Watford boss worried about Arsenal backlash

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Just a few weeks ago, Quique Sanchez Flores' Watford side came to the Emirates and shocked Arsenal's players and fans by knocking us out of the FA Cup, which we had come to believe was ours by right after retaining the trophy last season. The Hornets are now set to return to the scene of [...]

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Wenger’s 3rd Double?

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FA Cup quarterfinals, at home in front of our 12th man, a relatively fit squad and against a team we have already beaten 3-0 away this season; surely an Arsenal win if only it were so simple!

The draw at SHL and away hammering of Hull could and should give rise to optimism with the expectation of a successful run in both the League and FA Cup, The team must be buoyed by the prospect of the Hatrick of FAC's.

Report: Geoff Cameron Fee Agreed

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Cameron on the go

Reports out of London suggest Cameron to Stoke City is getting done today for $2.5m (£1.6m).

This seems about right as two other centerbacks were brought into the Premiership with arguably better resumes: Adrian Mariappa (Watford to Reading, £2.5m) and Jose Manuel Flores (Genoa to Swansea, £2m).


Swansea confirm police were called to training ground bust-up between Chico Flores and Garry Monk

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Swansea have confirmed rumours that police were called to a training ground bust-up between defenders Chico Flores and Garry Monk. Officers were called by an onlooker, rumoured to be the mother of a youth team player. Reports suggested that Flores was seen brandishing a brick during the row, but that has been disputed by the [.

Top five Capital One Cup Final conclusions: Bradford City 0-5 Swansea City

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1. This was distinctly the Capital Swan Cup Final. The ginormous Wembley pitch and Swansea's passing game did for Bradford. 2. In the battle of the birds, the Swans were unsurprisingly more powerful than the Bantams. Perhaps Bradford will consider becoming the Ostriches ahead of any future Wembley exploits.

New Swansea signing Chico Flores stars in a Spanish music video

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It really is Chico time! The headline writers have rolled out the old slogan to mark Swansea City signing Chico Flores but it turns out that the centre-back has a musical heritage to match that of his X Factor contestant namesake. The 25-year-old has recently been moonlighting in the official video for Olvídala, a [.

Who Are Ya? Chico (Swansea City)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Chico (Jose Manuel Flores Moreno) Age: 25 Position: Centre-back Signed from: Genoa Fee: £2 million. Did you know? Whenever he enters the field of play, Chico crosses himself in memory of his grandfather, the man who gave him his nickname.

Junior Flores

Junior Flores inks deal with Dortmund of German Professional League

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Former Virginia ODP and Great Falls player Junior Flores has just recently signed with the German Bundesliga champion Borussia Dortmund.

Flores, 16, agreed to a four-year deal that will go into effect in March 2014, when he turns 18. The central attacking midfielder is currently in his second year of full time residency with the US under-17 team in Bradenton, Fl.

U.S. U-17 star Flores signs with Dortmund

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U.S. Under-17 men's national team attacking midfielder Junior Flores is one of the top prospects in the American pipeline, and German Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund are convinced he could be one for the future.

Dortmund has signed the 16-year-old Flores to a professional contract, the Orlando Sentinel's Paul Tenorio reported on Twitter on Thursday evening.

Flores sees U-17 progress

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As the US U-17 team moves towards World Cup qualifying in less than six months, all eyes are on Junior Flores who has emerged as the team's key player this cycle.

Junior Flores Named to U.S. Men's U17 Camp Roster

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Junior Flores | Manassasa, VA Junior Flores (McLean Youth Soccer) has been selected by U.S. under-17 men's national team head coach Richie Williams to participate in the upcoming week-long training camp July 22-29 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The 40-player roster includes Twenty players who were part of the 2012 spring semester at the U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla.

MLS Heavily Pursuing Junior Flores

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It isn't every day that a bright young player like Junior Flores comes around. Major League Soccer knows it and is trying desperately to add him to their 2012 Generation adidas class.

Reports from the Washington Post say that the league has already offered Flores a lucrative GA contract, one likely to be on the high end of those deals signed in this class.


Atlas despide a Juan Carlos Chávez

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Llegó el 18 de Septiembre de 2011 a la dirección técnica del Atlas, con muchas ilusiones y la misión de salvar y consolidar a los Zorros, logró el primer objetivo que era la salvación y esta temporada no logró despegar y consolidar al equipo con apenas 6 jornadas jugadas pero con una gran calidad de jugadores que le contrataron, entre ellos al goleador Héctor Mancilla.

Tigres UANL: Viaja Uvaldo Luna con Tri Sub-20 a gira por Holanda

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A pesar de que ya muchos de sus compañeros se encuentran de vacaciones, el juvenil Uvaldo Luna estará de gira por Holanda con la Selección Mexicana Sub-20. El delantero tejano fue incluido nuevamente en la convocatoria de Sergio Almaguer y ahora es el único jugador de Tigres citado. Abel Fuentes fue baja por lesión y Alfonso Tamay no fue convocado en esta ocasión, además de Espericueta que sigue recuperándose de una lesión.

USA es eliminada por El Salvador en el Preolimpico rumbo a Londres

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El Salvador dio el campanazo el lunes en el Preolímpico de la CONCACAF al eliminar a Estados Unidos tras empatar 3-3 con un gol de Jaime Alas en los descuentos.
Los estadounidenses necesitaban la victoria para avanzar a las semifinales del sábado en Kansas City y se habían puesto en ventaja 3-2 con gol de Joe Corona a los 68 minutos.

Estados Unidos 3-3 El Salvador… la selección de EU eliminada de los Juegos olímpicos Londres 2012

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La selección salvadoreña de fútbol, había jugado muy bien sus partidos anteriores, pero nadie pensaba que este 26 de Marzo eliminarían a los Estados Unidos de los juegos olímpicos, de siquiera ir a buscar esas instancias.
Malas decisiones de EU los llevaron a quedar fuera de tan importante competición mundial, peor aun ellos, eran los anfitriones y quedaron fuera de ultimo minuto de manera dramática ya que El Salvador nunca dejo de luchar.

Estados Unidos 3-3 El Salvador… la selección de EU eliminada de los Juegos olímpicos Londres 2012

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La selección salvadoreña de fútbol, había jugado muy bien sus partidos anteriores, pero nadie pensaba que este 26 de Marzo eliminarían a los Estados Unidos de los juegos olímpicos, de siquiera ir a buscar esas instancias.
Malas decisiones de EU los llevaron a quedar fuera de tan importante competición mundial, peor aun ellos, eran los anfitriones y quedaron fuera de ultimo minuto de manera dramática ya que El Salvador nunca dejo de luchar.


Laudrup Braced For Allen Exit

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has a contingency plan should Joe Allen leave for Liverpool, and says the midfielder will be allowed to decide his own future.
Laudrup made Rayo Vallecano midfielder Michu his third signing of the summer on Friday following the captures of Chico Flores and Jonathan de Guzman.

Victory secure Flores

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Melbourne Victory have secured the signing of 2010/11 Johnny Warren Medallist, Marcos Flores, on a two-year deal as the club's International Marquee player. Having set the A-League alight during his one and only season at Adelaide United, the Argentinean playmaker was quickly snapped up by big spending Chinese club Henan Jianye where he spent last

Major League Soccer

US U-23s Draw El Salvador, Fall out of Olympic Qualifying

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It what may have been their most emotional match to date, the young American national team saw themselves fall victim to a stoppage time goal which ended hopes of moving through to the semi-finals. Effectively the 3-3 draw with El Salvador, while thrilling, ruined hopes of seeing the American youngsters take on the world's best.

Friday Kicks: Galaxy's Stephens, Chivas USA's Villafaña, UCLA's Rowe named to U-23 team camp roster & more

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Clearing up a few odds and ends before the weekend (that would have posted hours sooner had our soon-to-be-replaced blogging software not freaked out): *Galaxy midfielder Michael Stephens, Chivas USA's Jorge Villafaña (formerly Flores) and UCLA midfielder Kelyn Rowe were named today to the U-23 camp set for Sunday through

Polak, Dwyer and Jean-Baptiste sign Generation adidas deals

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The MLS Generation adidas class will feature nine players after the league secured the signings of three players on Wednesday night.

South Florida striker Dom Dwyer, Creighton fullback Tyler Polak and UConn central defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste were all signed to Generation adidas contracts after being made offers on Tuesday.

Manassas player on MLS radar

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The 2012 MLS SuperDraft is set to take place January 12, 2012 in Kansas City, MS and one local player has garnered a lot of attention from potential MLS suitors.

Herbert Mejia-Flores of Manassas, VA has recently helped the U.S. U-17 MNT win the Nike International Friendlies in December:

US Men's National Team

Torres injured, looks doubtful for Italy friendly

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U.S. national team midfielder Jose Torres has been out of U.S. national team action for months due to injury, but he was set to return to the fold against Italy next week. At least he was before suffering an injury on Saturday night that appears to have put his national team hopes on hold yet again.

A Second Look Into the US U-17 National Team

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[Editor's note: Another look at the USMNT under-17 team]

This evening's game took place only 2 days after the American's 2-1 victory over Turkey. One of my players to watch, Herber Mejia-Flores had an assist and goal in that game. That same day Brazil drew with France 1-1. In this round robin tournament that meant that Brazil and the US each had 4 points going into this game.


Jogo 0843/2011 - Elim. Brazil 2014 - Bolívia 1x2 Colômbia

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa do Mundo Brazil 2014, foi realizaa no dia 11/10/2011, na cidade de La Paz-BOL, onde jogaram as seleções da Bolívia (81º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Colômbia (32º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2010Bogota 28/03/2009 COL2:0 (1:0)BOL League round2010La Paz 17/10/2007 BOL0:0COL League round2006Barranquilla 17/11/2004 COL1:0 (1:0)BOL League round2006La Paz 10/09/2003 BOL4:0 (2:0)COL League round2002Bogota 27/03/2001 COL2:0 (0:0)BOL Qualifying Tournament2002La Paz 26/04/2000 BOL1:1 (1:1)COL Qualifying Tournament1998Barranquilla 20/08/1997 COL3:0 (2:0)BOL Qualifying Tournament1998La Paz 10/11/1996 BOL2:2 (2:1)COL Qualifying Tournament
Copa América
2011Santa Fe 10/07/2011 COL2:0 (2:0)BOL First stage2004Lima 09/07/2004 COL1:0 (0:0)BOL First stage1997La Paz 21/06/1997 BOL2:1 (2:0)COL Quarter-finals1993Machala 20/06/1993 COL1:1 (1:1)BOL Group matches1991Vina Del Mar 11/07/1991 COL0:0BOL Group matches1987Rosario 01/07/1987 BOL0:2 (0:1)COL Group matches1983Bogota 31/08/1983 COL2:2 (1:0)BOL First stage1983La Paz 14/08/1983 BOL0:1 (0:0)COL First stage1963Cochabamba 17/03/1963 BOL2:1COL 1949Rio De Janeiro 06/05/1949 BOL4:0COL 1947Guayaquil 13/12/1947 COL0:0BOL 1945Santiago De Chile 21/02/1945 BOL3:3COL
La Paz 11/08/2010 BOL1:1 (0:1)COL 1996Medellin 28/03/1996 COL4:1 (4:1)BOL 1994Villavicencio 07/04/1994 COL0:1 (0:0)BOL 1994Miami 20/02/1994 COL2:0 (1:0)BOL 1938Bogota 16/08/1938 BOL2:1COL
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Carlos Amarilla-PAR


Wálter Flores (85.

Jogo 0652/2011 - Elim. Copa 2014 - Guatemala 4x0 St. Vincent & Granadines

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 02/09/2011, na cidade de Guatemala, onde jogaram as seleções da Guatemala (113º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de St. Vincent (158º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:

1996Kingstown 16/01/1996 VIN0:3 (0:3)GUA Group matches
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Erick Andino-HON

O primeiro gol desse jogo, foi de Marco PAPA, aos 15 minutos do primeiro tempo, sendo seu quarto gol pela seleção nacional.

The Rest

Wenger worried about Watford hurting Arsenal on the break

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Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal players should be full of coincidence going into the FA cup quarter final against Watford tomorrow. Not only did the Gunners hit four unanswered goals past Hull City on Tuesday to confirm the upturn in form begun with a battling 10 man draw against the spuds, but we also recorded [.

More Trialists In Camp

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The Denver Post's Daniel Boniface tweeted some information about trialists in camp today:

Oscar Montoya (formerly of Abraham Lincoln HS in Denver) and Francisco Flores (Cruz Azul) were in on trial today.
Not much is known about Montoya but Flores is a Mexican right back who was signed by Cruz Azul in 2012 after playing for the Mexican U-17 team in the 2011 World Cup.

Unión Comercio’s Juan Flores might be the unluckiest goalkeeper in the world

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Joe Hart may feel as if he's having a rough time lately, but the Manchester City shot stopper has absolutely nothing on Unión Comercio's Juan Flores.

When the 2013 Peruvian Primera División first stage kicked off in february, DT showed you an unfortunate incident in a match with Universidad César Vallejo.

Sydney FC - Rogic is just developing, Flores and co are the final product.

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You knew they'd concede heaps once Sydney came out 3-1 down on Saturday and went to a back three.

They did.

Schoolboy Coaching? Possibly, schoolboy defending...all game.

Confidence at an all time low? Of course 6 or 7 players out including a defence means results are perhaps not showing the real Sydney especially as its early in the season.

San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Swansea City: In Pictures [PHOTO]

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Swansea City played their final match of their first-ever US summer tour last night against San Jose Earthquakes. Swansea took the lead through Danny Graham, and added a second goal to make it 2-0 after new signing Chico Flores scored ...

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Flores: the best is yet to come + more pre-season fixtures

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Hello again. Just a few things to talk about today but nevertheless, let's get cracking. In an interview with the Herald Sun yesterday, Marcos Flores said that we've yet to see his best football in the A-League and that he's ready to step things up a gear: I have great memories in Australia and I

Plantel Jaguares Apertura 2012

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1 POR Fabián Villaseñor 29 años México 2 DEF Miguel Martínez 28 años Argentina 4 DEF Leiton Jiménez 23 años Colombia 5 DEF Omar Flores 33 años México 6 MED Gerardo Espinoza 30 años México 7 DEF Yasser Corona 24 años México 8 DEF George Corral 21 años México 9 DEL Antonio Salazar 23 años México 11 DEL Luis Gabriel Rey 32 años Colombia 12 MED Jorge Zárate 20 años México 13 MED Jorge Rodríguez 27 años Uruguay 14 MED Luis Miguel Noriega 27 años México 15 MED Elgabry Rangel 30 años México 17 MED Alan Zamora 27 años México 18 MED Luis Esqueda 30 años México 19 MED Edgar Andrade 24 años México 20 DEL Franco Arizala 26 años Colombia 21 POR Gerardo Ruíz 26 años México 23 POR Edgar Hernández 29 años México 27 MED Gerardo Gómez 23 años México 30 MED José Carlos Castillo 20 años Guatemala 35 MED Jesús Castillo 24 años México 93 DEL Diego Castellanos 19 años México 99 MED Armando Zamorano 18 años México
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A-League stars - Has the money dried up?

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Harry Kewell's gone to.....Blackburn Rovers.

The reasons appear genuine but in football circles who would ever know the truth. And Harry certainly didn't get the financial deal last year that he was expecting...suspicious, me...would you want to go to Blackburn when you were almost 34?

Bet t'Rovers fans are excited.

Boyd and Bradley Visit MacDill Air Force Base

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One day before playing their World Cup qualifying opener at Raymond James Stadium, Michael Bradley and Terrence Boyd gave quite a surprise to some very special soccer fans at nearby MacDill Air Force Base.

Airman Eduardo Flores and Staff Sergeant Dieudonne Batawila were chosen as honorary captains for tonight's World Cup qualifying game against Antigua and Barbuda.

Report: Three Guatemala regulars under CCL match-fixing investigation

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When the U.S. men's national team takes on Guatemala in a World Cup qualifier on June 12, the hosts are poised to be without three potential starters.

Gustavo Cabrera, Yony Flores and former Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Guillermo "Pando" Ramirez have reportedly been pulled from Guatemala's national team for being part of a match-fixing investigation that stems from a CONCACAF Champions League match between Santos Laguna and Municipal in October, 2010.

El Batallon speaks to Houston Press

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El Batallon speaks to Houston Press

In the Hair Balls blog, El Batallon member Martin Flores gives his account as to what happened at the Dynamo/Galaxy game that led the group to walk out. Interesting account, especially HPD confirming the tasing. Odd that they seem to have a thing about Chris Canetti, saying they would have signed the Walker End charter is Oliver Luck had asked them, but not Canetti.

Europa League Final: Athletic Bilbao, The Anti-Glamour Boys Of Football VS Atletico, Madrid’s Uprising

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UEFA Europa League Final
Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid
20:45 GMT

These are exciting times for Atletico Madrid, who are on course to play in their second Europa League final in two years tonight!

Clausura 2012: round 6 goal videos, and refereeing controversy at San Lorenzo

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The sixh round of the 2012 Torneo Clausura saw wins for Boca Juniors and both Avellaneda clubs (yes, really!) among others, but the most eye-catching moment was during San Lorenzo's 1-1 draw with Colón in Bajo Flores, when referee Diego ... Continue reading →