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FIFA 2015 U-20 World Cup draw is (relatively) kind to CONCACAF

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Trophy seeks like-minded partner for long walks on the beach(fifa.com)

Austin Fido has a look at how CONCACAF's teams fared in the FIFA 2015 U-20 World Cup draw...

CONCACAF's four qualifiers for FIFA's 2015 U-20 World Cup have learned a little more about the path they'll have to follow if one of them is to become the first team from this region to win the tournament.

CONCACAF 2015 U-20 Championship: Group B Rounds 4 & 5 round-up

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El Tri: flying through Group B (concacaf.com)

The final rounds of the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship's Group B brought a few surprises. Austin Fido recaps...

Group B's denouement was not quite as dramatic as that of Group A, but we got some surprises, some of the better goals of the tournament so far, and the schedule for the final round of the competition.

CONCACAF 2015 U-20 Championship: Group B Round 3 round-up

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Hirving Lozano (8): still the top scorer in the tournament (concacaf.com)

Austin Fido takes a mid-tournament lookat Group B of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica...

The mid-tournament round-up for Group A is over here, but this is about Group B: home of presumptive champions, Mexico, and five other teams that might be better than we're giving them credit for since they're all lining up to get thumped by El Tri.

CONCACAF 2015 U-20 Championship: Group B Round 1 & 2 Round-Up

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Three goals in two games makes Hirving Lozano your 2015 CONCACAF U-20 leading scorer (concacaf.com)

Austin Fido has a look at what's happening in Group B of the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship after two rounds...

Two rounds completed in the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, and no team is having quite as good a time as Mexico.

CONCACAF 2015 U-20 Championship: Group B Preview

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It is a rare CONCACAF U-20 Championship that isn't won by Mexico (concacaf.com)

Austin Fido offers a preview of Group B of the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship...

The first part of OTF's CONCACAF U-20 Championship preview is here.

In Group B, you will find the pre-tournament favorite Mexico as well as two of the joint-second best performers in the history of the competition (Canada and Honduras).

United States

Elney scores, dishes assist in U.S. U-18 consolation game in Mexico

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After struggling to generate offense in group play, the U.S. Under-18 team exploded for five goals in a consolation game in Mexico Thursday with Union Academy forward Sebastian Elney chipping in a goal and an assist.

The United States Under-18 team missed out on the knockout stage of the 2015 Copa Chivas Tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico after posting a 1-2-1 record in group play, but did finally get their offense on track in a consolation game against Japanese club Urawa on Thursday.

Mexico vs Paraguay Friendly Confirmed for Arrowhead

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The friendly between Mexico and Paraguay to be played in Kansas City has been confirmed today by the Mexican Federation. The game will take place on Tuesday, March 31st with an 8pm Central Time kick off at Arrowhead. The game will be the second of two friendlies that Mexico is playing in the United States during that international break.

U.S National Team to Renew Mexico Rivalry This April in San Antonio

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Coming off of surprising Round of 16 appearances in the 2014 World Cup, the United States men's national team will renew its rivalry with Mexico this April, according to an announcement today by the US Soccer Federation. The match will take place Wednesday, April 15 at 8:30 PM ET and will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 and UniMas.

U.S National Team to Renew Mexico Rivalry This April in San Antonio

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Coming off of surprising Round of 16 appearances in the 2014 World Cup, the United States men's national team will renew its rivalry with Mexico this April, according to an announcement today by the US Soccer Federation. The match will take place Wednesday, April 15 at 8:30 PM ET and will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 and UniMas.

Copa America

Strikers Struck Down

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Miguel Herrera, Mexico's ebullient coach, is in a bit of a quandary. The double demands of Copa America and Gold Cup have, in my opinion, been part of a difficult test for Mexican players that helps them improve.

But it's a strain to play both tournaments, so different rosters are often utilized.

Mexico’s Home Shirt for 2015 Copa America Is Black: Leaked [PHOTO]

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Mexico's home shirt for 2015 and Copa America will be black instead of green based on a leaked photo of El Tri's shirt manufactured and designed by adidas.

Mexico's shirt features the green, white and red from the country's flag at the bottom of the shirt, while the rest of the jersey is black with fluorescent green trim and fluorescent green national crest and adidas logo.

Mexico’s Home Shirt for 2015 Copa America Is Black: Leaked [PHOTO]

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Mexico's home shirt for 2015 and Copa America will be black instead of green based on a leaked photo of El Tri's shirt manufactured and designed by adidas.

Mexico's shirt features the green, white and red from the country's flag at the bottom of the shirt, while the rest of the jersey is black with fluorescent green trim and fluorescent green national crest and adidas logo.

Copa America 2015: Groups, Fixtures & Three Key Matches

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Copa America 2015: Groups, Fixtures & Three Key Matches - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The draw for Copa America 2015 was made inVina Del Mar, Chile, on Monday night. Twelve teams will be competing for the biggest South American show-piece that starts from 11 June in Santiago on Thursday.

Mexico’s Away Shirt For 2015 Looks Like Real Madrid: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Mexico's away shirt for 2015 have been leaked on the Internet.

After Mexico wore its well-designed red away shirt during World Cup 2014, El Tri have returned with an equally impressive shirt for 2015 and the Copa America with a white shirt and fluorescent green trim.

At first glance, Mexico's new home shirt for 2015 looks like a Real Madrid jersey.

Mexico’s Away Shirt For 2015 Looks Like Real Madrid: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Mexico's away shirt for 2015 have been leaked on the Internet.

After Mexico wore its well-designed red away shirt during World Cup 2014, El Tri have returned with an equally impressive shirt for 2015 and the Copa America with a white shirt and fluorescent green trim.

At first glance, Mexico's new home shirt for 2015 looks like a Real Madrid jersey.

La Liga

Injury blow for David Moyes as Carlos Vela ruled out for two months

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Real Sociedad coach David Moyes has been struck witha major injury blow as striker Carlos Vela has been ruled out for eight weeks.

The Mexico international twisted his knee during Saturday's 5-1 defeat to Real Madrid and was operated on earlier today. The Basque club announced that the surgery went well, but La Real will be without the striker for two months.

Injury blow for David Moyes as Carlos Vela ruled out for two months

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Real Sociedad coach David Moyes has been struck witha major injury blow as striker Carlos Vela has been ruled out for eight weeks.

The Mexico international twisted his knee during Saturday's 5-1 defeat to Real Madrid and was operated on earlier today. The Basque club announced that the surgery went well, but La Real will be without the striker for two months.

Carlos Vela Can Be The Real Deal for David Moyes at Real Sociedad

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David Moyes' reputation as a pragmatic manager is well-founded. His Everton team was certainly built from the back and reports from the Manchester United camp suggested he wanted to do likewise at Old Trafford. It's going to be the same at Real Sociedad but Moyes has always liked a bit of flair too and he's got all that and more in Carlos Vela.

Carlos Vela Can Be The Real Deal for David Moyes at Real Sociedad

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David Moyes' reputation as a pragmatic manager is well-founded. His Everton team was certainly built from the back and reports from the Manchester United camp suggested he wanted to do likewise at Old Trafford. It's going to be the same at Real Sociedad but Moyes has always liked a bit of flair too and he's got all that and more in Carlos Vela.

Carlos Vela Can Be The Real Deal for David Moyes at Real Sociedad

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David Moyes' reputation as a pragmatic manager is well-founded. His Everton team was certainly built from the back and reports from the Manchester United camp suggested he wanted to do likewise at Old Trafford. It's going to be the same at Real Sociedad but Moyes has always liked a bit of flair too and he's got all that and more in Carlos Vela.

Mexico’s Raul Jimenez Will Continue To Fight Until He Breaks Into Atletico Madrid’s Lineup

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Mexico internationalRaul Jimenez has been struggling to earn a place in Diego Simeone's starting eleven at Atletico Madrid.

The striker made a summertime switch from the Liga MX side, Club America, to the reigning Spanish champions for a reported fee of 8.5 million. It was expected that Jimenez would challenge Atletico's other new striker, Mario Mandzukic, for a position the Los Rojiblancos' starting eleven.

el tri

Mexico 2015/16 Home and Away Jerseys

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LaFederación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and adidas today unveiled the home and away kits that [...]

El Tri Ends 2014 With a Whimper

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After all the excitement over the prodigal son return of Vela, Mexico suffered a loss to Belarus.

It wasn't all bad. Raul Jimenez scored, but the defense really let the side down.
It was really cold, though.
I can't get over this. Who is El Tri's blanket ops person?

El Tri Ends 2014 With a Whimper

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After all the excitement over the prodigal son return of Vela, Mexico suffered a loss to Belarus.

It wasn't all bad. Raul Jimenez scored, but the defense really let the side down.
It was really cold, though.
I can't get over this. Who is El Tri's blanket ops person?

Mexico, Beautiful and Beloved

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Or, in Spanish, Mexico, lindo y querido!

A small measure of revenge was earned by El Tri against Holland.
But more importantly, how about that Carlos Candle!

Real Madrid

Agent to meet Manchester United board to discuss striker’s future

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Agent to meet Manchester United board to discuss striker's future - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United, courtesy of their six consecutive victories, have not only consolidated their position for the top four spot, but an outside chance of a potential title challenge aredoing the hubbubs.

FIFA Club World Cup 2014: Everything you need to know about… Cruz Azul

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By Mathew Burt

The 2014 Club World Cup is up and running as the continental champions look for global glory in Morocco. Real Madrid, as favourites, are a household name, but what about the other contenders for the prestigious prize?

Manchester United striker “not sure” about future

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Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, who is currently plying his trade in Spain with Real Madrid on a season long loan, says he wants "assurances" about his future for whichever club plays next season.

Manchester United striker “not sure” about future

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Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, who is currently plying his trade in Spain with Real Madrid on a season long loan, says he wants "assurances" about his future for whichever club plays next season.

The Rest

One Big, Happy Family

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Sure, there are problems in Mexico, but that doesn't mean that the country can't celebrate when one of their own makes good.

Mexicans are celebrating Alejandro G. Iñárritu's ‘ballsy' Oscar speech as a call to action: http://t.co/5WwVIAYF0g pic.twitter.

José Manuel Moreno: A Different Type of Player

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I was reading through the book Soccer in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeno and one of the passages from a particular section stuck me. At the end of the section entitled Moreno Galeno writes: "In 1961 after retiring, he became coach of Medellín in Colombia. Medellín was losing a match against Boca Juniors from Argentina, and the players could not make any headway toward the goal.

2015 Copa America Kits- New Copa America Jerseys- Mexico Shirt is black!

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2015 Copa America Kits- New Copa America Jerseys- Mexico Shirt is black! is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter The new Copa America 2015 jerseys for this tournament in Chile have already begun releasing, with Mexico and Argentina first off the block.

Union Academy duo named to U-18 roster for Copa Chivas Tournament

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Union Academy forward Sebastian Elney and midfielder Sean Wilson have been named to the U.S. Under-18 roster for the Copa Chivas Tournament in Mexico Jan. 30-Feb. 7.

Philadelphia Union Academy duo Sebastian Elney and Sean Wilson can add Mexico to their travel plans after the United States Under-18 men's national team head coach Javier Perez named both to his twenty player roster for the 2015 Copa Chivas Tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico.

La homofobia en el futbol mexicano

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La homofobia en el futbol mexicano

La FIFA investigo a la afición mexicana por conducta inapropiada en el mundial del 2014. FIFA lanzó la investigación después del partido de México contra Camerún después de quejas que venían de varios espectadores porque los hinchas mexicanos gritaban la palabra puto cuando el portero de Camerún despejaba el balón de su meta.

Mexico and Paraguay to Play in KC

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El 27 de marzo será el debut de Ramón Díaz como DT de Paraguay vs #CostaRica,Luego el 31 ante #México en Kansas.
— Elmer Polanco (@PolancoESA) December 11, 2014



Reports from Mexico and Paraguay today are reporting that the two national teams will be meeting in Kansas in March of 2015.

Busy Busy Busy

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It is quite rare and also awesome that we get a good early look at several upcoming USMNT friendly opponents. And it seems I will be getting a couple nice visits. I should probably mop, or something.- Greg Seltzer

Retro Football: Jimmy Quinn Helps Northern Ireland Secure 1986 WC Qualification With Winning Goal Vs. Romania (Video)

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By Alan Duffy

Ahead of Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 clash with Romania in Bucharest, we thought it the perfect time to relive Jimmy Quinn's famous goal for the North away in Romania which helped to secure their passage to the 1986 World Cup finals in Mexico.

Facing a fine Romanian side which included the great Gheorghe Hagi, Billy Bingham's boys needed to secure an unlikely win in Bucharest if they were to stand any chance of making it to Mexico.

Wowful Klaas Jan Huntelaar Miss v Mexico (Vine)

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Dutch striker somehow contrives to miss an open goal from less than two feet out against Turkey tonight and to add insult to embarrassment Mexico won the game 3-2.

Fantastic Carlos Vela Curler v Mexico

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Former Arsenal striker Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead against Holland tonight with this fantastic curling strike which found it's way just inside the left-hand post despite looking off target when first struck!

Netherlands vs Mexico 2-3 Highlights 2014 Friendly Vela Goals Sneijder Blind Hernandez Video

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Netherlands vs Mexico 2-3 Highlights 2014 Friendly Vela Goals Sneijder Blind Hernandez Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Netherlands vs Mexico 2014 (Holland Mexico VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Netherlands vs Mexico 2-3 (Sneijder, Blind/ Vela*3, Hernandez) Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam- 12 November, 2014- 19.