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D.C. United

Steve Birnbaum injury mars Red Bull Arena loss

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The center back had to be stretchered off late in 2-0 defeat to RBNY

In Ben Olsen's first foray to Red Bull Arena as head coach, back in 2011, his D.C. United side came away with a surprising 1-0 win. On July 9th that year, Dwayne De Rosario - having recently joined the team in a trade from the Red Bulls - scored the lone goal in United's 1-0 win in Harrison.

Report: Namoff suing D.C. United for negligence

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Former D.C. United defender Bryan Namoff had his career end prematurely because of a concussion, and he is reportedly taking legal action against the club for failing to act with the proper care that could have prevented the ongoing medical issues he faces today.

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Atletico Madrid: Fernando Torres Fine, Well And Discharged From Hospital After Suffering Nasty Head Injury (Video)

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We'll start with the good news. Fernando Torres has been discharged from hospital this morning after suffering a hefty head injury during Atletico Madrid's 1-1 draw against Deportivo la Coruna last night.

Torres was left motionless on the turf after colliding with Alex Bergantinos and plummeting face-first into the ground.

Scary Moment When Venezuelan Scorer Get’s KO’d

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Last nights Copa Sudamericana tie between Venezuelan side La Guaira and Colombian side Atlético Nacional had a scary moment when La Guaira's Framber Villegas headed home the opener only for the scorer to be knocked out in the process as his head sickingly hits Atlético Nacional's defender Francisco Najera's at speed.

Marbella brings you sun, sea and the softest penalty ever

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Using the word ‘ever' in a headline always risks taking hyperbole too far, but this example from Marbella in Spain seems thoroughly justifiable. The famous holiday destination – synonymous with celebrity yachts, tasteful English breakfast joints and drinking holidays disguised as football tours should now only be remembered for one thing: a satin soft [.

Roma Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg Kicked in Head During Match

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There was a scary moment in Serie A's big Saturday evening match between Inter and Roma at the San Siro in Milan when Roma Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg was kicked in the head by Inter's Lucio. Although the kick to the head does not appear to be intentional, Stekelenburg clearly lost consciousness before hitting the ground and Lucio was awarded a yellow card.

Roma Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg Kicked in Head During Match

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There was a scary moment in Serie A's big Saturday evening match between Inter and Roma at the San Siro in Milan when Roma Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg was kicked in the head by Inter's Lucio. Although the kick to the head does not appear to be intentional, Stekelenburg clearly lost consciousness before hitting the ground and Lucio was awarded a yellow card.

Chelsea

‘He’s Able To Speak About It’ – Hull City Issue Update On Ryan Mason’s Condition After Midfielder Visited In Hospital By Gary Cahill And John Terry

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Just as they promised they would, Hull City have offered an update on Ryan Mason's condition after the midfielder suffered a fractured skullin an aerial collision with Gary Cahill during Sunday's game against Chelsea.

After being taken straight to hospital and undergoing surgery, Mason is now in a stable condition and recuperating well.

Chelsea Mishandled Thibaut Courtois’s Head Injury

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois suffered a head injury during the London Derby Sunday when Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez accidentally collided with the Belgium international inside the Chelsea penalty box. Courtois went down right away, and while the Chelsea medical staff treated the keeper, he was allowed to continue playing for another 14 minutes before finally being substituted and taken to hospital.

Chelsea Considering Selling Drogba In January

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Premier League club Chelsea are considering selling their Ivorian striker Didier Drogba in the winter transfer window. Drogba who has failed to make an impact on the league this season, has been a long time target for Italian giants AC Milan, however, it is not likely he will move to the Serie A champions because of his hefty wage demands.

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Sounders injury updates: Erik Friberg out with MCL strain, no timetable for return

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Sounders' injury list is already getting too long

Seattle Sounders midfielder Erik Friberg had to come off after only 17 minutes against Real Salt Lake for what Sigi Schmid said today was an MCL strain: "we don't really know how severe, how long it might take" for Friberg to return to training.

Sounders Win Third US Open Cup

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Seattle Sounders have won the US Open Cup in each of the three years of their existence in MLS. Although Sounders have been a model franchise for expansion their model of success was the Chicago Fire. Chicago Fire had been the last expansion team to make the MLS playoffs, not to mention winning the MLS Cup, in their 1998 inaugural season and winning the US Open Cup.

Manchester United

Photo: An update on Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney’s massive gash

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Thanks to @WayneRooney for taking time out to have this picture.... #legend pic.twitter.com/DYedNCfon2 Sam Saunt (@berbasaunt10) September 7, 2013 After Wayne Rooney shared a photo of his nasty head injury last week, he appears to have jetted off to Portugal during the international break while the wound heals.

Man Utd star Wayne Rooney posts photo of his massive gash on Facebook

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Wayne Rooney has provided photographic evidence of the head injury that has ruled him out of England's forthcoming World Cup qualifiers and kept him out of Manchester United's defeat to Liverpool last weekend. Rooney collided with defender Phil Jones in United training last week and it's pretty clear who came off worse.

Wayne Rooney ‘Horror Movie’ Head Injury

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Wayne Rooney apparently suffered a horrific head injury which is keeping him out of England's crunch World Cup double-header qualifying match against Moldova and the Ukraine. Reports suggest that ‘Wazza' sustained the injury on Saturday after a gruesome collision with fellow Manchester United compatriot Phil Jones during training.

Video: Noel Hunt takes a break on his way off the pitch (Manchester United 2-1 Reading)

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OTP presumes that Reading striker Noel Hunt was receiving conflicting messages about whether to make his way to the touchline or stay on the pitch to receive treatment for his head injury during last night's FA Cup defeat to Manchester United. Or perhaps the blow to the head had made the Irishman a bit confused.

Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez: Manchester United Duo Score 5 to Crush Bolton

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Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images (Bleacher Report) Last season saw the emergence of what looked like it had the makings of an incredible partnership. Wayne Rooney had made the best of both Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov over the last few seasons, but he is yet to have enjoyed a long term striking partnership.

New England Revolution

Don’t Forget About Me

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Revolution center back Stephen McCarthy is fully healthy after picking up an injury during the preseason. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – In a sense, all Stephen McCarthy can do at this point is train hard and wait his turn.

After suffering a head injury toward the tail end of the preseason, the Revolution's 2012 defender of the year has watched the back four has jelled into one of the strongest units in MLS – without him.

Riders, Rebellion Face off for Charity

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Revolution will be on the road in Kansas City on July 21st, but that won't stop a large contingent of some of the soccer club's most vocal supporters from making the trek to Gillette Stadium. Instead of heading to Foxboro for a Revs match, the Midnight Riders and the Rebellion – two of the team's most prominent supporters groups – will be playing a match of their own and raising money for charity in the process.

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Mid-Day Ticker: Aguero injured, Pepe cleared to leave hospital, and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Manchester City may have dodged a bullet by coming from behind to beat Southampton this past weekend, but they have suffered a scare due to the injury to Sergio Aguero.

The Argentine striker had to be taken off on a stretcher in the early moments of Manchester City's 3-2 win on Sunday, and now the club is anxiously awaiting to hear the results from scans taken on his right knee.

Soccer Games: Cardiff wait on Miller

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Cardiff City will have to wait and see whether or not they will have Kenny Miller available to them for this week's Carling Cup clash against Burnley. The Scottish striker was forced from the field during his side's 5-3 thrilling victory against Barnsley at the weekend with a head injury, following an unfortunate collision with team-mate Ben Turner.

Accrington v Tranmere abandoned after head injury

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A scarier kind of Cup knockout The Johnstone's Paint Trophy match between Accrington Stanley and Tranmere Rovers was called off last night when Stanley defender Tom Bender suffered a head injury. The 18-year-old was knocked unconscious in a collision with his goalkeeper Ian Dunbavin and Tranmere striker Lucas Akins.

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Despite Start, Lahoud Not Yet Fully Integrated Into Team

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Given a start shortly after coming to the Philadelphia Union as part of the controversial Danny Califf trade, Michael Lahoud struggled to both make an impact and stay on the field in Dallas.

The former Chivas USA winger was carded once and avoided a second yellow, and a send off, after injuring FC Dallas defender Hernan Pertuz.

USWNT Breeze Past Brazil, Win 3-0

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For a game that had its start time pushed forward four hours from its originally scheduled 8:00PM start time (Japan time), the USWNT played surprisingly well. With typhoons on the horizon, the US Women quietly dispatched a Brazilian squad who played without their star player, Marta. Brazil was also without their starting goalkeeper, Andrei, who picked up a head injury during their recent game against Canada, diminishing their chances for revenge against the team that knocked them out of the World Cup just nine months ago.

The Rest

Newcastle Could Have Four Players Return at Spurs

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The injury to Cheick Tiote in the warm up for our game against Leicester City on Saturday was a blow, and it's strange that it was a head injury he sustained in the warm up, but couldn't play the game although the news pout out was that it was a minor injury. Maybe it was [...]

Recap: Weekend Swedish action

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Patrick Hopkins was forced to exit Ljungskile's win over Trelleborg with a head injury while Brian Edwards stood tall in net to help Degerfors draw with Osters.

Top 10 Euro 2012 conclusions: Greece 1-2 Czech Republic

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1. Greece look set to be out of the Euros before they're out of the Euro (if you took advantage of that novelty bet). 2. After their lethargic start, Greece were left with a deficit that not even Germany could write a Czech for. 3. Football is all about relativity. The Czech Republic looked like [...

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Jozy Altidore does not have a concussion (or any head injury, for that matter). He has a back bruise that will likely keep him out on Sunday. Full report coming shortly at MLSS, and those who haven't can see the rather scary incident about 1:10 into the highlight reel.- Greg Seltzer

Americans Abroad: Altidore exits with injury, Bedoya scores and more

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The timing could not be worse for Jozy Altidore.

With three friendlies and a pair of World Cup qualifiers on the horizon for the U.S. national team and his club in a fight for a place in Europe next season, Altidore was forced to exit AZ Alkmaar's 1-1 draw with NEC in the first half with an apparent head injury.

UCL Rewind: 10-man Chelsea survives to stun Barcelona, reach final

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El Clasico might have taken place at Camp Nou on Saturday, but a true classic unfolded there Tuesday.

Despite being reduced to 10 men in the first half and facing a deficit, Chelsea stunned Barcelona to advance to the UEFA Champions League final after a 2-2 draw (3-2 win on aggregate).

Untold under attack: the injury review

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Preliminaries: Untold Arsenal and Woolwich Arsenal sites have been under attack since Friday. We finally got this temporary site up and running on 25th, and we are still working on a resolution to the whole problem. Hence the odd layout and dodgy old picture. Tony

Untold Injury Index – Gameweek 9: Injuries rise again.

Aston Villa 1 West Brom 2: Baggies grab the points against 10 man Villa

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You might not have been alive that last time West Brom left Villa Park with three points: it was May 11th 1979. In fairness, we've only played in the same league 12 seasons since then, which reduces the chances of losing somewhat, but then we also didn't have to endure Phil Dowd refereeing.