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U.S. in Liga MX

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Six players on the roster have made Mexico their home for professional football, and tonight's match represents a special opportunity. A snapshot of the Liga MX'ers:

  • DaMarcus Beasley: Beasley made the move to Mexico and Puebla FC in the summer of 2011. Since then, the 30-year-old midfielder has scored seven goals in more than 30 league appearances for La Franja.

Federico Puppo signs with the Chicago Fire

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The Chicago Fire have signed 25 year-old Uruguayan forward Federico Puppo. HTIOT first put this rumor up over a week ago and it's interesting to see it finalized. It seems the Chicago Fire technical staff should be fully familiar with Puppo.

"Federico Puppo is a player we've kept an eye for the past few seasons," said Fire head coach Frank Klopas.

el tri

The USA U-23 fail to qualify for the Olympics: USA 3 El Salvador 3 3

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A last second shot by Jaime Alas which Sean Johnson could not hold onto trickled into goal for the equalizer and the USA U23 needing a win, alas, failed to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics. It will be El Salvador marching to the CONCACAF zone semi-finals from Group A, not the heavily favoured US side.

Mexico set to begin Olympic qualifying run as Group B kicks off

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BY ADAM SERRANO

CONCACAF Olympic qualifying continues on Friday evening as Group B kicks off at the Home Depot Center. Â The action begins this evening at the Home Depot Center when Honduras faces Panama (9pm EDT/CONCACAF.com) and ends when Mexico takes on Trinidad and Tobago (11:30pm EDT).

Pan American Games 2011 Men’s Soccer Broadcast Schedule

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The 2011 Pan American Games (or Pan Am Games) are taking place in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14th to the 30th. The tournament will feature approximately 6,000 athletes from 42 North, Central and South America and Caribbean nations participating in 36 sports including soccer. The 2011 Pan Am games men's and women's soccer tournaments will [.

Pan American Games 2011 Men’s Soccer Schedule

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The 2011 Pan American Games (or Pan Am Games) are taking place in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14th to the 30th. The tournament will feature approximately 6,000 athletes from 42 North, Central and South America and Caribbean nations participating in 36 sports including soccer. The 2011 Pan Am games men's and women's soccer tournaments will [.

Mexico Atlética Pan American Games 2011 Jerseys / Camisetas

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Notre Dame

Sesselmann, Canada eye Olympic berth

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Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) already has a gold medal from the Pan American Games.

Now she and her teammates on the Canadian women's national soccer team have their eyes on the Olympics.

Sesselmann is one of 23 players called in for a 10-day training camp that started Tuesday in Fullerton, Calif.

Sesselmann, Canada off to Phoenix

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After helping Canada win the gold medal at last month's Pan American Games in Mexico, Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) will be back training with the national team on Saturday.

The Atlanta Beat defender was one of 21 players called in for a 12-day training camp in Phoenix that includes a closed-door friendly against Sweden on Nov.

Sesselmann, Canada win Pan Am gold

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Just more than a month into her international career, Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) already has won a gold medal.

Sesselmann started and played 77 minutes Thursday night as Canada won the gold at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, topping two-time defending champion Brazil 4-3 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw in the final at Estadio Omnilife.

Sesselmann, Canada win Pan Am opener

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Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) started and played 62 minutes at left back as Canada beat Costa Rica 3-1 in the opening match of the women's soccer competition at the Pan American Games on Tuesday at Omnilife Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Sesselmann, making her third international appearance, conceded a penalty kick in the 27th minute as she was called for a foul on Raquel Rodríguez Cedeño during a breakaway.

State quartet called for national teams

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Three players with state ties are headed to Mexico with the Canadian women's national team for the Pan American Games next month.

Atlanta Beat defender Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame), Marquette sophomore Vanessa Legault-Cordisco and University of Wisconsin recruit Diamond Simpson were among the 17 players selected by new coach John Herdman.

Brazil

Painful Football Lessons For Selecao Feminina?

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In the end, you can't possibly have everything. The selecao feminina painfully lost out on penalties to Canada a few hours ago, taking home the silver medal at the Pan American games after the shootout ended 4-3. Sections of the Brazilian media are calling this a "harsh punishment" but we don't think so.

Sesselmann helps Canada to final

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Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) set up Robyn Gayle's 88th-minute winner as the Canadian women's national team slipped past Colombia 2-1 on Tuesday night in Guadalajara, Mexico, to advance to the championship game of the Pan American Games.

Sesselmann served a free kick into the box that Gayle chested down and finished to send the Canadians to a rematch with Brazil in Thursday's final at Omnilife Stadium.

Picture of the Day : “For My Father”

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Maurine from Brazil Women's team will be facing off against Mexico in a crucial semi-final match at the Pan American games today. But Maurine, a right winger, has a greater mission than her teammates. After her dad passed away on Sunday, she wants to fulfill his last wish: "My father asked me to take the gold medal home.

Canada shares Pan Am group title

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Lauren Sesselmann (Green Bay Notre Dame) played the full 90 minutes at left back Saturday night as Canada tied Brazil 0-0 in the final match of Group B play at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

The teams shared the group title, as both teams went 2-0-1 with four goals scored and one allowed in three games.

Maracana Hosts World Cup 2014 Final & Brazilians Prepare To Welcome You!

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FIFA announced the Match Schedule for the 2014 World Cup in Zurich last night and we know you'd rather take out your neighbour's trash than see images of Yoda Blatter at the ceremony! So here you go instead, it's the Selecao feminina celebrating their goal against Costa Rica at the Pan American Games yesterday.

Highlights: 2011 Sudamericano sub-20 championship

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The 2011 Sudamerico Sub-20 championship was played between 16 January and 12 february 2011. The top two finishers (Brazil and Uruguay) qualify to play in the 2012 Olympic football tournament. The top four finishers qualified to play in the FIFA under-20 World Cup (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina & Ecuador) and will be joined by the hosts Colombia.

Brazil vs Argentina – Sunday 7pm on ESPN3.com

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Neymar in Brazilian debut against USA, Aug 2010

The U20 Tournament in South America has reached the final group stage, meaning six teams who will now play against the other five teams. Those games began on Monday and continue Sunday on ESPN3.com. The top four finishing teams earn trips to both the U-20 World Cup and the Pan American Games, and the top two teams also get spots in the 2012 Olympics.

The Politics of the 2014 World Cup Just Got Started

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The 2014 World Cup is 5 years ahead of us. Long time? Not for the politics going on in the background. Before I even go ahead, bare in mind a few things:

Brazil hosted the 2007 Pan-american games in Rio. The proposed budget for the hosting the games: R$ 400 million ( at a rate of US$ 1 = R$ 2.

Brazil behind schedule for 2014 W.C.

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This article says one year behind in the construction efforts.

Which is surprising because Brazil, of all countries, seems like it'd be able to get ready for a soccer fiesta.

I mean they got the Maracana!
Brazil hosted the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro last year without major glitches.

World Football

2011 International Football Calendar

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The new year is here, and it's tempting to think of 2011 as a bit of a let-down in terms of international football. After all, 2010 was the big one, the World Cup year, and now we enter the long three year hiatus of World Cup football before Brazil 2014. But there is, of course, far more to the international game than just the World Cup.

2014 World Cup: The Waste of Public Money Started

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Months ago, I mentioned the danger of the 2014 World Cup turn into drain for public money. The final destination: the pockets of corrupt Brazilian politicians. It seems the party just got started.

Blog do Jose Cruz, which investigates the politics of sports, showed yesterday that the city of Cuiaba, capital of Mato Grosso and one of the 12 hosts, already broke the rules to avoid the waste of tax payers' money.

North American Soccer League

THE STARTING 11: Names for Hamilton's NASL club

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Put that in your Tony Pulis and smoke it!
Regular Yorkies readers will know that the word "Panama" has appeared far too often over the last few days here. So no more - not even parts of the word! On to a different topic!
 
In 2015, The Golden Horseshoe area will host the Pan-American Games (wait.

Another Hall calls Milwaukee's Gansler

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Milwaukee's Bob Gansler will be inducted into the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame on Jan. 15 at the organization's annual convention in Philadelphia.

Gansler, a native of Hungary who moved to Milwaukee in 1952, played with the Chicago Mustangs in the North American Soccer League in 1968 and made 25 appearances for the U.

The Evolution of US Soccer Players in Europe: Part I

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While players are now reporting to their European clubs' preseason training camps, we're all still following the movement of American players between various clubs. This got me thinking that after 20 years of following the fortunes of US players in Europe (9 of them as a reporter), its hard not to notice the evolution of the American presence in the European game.

The Rest

Brazilian striker Rafael Sauza to D.C. United on a season long loan?

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The first fruits of Ben Olsen's South American trip may have just arrived, as multiple reports out of Brazil quote EC Bahia's coach Paulo Angioni as saying that 20 year old striker Rafael Souza will go on a season long loan to D.C. United. Rafael has played in 46 games for EC Bahia, who finished 14th in the Brazilian Serie A last season, and he has scored 10 goals.

China, Why Costa Rica? - Costa Rica have recently unveiled the...

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China, Why Costa Rica? -Â Costa Rica have recently unveiled the state-of-the-art Estadio Nacional. But why was it funded exclusively by the Chinese government?

On Saturday, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid kick off at the Camp Nou and the Mestalla, respectively.

Pan Am Games Final: Argentina v Mexico Highlights

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Jerome Amione, currently with Atlante, scored the lone goal as Mexico's youth again shows it's international dominance in the Pan American Games as they win the gold medal 1-0 on home soil. Congrats to Tri Colores.Video: yornom2011

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Brazil Under-20 squad for the Pan-American games Guadalajara Mexico October 2011

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São Paulo forward, Henrique, who was voted the U-20 World Cup's best player in Colombia

Ney Franco has called up 18 players for the Pan-American games in Mexico. Brazil are in Group B and will kick off their campaign versus Argentina on 19th October. They then face Cuba on 21st and Costa Rica two days later.

Kristina Kiss Retires From Canadian Soccer

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Kirstina Kiss has announced today that she will be retiring from the Canadian Women's National Soccer Team today. Kiss began her soccer career in Ottawa, Ontario after being a star player at the Holy Trinity High School. She was the team captain for Canada and helped her team win silver at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo and bronze in 2007 at the Pan American games in Rio de Janairo.