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AFP

Football: 2018 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying table

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Final standings from 2018 World Cup qualifying competition for North America, Central America and the Caribbean after games on Tuesday (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points):

Mexico-q 10 6 3 1 16 7 21

Costa Rica-q 10 4 4 2 14 8 16

Panama-q 10 3 4 3 9 10 13

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Honduras-x 10 3 4 3 13 19 13

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USA 10 3 3 4 17 13 12

Trinidad & Tobago 10 2 0 8 7 19 6

q-qualified for World Cup

x-qualified for intercontinental playoff against Australia

Football: 2018 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying table

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Final standings from 2018 World Cup qualifying competition for North America, Central America and the Caribbean after games on Tuesday (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points):

Mexico-q 10 6 3 1 16 7 21

Costa Rica-q 10 4 4 2 14 8 16

Panama-q 10 3 4 3 9 10 13

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Honduras-x 10 3 4 3 13 19 13

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USA 10 3 3 4 17 13 12

Trinidad & Tobago 10 2 0 8 7 19 6

q-qualified for World Cup

x-qualified for intercontinental playoff against Australia

Football: 2018 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying results

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Results from 2018 World Cup qualifying games in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) on Tuesday:

At Couva, Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago 2 (Gonzalez 17-og, Jones 37) United States 1 (Pulisic 47)

At Panama City

Panama 2 (Torres 52, 88) Costa Rica 1 (Venegas 36)

At San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Honduras 3 (Elis 34, Ochoa 53-og, Quioto 60) Mexico 2 (Peralta 17, Vela 37)

Football: 2018 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying results

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Results from 2018 World Cup qualifying games in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) on Tuesday:

At Couva, Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago 2 (Gonzalez 17-og, Jones 37) United States 1 (Pulisic 47)

At Panama City

Panama 2 (Torres 52, 88) Costa Rica 1 (Venegas 36)

At San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Honduras 3 (Elis 34, Ochoa 53-og, Quioto 60) Mexico 2 (Peralta 17, Vela 37)

A 48-team World Cup, but who can host it?

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Paris (AFP) FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams starting with the 2026 tournament prompted one major question: who can host the global showpiece in its revamped format?

North America is the favourite and in pole position with other former candidates relegated to outsiders.

US, Colombia ready for Copa America kick-off

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) A star-studded celebration of the world's oldest international football tournament will get under way in California on Friday, when the United States takes on Colombia to open the Copa America Centenario.

Sixteen teams from across the Americas have gathered in the United States for a one-off edition of the Copa America, which is being staged to mark the tournament's 100th anniversary.

US, Colombia ready for Copa America kick-off

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) A star-studded celebration of the world's oldest international football tournament will get under way in California on Friday, when the United States takes on Colombia to open the Copa America Centenario.

Sixteen teams from across the Americas have gathered in the United States for a one-off edition of the Copa America, which is being staged to mark the tournament's 100th anniversary.

Major League Soccer

Robert Kraft named Honorary Chairman of United Bid Committee for 2026 World Cup

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The famed owner joins the task force to bring the World Cup back to North America.

Robert Kraft has influenced American soccer since the early 1990s. And now, he will play a role in the United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico and the United States, which has its sights set on bringing the 2026 World Cup to North America.

Report: MLS in talks with Real Sociedad over Vela

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One of the highest profile players from North America has once again been linked with Major League Soccer.

ESPN reported on Tuesday that the league is in talks with Real Sociedad over the 28-year-old Mexican international.

Vela was last linked with a move to MLS in 2016, with the San Jose Earthquakes, Colorado Rapids and Chicago Fire reportedly in line for his services back then.

Martinez, Lodeiro, Ciman headline MLS players set to join their national teams

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The international break is here, and a slew of MLS stars are set to step up and contribute to their respective national teams in a variety of competitions.

While North and South America focus on World Cup qualifying, Europe and Africa take on friendly matches during the March break. In total, 52 MLS players earned call-ups heading into the international window, representing 15 different nations.

What’s the MLS metric?

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By J Hutcherson (Mar 13, 2017) US Soccer Players - It's tough in professional club soccer, especially in North America. Nobody is turning off Major League Baseball because the Japanese, Korean, Mexican, or Dominican league is so much better. Nobody is choosing the Kontinental Hockey League over the National Hockey League.

How 2016 MLS salaries compare to NHL, MLB and NBA

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We all know that Major League Soccer's players aren't getting rich, for the most part. They make less than the men playing soccer in Europe's big leagues; they make less than the men playing football, basketball, baseball, and hockey in North America. But just how much less can be hard to determine.

Arsenal Will Be the 2016 MLS All-Star Game Opponents

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You have probably heard of Arsenal, right? English team? Won a lot of stuff? Have some of the best players in the world? The Invincibles? Those guys?

Well, they'll be swinging through North America this Summer and one of their stops will be in sunny California to play the Major League Soccer All-Stars in the annual All-Star Game.

Free Your Mind to Reality

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Reading over this article taking new MLS team Orlando City to task over a tweet, I felt a familiar frustration rising up.

Of course, in North America, women can be fans. Fans=customers and to the emerging soccer market in the USA and Canada, every customer is generally valued.
But why should women be "just" fans?

With Bradley in the Fold, Who's Left on MLS's Wishlist?

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If Major League Soccer could sign any player in the world, who would it be? Let's project ourselves inside MLS headquarters and come up with a list of the Top 5 players the league would most like to bring to North America.

Back during the 2013 MLS All-Star Game, if someone had said both Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley would be back in Major League Soccer before the start of the 2014 season, I think most league fans would have scoffed at the notion.

Is Now The Time For Promotion and Relegation In US and Canadian Soccer?

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On Saturday in Atlanta, the second division North American Soccer League will crown a champion for the 2013 season. The Atlanta Silverbacks will play host to the New York Cosmos who, despite not playing a full season, are eligible for the championship. The winner will be crowned champion but will not win promotion to Major League Soccer, the top flight league in the United States and Canada.

Costa Rica vs USA & Mexico vs Honduras: World Cup Qualifying Open Thread

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After a whirlwind of World Cup qualifying matches earlier today, we're now set for the next round of games featuring teams in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.

For viewers in the United States, the TV schedule tonight is:

Paraguay vs. Bolivia, 6:25pm, beIN SPORT
Chile vs.

North American Soccer League

Some Soccer News for Oct 25, 2016

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It's Day 299 of 2016.


In the immortal words of Bob Dylan: "I don't believe you."

dN

Two giant blasts in the world of lower division soccer in North America today:

Tampa Bay Rowdies leave NASL and go to USL:
A new journey begins.

Cosmos Notes: Freeman attributes early goals to Cosmos success; Trialist revealed; and more

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By DAN KARELL

The New York Cosmos enter Sunday's encounter with FC Edmonton in arguably the best form of any team in North America.

Winners of their last five and unbeaten in eight games, the Cosmos are 90 minutes away from clinching a place in the Soccer Bowl next month, assuming they can defeat the Eddies at James Shuart Stadium.

FIFA

Review of FIFA 17 Demo: Rating the gameplay, graphics and The Journey

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On September 27 in North America (and September 29 for the rest of the world), we will get to see one of the biggest FIFA editions ever, so many gamers no doubt are wondering how it stacks up. If you are eager to get a taste of The Journey, Alex Hunter's story in FIFA 17, download the demo now. More on that in a moment, let's talk about the overall game first.

Review of FIFA 17 Demo: Rating the gameplay, graphics and The Journey

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On September 27 in North America (and September 29 for the rest of the world), we will get to see one of the biggest FIFA editions ever, so many gamers no doubt are wondering how it stacks up. If you are eager to get a taste of The Journey, Alex Hunter's story in FIFA 17, download the demo now. More on that in a moment, let's talk about the overall game first.

EA Sports’ FIFA 15 hits stores in North America

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Christmas has once again come early. At least, for soccer gamers it has.

EA Sports released its much-anticipated FIFA 15 video game on the Xbox One, Playstation 4, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 consoles in North America on Tuesday, giving fansthe chance to get their hands on the latest installment of the popular franchise.

FIFA 14 Reviewed: It’s What’s Under The Hood That Counts

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If you live in North America, FIFA 14 is available in stores and online today (and later this week in Europe). Not surprisingly, many soccer fans are excited about what may be the final iteration in this current generation's version before the Next Gen consoles monopolize the industry.

I won't re-hash everything that I said about the demo.

Copa America Centenario

Everything you need to know about Copa America Centenario

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The 100 year centenary edition of Copa America will feature the best teams from South America, Central America, North America and the Caribbean in a major soccer tournament that will be played across the United States this summer. We've compiled everything you need to know about Copa America Centenario including team previews of each of the participating 16 countries to give you the background and insight needed to enjoy the competition as best as possible.

Everything you need to know about Copa America Centenario

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The 100 year centenary edition of Copa America will feature the best teams from South America, Central America, North America and the Caribbean in a major soccer tournament that will be played across the United States this summer. We've compiled everything you need to know about Copa America Centenario including team previews of each of the participating 16 countries to give you the background and insight needed to enjoy the competition as best as possible.

Here's what some of the regions top politicians said about Copa America Centenario

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The Copa America Centenario is a big deal. No, it's not as big as the World Cup and it won't draw the worldwide TV ratings of Euro 2016, but it's probably the biggest tournament to be played in North America since the 1994 World Cup. The tournament will feature not just the 10 CONMEBOL nations -- who include players like Leo Messi, James Rodriguez and Luis Suarez -- but also the United States, Mexico and four other CONCACAF nations.

World Cup

Where to find the World Cup qualifying preliminary draw on US TV and Internet

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The draw for the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place live from St Petersburg, Russia on US television and Internet.

The draw will determine the qualifying rounds for confederations around the world, including UEFA (Europe), CAF (Africa), CONCACAF (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) and other regions.

Where to find the World Cup qualifying preliminary draw on US TV and Internet

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The draw for the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place live from St Petersburg, Russia on US television and Internet.

The draw will determine the qualifying rounds for confederations around the world, including UEFA (Europe), CAF (Africa), CONCACAF (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) and other regions.

Spain, Nigeria headline North American pre-World Cup tour

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Reigning World Cup champions Spain and African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria are two of eight national teams scheduled to participate in a series of matches across North America just prior to this summer's World Cup.

The series of matches, titled "Road to Brazil", will take place between May 27 and June 10 across the continent, Soccer United Marketing announced on Monday.

NASL releases fall season schedule

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By DAN KARELL

Following a five-week break for much of the 2014 World Cup, the North American Soccer League will return to actionfor their fall season on the weekend of July 12-13 with the first of 90 games between July and early November.

Each NASL club will face the other nine teams in the league once at home and once on the road for an 18-game fall season.

English Premier League

Everton USA Launches Website And Official Affiliation With Club

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Everton have announced a new partnership with Global Football America, the company that runs the Toffees' official supporters' club—Everton USA—in the United States.

The agreement, which is the first of it's kind in European football, will see the Toffees provide various offers to their supporters from the USAvia new website, evertonusa.

Everton USA Launches Website And Official Affiliation With Club

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Everton have announced a new partnership with Global Football America, the company that runs the Toffees' official supporters' club—Everton USA—in the United States.

The agreement, which is the first of it's kind in European football, will see the Toffees provide various offers to their supporters from the USAvia new website, evertonusa.

Toronto FC

AFTER 90: Heart in the Heartland

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SPORTING KC VS. TORONTO
SPORTING PARK

FIRST HALF:
1' - It promises to be a fantastic match tonight as Jermain Defoe and his Toronto FC mates travel to the Midwest to face MLS Champio-----------

DO NOT ADJUST YOUR INTERNET MACHINE SOVIET CANUCKISTANIS.

THE MATCHUP (Hiatus Edition): Chowdah

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TORONTO VS. NEW ENGLAND
BMO FIELD - SATURDAY 1PM ET
TV: TSN 2

Disclaimer: The Matchup Department isn't available to take your calls at the moment. While we appreciate that many of North America's leading media organizations and most knowledgable supporters rely heavily on this technical, in-depth feature to form their opinions on the upcoming fixture, the department is on very temporary hiatus.

MISL

Introducing Indoor Soccer News 2.0

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Welcome to Indoor Soccer News - Version 2.0! My name is +Scott Ludwigand I have taken over duties as ISN Editor from+Chris Wimmer. You can also find me on KICKS Soccer News. My goal is simple:...

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Introducing Indoor Soccer News 2.0

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The Rest

This is what it's like to walk into Estadio Azteca

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Estadio Azteca is probably the most famous stadium in North America and one of the most famous in the Western Hemisphere. The 100,000-seat soccer-specific stadium has seen countless important matches and has proven to be one of the hardest places for American teams to win, whether at the club or international level.

PHOTO: Jose and the Chelsea players on board their flight to North America!

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Pre season is officially here as John Terry posted up a photo taken on board the flight to North America! The wait is nearly over! Can you spot Jose Mourinho?

Pre Season Canada here we come

LA Galaxy to play Manchester United at Rose Bowl in July

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The LA Galaxy are no strangers to playing top European teams, but they will face an opponent that fits that category for the very first time this summer.

The Galaxy announced on Tuesday that they will host Manchester United in a friendly at the Rose Bowl on July 23.

The 22 for El Tri

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Four friendlies to go and counting, and we have reached the one for World Cup hopefuls based in North America, with one rather notable exception. Gosh, see if you can pick that particular specimen for our microscope out of the bunch. G - Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)D - DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Brad Evans (