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How To Watch: Copa America Group Stage United States vs. Paraguay At The Linc

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The USMNT comes to Lincoln Financial Field for the first time since the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and the United States needs a result.

The United States have had a down and up group stage in the Copa America Centenario thus far. Things began on a dour note against Colombia with a 2-0 loss but four days later the United States picked up a 4-0 win against Costa Rica despite USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann not making a single change to his starting XI.

Paris, West Chester United wins USOC qualifier, report says Linc a Copa Centenario venue, more

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Explosions outside France-Germany friendly signal start of Paris attacks. West Chester United advances to final round of US Open Cup qualifiers. Report says The Linc will be a Copa Centenario host. More.

Jurgen Klinsmann Announces USMNT 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster

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Klinsmann has whittled the United States' 35-man roster down to a 23-man roster as the USMNT begin their quest to the Final at Lincoln Financial Field.

USMNT manager Jürgen Klinsmann released the final 23-man roster for this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup. This roster is classic Klinsmann in that many of the selections make sense, while a few of the decisions leave you scratching your head.

USMNT: The Good German

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A little over a year ago, the US Men's National Team took the pitch against Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field. Only a month earlier the two sides had met on the other side of the continent, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for the Gold Cup final. Mexico had stormed back from two down at the half, capturing the regional championship and thoroughly trouncing Bob Bradley's World Cup veterans.

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Klinsmann vows to attack in do-or-die Paraguay Copa clash

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Philadelphia (AFP) United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann promised his team would not sit back when they take on Paraguay here Saturday, needing only a draw to reach the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals.

Klinsmann's men face last year's Copa America semi-finalists at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field requiring a point to ensure their place in the last eight after a 4-0 rout of Costa Rica on Tuesday.

Klinsmann vows to attack in do-or-die Paraguay Copa clash

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Philadelphia (AFP) United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann promised his team would not sit back when they take on Paraguay here Saturday, needing only a draw to reach the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals.

Klinsmann's men face last year's Copa America semi-finalists at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field requiring a point to ensure their place in the last eight after a 4-0 rout of Costa Rica on Tuesday.

Lincoln Financial Field to host USMNT Copa America Centenario match

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Philadelphia was chosen as a host city for the fable South American tournament's 100th anniversary. As if that wasn't good enough news, they'll be hosting one of the United States Men's national team matches.

In a joint press release, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL announced the match schedule for the highly anticipated Copa America Centenario, being played from June 3rd to June 26th next summer in the United States.

Philadelphia will host Copa America Centenario

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While teams, dates, and times are still to be determined, Lincoln Financial Field was named as one of the ten sites for the historic event.

The 100th Copa America tournament named Philadelphia as one of the host cities for the tournament, according to a joint statement from the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and the Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee (LOC).

Philadelphia Gets Gold: 2015 Gold Cup officially awarded

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Philadelphia to host the 2015 Gold Cup Final at Lincoln Financial Field, third and fourth place matches at PPL Park.

It was officially announced this morning that Philadelphia would be hosting the CONCACAF Gold Cup finals, which will take place at Lincoln Financial Field (or, to one Enrique Sanz, "Financial Lincoln Field"), home of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field Selected to Host the 2015 Gold Cup Final

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In what comes as quite a surprise to the Brotherly Game, Philadelphia was chosen over New York, Baltimore, and Atlanta to host the Gold Cup Final in July.

After a little twitter conversation, speculation rose that Philadelphia would be the host city of CONCACAF's championship at the end of July.

Philadelphia awarded CONCACAF Gold Cup Knockout Round match

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Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, and MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey to host knockout stage matches.

Christmas came early for fans of international soccer in our region.

Today, CONCACAF announced the venues for the 2015 Gold Cup tournament.

Gillette Stadium

Copa América 2016: Ceremonia Inaugural.

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Con el estadio con muchas butacas vacías, abrió la ceremonia inaugural (de 30 minutos) el grupo Magic (Canadá), siguió el colombiano J Balbin y cerró Jason Derulo (EE.UU) mientras detrás del escenario, cientos de asistentes con cartulinas formaban las banderas de las 12 selecciones que disputan la Copa América (2016).

Sedes de la Copa América Centenario 2016.

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La Confederación Sudamericana de fútbol, junto a la Concacaf y el Comité Organizador local anunciaron las (10) sedes donde se jugará la Copa América Centenario, que se se llevará a cabo en Estados Unidos desde el 3 al 26 de junio de 2016.
Las áreas metropolitanas y sus respectivos estadios serán: Boston (Gillette Stadium), Chicago (Soldier Field), Houston (NRG Stadium), Los Ángeles (Rose Bowl Stadium), Nueva York (MetLife Stadium), Orlando (Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium), Filadelfia (Lincoln Financial Field), Phoenix (University of Phoenix Stadium), San Francisco (Levi's Stadium) y Seattle (CenturyLink Field).

Central America

Linc to host 2015 Gold Cup final, PPL Park third place match

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It's official: Philly will be the center of the CONCACAF universe this summer with the Gold Cup final at the Linc, and the third place game at PPL Park.

Linc to host Gold Cup knockout round game, more league, US, and international news

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Linc to host Gold Cup knockout round games in July. DC stadium funding vote today. Latest MLS personnel moves. More.

Philadelphia Union

Sapong out with concussion and fractured cheekbone, Curtin on formations and Maidana, Linc, more

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CJ Sapong out indefinitely. Notes from Curtin's presser. Linc Gold Cup announcement today. USWNT wins Algarve Cup. US U-17s miss chance to clinch WC spot. More.

Union find real value in draft, report says Linc to host Gold Cup final, Altidore signs with Toronto, more

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The Union's draft? Not too shabby, not too shabby at all. Philly.com reports Linc to host Gold Cup final. Altidore-Defoe swap official. More news.

Edu deal could be announced today, Sak on the Academy, Philly in running to host 2016 Copa America games, more

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Philly.com, others report permanent transfer of Maurice Edu to the Union. Sakiewicz on the Union Academy. Philly in running to host 2016 Centennial Cup America games. More fun in New York. CONCACAF U-20 CHampionship begins today. More.

Preview: Union vs DC United

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What: Philadelphia Union vs DC United

When: 7:00PM EST

Where: PPL Park, Chester, PA

TV: Galavision

Is there much left to say? After two seasons the Philadelphia Union looked to be onto something huge. With a stout defense, a young core, and veteran leaders who relished their roles, the formula for success had been discovered.

Marfan, Valdes honored. Nowak=Reid? Summer plans.

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Photo: Paul Rudderow

Big thanks to the Philadelphia Union players, coaches and fans who attended Tuesday night's Team Dinner event for a wonderful time. Great people doing great things.

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Michael Farfan and Carlos Valdes were named to MLSsoccer.

Inter Milan

In Pictures: Guinness International Champions Cup, Inter Milan 2-0 Roma

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday afternoon as Inter Milan defeated Roma 2-0 as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup at Lincoln Financial Field.

Guinness International Champions Cup: Inter Milan 2-0 AS Roma

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Inter down Roma in the Guinness International Champions Cup at the Linc.

D.C. United

Numbers For A Team In Transition

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At the end of the 2011 season, there was every reason to believe the Philadelphia Union were embarking on a steady climb. Having gained valuable playoff experience, the young team would seek to acquire a proven goal-scorer and build depth at center back before pushing deeper towards the MLS Cup. Home field advantage would remain a strength - the team had only lost 4 of 32 regular season games played across two years at PPL Park and Lincoln Financial Field.

D.C. United Notes: Club readies for BBVA opener, Salihi contributes and more

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D.C. United will be looking to buck an MLS trend while having the dubious honor of being the first visiting team at BBVA Compass Stadium.Â

Visiting teams are 1-5-2 over the last three seasons as the opponent in either the first game of a new stadium or an expansion team's home opener, with D.

Source: The Union's 2012 MLS First Kick Home Opener Will Be Against The Colorado Rapids On March 18

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The Philadelphia Union will welcome the Colorado Rapids to Chester, PA to open PPL Park for the 2012 MLS regular season, a great deviation from what many people have been speculating about the season's schedule on Facebook and Twitter.

A source with knowledge of the Union's 2012 regular season schedule tells the Brotherly Game that the Union will host the Rapids on March 18, which will be Philadelphia's 2012 MLS First Kick home game.

Real Madrid

In pictures: Real Madrid 2–0 Celtic

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for Saturday's final game of the World Football Challenge 2012 as Real Madrid CF took on Celtic FC. On a sweltering afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field both teams played hard but Madrid came out with the 2-0 victory.

Real Madrid defeats Celtic 2-0 at the Linc

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Real Madrid took down Celtic 2-0 in the final match of World Football Challenge on a steamy afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. We've got a full match report.

Real Madrid vs Celtic 2012 Philadelphia Friendly Highlights Score 2-0 Callejon Benzema Goals Video

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Real Madrid Train With Philadelphia Eagles, Sergio Ramos Kicks 53-Yard Field Goal (Photos & Video)

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Real Madrid are in Philadelphia at the moment, gearing up for a pre-season game against Celtic at the Lincoln Financial Field tonight (the game is being shown on ITV4 for anyone who's interested).

In preparation, Jose Mourinho's motley crew have been limbering up at the Philly Eagles' training HQ and, as such, were guests of honour at their friendly against the Pittsburgh Steelers on the Thursday evening a game which saw Sergio Ramos provide the half-time entertainment by hoofing home an impressive 53-yard field goal (the current NFL record is apparently only ten yards further) to the amazement of the American commentators.

Real Madrid Train With Philadelphia Eagles, Sergio Ramos Kicks 53-Yard Field Goal (Photos & Video)

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By Chris Wright

Real Madrid are in Philadelphia at the moment, gearing up for a pre-season game against Celtic at the Lincoln Financial Field tonight (the game is being shown on ITV4 for anyone who's interested).

In preparation, Jose Mourinho's motley crew have been limbering up at the Philly Eagles' training HQ and, as such, were guests of honour at their friendly against the Pittsburgh Steelers on the Thursday evening a game which saw Sergio Ramos provide the half-time entertainment by hoofing home an impressive 53-yard field goal (the current NFL record is apparently only ten yards further) to the amazement of the American commentators.

World Football Challenge TV schedule released

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The television schedule for the 2012 World Football Challenge was released Tuesday, and ESPN2 and Fox Soccer Channel will be televising every one of the WFC games this summer in English. All will be broadcasted live except for the D.C. United-Paris St. Germain match, which will be aired on tape delay on FSC.

Real Madrid to take on Celtic in Philadelphia in latest WFC addition

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Real Madrid is returning to Philadelphia.

The Spanish champions will play Celtic as part of the World Football Challenge on Aug. 11 at Lincoln Financial Field. According to a release, the match will be Celtic's only one during the tournament, but Real Madrid has also signed on to play the Los Angeles Galaxy and Juventus.

Sakiewicz To The Goalkeeper 'Belen Fight "Not A Big Deal," Real Madrid To Return To Philly, More News

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AD Belen had the first word on the team's fight with the Philadelphia Union last week, but it won't have the last word.

Nick Sakiewicz, the Union's Operating Partner and CEO, told the Goalkeeper that the fight was the result of consistent fouling by Belen and that Philadelphia thinks very little of what happened in Costa Rica.

Rumor: Newcastle United And Union Discussing Summer Friendly

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The Philadelphia Union are working on solidifying their 2012 friendly schedule by talking to Newcastle United about playing in Philadelphia during the summer, according to a report.

"I Wish I Was A Geordie," an American Newcastle blog, is reporting that Newcastle and the Union are discussing the two clubs playing an international friendly this year.

Source: MLS Deciding Between PPL Park And Livestrong Park For 2012 All Star Game, But "Nothing Firm" Yet

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PPL Park could soon show itself off to the North American soccer community, as the Philadelphia Union's game day home is one of two finalists for the 2012 MLS All Star Game. A league source informs the Brotherly Game that PPL Park and Sporting Kansas City's Livestrong Park are the last of a group of stadiums, which included the Vancouver Whitecaps' BC Place and the Montreal Impact's Saputo Stadium, but "nothing [is] firm" yet.

The Rest

Patience leads Costa Rica into Gold Cup semifinals

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After 76 minutes on Wednesday evening at Lincoln Financial Field, it looked as if Costa Rica and Panama were going to have to decide a winner through penalty kicks.

Both sides failed to get much going offensively up to that point, creating chances but lacking the final product to go ahead.

Fans’ View: Yes, I was in the tunnel with the USMNT

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Staci Klemmer on working as a volunteer at the Copa America Centenario games at the Linc.

Copa America 2016: Uruguay vs. Venezuela time, TV schedule, and live stream

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Uruguay looks to right the ship while Venezuela tries to hold onto second place in Group C.

Game: Uruguay vs. Venezuela

Date: Thursday, June 9th

Time: 7:30 P.M. Eastern

Venue: Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, PA)

Referees: Referee: Patricio Loustau (ARG), Assistant Referee 1: Ezequiel Braiolvsky (ARG), Assistant Referee 2: Ariel Scime (ARG), Fourth Official: Roddy Zambrano (ECU), Reserve Assistant: Luis Vera (ECU)

Television: Fox Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes Network

Streaming: Fox Sports Go, Fox Soccer 2Go

How Uruguay will look: In their tournament-opening loss to Mexico, Uruguay decided to roll out a 4-2-3-1.

Dundee vs. Celtic in Philadelphia negotiations are "85% complete"

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A report from The Evening Telegraph indicates a first of its kind match happening at Lincoln Financial Field.

According to a report in The Evening Telegraph, a deal to have a Scottish Premier League match between Dundee and Celtic played at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia "are said to be 85% complete.

PPL IS SOLD OUT!

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Huge kudos to the Philly area soccer fans for selling out PPL Park two days in advance of the USA vs. China match on Sunday, May 27. Kick-off is 7 p.m. if you have tickets.

The expect crowd of 18,500 will mark the second-largest Pennsylvania crowd to attend a U.S. Women's game as 31,553 were on hand for the USA's 5-0 victory against Nigeria on Sept.