Revolution to kick around with local youth as part of student scholar initiative

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On Tuesday, Revs players and Academy coaches will host a skills clinic to celebrate area youth.

Boston has evolved into a second home for the Revolution this summer. On June 28, the club defeated D.C. United at Harvard University in the U.S. Open Cup. The win secured a quarterfinal match against the New York Red Bulls, which will also take place at Harvard.

PHOTOS: #USMNT Training at Harvard

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New England Soccer Today photographer Kari Heistad (capturedimages.biz) brings you the scenes from U.S. Men's National Team training at Harvard University on Tuesday. The team is prepping for a friendly against Ecuador on Friday at Rentschler Field in Hartford, Ct.

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With Liverpool FC at Harvard University; Interviews With Charlie Adam and Dani Pacheco

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One of the world's most historic football clubs has been training at the United States' eldest university. On Harvard's Ohiri Field, Brendan Rodgers has put a young squad through a grueling 48 hours in Boston. Using an American football-esque...

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College Soccer

Harvard cancels remainder of Men's soccer season amid scandal

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In response to the recent scandals concerning sexually explicit reports on the Women's soccer team, Harvard has officially ended the Men's soccer team's season.

The Harvard Crimson reported thatAthletics Director Robert L. Scalise sent a letter to student-athletes on Thursday that the University was terminating the Men's season after finding thatthe reports scandal continued beyond 2012 and even into the 2016 season.

The List...

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Loyal readers and new followers...if there are any. For the past couple years I've written this blog quoting some list, a database of players I keep. I've not really shared it with too many people to this point thinking there is some proprietary knowledge held in it. Well, I've realized there isn't.

Major League Soccer

Análisis de Regresión: El Valor De Un Gol Mundialista

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Recientemente, el sitio web oficial de Major League Soccer (MLS) publico un articulo que discute la relación entre los Portland Timbers, los campeones actual de la Copa MLS, y un estudiante de Harvard que usa estadísticas para analizar jugadores en quien el club tiene interés. Los Timbers no mencionaron muchos detalles sobre que exactamente hace.

USA wins 1-1 according to the New York Post

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I'm not one to knock soccer in the USA, in fact I've championed it on these pages in many an article about the MLS but this is just ridiculous isn't it? The New York Post - not normally famed for their soccer coverage - stick up a front page declaring a 1-1 win for the USA. Radio rental?

McInerney Added To GA Class

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More 2010 MLS SuperDraft talk here now. MLS Insider is reporting that U-17 midfielder Jack McInerney has signed a Generation adidas contract with Major League Soccer, joining Akron's Teal Bunbury and Blair Gavin along with U-20 star Dilly Duka.

A formal announcement is expected soon.

Seattle Sounders

Timbers trade for Fucito

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Seattle Sounders fans will think twice about cheering for Mike Fucito now.Â

The former Sounders fan favorite was traded from the Montreal Impact to the Portland Timbers Friday. Based on his performance this season, the Impact will receive either a second-round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft or an international roster spot for the 2013 season.

Letter of Intent Day for Soccer Too: Sounders Academy Product Stays Local

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Sure, Coach Sark and Coach Wulff will get most of the attention on "signing day" but let's give a little love to the Husky soccer team. The other football had two NLIs come in and one of the players you likely have seen play already, as he's on the Sounders U-18 team.

Drew White, usually at centerback, will be coached by Jamie Clark (no relation).

Meta-Mock Draft

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Rather than give you a mock draft when I haven't followed the dozens that were at the Combine, I thought I would provide a snapshot of the players that are in the range for the Sounders to pick.

Draft Slot




OFFICIAL: Sounders FC Signs Michael Fucito

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Jhon Kennedy Hurtado and Michael Fucito

As was first rumored by friend of MLSR, Dave Clark at Sounder at Heart, the former Harvard midfielder is now a Sounder. Loyal MLSR readers will remember this rumor from almost a month ago.

Now Sounder at Heart has an extensive interview with Fucito and his Harvard coach.

Sounders Sign Fucito

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It took several months, and finishing up at Harvard but Mike Fucito is finally a professional soccer player. In this week alone Sounders FC has now added two left side players in the Harvard product and Costa Rican Leo Gonzalez. Fucito did travel with the team to Argentina where he scored, and has [.

INCOMING: Mike Fucito to Seattle Sounders FC?

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Dave Clark over at Sounder at Heart, seems to have gotten the low down on a player the Sounders are set to sign next week: Harvard attacking midfielder Mike Fucito.

Here is an excerpt:

Fucito, if he performs as well as his coach feels he should, would slot into a role backing up the withdrawn forward, left or right wing/mid and the attacking mid.


Bills Overpay Ryan Fitzpatrick

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Ryan Fitzpatrick is a decent NFL quarterback. At best, he's an average starter. But don't tell the Buffalo Bills because they apparently believe that he's elite. On Friday, the Bills gave Fitzpatrick a contract extension worth nearly $60 million over six years.

Yes. $60 million. For Ryan Freakin' Fitzpatrick.

Hot At Harvard: Dimitar Berbatov

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A backwards-capped Berba looked studiously smokin' last week during his team's tour of Harvard's campus. Since he's yet to complete the prestigious American university's admissions process, he unfortunately could not practise his tonguing talents with us after school. We're elite like that. Images: Ciacha.



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The Phillies are but one game out of first place, as they pulled out a 1-0 win over the Brewers and the Braves lost.

On the WPS front, if the Breakers beat FC Gold Pride they'll be in line to snag the second seed and host teh Super Semi-Final. (Where they might be able to do that is, I guess, another question .

Tina Charles is Shining for the Sun!

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Just as JBD would have predicted, Tina Charles is having a knock-em-dead season. Notching her sixth double-double in a row this past Tuesday, Charles now has 12 of 'em in her first 15 games. This little tidbit comes from Swish Appeal ... a new find for yours truly and what looks to be a great site for keeping up with WNBA and Women's College Hoops news!

Soccer, for a Moment, Takes the Mind

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If you go to the site of any WPS team these days you're likely to see a counter displaying the days, hours, and minutes before opening day. We're something like three months away, with a bit of March Madness in between, but with the days getting longer, you can definitely feel the soccer in the air!

And Down The Stretch They Come

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Okay, I think I have the WPS playoff picture sorted:

  • Los Angeles clinched a while back and they'll host the final two weeks from Saturday.
  • St. Saint Louis has clinched second place and will host the "Super Semifinal" two weeks from yesterday.
  • Two of the three games this weekend have bearing on the playoff picture (with three teams - Sky Blue FC, Washington and Boston battling for the two available spots).

Whoo hoo!

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Phillies won, Red Sox won .. and I've got the Slingcatcher hooked up and working in Dewd's room!

Meanwhile, the Breakers will be honoring soccer great Maren Meinert at the game with the Freedom on May 17th at Harvard Stadium. WUSA fans remember her fondly as a key ingredient in the Breakers' success - most especially in their final year (with Pia coaching).

first game

5 Days In – A Peculiar World Cup – The Real Reason

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There are the obvious explanations. Teams are not accustomed to the new Adidas football, teams are frightened to lose the first game, teams are set up to not concede the first goal. Could the real explanation be that football has changed?

The game is professional in a way that it has never been before.

Cannons enjoy Pre-Season Sunday

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Santa Rosa's Under 14 and Senior Team enjoyed a good pre-season Sunday on 18th April, 2010 with a draw and a win respectively.

In the first game of a double-header at the Youth Training Centre Arouca, Coach Leno Fermin's Little Cannons drew 3:3 with Northeast Stars Fc of the Pro Leagueafter falling 3:0 behind.

The Rest

Major Link Soccer: Allstar game hits the windy city

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The 2017 MLS Allstar game will be in Chicago, Maradona is going to Harvard, and Goals of the Week.


The USL announced the 2017 schedule yesterday. S2 kicks off their 2017 season at home March 26th.

U.S. Soccer

Deadline day in Europe snagged one American.

PHOTOS: Messi Touches Down in Beantown

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NESoccerToday photographer Kari Heistad (capturedimages.biz) brings you the scenes from Argentina's training session at Harvard on Thursday.

La Albiceleste will play Venezuela in the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

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Church of Fucito in session one last time

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Seattle Sounders FC's 13th leading goal scorer (all competitions) took two hours to talk about the Church, Harvard, his career and what he hopes to do now that his playing career is over.

Once upon a time I founded a Church. It met on Saturdays, calling for a certain diminutive forward to get playing time.

BC Women Get Fourth Win

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Boston College Women's Soccer continued its strong start to the season on Wednesday evening with a 2-1 win over Harvard at Harvard's Soldiers' Field Soccer Stadium. Mass. natives Lauren Berman and Hayley Dowd scored on either side of halftime, sandwiching a goal by Harvard's Joan Fleischman to give the game its final scoreline.

What could you buy for the price of Bale? Think about this: Real...

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What could you buy for the price of Bale?

Think about this: Real Madrid are seriously considering purchasing a player, wages not included, for an amount that could send over 3,300 students to Harvard - with full tuition - for a year.

Tottenham have valued their prized star, Gareth Bale, at 100 million euros.

Philly soccer 100: USFA founded, Cup semis, Bethlehem tops Boys Club

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Semifinal action in the Allied Amateur and Philadelphia Challenge Cups. Bethlehem and Boys Club meet in second game of the Amateur Championship of Pennsylvania series.

The secrets to success that Alex Ferguson taught at Harvard

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Sir Alex Ferguson was recently invited to help teach a class at Harvard Business School as a follow up to one professor's in-depth case study on him. In the class, Ferguson imparted his vast wisdom on the students in a manner similar to Jose Mourinho's class for 200 American coaches at UCLA last summer.

The failures in communication that led to Fulham’s Clint Dempsey complaint against Liverpool

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A month after Clint Dempsey's move from Fulham to Liverpool was supposedly a done deal, the American who scored 17 goals last season is now playing for neither club and Fulham have filed an official complaint against Liverpool as the summer transfer window nears its end. And the reason this situation has turned putrid is largely because of silly, amateurish failures in communication.

Lessons learned from LIN-SANITY

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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knickerbockers has 'LINSANITY' sweeping the New York Metropolitan area, as well as the basketball world.

His rise to fame has caught everyone off guard, and has all of the makings of basketball's version of 'the Natural' - a Disney movie in the making...

Eric Jackson of Forbes magazine writes of lessons that can be learned by how Lin has made his mercurial rise, and about how he conducts himself as the consummate professional.

VIDEO: United At Harvard

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"VIDEO: United At Harvard" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

Q: What was Mike Fucito like growing up? DAVIES: He was feisty. He was one of my best friends...

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Q: What was Mike Fucito like growing up?
DAVIES: He was feisty. He was one of my best friends growing up. We played club soccer together and I recruited him to my high school, which was pretty cool. Unfortunately, he went to Harvard - his family wouldn't let him pass up that opportunity, so we didn't get a chance to play in college.

Breakers bolster the attack at WPS draft

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BALTIMORE, Md. The Boston Breakers added midfielder Keelin Winters, along with forwards Whitney Palmer, Katie Sheeleigh, and Tanya Taylor to their potent attack Friday afternoon at the 2011 Womens Professional Soccer Draft.

Winters, who was taken with the sixth overall pick, played collegiately at the University of Portland from 2007-2010.

Shahtar or Shakhtar

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Why it is that the Russian and Ukrainian sound /h/ (like in Hull or Harvard) is (mis)represented in English by the letters "kh"?
It's been bugging me somewhat.

So, it should be Shahtar, not Shakhtar; also, Harkov, not Kharkov (or Harkiv, as the name is in Ukrainian).

Even funnier, some geniuses determined that the Ukrainian sound /g/ (almost like in Galloway or Glasgow, just a bit softer) should be transcribed into English with the letter "h"!

Piñera en Chile ¿Macri en Argentina?

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[por Note]
Sebastián Piñera será el presidente de Chile a partir del próximo 11 de marzo. Afirmación que se convalida luego del ballotage que lo diera vencedor sobre el candidato de la Concertación, Eduardo Frei; por primera vez, luego de la dictadura siniestra de Augusto Pinochet, un gobierno vinculado estrechamente con los sectores de derecha llegará a la Casa de la Moneda, la sede del gobierno.

2010 SuperDraft

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Colorado is about to go on the clock for their first pick at #22, followed by their second pick at #23. They are reportedly working a deal to swap Cory Gibbs for Jeff Larentowicz from New England. The deal seems to be contingent on the Rapids signing Larentowicz to a new contract. Updates here once the picks are made.

Arsenal Loan Youngster To Nurnberg

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According to IMScouting, Arsenal have loaned out defender Harvard Nordtveit to Nurnberg for the season.

NSR: Tom Morellobama

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This has nothing to do with anything but I just had a sandwich in the presence of Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave/Street Sweeper Social Club guitarist Tom Morello (who incidentally is rocking a Fall River Marksman t-shirt is SSSC's upcoming video) and the freaky thing is dude talks EXACTLY like Obama.