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Soccer News: Klinsmann’s comments

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann dominates Friday's soccer news update with responses to his interview with The Washington Post. Read More

Soccer News: The summer 2015 transfer window closes

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The 2015 summer transfer window closed with Manchester United hanging onto their goalkeeper and Deandre Yedlin on loan to Sunderland. Read More

Soccer News: FIFA’s reform committee

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FIFA once again takes the top spot in the soccer news update with the organization responding to Francois Carrard's interview. Read More

Soccer News: USMNT Olympic qualifying

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann talks to USSoccer.com in Tuesday's soccer news update about Confederations Cup and Olympic qualifying. Read More

Soccer News: USMNT Olympic qualifying

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann talks to USSoccer.com in Tuesday's soccer news update about Confederations Cup and Olympic qualifying. Read More

Soccer News: The Galaxy’s big win

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The LA Galaxy made the soccer news with a lopsided win over NYCFC and the FIFA presidential campaigns deal with issues. Read More

Soccer News: Tim Ream moves to Fulham

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USMNT player Tim Ream completes his transfer from Bolton Wanderers to Fulham in England's Championship in Friday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer News: FIFA and the domestic player quota

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter weighs in on the domestic player quota in soccer leagues issue in Wednesday's soccer news update. Read More

Soccer News: The FIFA investigation

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The soccer news update has FIFA taking its own corruption investigation very seriously while the Premier League responds to quotas. Read More

Soccer News: Seattle center backs

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The Seattle Sounders sign a center back and Costa Rica joins Mexico in pursuit of a new National Team coach in Thursday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer News: That New York MLS derby

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It's the New York derby making the news on Monday with interest on both sides of the Atlantic in what happened at Red Bull Arena. Read More

Philadelphia Union

San Jose away, floating, USA-Peru, US youth clubs file compensation complaint, more news

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What will be the Union way in San Jose? USMNT faces Peru. US youth clubs file formal complaint over training compensation payments with FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber. More news.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, more news

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Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference and more news.

Union bits and more news

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Newsy news bits and more news.

Readying for Revs, Madison, more news

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Union face New England Revolution on Saturday. Darius Madison out at UVA, moving to UMBC. More news.

A few Mbolhi details, Union finances, new US Soccer rules for youth game, more

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A few details on Mbolhi's departure. A look at Sugarman's finances. US soccer announces birth-year registration, small-sided field changes. More news.

Mbolhi signs with Antalyaspor, recaps and reaction to Union win in Montreal, more

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Union sources confirm Mbolhi's departure. Reaction to win in Montreal. League results. Newly appointed head of FIFA reform committee says soccer in the US is "just an ethnic sport for girls in schools." More.

USOC final tickets on sale, notes from Curtin’s presser ahead of Montreal, more news

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Tickets for US Open Cup final now on general sale. Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference, including facing Drogba, injury report, and Fabinho getting a green card. More news.

Bethlehem announcement today, profits and more Union bits, SoB Movie now on DVD, more news

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Union announcement in Bethlehem today. Did the Union turn a profit in 2014? Sons of Ben movie released on DVD. More news.

All hail Maidana, the blame for Union’s culture problem, more news

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Maidana named to multiple Team of the Week lists. Smallwood on the blame for the Union's culture of blowing it. More news/

“Unacceptable”: Recaps and reaction to Chicago draw, Bethlehem, league results, more news

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Recaps as Union blow lead against Chicago. Union to make announcement in Bethlehem on Wednesday. League results. FIFA news.

English Premier League

Chelsea’s treatment of Eva Carneiro on the agenda for FIFA’s September medical committee meeting

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's treatment of the club's team doctor, Eva Carneiro, is to be raised in FIFA's medical committee meeting next month, it has been revealed.

Carneiro's role at the club has been downgraded after Mourinho criticized her and head physio Jon Fearn for rushing on to the pitch to treat Eden Hazard in the opening match of the Barclays Premier League season.

Chelsea’s treatment of Eva Carneiro on the agenda for FIFA’s September medical committee meeting

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's treatment of the club's team doctor, Eva Carneiro, is to be raised in FIFA's medical committee meeting next month, it has been revealed.

Carneiro's role at the club has been downgraded after Mourinho criticized her and head physio Jon Fearn for rushing on to the pitch to treat Eden Hazard in the opening match of the Barclays Premier League season.

Soccer News: Another MLS rivalry week

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It's MLS rivalry week and Major League Soccer isn't shy in promoting the games they think matter to fans in Week 26 of the 2015 season. Read More

Soccer News: Another MLS rivalry week

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It's MLS rivalry week and Major League Soccer isn't shy in promoting the games they think matter to fans in Week 26 of the 2015 season. Read More

UEFA

Michel Platini will leave UEFA in 2019 if he isn’t elected FIFA president

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Michel Platini has announced he will step down as UEFA president in 2019 if he fails to win FIFA's top job in next year's election.

Platini appeared at a UEFA news conference in Monaco but refused to speak in any detail about his campaign for the FIFA presidency a move understood to prevent any suggestion that he is using UEFA resources in his bid to succeed Sepp Blatter.

Michel Platini will leave UEFA in 2019 if he isn’t elected FIFA president

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Michel Platini has announced he will step down as UEFA president in 2019 if he fails to win FIFA's top job in next year's election.

Platini appeared at a UEFA news conference in Monaco but refused to speak in any detail about his campaign for the FIFA presidency a move understood to prevent any suggestion that he is using UEFA resources in his bid to succeed Sepp Blatter.

US Soccer

The strange case of the Copa America Centenario

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The 2016 Copa America Centenario might still be on the schedule but reports have it moving out of the United States. Read More

The strange case of the Copa America Centenario

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The 2016 Copa America Centenario might still be on the schedule but reports have it moving out of the United States. Read More

The Rest

Another soccer war?

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Steve Holroyd on on what happened the last time two professional soccer leagues were rivals for Division I status in 1967.

Fifa World Rankings September 2015

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Fifa's World Rankings for September 2015 were published on Thursday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

Losing Copa America finalists Argentina are top followed by Belgium, Germany, Colombia, Brazil, Portugal, the Netherlands, Romania, 2015 Copa America winners Chile, Wales and England.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: The boys are back in town

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Some USMNTers, that is.

Tuesday! Soccer! Go!

USMNT: Klinsmann unveils roster for friendlies, eyeing Mexico - Planet Futbol - SI.com
Some roster analysis from Straus.

U.S. welcomes familiar faces back into national team fold - Goal.com
While we're on the topic of the USMNT, who's heading to RFK on Friday?

FIFA 16 Demo Announced

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FIFA 16 Demo Announced - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The FIFA 16 demo will be releasedon Xbox One, Play Station 4, PC, Xbox 360, and Play Station 3 consoles between September 8th and September 10th with a plethora of teams, stadiums, and gameplay options available to enjoy before the full game drops some two weeks later.

Transfer Ban Finally Impacting Barcelona

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Barcelona have for the most part thumbed their noses at FIFA over their transfer ban,signing both Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal this summer, despite them not being able to play until the new year.

While these are two quality signings that will undoubtably help the European Champions in the second half of the season, there is a lot of football to be played between now and then and the lack of depth in the Barca squad has to worry Luis Enrique.

FIFA To Visit Indonesia In October

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Since banning Indonesia from competing in any football under its auspices several months ago it seems like FIFA has been in no rush to welcome the country back to its warm, loving embrace.

Now comes news they will put together a team and will visit the country in October to see what the problem is.

Ex-Rev Nakhid Running for FIFA Presidency

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Former Revolution midfielder David Nakhid recently announced via his Facebook page that he will seek the office of FIFA president when elections are held in February 2016.

Nakhid, 51, played 18 games for the Revolution in 1998, and is one of at least seven candidates who've announced their candidacy for the position, which Sepp Blatter will step down from next year.

Freedom Kicks for 13 August 2015: D.C. United offense, FIFA 15 cat faces, US Open Cup

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FIFA 15, D.C. United's offense, and much more. Grab your coffee, SOCCER GO!

Erratic offense not a concern to D.C. United, which continues its winning ways - Washington Times: Thomas Floyd with a profile of D.C. United's current offensive situation, which boils down to: Just win!

Fifa 15 player scans cat's face into the game with terrifying results - Telegraph: Oh goodness, Pablo, what have you done?

Arsene Wenger says that FIFA is an ass! And he’s right….

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It is not very often that you see Arsene Wenger get angry, but in Arsenal pre-match press conference this morning he got very animated when talking about why the season is starting one week early to try and ease the congestion at Xmas.... "I think it is a massive mistake for England to start one [...