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Alex Morgan and Team USA are ready for glory

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Alex Morgan and Team USA are ready for glory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Some deem the Champions League as the most important event on the soccer calendar, others the World Cup, however for the United States woman's team it is clear that the goal of winning the gold in the Olympics this summer is their pinnacle.

Seattle Sounders Trade Mike Fucito, Lamar Neagle For Eddie Johnson

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Fans that have been pining for the Seattle Sounders to make a big move this offseason got their wish on Friday as the team traded Lamar Neagle and Mike Fucito to the Montreal Impact in exchange for former United States international Eddie Johnson. The move comes as a rather massive shock as both Fucito and Neagle were thought to be in the team's longterm plans.

Extra Time

Where To Put Your Money For England vs Italy

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England v Italy (7.45pm KO, Live on BBC1)

England are 2.88 shots with Paddy Power to win in 90 minutes and book their place in the semi-final.

Italy can be backed at 3 with Boylesports, with the draw a 3.1 shot with Paddy Power.

As far as the stats are concerned the Three Lions have managed just one win from their last nine games against Italy (D2, L6).

Underdogs England looking for a superhero against Italy

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England v Italy (7.45pm KO, Live on BBC1)

England are 2.88 shots with Paddy Power to win in 90 minutes and book their place in the semi-final.

Italy can be backed at 3 with Boylesports, with the draw a 3.

Egland v Italy: Where to place your bets

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England v Italy (7.45pm KO, Live on BBC1) England go into are a top priced 2.9 with Stan James to win in 90 minutes and book their place in the semi-final. Italy can be backed at 2.8 with Ladbrokes, with the draw a 3.1 shot with Paddy Power. As far as the stats are concerned the Three Lions have managed just one win from their last nine games against Italy (D2, L6).

Alex Morgan Rumored To Be Seattle Sounders Women's Next Big Signing

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Alex Morgan is rumored to be the next big-name signing by the Seattle Sounders Women, sources close to the situation have indicated to Sounder at Heart. Her signing could be announced next week.

Morgan was arguably the breakout star of the most recent Women's World Cup, scoring goals in both the semifinal and final for the United States women's national team.

Euro 2012

Sean St Ledger: The name to remember from day 11 of Euro 2012

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With three losses and a goal difference of -8, Ireland equaled the joint worst Euro performance ever (Yugoslavia in '84, Denmark '00 and Bulgaria '04) in the group stage of Euro 2012. But in the 19th minute of their first group stage match against Croatia, they did score their one and only goal.

Euro 2012: Squad analysis

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The sixteen nations have now named their twenty-three man squads for Euro 2012. Three hundred and sixty-eight players will travel to the tournament in Poland & Ukraine, some experienced, some young, some with over hundred caps, some with none or very few.

The following table shows a list of Euro 2012 countries, the total number of caps in their squad, the average caps per player, the number of international goals scored by the squad, the average number of goals scored per player and finally the average goals per cap scored.

Bulgaria Stun Dutch at the Death

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Bulgaria stunned the Dutch at the death as they registered a 2-1 win over Euro 2012 finals bound Holland yesterday, despite Robin Van Pewrsie opening the scoring.

Rep of Ireland v Bosnia Highlights

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Shane Long's 78th minute header was enough to seal victory for the Rep of Ireland against Bosnia yesterday at the Aviva stadium as Euro 2012 gets ever closer for the Irish.

Robbie Keane - Confidence was key

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Ireland captain Robbie Keane believes their Euro 2012 play-off tie against Estonia is all but over after their 4-0 first-leg win.

Keane scored twice as his team thrashed their nine-man hosts in Tallinn.

"It is a great result. This game should be over now and if we don't qualify we'll be devastated," said Keane ahead of Tuesday's return leg in Dublin.

Rooney Leads England To 3-0 Romp In Bulgaria

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Two goals from Wayne Rooney helped England to an impressive hammering of Bulgaria in Sofia and moved the three lions one step closer to next summer's Euro 2012.

England got off to a good start when Gary Cahill, who played really well, scored his first goal for his country. Cahill chested down Barry's terrific chip over a static home defence before nudging the ball past the on-rushing keeper.

Downing Eyes England Spot

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Liverpool winger Stewart Downing has revealed he hopes to emulate former Aston Villa team-mate Ashley Young and earn a regular spot in Fabio Capello's England squad.
Young has become a regular fixture in Capello's starting XI over the past year, scoring his first international goals against Denmark in February and Switzerland in June.

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N.B-52 – We’ll Do Everything We Can To Get Positive Result

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Denmark started group B in fine fashion by suprisingly beating the Dutch, but on Wednesday evening was totally the opposite, featured player Nicklas Bendtner scored twice for Denmark to take his tally to 20 International goals and leave the Danes jubailant from coming back to 2-2 the joy was short lived though with Porto winger Varela hitting a suckerpunch in the 87th minute.

N.B-52 – We’ll Do Everything We Can To Get Positive Result

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Denmark started group B in fine fashion by suprisingly beating the Dutch, but on Wednesday evening was totally the opposite, featured player Nicklas Bendtner scored twice for Denmark to take his tally to 20 International goals and leave the Danes jubailant from coming back to 2-2 the joy was short lived though with Porto winger Varela hitting a suckerpunch in the 87th minute.

Podolski Writes off Poland

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German forward, Lukas Podolski, has written off Poland's chances of beating Germany, if the two sides come up against each other in the quarterfinals. The football betting tips from Bet Victor are likely to be equally pessimistic, concerning Poland's hopes of success.
Podolski, who is set to join Arsenal next season, was born in Gliwice, Poland, and will be cheering on his home nation this weekend, "I will watch the Poland game against Czech Republic [Saturday] and have my fingers crossed for them, but if we play against them in the quarter-finals, they will lose," he said.

Landon Donovan

Some Soccer News for Mon May 28, 2012

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Toronto finally wins. It had happened eventually. And Philly were the victims of a 88th minute goal by Danny Koevermans.

Brad Guzan was given his release by Aston Villa and he is now free to move about the cabin - looking for first class accommodations hopefully.

Donovan Scores Hat-trick as U.S Thrash Scots

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Landon Donovan helped himself to a hat-trick as the USA thrashed Scotland 5-1 last night in the EverBank Field with Michael Bradley pulling the strings in one of his best games in an international shirt to-date.

Bocanegra reaches 100-cap plateau

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Carlos Bocanegra has enjoyed a distinguished career as a U.S. national team defender, and he joined exclusive company on Tuesday, becoming the 12th player in U.S. Soccer history to reach 100 caps.

The steady U.S. captain marked the 3-2 victory over Slovenia by joining Cobi Jones, Jeff Agoos, Landon Donovan, Marcelo Balboa, Claudio Reyna, Paul Caligiuri, Eric Wynalda, Kasey Keller, Earnie Stewart, Tony Meola and Joe-Max Moore in the century club at the start of his 90-minute shift.

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USA versus Scotland – SNAP JUDGMENTS

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USMNT celebrating first half goal

Wow. When was the last time a US men's soccer match provided so many positive talking points? The win over Spain at the 2009 Confederations Cup?

Congratulations US fans. You just witnessed the red and white stripes romp over a not-that-bad Scotland team.

Picks of the week 10 October

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A week rich of wonderful goals with European and World Cup qualifications games, however, most of videos I am posting today are from small leagues or clubs

Malaga - Getafe 3-2 victory witnessed two wonderful goals. First is the opening goal by by Getafe
Malaga 0-1 Getafe by simaotvgolo12

Then, at the closing minute, when it was 2-2, the Brazilian Julio Baptista scored a great bicycle kick winner

Malaga 3-2 Getafe by simaotvgolo12

Then to UAE, and a great goal for Dubai vs.

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Friday Kickoff: Cruyff joins Guadalajara, Wambach named co-captain and more

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Johan Cruyff is bringing his expertise to Mexico.

The Dutch legend will join Chivas de Guadalajara as an advisor this weekend in an effort to change the fortunes of the renowned Mexican club. Chivas has fallen on hard times, failing to win in their last 13 matches across all competitions and most recently getting blown out by Velez Sarsfield in the Copa Libertadores group stage on Wednesday.

U.S. Women post another blowout in Olympic qualifying

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The U.S. Women's national team figured to face a tougher task against Guatemala on Sunday than it did after a 14-0 thrashing of the Dominican Republic to open CONCACAF Olympic qualifying on Friday.

The challenge was slightly tougher, but only by a goal.

Abby Wambach scored two goals to move into third place on the all-time international goals scored list, while Sydney LeRoux added five goals in a 13-0 thrashing of Guatemala in Vancouver on Sunday.

World Cup

Watch Ricardo's Game-Winner(s)

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Ricardo Clark certainly makes his goals count. Two of his three career international goals have been game-winners, and both in dramatic fashion. In addition to last night's header in the seventh minute of added time, Rico drove home the lone goal in the 1-0 against Trinidad & Tobago on Sept.

Mia Hamm, Most Prolific Female Score Of All Time

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In her soccer career, Mia Hamm became the most prolific scorer the sport has ever seen. That is saying a lot for a woman who began life with a club foot and corrective shoes. Hamm began playing soccer at a young age and made the United States National Team at the age of 15. She is the youngest ever to make the squad.

The Rest

U.S. Heads to Final Round of World Cup Qualifying With Win in Kansas City

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United States 3 Guatemala 1 Clint Dempsey watches his second goal enter the Guatemala net tonight in Kansas City, clinching a U.S. spot in the final round of World Cup qualifying (AP Photo). What us, worry? BTW, Dempsey now has 30 international goals, tying him with Brian McBride for third

Podolski plays down Arsenal title chances

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Arsenal's German striker Lukas Podolski must be planning for a career in management as he did the old management trick of refusing to talk about Arsenal winning the league title. Arsenal fans and football reporters are starting to talk about Arsenal having a realistic chance of winning the title after a trophyless seven years.

Arsenal Season Review Part III: Grading the Forwards

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So, apparently there was a game on yesterday. As we all try and destroy the image of John Terry holding up a European Cup forever from our brains, here's something to keep us distracted. The third and penultimate part of the season review, where I grade our forward line.

Ju-Young Park: F


I have to say, I was quite excited when we announced this signing back in August.

Landmark Goals

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One more new stat before I start doing some updating on some of the stats I already had been tracking. Today it's a look at landmark goals for KC. I'm tracking league goals, competitive goals, both home and away. I'm also tracking US Open Cup, playoff, and international goals, but those 3 won't be listed here simply due to lack of many landmark goal numbers.

Barcelona Superstar Breaks Silence On €40m Move To Liverpool

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Despite the fact that David Villa has had a slightly tough time of late at the Nou Camp, it appears as though Kenny Dalglish will not be getting his hands on the Barcelona striker.
Speaking earlier today, the prolific Spain frontman, who has scored over 50 international goals, cooled rumours of an exit.

Brazilian Futsal Legend Falcao Scores Injury-Time Winner With His Left Nipple (Video)

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By Chris Wright

We've already seen a player notch with his crotch today, so bona fide Brazilian futsal legend Falcao's injury-time goal against Russia in the Grand Prix final continues the theme nicely in so far as the tricky-dicky 34-year old veteran scored the late winner with his left breasticle to secure a 2-1 victory at the death and, by extension, that Brazil lifted the trophy on home soil.