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Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez on Copa America brink – Vamos Panama!

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As a Gooner I am normally fully behind any of the Arsenal players involved on international duty for their country, whether it is in a big tournament like Euro 2016 or the Copa America, or simply a friendly match, although there have been times when I have cursed a national manager for picking one of [.

Robert Pires Spotted In Crowd At Local Football Match While On Holiday In Greece, Comes On For Second Half And Scores (Video)

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Having unofficially retired, Robert Pires tends to spend his free time sunning himself in Greek coastal resorts these days, though his weekend wasn't quite as relaxing as he'd hoped when, having settled in to watch alocal friendly match between Storm Rafina and AO Mykonos, theformer French World Cup winner was spotted in the crowd.

Arsenal vs Manchester City Highlights from Finland

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Arsenal vs Manchester City: Preseason Friendly - Finland

In their final preseason match ahead of the start of the Premier League, Arsenal and Manchester City visited Finland to play a friendly match in front of 40,000 fans.

Though Manchester City have spent nearly 9 figures on transfers this summer, they were unable to defeat Arsenal, who are yet to spend a single pound on transfer activity.

United States Men's National Team

USMNT vs. Republic of Ireland Friendly TV/streaming, previews, lineup, prediction and gamethread

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The United States visits Dublin to take on Ireland in the final friendly match of 2014.

The United States gets one more friendly in before the end of 2014. This one isn't conveniently timed for...well for anyone really, but we might as well enjoy it rather than do work or whatever this afternoon.

Hannover 96 honor Cherundolo with testimonial match

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Steve Cherundolo pulled on the Hannover 96 uniform for one final time last Sunday as he was honored with a testimonial match for his service to the club.

Affectionately known as the "Mayor of Hannover," Cherundolo was forced to call time on his career last Marchafter repeated knee injuries curtailed his return to match fitness.

Report: USMNT lining up September friendly vs. Colombia in San Antonio

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The U.S. Men's National Team could be playing their first home game following the World Cup against one of the tournament's most exciting teams.

According to a report in San Antonio, the USMNT are set to face Colombia in a friendly match on Sept.

Boyd sidelined for ten weeks with knee injury

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Terrence Boyd's season debut with RB Leipzig has been pushed back at least two months.

The U.S. Men's National Team forward suffered a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in a friendly match on Saturday during RB Leipzig's friendly match against English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers.

Report: Puebla decline to release Beasley and Orozco to USMNT

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The U.S. Men's National Team were stunned on Sunday when they learned they'd be without two of their Liga MX-based players for Wednesday's friendly match against Mexico.

According to a report from Univision Deportes, Puebla have declined to release left back DaMarcus Beasley and centerback Michael Orozco Fiscal for the upcoming USMNT friendly in Phoenix.

Report: USMNT to face Czech Republic in September

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U.S. Soccer is beginning to fill up their post-World Cup friendly dates.

According to the Czech Republic FA's website, the U.S. Men's National Team are set to face the Czech Republic in a friendly match in Prague on Wednesday, September 3.

Spector added to USMNT roster for Ukraine friendly

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It turns out Jurgen Klinsmann has added a player to his squad after all.

After Tim Ream, Mix Diskerud, and Michael Bradley withdrew from the U.S. Men's National Team squad ahead of their friendly match against Ukraine, Klinsmann announced that Birmingham City defender Jonathan Spector has been added to the roster.

Report: USMNT to play Ukraine in March friendly

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U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is taking his squad to Eastern Europe for their final FIFA-international date match before the final World Cup squads will be announced.

According to a press release on the Ukrainian Football Federation's website, Ukraine will host the USMNT on March 5, in a city and stadium to be determined later.

Report: USMNT to face Iran in friendly match

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For only the third time ever, the U.S. Men's National Team could be taking on Iran in an international friendly match.

According to a report in Italian publication Gazzetta Dello Sport, the two nation's soccer associations have agreed to take part in a four team tournament, that will reportedly also involve a country from Europe and from South America.

Klinsmann speaks about USMNT in Sarajevo

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U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has selected a diverse squad for the Wednesday friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Within the side are plenty of fresh faces such as Aron Johannsson and John Anthony Brooks, who both have chosen the USMNT as their future national team, and old faces such as Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, and Tim Howard, who are preparing for four key World Cup qualifiers in September and October, as well as their upcoming club seasons.

Report: German-American Brooks to be called up for USMNT match in Bosnia

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Highly-coveted German-American John Anthony Brooks could make his U.S. Men's National Team debut as soon as next month.

According to a report in Germany, the Hertha Berlin defender has been selected by USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for next month's friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarejevo.


Summer international friendly schedule kicks into full swing

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Many of the world's best players and teams will be making their home in the USA for the next two weeks as they prepare for their upcoming seasons, and tonight will feature the first batch of intriguing friendlies.

The Los Angeles Galaxy take on Manchester United tonight, while Sporting Kansas City faces Manchester City in a pair of high-profile match-ups featuring MLS sides.

Galaxy to open preseason with friendly vs. Armenian champions

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A team renowned for their international stars will be opening up their 2014 preseason campaign with international opposition.

The Los Angeles Galaxy announced on Monday that they will play their first match of the 2014 calendar year in a friendly at the StubHub Center on Feb.

Must-See Video: Player camera worn by Brad Davis at Ching testimonial match

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Were you wondering what that camera was doing strapped to Brad Davis' chest during Brian Ching's testimonial match last Friday?

Well wonder no more. The folks with the Houston Dynamo posted a video with highlights from the Davis GoPro cam, giving fans an inside look not only at the match but what a player sees and hears during a game.

Sermanni names USWNT squad for friendly vs. Brazil

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With 2015 Women's World Cup qualifying beginning next year, U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni is continuing his policy of squad rotation with the addition of a few new faces into the team that will face Brazil in a friendly match on Sunday.

Tuesday Kickoff: Rooney fit for England; Messi and Balotelli to miss friendly match; and more

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Having missed all of preseason with a variety of injuries, Wayne Rooney could make his season debut on Wednesday.

Currently with the England squad, manager Roy Hodgson said he believes Rooney is free of any injuries, and would like to see him play in the friendly match at Wembley Stadium vs.

Americans Abroad

Adu plays for Stabaek in friendly match

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Roughly eight months after being released by Brazilian side Bahia, Freddy Adu's latest move has seen him reunite with a familiar face.

Adurecently joined Norweigian sideStabaekon a trial basis, uniting the 25-year-old midfielder with former U.S.

Corona scores for Tijuana in friendly vs. Santos Laguna

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Opportunities in the Club Tijuana starting lineup have been scarce during the Apertura season for American midfielder Joe Corona, but he may have given himself a good chance to feature more in the final four weeks of the season with his performance on Sunday.

In a friendly match against Santos Laguna at Toyota Field in San Antonio, Texas, Corona scored Xolos' only goal in the 43rd minute, finishing on a first-time volley off a header by Diego Olsina that failed to reach the target.

U.S. Women's National Team

USWNT interim coach Ellis names squad for Canada friendly

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U.S. Women's National Team interim head coach Jill Ellis named a 22-player squad on Wednesday for the USA's friendly match vs. Canada on May 8 in Winnipeg, Canada.

The squad features 18 players currently playing in the National Women's Soccer League and Ellis' selection includes goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris making her return to the squad and call-ups for Portland Thorns midfielder Allie Long and defender Nikki Marshall.

A quick USWNT reminder

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In less than 30 minutes (7:30 ET to be exact), the Lady Nats will again take on New Zealand. The friendly match will be streamed live below, courtesy of US Soccer. The live look-in to warmups has begun and we have a few changes to the line-up from Sunday's 4-1 win over the Football Ferns... - Greg Seltzer

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Scotland were recently taking on United States in a friendly match, which sparked memories of the humiliating 5-1 suffered at the hands of the North Americans just over a year ago. Since then, Scotland brought in former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan to take charge of the team. The recent friendly match between the two teams finished as a credible 0-0 draw and this led to the praise from the US manager Jurgen Klinsmann about the good work done by Strachan.

Summer of Soccer

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On Wednesday night ESPN televised a friendly match between the Chicago Fire and Club America. The match represented the beginning of what has become an annual summer ritual in the United States; the criss crossing of the nation by prominent soccer clubs playing matches against both MLS Not surprisingly, these games are not all about soccer.

Real Madrid

New signing in Chelsea XI v AC Milan

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New Chelsea signing Marco van Ginkel will get another opportunity to impress Jose Mourinho as the Dutchman is in the Blues' starting eleven for tonight's friendly match against AC Milan. van Ginkel will play alongside impressive Belgian Kevin De Bruyne in Chelsea's midfield in the International Champions Cup match from New Jersey, as well as Brazilian Oscar and Eden Hazard.

Video: The most amazing assist of the summer

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Schalke beat Al Sadd by a sensational scoreline of 9-0 in a friendly match, and accordingly the match was not short of highlights. Perhaps the pick of the bunch, though, was the assist by Julian Draxler as the German danced through the box and used a stunning skill move to find Raul wide open in the box for an easy tap-in.

FC Barcelona

Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar makes Barcelona preseason debut; Man United to make third Fabregas bid; and more

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Just one day after arriving at Barcelona for the upcoming season, Neymar made his preseason debut for the club.

In a friendly match in Poland against Lechia Gdansk, Neymar came on as a second-half substitute, playing 11 minutes in a 2-2 draw, clearly showing that he was lacking in fitness and physicality after taking the better part of the last month to organize his personal life in his move to Spain.

David Moyes says attempts to bring Cesc Fabregas to Man Utd are ‘ongoing’

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Manchester United manager David Moyes says the club's efforts to sign Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas are "ongoing". He was speaking at a press conference in Japan ahead of tomorrow's friendly match against Cerezo Osaka. Asked about the latest on the Fabregas deal, he replied: "Things are ongoing.

The Rest

Mexico to launch 15th US tour against Iceland

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Los Angeles (AFP) Iceland will meet Mexico next February at Las Vegas to launch the 15th annual US tour for "El Tricolor."

The Mexican Football Foundation announced the friendly match Monday, the team's first-ever visit to the US gambling haven coming February 8 at Sam Boyd Stadium.

"Soccer is the world's game and Las Vegas is the world's city, so I can't think of a better match for this event," Las Vegas mayor Carolyn G.

Jordan Morris released by USMNT, likely available against Houston

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Morris was one of nine US internationals released prior to New Zealand friendly

The Washington Post's Steven Goff reported on Saturday that Jurgen Klinsmann was making some changes to the USMNT lineup for Tuesday's friendly against New Zealand, including the release of Jordan Morris to return to the Seattle Sounders.

West Ham coming to CenturyLink Field for friendly versus Sounders

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This will be Seattle's 10th midseason friendly in their eighth season. The Tuesday July 5th match splits a trip to Toronto and hosting of the LA Galaxy.

Still in their season West Ham United and the Seattle Sounders announced a friendly match for 7:30 PM Pacific on July 5th. The game will be on JOEtv and 97.

Austria vs Turkey match on ESPN 3 Live ...

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Austria host Turkey
The Turkish national football team will be hosted by Austria in a friendly match in Vienna on Tuesday .
The match starts at 2.30, ET and will be broadcast live on .
Turkey and Austria, are both in the Euro 2016.
Turkey are 20th in the FIFA rankings while Austria are 10th.

The Stade de France: A History in Fragments

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The French national team player Patrice Evra was dribbling up the pitch when the second bomb exploded. Two minutes earlier, the same thing had happened: a loud, resonating explosion heard by the 65,000 fans gathered to watch a friendly match between Germany and France. There was a wave of shouts – not quite a cheer, almost something like tens of thousands of people saying "whoa," or "what"?

Aleksander Duric Testimonial

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Singapore. To mark his retirement from competitive football, Duric, who is into his final season with S.League club Tampines Rovers, will feature in the Castlewood Group Liverpool Masters - a friendly match between the Liverpool Masters and a Singapore Selection.
The game, to be played at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Nov 15, will double up as a testimonial match for the Bosnia-born Singaporean, who will be part of the local legends team led by Fandi Ahmad and V Sundramoorthy.

U-20 USMNT open Argentina training camp with win vs. Racing Club reserves

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The Under-20 U.S. Men's National Team kicked off their Argentina training camp on a positive note.

Two first half goals, one from Zach Pfeffer and one from Romain Gall, led the U-20s to a 2-0 victory over Racing Club reserves in a friendly match on Thursday morning.

Ghana Likely to Play Friendly Against South Korea In Miami This June

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Ghana is on the verge of officially announcing that its World Cup team will play a friendly against South Korea in Miami prior to heading to Brazil for the tournament. If finalized, it means that Ghana and South Korea will join the list of England, Ecuador and Honduras who will play warm-up matches in Miami this June.

Friday Kickoff: Costa included in Spain squad; Anelka banned for Quenelle gesture; and more

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Diego Costa will have his first chance to represent his adoptive country Spain on Wednesday in a friendly match against Italy.

The Atletico Madrid forward was included in Spain head coach Vicente Del Bosque's squad for the friendly, though there was no place for Manchester United's Juan Mata nor Chelsea's Fernando Torres.

Cosmos Notes: Savarese happy despite friendly defeat; Senna settling in well; and more

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With a little more than one week to go until their North American Soccer League home opener on August 3, the New York Cosmos took to the field on Wednesday in their first friendly match against professional opposition.

In the midst of a ten-day preseason trip to London, the Cosmos fell to League One side Leyton Orient, 2-1, with the lone Cosmos goal coming from 21-year-old Queens native Sebastian Guenzatti.

Club America defeat Fire 3-2 in friendly match

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A sellout crowd of 20,042 at Toyota Park saw Liga MX champion Club America defeat the Fire 3-2 in a pretty entertaining affair as these mid-season international friendlies go. A wide open first half ended in a 1-1 score after Daniel Paladini put the Fire ahead initially with a pretty chest trap and volley following a pass from Maicon Santos in the 19th minute.