Kellyn Acosta

FC Dallas

Dallas rally for win in CONCACAF Champions League

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Dallas (AFP) – Kellyn Acosta scored off a second half free kick as FC Dallas rallied for a 2-1 win over Mexican side Pachuca in the first-leg semi-finals of the CONCACAF Champions League.

The 21-year-old homegrown Dallas product, who was also called up to the US national team on Wednesday, curled a shot into the top half of the net in the 58th minute to beat a diving Alfonso Blanco.

Dallas rally for win in CONCACAF Champions League

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Dallas (AFP) – Kellyn Acosta scored off a second half free kick as FC Dallas rallied for a 2-1 win over Mexican side Pachuca in the first-leg semi-finals of the CONCACAF Champions League.

The 21-year-old homegrown Dallas product, who was also called up to the US national team on Wednesday, curled a shot into the top half of the net in the 58th minute to beat a diving Alfonso Blanco.

Must-See Goal: Kellyn Acosta

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GOAL Dallas, Kellyn ACOSTA No. 23 | @FCDallas @Tuzos #SCCL #SoyAficionado https://t.co/mWJqk6z9gf

- THE CHAMPIONS (@TheChampions) March 16, 2017


The SBI Show: Episode 269 (with special guest Kellyn Acosta)

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From MLS Week 2, to Christian Pulisic's heroics, and much more, the latest episode of The SBI Show has you covered.

Episode 269 looks ahead to the weekend's MLS action, previewing all 10 matches, while also catching up with special guest and FC Dallas standout Kellyn Acosta. The former U.S.

Cristian Roldan talks about his yellow card and the officiating against FC Dallas

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The Sounders midfielder said that he was "testing" the referee, hoping to encourage consistent calls.

Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan isn't particularly known to be a poor tackler, but one of his tackles against FC Dallas on Sunday raised a few eyebrows. Roldan's 26th minute challenge on Kellyn Acosta earned him a yellow card, but MLSSoccer.

Seven in, nine out

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We have some changes to the USMNT squad ahead of Tuesday's friendly with New Zealand. The most notable addition? How does Terrence Boyd grab ya?The end result roster? Here ya go...G - David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), William Yarbrough (León)D - Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Steve Birnbaum (D.

Acosta thrives in 'crazy' month with FC Dallas, USMNT

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On the surface, the cities of Kingstown and Frisco have little in common. The former, the capital of St. Vincent & The Grenadines, is known much more for its tourism than its soccer, its beaches rather than the cricket pitch that the local national team calls home.

Camp Provisions

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Jurgen Klinsmann has named his 40-man provisional roster for Copa America. There's still Jorge Villafana for some bizarre reason, but hey, at least Eric Lichaj is listed. G - David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Ethan Horvath (Molde FK), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)D - Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Ventura Alvarado (Club America), Matt Besler (

Opposition 11: Who will FC Dallas start against D.C. United on Saturday?

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International call-ups have left FCD very short-handed, but their vaunted attack is largely untouched.

It's a weird time for D.C. United to be playing FC Dallas. MLS is sort of closed for the weekend, with just three games going on during the current window for international matches. United is feeling it, as Steve Birnbaum will be with the USMNT for their games against Guatemala.

Camp Cupcake Party List

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I am seconds from hitting the hay, but I will have some commentary (both happy and nagging) about Klinsi's roster selection for this year's January camp tomorrow morning. Buckle up, it's a fairly odd one - even by Camp Cupcake standards.G - Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls)D - Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Matt Miazga (New York Red Bulls), Eric

Nguyen, Jones Called Up To United States January Camp

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Jurgen Klinsmann's first 2016 camp features international veterans, MLS standouts and U23 Olympic hopefuls gearing up for a playoff series against Colombia.

Jurgen Klinsmann and US Soccer have released the roster for the January camp for the United States Men's National Team.

U.S.

Timbers road woes continue as they unravel in all aspects against FC Dallas in 4 to 1 loss

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The road hasn't been a kind place for the Portland timbers over the past few weeks - since they won dramatically late against the Colorado Rapids back to finish May. Since that victory, the Timbers have lost their last two road matches in MLS and a third defeat against Real Salt Lake in U.S. Open Cup play.

United fall in stoppage-time 2-1 in Dallas

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Frisco, Texas, July 18, 2015 Fabian Castillo's goal in the 93rd minute was the game-winner as FC Dallas defeated D.C. United 2-1 tonight at Toyota Stadium in steamy Frisco, Texas. Playing in hazy and humid conditions, United struggled all night long in dealing with FC Dallas' seemingly endless attacking and were fortunate not to [.

Amargo y Olvidable Empate en Dallas

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FC DALLAS 0 0 SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC Lo mejor de este partido es que ha sido en marzo y en un par de semanas estará en el olvido y solo de referencia en los archivos virtuales sin ningún interés en particular de buscar algo positivo. No se si lo mas frustrante fue el empate [...]

FC Dallas Friday Flipside – Oct 24, 2014

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Here are a few FC Dallas quick hits for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014:

ULLOA JOINS THE POLAR BEAR CLUB

The emergence of young holding midfielder Victor Ulloa has been one of the best and most inspiring stories to come from this year's FCD team. And Ulloa admitted after training yesterday that he has done one thing to tweak his off-field routine this year.

Catching up with Kellyn Acosta

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It's been a while since Kellyn Acosta played for FC Dallas, since April 19 against Toronto FC. But the young Plano native has been progressing nicely in his recovery from a left knee avulsion fracture and now appears nearly ready to make his return. Here's what he had to say about that:

How are you feeling?

Acosta does have knee surgery afterall

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In a bit of a surprise Monday night, Kellyn Acosta tweeted out the following:

Initially Pareja was quoted that Acosta would not need surgery for an avulsion fracture to the kneecap and would be out for 6-12 weeks.

The good news is the team reports having the surgery will not extend the time the homegrown 18 year old is expected to miss.

Pareja quotes on Acosta & Diaz injuries

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As promised earlier when we reported the news of Acosta's knee injury keeping him out for up to the next 12 weeks here is the transcript of Steve Hunt's interview with Pareja.

ACOSTA

Does Acosta has an avulsion fracture?

Pareja: Yes.

Acosta out for 6-12 weeks with kneecap fracture

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Oscar Parjea today revealed Kellyn Acosta will miss 6-12 weeks with anavulsion fracture of the left kneecap.

An avulsion fracture is where a tendon or ligament is pulled away from where it connects to the bone. The fact, at least at this point, Acosta will not need surgery is a good thing.

Philadelphia Union

New away kit, a Union trialist, league news, more

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Union unveil their new away kit. Bild reports Faf Picault trialing with the Union.

Union bits, Bethlehem bits, Academy bits, Pulisic, more bits

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Lots of news bits.

Union schedule, Reading’s Bono signs GA deal, Gerrard official, Altidore rumors, Marsch for Petke, more

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Union schedule released. Ex-Reading United GK Alex Bono signs GA deal. Gerrard officially announced by LA. Who's after Altidore? Marsch replaces Petke. More.

Sporting Kansas City

Some Soccer News for Oct 11, 2016

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It's Day 285 of 2016.


It took Belgium 8.1 seconds from kickoff to score against Gibraltar in UEFA World Cup qualifying. Christian Benteke got the goal. Belgium won 0-6.
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USA Mens National Team friendly:
-Tue Oct 11
USA v New Zealand - RFK Stadium, Washington DC - 7:00pm CT on on ESPN + UniMas

Here is the Roster for the Cuba game:
  • G: David Bingham - San Jose Earthquakes, Bill Hamid - DC United, William Yarbrough - Leon
  • D: Kellyn Acosta - Dallas, Matt Besler - Sporting Kansas City, Steve Birnbaum - DC United, Omar Gonzalez - Pachuca, Michael Orozco - Tijuana, Tim Parker - Vancouver Whitecaps, DeAndre Yedlin - Newcastle
  • M: Paul Arriola - Tijuana, Michael Bradley - Toronto, Lynden Gooch - Sunderland, Perry Kitchen - Heart Of Midlothian, Sacha Kljestan - New York Red Bulls, Danny Williams - Reading
  • F: Juan Agudelo - New England Revolution, Jozy Altidore - Toronto, Terrence Boyd - RB Leipzig, Julian Green - Bayern Munich, Jordan Morris - Seattle Sounders

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A preview of tonight's game.

Some Soccer News for Jan 6, 2016

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Talk about bold statements: "Our goal is to bring as many players as possible to Europe."
-USA assistant coach Andy Herzog said that to German newspaper Kreiszeitung.
-He was commenting on Jordan Morris training with Werder Bremen.
-Absolutely fascinating seeing an assistant coach giving interviews to German press about American players.

Ramos calls in 21 players for Dallas Cup

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team will compete in the Dallas Cup later this month and now we know which players will be available.

U.S. head coach Tab Ramos named a 21-player roster on Wednesday ahead of the tournament that runs from April 13-20 in Dallas, Texas.

Jurgen Klinsmann

Some Soccer News for Sep 2, 2016

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It's Day 246 of 2016.


I love World Cup qualifying! It's been out of my life for way too long.

USMNT with 2 World Cup qualifiers on the docket:
-Fri Sep 2
St Vincent + The Grenadines v USA - Arnos Vale Stadium, St. Vincent - 2:30pm CT on beIN SPORTS
-Tue Sep 6
USA v Trinidad + Tobago - EverBank Field, Jacksonville FL - 7:00pm CT on FS1 + Univision

Some things to know about the team referred to as the Vincy Heat.

Notes from Curtin’s presser and other Union news, more

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Injury updates on Fabinho, Ilsinho, and Nogueira. Curtin on reported Lahoud sale. Marquez makes MLS Team of the Week, More news.

Kelly Acosta added to USMNT roster ahead of Ecuador friendly

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Ahead of an upcoming friendly with Ecuador, Jurgen Klinsmann has added some defensive depth as Fabian Johnson continues to recover from his injury issues.

Klinsmann called inFC Dallas defender Kellyn Acosta for thisWednesday'sfriendly against Ecuador in Frisco, Texas. Acosta's call up adds further depth to the fullback position while Timmy Chandler wraps up his club season with Frankfurt in Monday's relegation playoff.

United States vs Canada: Preview and how to watch

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Off the back of a 3-2 comeback victory against Iceland, the United States Men's National Team will close out Camp Cupcake against Canada. There are plenty of players looking to make an impact before qualifying starts up again.

The United States Men's National Team (USMNT) victory that opened 2016 gave manager Jurgen Klinsmann plenty to think about heading in to the last friendly before qualifying ramps up again.

USA vs. Canada preview: USMNT hoping to close out January camp on a high

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The year 2016 got off to a good start for the USMNT with a 3-2 victory over Iceland. A last minute winner from Steve Birnbaum capped off an entertaining game. Now the US must turn their focus to the next game as they look to close the January Camp on a high note against Canada.

Sunday's win over Iceland was not the best performance from the US, but after the way 2015 played out most fans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann will take the win.

USA vs. Canada preview: USMNT hoping to close out January camp on a high

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The year 2016 got off to a good start for the USMNT with a 3-2 victory over Iceland. A last minute winner from Steve Birnbaum capped off an entertaining game. Now the US must turn their focus to the next game as they look to close the January Camp on a high note against Canada.

Sunday's win over Iceland was not the best performance from the US, but after the way 2015 played out most fans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann will take the win.

Kellyn Acosta shakes off nerves to impress in USMNT debut

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It is not uncommon to see U.S. Men's National Team players struggle with nerves in their debuts. The weight of themoment can get to them, and has caused even the most giftedyoungsters to deliver duds.

Kellyn Acosta could have been the latest example of that, but he fought off those customaryfirst-game jitters to turn ina performance that both he and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann were proud of.

Mentorship meets competition at the USMNT January camp

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The January training camp is a tradition for the U.S. Men's National Team, but 2016's camp is a unique one.

With the Under-23 team facing a tough Olympic qualifying series against Colombia in March, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann decided to split the roster in half, leaving off some big names from the senior team to make room for new faces.

Young MLSers dominate January camp roster for USMNT

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11 players eligible for the US Under-23 team were selected for the USMNT's January training camp. 20 of the 23 picked play in MLS, and there could be more coming.

US men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected his team for the January training camp, and it is clear he picked it with an eye on the future.

The Rest

Acosta, Hedges, Manneh depart USMNT January camp

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Two players left U.S. Men's National Team camp due to injury while a third is set to join his MLS club team ahead of preseason.

Kellyn Acosta, Matt Hedges and Kekuta Manneh departed USMNT camp, leaving the roster at 28 players ahead of the team's two scheduled friendlies.

Some Soccer News for Feb 2, 2016

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It's Day 33 of 2016.


In response to the USA Department of Justice investigation that has unearthed financial crimes across CONCACAF + CONMEBOL the parent organization FIFA has suspended all funding of those two federations. SUSPENDED! This stoppage is currently holding up at least $10 Million to each federation.

Pfeffer misses cut for U-20 World Cup Roster

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Zach Pfeffer didn't make the cut for the U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster, but Union Academy alumnus Zack Steffen will join the team traveling to New Zealand later this month.

Zach Pfeffer missed the cut for the 20-man U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster named by head coach Tab Ramos, but former Union Academy goalkeeper Zack Steffen is one of three goalkeepers on the roster who will travel to New Zealand.

2014 MLS Season, Week 9: Weekend Outlook

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The busy month of May is upon us here as the MLS season rolls into a new month. Several teams will begin busy weeks with two to three games on the menu as the league schedule tightens up for the World Cup run next month.

1. Double and triple dips ahead.Like I mentioned, several teams will be in action this weekend and twice in Week 10.

U-20 USMNT fall in Dallas Cup final to River Plate

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By DAN KARELL

After enduring an emotionally and physically draining victory in extra time, the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team ran out of gas in Sunday's Dallas Cup final.

Facing River Plate for the second time in this year's prestigious youth tournament, the U.