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FC Barcelona

Wednesday Kickoff: Martinez, Mexico, Cheryshev and more

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The European transfer window may be shut, but there has still been plenty of news from all over the world to go with some last-minute wheeling and dealing.

Chinese Super League spending continued asGuangzhou Evergrande spent $46 million to acquire Jackson Martinez from Atletico Madrid. Martinez becomes the latest star to go to China this window, following Gervinho, Freddy Guarin and Ramires.

The highest attendances for soccer matches in the US in 2015

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In 2014, there were 35 games played in the US that were attended by at least 40,000 people usually considered the cutoff for a standout soccer crowd. That's an outstanding total, but in 2015 it was even great: 45 games had 40,000 or more people.

Unfortunately there was no single game that had over 100,000 people like 2014's Real Madrid-Manchester United matchup in Ann Arbor, Mich.

The highest attendances for soccer matches in the US in 2015

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In 2014, there were 35 games played in the US that were attended by at least 40,000 people usually considered the cutoff for a standout soccer crowd. That's an outstanding total, but in 2015 it was even great: 45 games had 40,000 or more people.

Unfortunately there was no single game that had over 100,000 people like 2014's Real Madrid-Manchester United matchup in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Wednesday Kickoff: Blatter hospitalized; ex-Mexico coach bashes current team; and more

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Stress has been the cause of a recent trip to the hospital for Sepp Blatter.

The outgoing FIFA president has reportedly been hospitalized due to stress. Blatter reportedly suffered "a small breakdown", according to the BBC, and is expected to make a full recovery in the coming days.

Blatter had originally visited a hospital for what his representatives called a "medical evaluation" for stress-related reasons.

Mexican National Team

FOX Sports acquires English-language US TV rights to Mexico games through 2018

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FOX Sports has acquired the English-language TV rights to 25 upcoming Mexico national team 'home' games from 2016 through 2018, according to a report in The New York Times.

FOX, who replaces previous rights holder ESPN,acquired the rights from Univision Deportes for an undisclosed sum. The matches will include 'home' friendlies and World Cup qualifiers.

FOX Sports acquires English-language US TV rights to Mexico games through 2018

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FOX Sports has acquired the English-language TV rights to 25 upcoming Mexico national team 'home' games from 2016 through 2018, according to a report in The New York Times.

FOX, who replaces previous rights holder ESPN,acquired the rights from Univision Deportes for an undisclosed sum. The matches will include 'home' friendlies and World Cup qualifiers.

Mexico soccer legend Blanco sworn in as mayor

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Mexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco was sworn in as mayor in the crime-plagued city of Cuernavaca on Wednesday, with the playmaker tackling tough political opposition before kicking off his tenure.

Blanco took the oath of office at Cuernavaca City Hall, looking like a veteran football manager in a black suit and tie as he vowed to "change Cuernavaca.

Mexico soccer legend Blanco sworn in as mayor

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Mexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco was sworn in as mayor in the crime-plagued city of Cuernavaca on Wednesday, with the playmaker tackling tough political opposition before kicking off his tenure.

Blanco took the oath of office at Cuernavaca City Hall, looking like a veteran football manager in a black suit and tie as he vowed to "change Cuernavaca.

Americans Abroad

Copa Double Date

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Tijuana's Armando Moreno struck a winner on the turn with four minutes to play on Tuesday night, lifting the hosts to the top of Copa MX group 2. His goal play starts at the 44-second mark... Elsewhere, Sonny Guadarrama bagged his first Dorados goal to temporarily put the Group 1 cellar dwellers up midway through the second half, but they would leak twice late to fall on the road.

Miguel Herrera moves to Club Tijuana

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Former El Tri coach Luis Herrera has a new job, taking over Liga MX's Club Tijuana in an attempt to return them to title contention. Read More

Milestone Monday

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First European invite for an American coach, and also the first Liga MX strike for Miguel Ibarra. And a rather nifty one, at that (0:40 seconds into the clip). - Greg Seltzer

US Soccer

Carli Lloyd, Chicharito claim CONCACAF Player of the Year honors

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Mexico's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and American Carli Lloyd were named Friday as 2015 Players of the Year by the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). Voting was equally weighted among each member association's national team captains as well as fans and a media panel.

Carli Lloyd, Chicharito claim CONCACAF Player of the Year honors

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Mexico's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and American Carli Lloyd were named Friday as 2015 Players of the Year by the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). Voting was equally weighted among each member association's national team captains as well as fans and a media panel.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Costa Rica

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The USMNT senior squad plays Costa Rica in an international friendly and the U-23s play Canada in CONCACAF Olympic qualifying on Tuesday. Read More

US Soccer has systemic problems in addition to holding Jurgen Klinsmann and Sunil Gulati accountable

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The United States Men's National Team program has hit a clear tipping point. Saturday's 3-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup coupled with the stunning 2-0 loss to Honduras in the CONCACAF U-23 Championship represented a double-whammy indicting the current direction of the program.

Poor results and national team regression come at a point where the sport is more popular than ever before in the United States.

US Soccer has systemic problems in addition to holding Jurgen Klinsmann and Sunil Gulati accountable

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The United States Men's National Team program has hit a clear tipping point. Saturday's 3-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup coupled with the stunning 2-0 loss to Honduras in the CONCACAF U-23 Championship represented a double-whammy indicting the current direction of the program.

Poor results and national team regression come at a point where the sport is more popular than ever before in the United States.

US soccer press does a disservice with softball questions to Jurgen Klinsmann

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After a demoralizing loss to Mexico in a game where the US Men's National Team put in a very underwhelming performance on the same day that the US U23 team were defeated 0-2 to Honduras in Olympic qualifying, the defeated Jurgen Klinsmann went into the post-match press conference at the Rose Bowl to face the media.

US soccer press does a disservice with softball questions to Jurgen Klinsmann

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After a demoralizing loss to Mexico in a game where the US Men's National Team put in a very underwhelming performance on the same day that the US U23 team were defeated 0-2 to Honduras in Olympic qualifying, the defeated Jurgen Klinsmann went into the post-match press conference at the Rose Bowl to face the media.

Argentina

FIFA fines five nations for fans’ homophobic chants during 2018 World Cup qualifiers

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FIFA has handed out fines to the football associations of Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay for homophobic chants by supporters during qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup.

World soccer's governing body opened disciplinary proceedings against the associations of the respective countries after studying evidence gathered by their Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System.

FIFA fines five nations for fans’ homophobic chants during 2018 World Cup qualifiers

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FIFA has handed out fines to the football associations of Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay for homophobic chants by supporters during qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup.

World soccer's governing body opened disciplinary proceedings against the associations of the respective countries after studying evidence gathered by their Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System.

Mexico to finish Copa America group in Houston; USA snags top seed

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El Tri will play their third and final group stage game at NRG Stadium on June 13th. USA, by virtue of hosting, snags group seeds along with Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina.

CONCACAF announced on Thursday the four seeded teams that will head up their groups in the historic 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament to be held in the United States during the summer.

United States Men's National Team

Report: Jesse Gonzalez turns down USMNT call-up to join Mexico U-23s

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The most recent U.S. Men's National Team roster was released on Wednesday, and featured just two goalkeepers. Absent was the name of FC Dallas starter Jesse Gonzalez, whose change of heart reportedly saw him removed from the squad.

According to Goal USA, Gonzalez has opted to join Mexico's Under-23 camp after previously accepting an invitation to join the USMNT for January camp.

Recap: USMNT 2–3 Mexico

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Mexico defeated the US on Saturday night, winning the CONCACAF Cup 3–2 and booking their place in next year's Confederations Cup.

javier hernandez

19 goals in 20 matches: LvG finally opens up on Europe's in-form striker

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19 goals in 20 matches: LvG finally opens up on Europe's in-form striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis Van Gaal has insisted that he does not regret building a squad with only two specialist strikers, claiming that increased quantity does not turn out to an increase in quality.

Chicharito’s Way: Javier Hernandez breaking records at Bayer Leverkusen after Manchester United departure

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by Tom Harrison It's been a difficult couple of seasons for Javier Hernández. The Mexican international didn't start a single game at the 2014 World Cup and only started 15 games in 2014/15, during...

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CONCACAF

2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Schedule

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The schedule is set for the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.

The stage is set for 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying. BBVA Compass Stadium will host six group stage games, both semifinal matches, and the championship game.

Group A features the Unites States, Mexico, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico who will be playing their group matches in Frisco, TX at Toyota Stadium.

Shutouts for Mexico

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Mexico is already on a roll in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, dominating Group A with back-to-back shutouts to start the cycle. Read More

CONCACAF WCQ Rewind: El Tri wins in Honduras, Jamaica and Costa Rica victorious also

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Juan Carlos Osorio needed only one try to end the Honduran spell on Mexico.

Behind second-half goals from substitutes Jesus Corona and Jurgen Damm,El Tripicked up its first victoryin Honduras in 50 years with a 2-0 triumph.

Corona broke the deadlock in the 67th minute with a nifty finish.

Video Honduras vs Mexico 0-2 Highlights 2015 Goal Jurgen Damm

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Honduras vs Mexico 2015 (Honduras-El Tri VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Honduras vs Mexico 0-2 (Corona, Damm) CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier- 17 November, 2015- 17/11/15- Tuesday Jurgen Damm scores his first international goal for Mexico as they beat Honduras 2-0 Goals, Dailymotion Honduras vs Mexico 0-1 (Corona goal vs Honduras 67′) Honduras v Mexico [.

CONCACAF WCQ Preview: Mexico faces road test, Costa Rica deals with injuries, and more

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As the U.S. prepares for its FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Trinidad and Tobago tonight, 10 fellow CONCACAF members will square off against each other looking to leave this international break in a comfortable position before resuming qualifying action again in four months.

Mexico enjoyed a successful debut under new manager Juan Carlos Osorio last Friday, but it will face a tough challenge ahead when it visits Honduras.

Mexico in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying Group A

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Mexico has a new coach and the CONCACAF Cup as it starts a 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign as the favorite in the region. Read More

Mexico Sub17 vs Nigeria U17 2-4 Highlights 2015 World Cup Semifinal Goals Video

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Mexico U17 vs Nigeria U17 (Mexico Sub17 Nigeria VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Mexico vs Nigeria 2-4 (Magana, Cortes/ Nwakali, Okwonkwo, Ebere, Osimhen Estadio Municipal- 2015 U17 World Cup Semifinal Nigeria set up an all African U17 World Cup final (against Mali) after beating Mexico 4-2 Condensed highlights, Dailymotion Mexico vs Nigeria 2015 U17 [.

Does Klinsman Have Anything to Do With the #USMNT Loss to Mexico?

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Fabian Johnson challenged by Oribe Peralta during USMNT vs Mexico match Saturday(via BostonHerald.com)

After the U.S. did not make the Gold Cup final earlier this year, it's clear that Jurgen Klinsman had been given a longer leash than previous National Team coaches like Bob Bradley and Bruce Arena.

Ouch.

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Not that I blame them or find this out of bounds razzing, but Mexico is certainly enjoying their CONCACAF Cup win and Under-23 success in Olympic qualifying. Fair enough, I guess they had to wait a while for a victory over us. #ElFutbolEsNuestro ¿Así o más claro? pic.twitter.com/BO6WDm83Aw — Selección Nacional (@miseleccionmx) October 11, 2015 - Greg Seltzer

World Cup

Mexico vs El Salvador 3-0 Highlights 2015 Qualifying Guardado Herrera Vela Goals Video

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Mexico vs El Salvador 2015 (Mexico-El Salvador VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Mexico vs El Salvador 3-0 (Guardado, Herrera, Vela) 13 November, 2015- 13/11/15- CONCACAF Qualifier Mexico beat El Salvador 3-0 in North American qualifying for Russia 2018 Condensed hls, Dailymotion Mexico vs El Salvador 1-0 (Guardado goal vs El Salvador 6′) Mexico vs [.

Belgium U17 vs Mexico Sub17 3-2 Highlights 3rd Place playoff World Cup Dante Vanzeir Goals Video

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Belgium U17 vs Mexico U17 2015 (Belgium-Mexico Sub17 VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Belgium vs Mexico 3-2 (Van Vaerenbergh, Vanzeir*2/Marin pen, Venegas) U17 World Cup Third Place playoff A thrilling third place playoff game, with all five goals in the second half, sees Belgium take third place thanks to Dante Vanzeir's last gasp winner [.

U.S. National Team

Dark day for US Soccer questions ‘progress’ made under Klinsmann

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On a day that was set up to provide vindication for Jurgen Klinsmann and US Soccer, the day only brought more questions, more anger, and more blank expressions. On a day when critical goals for Klinsmann himself could have been met, the US failed to meet them, and now everyone is left to wonder just how much improvement there has been over the past four years, if any.

Dark day for US Soccer questions ‘progress’ made under Klinsmann

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On a day that was set up to provide vindication for Jurgen Klinsmann and US Soccer, the day only brought more questions, more anger, and more blank expressions. On a day when critical goals for Klinsmann himself could have been met, the US failed to meet them, and now everyone is left to wonder just how much improvement there has been over the past four years, if any.

The Rest

El Tri coach Juan Carlos Osorio raises a familiar issue for MLS

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Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has already clarified his statements, but his point about MLS as a career option won't go away. Read More

Luis Garrido suffers horrific leg break against Mexico

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The Houston Dynamo midfielder sees his leg bent backward, marring a World Cup Qualifier between Honduras and Mexico.

Luis Garrido has suffered a nauseating leg injury in a World Cup Qualifying match between Honduras and Mexico in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The Dynamo defensive midfielder was stretchered from the field of play and is undergoing tests at a nearby hospital to determine the exact severity of the damage to his knee.