tournament. Stadium plan for St. Louis MLS expansion bid. US Soccer considering Klinsmann replacements since late in 2015. More news.

Union bits, USA-Mexico and the election, more

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Alberg reflects on adjusting to MLS, looks ahead to 2017, and other Union news. New dimension to USA-Mexico game following Tuesday's presidential election. More.

The Rest

adidas x David Beckham Capsule Collection

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adidas Soccer has launched a new footwear collection designed with one of its most iconic partners, David Beckham. The collection celebrates the over two-decades of partnership between Beckham and adidas, including a remastered version of the Predator Accelerator, the ‘cleat of a generation'. David Beckham said: "When I look back on the best moments of [.

Lifetime misses the mark with misguided NWSL ad campaign

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This is not a new mistake.

The National Women's Soccer League just released an ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres, Julia Roberts, Zendaya, David Beckham, Reese Witherspoon, and James Corden. Sounds very cool, right? Well, kind of. Here's the ad:

Now. Based solely on this ad, can you name any of the teams in the league, especially ones that might be near you?

How Beckham’s PR campaign saw him leave United

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Following the 2-0 defeat in the FA Cup at home to Arsenal, Sir Alex Ferguson was furious with the team, and kicked a boot across the dressing room.

Remarkably, the boot hit David Beckham in the face, even though it was a complete accident on behalf of the manager.

Beckham received medical attention at the ground before leaving with his wife Victoria and son Brooklyn.

La Légende: David Beckham Inducted Into PSG Hall Of Fame After Making Just 10 Appearances For Club

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David Beckham has been inducted into PSG's new hall of fame despite only ever making 10 appearances for the Ligue 1 side.

The Parisians revamped their official website this week, introducing a 'Hall of Fame' page for fans to get better acquainted with the club's past luminaries.

All-time top goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at the top of the shop, while there are also deserving nods for the likes of Ronaldinho, Pauleta, Jay-Jay Okocha, Rai, George Weah, Safet Susic and Dominique Rocheteau all of whom made distinguished contributions to the club cause.

I Figure David Beckham’s Probably Not Getting In The Hall Of Fame

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We had to turn in our 2017 Player Ballots for the National Soccer Hall of Fame a couple of weeks ago, but I've just now gotten around to publicly posting my ballot. I am a Hall of Fame voter for the 12th straight election, and, as I have every year, I'll make my ballot and the rationale for my selections public.

Impact of a David Beckham Miami team on MLS and TV ratings: World Soccer Talk Podcast

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World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps.

In the NEW episode, number 30, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including:

• Who will be FOX’s lead commentary team for World Cup 2018,

• Latest news from FOX and Telemundo about their Confederations Cup coverage

• Analysis of the UEFA Champions League TV coverage in the USA,

• Our thoughts on what impact the MLS Miami team can have on the league and TV ratings,

• Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more.

The lost art of the winger

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There is no right or wrong way to support your football club. It's a deeply personal journey for us all. Yet every club has certain characteristics to which those that love them can all relate. Manchester United is no different.

If every United fan was asked to pick a defining image, a single moment in time, one that summed up what the club meant to them, the images would fill volumes.

UNICEF: David Beckham And His Numerous Tattoos Star In Poignant Anti-Child Abuse Video

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In his role as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, David Beckham has lent his tattoo-strewn torso to the campaign designed to raise awareness aboutchild abuse, and cruelty.

Indeed, Beckham's exhaustive body art is used as the basis for the accompanying video which sees the former Manchester United midfielder's ink spring to life to showthat 'some marks are easier to see than others'.

On MLS: Winter signings crucial for Galaxy's identity

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With Los Angeles shaping up to be a winter wonderland of DP signings, there maynever have been a more crucial time for the Galaxy in terms of determining their identity.

The Galaxy have always been at the forefront of the DP conversation in MLS.The team's signing of David Beckham was the impetus for the launch of the rule as a whole, and since then the team has, coincidentally or purposefully depending on your level of conspiracy belief, been the benefit of many changes to the rule over the years.