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Campaigning for the FIFA presidency

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The FIFA presidential campaigns focus on the World Cup almost exclusively as they build support for the 65th FIFA Congress. Read More

USMNT v Mexico

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Springfield, MO- Join the Springfield Chapter of the American Outlaws at Skinny Slims tomorrow for the big game!

"For just the second time in 2015, the U.S. MNT is back on U.S. soil, where it has gone unbeaten in its last 20 matches. Now the team is set for 64th edition of the USA-Mexico rivalry, presented by AT&T, on Wednesday, April 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Soccer News: US pressure on FIFA

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Brian McBride talks about USMNT tactics and US senators appeal to FIFA in Thursday's soccer news update. Read More

MLS Power Rankings, Week 4: No breaks in MLS

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With so many players on international duty and a full MLS schedule, it's hard to gauge this week's power rankings. Who rises and who falls?

While most of the rest of the world's soccer leagues stopped for the FIFA international fixture window, Major League Soccer said, "Take a break? Nah." With all 20 teams in action, the league saw several of its stars out on international duty while their club teams carried on in their absence.

Will FIFA Regret a Qatar World Cup?

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Since FIFA has confirmed that the 2022 World Cup will be held in the winter with the final scheduled for December 18th, many questions have been raised about what will this mean for the soccer world.

When Qatar initially launched the bid to host the 2022 World Cup in 2009, there were already a lot of concerned evaluation reports about the temperature conditions and safety conditions for both players and laborers.

FIFA’s Overpowering Control

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Today in class we discussed how FIFA, as a governing body where regular fans don't really have any say in it (we can't vote, for example), seems to control everything regarding the world of soccer. When discussing the 2022 Qatar World Cup, it looks likeFIFA is forcing leagues to work around whichever schedule they decide for the tournament winter or summer.

FIFA announce date for 2022 World Cup Final

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FIFAhasdisclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18, which is also Qatar National Day.

The reasoning for such an unprecedented move from the traditional Summer schedule to a Winter one is essentially focused on the climate in Qatar.

FIFA announce date for 2022 World Cup Final

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FIFAhasdisclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18, which is also Qatar National Day.

The reasoning for such an unprecedented move from the traditional Summer schedule to a Winter one is essentially focused on the climate in Qatar.

CONCACAF U-17 Championship: USMNT 0 – Jamaica 0 (5-4 pen)

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The USMNT advanced on penalties over Jamaica to take one of the four CONCACAF qualifying spots in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Read More

Officially The ‘Worst Team In The World’, Bhutan Play First Ever World Cup Qualifying Game…And Win!

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Despite being ranked as the 209th best international side in a field of 209 sides, Bhutan recordeda remarkable shock win to get their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign off to a flyer!

Having only joined FIFA in 2000, Bhutan are currently officially rankedthe worst team in the world yet still managed to battle their way to a 1-0 victory over Sri Lanka who are perched a lofty 36 rungs higher on FIFA's ranking ladder in their first ever World Cup qualifying fixture in Colombo on Thursday.

Soccer News: Selling soccer at Yankee Stadium

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NYCFC is selling the 400 level at Yankee Stadium, meaning another chance for a full stadium this weekend in MLS. Read More

Soccer News Update

Soccer News: Bayern Munich turns it around

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The crisis that never was is over at Bayern Munich is over, with a win replacing a loss in the Bundesliga in Tuesday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer News: Draw for the USMNT

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Wednesday's soccer news update has the aftermath of the 1-1 draw between the USMNT and Switzerland and new rules for agents. Read More

Soccer News: Avaya Stadium opens

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The San Jose Earthquakes' new stadium and Jurgen Klinsmann's roster highlight the Monday soccer news. Read More

Soccer News: The Champions League quarterfinals

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Friday's soccer news has the draw for the quarterfinal round of the 2014-15 Champions League and issues for both Manchester clubs. Read More

Philadelphia Union

Fred suspended second game, Pfeffer appears in US U-23 loss, on the US draw, more

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Fred suspended additional game for violent conduct. Pfeffer provides spark but US U-23s fall short in Denmark. Recaps and reaction to US draw against Switzerland. More.

Edu named to PST Team of the Week, expansion announcement today, Dempsey out as US takes on Denmark, more

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Curtin weekly presser today at 12:30 pm. Edu named to ProSoccerTalk's Team of the Week. Minneapolis expansion announcement today. Dempsey injured before USA-Denmark friendly. More.

Meet the team event, 90th Minute returns, more fallout from Dallas loss, Minneapolis expansion announcement, more

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The postponed Meet the Team event takes place tonight, preceded by the return of the 90th Minute Radio Show. More fallout to Saturday's loss. League expected to announce Minneapolis expansion on Wednesday. More.

Recaps and reaction to Union’s loss to Dallas, league wrap, NT’s news, more

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A roundup of of the weekend's news following the Union's home loss to Dallas.

Another snow, Union-Dallas previews, more

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Union's bad luck continues with snowy game day. Union-Dallas previews. Men and Women's World Cup news. More.

More reaction to that call, Chaco named to SI TOW, league could expand beyond 24 teams, more

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Union news. League confirms advanced talks with Minnesota United for next MLS franchise. Garber says league considering expanding beyond 24 teams. More news.

That call, what Blake needs, league results, US qualifies for U-17 WC, more

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Recaps and reaction to Union's draw at RSL. League results. US U-17s qualify for WC after PK shootout. More news.

Ready for RSL, Philly Gold Cup, more news

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Union's first road game of 2015 on Saturday. Reaction to Philly Gold Cup final announcement. Much more.

European Championship

Euro 2016 qualifying rounds are captivating to watch

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With the Euros expanded to 24 for the next tournament in France, this was the cue for many to call out qualifying for the tournament, with some calling it "academic" and "boring". To the surprise of so many, not only has it not been boring, it's been intensely captivating. The stories emerging as Europe's middle class gets its long due chance at making it to a tournament they'd otherwise have little hope of getting too has created some fascinating storylines.

Euro 2016 qualifying rounds are captivating to watch

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With the Euros expanded to 24 for the next tournament in France, this was the cue for many to call out qualifying for the tournament, with some calling it "academic" and "boring". To the surprise of so many, not only has it not been boring, it's been intensely captivating. The stories emerging as Europe's middle class gets its long due chance at making it to a tournament they'd otherwise have little hope of getting too has created some fascinating storylines.

junho de 2014

Jogo 363/2014 - Copa do Mundo - Brasil 1 (3) x 1 (2) Chile

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Mais um jogo da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 28/06/2014, na cidade de Belo Horizonte-BRA, onde jogaram as seleções do Brasil (3° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Chile (14° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa do Mundo
2010 Johannesburg 28/06/2010 BRA 3:0 (2:0) CHI Round of 16
1998 Paris 27/06/1998 BRA 4:1 (3:0) CHI Round of 16
1962 Santiago De Chile 13/06/1962 BRA 4:2 (2:1) CHI Semi-finals

Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2010 Salvador 09/09/2009 BRA 4:2 (2:1) CHI League round
2010 Santiago De Chile 07/09/2008 CHI 0:3 (0:2) BRA League round
2006 Brasilia 04/09/2005 BRA 5:0 (4:0) CHI League round
2006 Santiago De Chile 06/06/2004 CHI 1:1 (0:1) BRA League round
2002 Curitiba 07/10/2001 BRA 2:0 (0:0) CHI Qualifying Tournament
2002 Santiago De Chile 15/08/2000 CHI 3:0 (2:0) BRA Qualifying Tournament
1990 Rio De Janeiro 03/09/1989 BRA 2:0 (2:0) CHI First stage
1990 Santiago De Chile 13/08/1989 CHI 1:1 (0:0) BRA First stage
1954 Rio De Janeiro 14/03/1954 BRA 1:0 (1:0) CHI First stage
1954 Santiago De Chile 28/02/1954 CHI 0:2 (0:1) BRA First stage

Copa América
2007 Puerto La Cruz 07/07/2007 CHI 1:6 (0:3) BRA Second stage
2007 Maturin 01/07/2007 BRA 3:0 (1:0) CHI First stage
2004 Arequipa 08/07/2004 BRA 1:0 (0:0) CHI First stage
1999 Ciudad Del Este 06/07/1999 BRA 1:0 (1:0) CHI
1993 Cuenca 21/06/1993 BRA 2:3 (1:1) CHI Group matches
1991 Santiago De Chile 21/07/1991 CHI 0:2 (0:1) BRA Final round
1987 Cordoba 03/07/1987 CHI 4:0 (1:0) BRA Group matches
1959 Buenos Aires 15/03/1959 BRA 3:0 (2:0) CHI
1957 Lima 13/03/1957 BRA 4:2 (3:1) CHI
1956 Montevideo 24/01/1956 CHI 4:1 (1:1) BRA
1953 Lima 23/03/1953 BRA 3:2 (1:0) CHI
1949 Sao Paulo 13/04/1949 BRA 2:1 (2:0) CHI
1946 Buenos Aires 03/02/1946 BRA 5:1 (2:0) CHI
1945 Santiago De Chile 28/02/1945 CHI 0:1 (0:1) BRA
1942 Montevideo 14/01/1942 BRA 6:1 (2:1) CHI
1936 Buenos Aires 03/01/1937 BRA 6:4 (5:3) CHI
1922 Rio De Janeiro 17/09/1922 BRA 1:1 (1:1) CHI
1920 Valparaiso 11/09/1920 CHI 0:1 (0:0) BRA
1919 Rio De Janeiro 11/05/1919 BRA 6:0 (3:0) CHI
1917 Montevideo 12/10/1917 BRA 5:0 (4:0) CHI
1916 Buenos Aires 08/07/1916 CHI 1:1 (0:1) BRA

Amistosos
1872 Toronto 19/11/2013 BRA 2:1 (1:0) CHI
1872 Belo Horizonte 24/04/2013 BRA 2:2 (1:1) CHI
1872 Gothenburg 24/03/2007 BRA 4:0 (2:0) CHI
1872 Brasilia 02/04/1997 BRA 4:0 (2:0) CHI
1872 Belem 08/11/1990 BRA 0:0 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 14/10/1990 CHI 0:0 BRA
1872 Uberlandia 09/12/1987 BRA 2:1 (0:1) CHI
1872 Curitiba 07/05/1986 BRA 1:1 (0:1) CHI A' Matches
1872 Porto Alegre 08/06/1985 BRA 3:1 (2:0) CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 21/05/1985 CHI 2:1 (2:0) BRA
1872 Santiago De Chile 28/07/1983 CHI 0:0 BRA
1872 Rio De Janeiro 28/04/1983 BRA 3:2 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 26/08/1981 CHI 0:0 BRA
1872 Rio De Janeiro 14/03/1981 BRA 2:1 CHI
1872 Belo Horizonte 24/06/1980 BRA 2:1 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 04/10/1970 CHI 1:5 BRA
1872 Rio De Janeiro 26/03/1970 BRA 2:1 CHI
1872 Rio De Janeiro 22/03/1970 BRA 5:0 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 19/09/1967 CHI 0:1 BRA
1872 Rio De Janeiro 19/05/1966 BRA 1:0 CHI
1872 Rio De Janeiro 15/05/1966 BRA 1:1 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 20/04/1966 CHI 2:1 BRA
1872 Santiago De Chile 17/04/1966 CHI 0:1 BRA
1872 Santiago De Chile 11/05/1961 CHI 0:1 BRA
1872 Santiago De Chile 07/05/1961 CHI 1:2 BRA
1872 Rio De Janeiro 29/06/1960 BRA 4:0 CHI
1872 Rio De Janeiro 20/09/1959 BRA 1:0 CHI
1872 Rio De Janeiro 17/09/1959 BRA 7:0 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 18/09/1957 CHI 1:1 BRA
1872 Santiago De Chile 15/09/1957 CHI 1:0 BRA
1872 Mexico City 01/03/1956 BRA 2:1 CHI
1872 Santiago De Chile 20/04/1952 CHI 0:3 BRA

Os árbitros, foram:
OFFICIALS
  • Referee:Howard WEBB ENG
  • Assistant Referee 1:Michael MULLARKEY(ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2:Darren CANN(ENG)
  • Fourth official:Dr.

Jogo 362/2014 - Copa do Mundo - Argélia 1x1 Rússia

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Mais um jogo da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 26/06/2014, na cidade de Curitiba-BRA, onde jogaram as seleções da Argélia (22° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Rússia (19° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções nunca jogaram.

Os árbitros, foram:
OFFICIALS
  • Referee:Cüneyt ÇAKIR TUR
  • Assistant Referee 1:Bahattin DURAN(TUR)
  • Assistant Referee 2:Tarik ONGUN(TUR)
  • Fourth official:Joel AGUILAR(SLV)

Algeria 1 - 1 Russia 0 - 1 Aleksandr Kokorin (6) 1 - 1 Islam Slimani (60)

Jogo 361/2014 - Copa do Mundo 2014 - Coréia do Sul 0x1 Bélgica

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Mais um jogo da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 26/06/2014, na cidade de São Paulo-BRA, onde jogaram as seleções da Coréia do Sul (57° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Bélgica (5° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa do Mundo
1998 Paris 25/06/1998 BEL 1:1 (1:0) KOR Group matches
1990 Verona 12/06/1990 BEL 2:0 (0:0) KOR Group matches

Amistosos
1872 Seoul 05/06/1999 KOR 1:2 (0:0) BEL

Os árbitros, foram:
OFFICIALS
  • Referee:Ben WILLIAMS AUS
  • Assistant Referee 1:Matthew CREAM(AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2:Hakan ANAZ(AUS)
  • Fourth official:Victor CARRILLO(PER)

Belgium 1 - 0 South Korea Jan Vertonghen (78)






Jogo 360/2014 - Copa do Mundo - Estados Unidos 0x1 Alemanha

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Mais um jogo da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 26/06/2014, na cidade de Recife-BRA, onde jogaram as seleções dos Estados Unidos (13° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Alemanha (2° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa do Mundo
2002 Ulsan 21/06/2002 GER 1:0 (1:0) USA Quarter-finals
1998 Paris 15/06/1998 GER 2:0 (1:0) USA Group matches

Copa das Confederações
1999 Guadalajara 30/07/1999 USA 2:0 (1:0) GER Group matches

Amistosos
1872 Washington Dc 02/06/2013 USA 4:3 (2:0) GER
1872 Dortmund 22/03/2006 GER 4:1 (0:0) USA
1872 Rostock 27/03/2002 GER 4:2 (1:1) USA
1872 Jacksonville 06/02/1999 USA 3:0 GER
1872 Palo Alto 18/12/1993 USA 0:3 (0:1) GER
1872 Chicago 13/06/1993 USA 3:4 (1:3) GER

Mundial Sub-20
2009 Suez 26/09/2009 USA 0:3 (0:2) GER Group matches
2005 Enschede 14/06/2005 USA 0:0 GER Group matches
2003 Abu Dhabi 02/12/2003 GER 3:1 (0:0) USA Group matches
1987 Antofagasta 17/10/1987 USA 1:2 (1:1) FRG First stage

Mundial Sub-17
2011 Queretaro 30/06/2011 GER 4:0 (3:0) USA Round of 16
2007 Cheonan 30/08/2007 GER 2:1 (0:0) USA Round of 16

Jogos Olímpicos
1972 Munich 31/08/1972 FRG 7:0 (2:0) USA First stage

Os árbitros, foram:
OFFICIALS
  • Referee:Ravshan IRMATOV UZB
  • Assistant Referee 1:Abduxamidullo RASULOV(UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2:Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV(KGZ)
  • Fourth official:Néant ALIOUM(CMR)



Germany 1 - 0 USA
Thomas Müller (55)








Major League Soccer

MLS should not play through FIFA dates; By Steve Davis

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A lot of us in soccer media have said this already. For years, in fact. But we keep saying it because ... well, because it deserves to be said. Again and again until something changes.

MLS is about to plow through a FIFA fixture window, and every time it happens we mark it down under "bad policy.

MLS should not play through FIFA dates; By Steve Davis

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A lot of us in soccer media have said this already. For years, in fact. But we keep saying it because ... well, because it deserves to be said. Again and again until something changes.

MLS is about to plow through a FIFA fixture window, and every time it happens we mark it down under "bad policy.

Champions League

Soccer vs the away goals rule

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The away goals rule has high profile critics, but it solves a problem that will always exist with two-leg series. Read More

Soccer News: Blatter says no thanks to debate

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter makes the obvious choice when it comes to a public presidential debate in Thursday's soccer news update. Read More

The Rest

Does CONCACAF need a fourth World Cup spot?

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Is it too easy to overlook an obvious question whenever CONCACAF resumes its push for a fourth World Cup spot? Read More

What to do if you think you’re bad luck

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Did the last time your favorite soccer team beat their rival happen before you were born? Did your team once score a winning goal while you were in the bathroom, and you were never allowed to watch a game with your friends again? Do you refuse to watch your team play until the game is over because you think they will lose if you watch live?

FIFA Fights for Female Footballing Coaches

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In a recent decision, FIFA has approved for quotas for female coaches at the U-17 Women's World Cup that will take place inJordan in 2016. The quotas require that all competing teams include at least one female coach and one female medic among their staff. These decisions are in response to a growing trend of diminishing numbers of females on coaching staffs.

Switching Nationalities

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Amidst the controversy that surrounds FIFAs decision to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in the winter, I've been thinking quite a bit about some of FIFAs policies. In particular FIFA's nationality policies became of particular interest to me.

Article 7 of the FIFA Statutes (the Regulations Governing the Application of Statutes) is quite relevant in this case.

The founding of the Eastern Pennsylvania Soccer Association

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A look at the founding of the EPSA, originally known as the Foot Ball Association of Eastern Pennsylvania and District, in April, 1913, six days after the founding of the United States of America Football Association, known today as the US Soccer Federation.

Fifa World Rankings March 2015

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Fifa's World Rankings for March 2015 2014 were published on Thursday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

2014 world cup champions Germany remain at the top of the Fifa rankings followed by Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil, Portugal, France, Uruguay and Italy.