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Know Thy Enemy: Revs-Fire Prevent The Sweep Edition

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The Revs need to make a playoff push, but that means getting points at Chicago, something that usually doesn't happen.

My friend Sean Spence is happy.

His soccer team is good, his city just hosted the MLS All-Star game and not even me insulting that deep dish casserole Chicago Fire fans call pizza can break up his happiness.

A Wet Night in the Windy City: Observations from the MLS All-Star Game

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One of our own takes advantage of a trip to Chicago by catching the ASG at Soldier Field. It doesn't go well.

Realio's Log:

2:30 p.m.: I wake from a nap refreshed and excited to go watch some live soccer in a football stadium!! Outside it looks overcast. My app assures me that rain is 0% chance until 11 p.

Major League Soccer

Real Madrid emerges victorious in penalty kicks to win MLS All-Star Game

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It took penalty kicks to decide a winner in Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game and, when the dust cleared, Real Madrid was crowned this summer's victors.

Following a 1-1 draw in regular time, Real Madrid topped the MLS All-Stars, 4-2, on penalty kicks to win Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field.

Altidore, Acosta, Dwyer headline finalized MLS All-Star roster

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Several U.S. Men's National Team stars and international playmakers headline the finalized MLS All-Star roster.

Jozy Altidore, Kellyn Acosta and Giovani dos Santos headline the finalized 24-man squad set to face Real Madrid in the MLS All-Star Game on Aug.

The 2017 MLS All-Star team

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MLS announced the full roster for the 2017 MLS All-Star game. The league previously announced the starting lineup, determined by a fan vote. The rest of the squad comes from Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunovic and two picks from MLS commissioner Don Garber. The commissioner used those picks on two USMNT players who showed well during the Gold Cup group stage.

Bale, Modric, Kroos in; Ronaldo out of Real Madrid roster for MLS All-Star Game

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not be involved in this summer's MLS All-Star Game, but several of Real Madrid's heavy-hitters will be making the trip.

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos headline the Spanish giant's roster for their trip to the U.S. Real is set to play matches in the International Champions Cup before taking on the MLS All-Stars on August 2 in Chicago.

MLS All-Star Game voting begins, USMNT rumors: Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/31/17

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Enjoy today's links.

Philadelphia Union News

Eight Philadelphia Union players named to All-Star ballot
Andre Blake, Alejandro Bedoya and six others could be playing against Cristiano Ronaldo later this summer.

RSL 1, Union 0: Player grades and analysis of a team stuck in 'first gear'
Union head coach Jim Curtin summed it up perfectly when he told reporters that his team couldn't "get out of first gear" in the 1-0 loss to Real Salt Lake.

Real Madrid to face MLS All-Stars in August

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Real Madrid will take on Major League Soccer’s All-Star lineup at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 2, MLS announced on Saturday.

The game will mark the first time that the MLS All-Stars will play a team from La Liga.

In previous versions of the exhibition All-Star Game, the side culled from MLS clubs have taken on clubs from the English Premier League, the Bundesliga, Serie A, Mexico and the Scottish Premier League.

Report: MLS nearing deal with Real Madrid for All-Star Game

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MLS is reportedly close to bringing in one of the world's top teams for this summer's All-Star Game.

ESPN reported on Thursday that the league is nearing a deal with Real Madrid to participate in this summer's event, which is set for Aug. 2 at Chicago's Soldier Field. The deal would see Real Madrid become the first Spanish team to come stateside for the event.

MLS All-Star Game lands in Chicago this summer

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Chicago will host the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Fire owner Andrew Hauptman were on hand this afternoon to make the formal announcement. Veljko Paunovic will coach the MLS side against an opponent which has yet to be named, but sources indicate to Fire Confidential that Real Madrid will be announced as the competition in the near future.

2017 MLS All-Star game to be played at Soldier Field

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Major League Soccer has drawn plenty of big-name clubs to play in its All-Star Game in the past, but while the 2017 inviteeremains unconfirmed, the location will be large.

The league announced on Tuesday that theMLS All-Stars game will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 2. The 2017 event marks the first time since 2010 that the All-Star Game is being held outside of a soccer-specific stadium.

Adidas unveils 2016 MLS All-Star jersey

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While fan voting for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game continues until early July, one question was answered in regards to what the MLS players will be wearing.

On Friday, adidas released the jersey for the July 28 showdown against Premier League side Arsenal, which will be played at the San Jose Earthquakes' Avaya Stadium.

Heaps says Caldwell is "awesome" despite All-Star snub

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Don't expect Caldwell's form to dip after failing to make the ballot for the MLS All-Star game.

Scott Caldwell deserves to be on the MLS All-Star ballot, according to head coach Jay Heaps.

Last week, the league announced the players available to represent MLS in this summer's All-Star game against Liverpool.

Fan voting for 2016 MLS All-Star Game begins Thursday

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It's that time of the year again. Yes, time to vote on which players will represent MLS in this year's All-Star Game.

The ballot consists of two different methods of voting: the online vote and playing EA Sports FIFA 16.

The traditional voting process online remains the same, with 160 eligible players (eight per team) in the running for selection.

Arsenal tickets on sale for MLS All-Star Game in San Jose and Chivas in Los Angeles

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If you're looking for tickets for either or both of Arsenal's friendlies in the United States this summer, here are all of the details you need.

First, Arsenal plays in the MLS All-Star Game on July 28 at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. That's followed by a friendly against Chivas Guadalajara at the Stubhub Center on July 31 in Los Angeles.

Arsenal tickets on sale for MLS All-Star Game in San Jose and Chivas in Los Angeles

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If you're looking for tickets for either or both of Arsenal's friendlies in the United States this summer, here are all of the details you need.

First, Arsenal plays in the MLS All-Star Game on July 28 at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. That's followed by a friendly against Chivas Guadalajara at the Stubhub Center on July 31 in Los Angeles.

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.

Arsenal to play in 2016 MLS All-Star Game in San Jose

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Arsenal will be the opponents in this year's MLS All-Star Game scheduled to be played in San Jose on Thursday, July 28pm at 9pm ET.

In addition to the Gunners playing the match at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, the team will play another friendly, this time in Los Angeles against Chivas on Sunday, July 31 at the Stubhub Center.

Arsenal to play in 2016 MLS All-Star Game in San Jose

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Arsenal will be the opponents in this year's MLS All-Star Game scheduled to be played in San Jose on Thursday, July 28pm at 9pm ET.

In addition to the Gunners playing the match at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, the team will play another friendly, this time in Los Angeles against Chivas on Sunday, July 31 at the Stubhub Center.

MLS All-Star Game 2015: Live stream, time, preview, and how to watch online

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D.C. United is completely unrepresented in tonight's game against Tottenham Hotspur, but you might still want to watch anyway.

All the big names...well, most of them...OK, some of the big names in MLS are in Colorado tonight for the league's 2015 All-Star Game against Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League.

How To Watch: MLS All-Stars vs. Tottenham Hotspur

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Here's how you can view tonight's MLS All-Star Game.

Tonight, the MLS All-Stars will take on Tottenham Hotspur FC in this year's MLS All-Star Game. Hugo Lloris, Christian Eriksen, Harry Kane (?), and DeAndre Yedlin headline the North London squad. For the MLS All-Star team, here are the big names on the roster: Robbie Keane uh, Sebastian Giovinco ok not him I guess, Steven Gerrard who is crossing these names out, and Michael Bradley is anyone actually playing in this game?

2015 MLS Homegrown Game: This is not a marijuana-themed event, I swear

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Jalen Robinson - D.C. United's only representative in any event related to the MLS All-Star Game - will take the field tonight alongside some of MLS's best young players.

Look, I'll level with you: The 2015 MLS Homegrown Game is more or less a game that exists to further expand the Chipotle brand.

Henry leaves to standing ovation after showing brilliance in possibly his final MLS All-Star Game

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The 2014 MLS All-Star Game may have beenLandon Donovan's last one, but the sense most observers had was that it was another player who was possibly playing in one of the final matches of his career.

2014 MLS All-Star Game: SBI Live Commentary

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The 2014 MLS All-Star Game kicks off in Portland tonight, with the MLS All-Stars facing Bayern Munich (10pm, ESPN2).

The German champions will look to stop an MLS side featuring Thierry Henry and Clint Dempsey, as well as Michael Bradley and Tim Cahill, among others.

SBI will be providing live commentary on tonight's action so please feel free to follow along here.

ESPN to Debut Innovative Cameras Inside Goal Posts at MLS All-Star Game

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MLS' big night is here: The 2014 All-Star game from Providence Park in Portland, which will see the league's best, made up of a quasi-US national team core, take on European superpower Bayern Munich.

ESPN2, which will broadcast the All-Star game and has just signed a new deal with MLS and US Soccer to carry the league going forward, will have comprehensive and unprecedented coverage.

Porter planning to field two different lineups during MLS All-Star Game

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. Caleb Porter already has a plan in place to manage the amount of minutes many, if not all, of the MLS All-Stars will play on Wednesday.

With a full slate of league matches on tap for this weekend, Porter wants to limit how fatigued MLS players get during the upcoming All-Star Game.

Red Bulls Notes: Trio readying for All-Star game; trying out the diamond; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

With the MLS'bestset to take on Bayern Munich in Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game, a trio of Red Bulls stars will be taking part in Portland's All-Star festivities.

Thierry Henry, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Tim Cahill will make the trip to the Rose City for this week's game, which is something Henry is lookingforward to.

Maurice Edu named to MLS All-Star Game vs. Bayern Munich

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MLS All-Star manager Caleb Porter selects Edu and two others to fill in against Bayern Munich

Today MLSSoccer.com revealed that All-Star manager Caleb Porter has selected Maurice Edu as well as D.C. United defenders Bobby Boswell and Sean Franklin to play in Wednesday's All-Star Game against Germany's Bayern Munich.

Who is this year’s biggest MLS All-Star Game snub?

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By FRANCO PANIZO

It happens every year: A deserving candidate for the MLS All-Star Game is left off the squad due toroster limitations.

This season is no different. In fact, there might be more playersin 2014than there has been in recent years that have legitimate cases for inclusion.

MLS All-Star Ballots go live

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By DAN KARELL

Starting Wednesday, fans can determine who will make up the MLS All-Star squad that will face Bayern Munich on August 6 in Portland.

MLS released the MLS All-Star Game ballots and opened polling for fans to vote in their favorite players to the 2014 MLS All-Star Game.

MLS Adds Homegrown Game To All-Star Week

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The NBA does a rookies vs sophomores. Baseball does a futures game. Now MLS wants in on the action as today they have announced theirown All-Star week event to showcase the up-and-coming generation of talent coming through the league.

MLS announced the creation of the Homegrown Game (in conjunction with a sponsorship deal with Chipotle), an exhibition during which the league's top young talent that has come through the academy pipeline will go against on another.

The SBI Show: Episode 59 (Looking back at MLS All-Star Week, talking Dempsey rumors, and more)

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By IVES GALARCEP

With the 2013 MLS All-Star Game Week in the books, and transfer rumors spreading like wildfire about U.S. Men's National Team captain Clint Dempsey, there is no shortage of things to talk about in the latest episode of The SBI Show.

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and I look back at the memorable week in Kansas City, as Sporting KC put on an All-Star Week for the ages.

Success All Over with the All Star Game

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There's little I can say about the All Star Game that hasn't been said, but I'll try. As a whole the entire All Star week was a great success. I saw nothing but good things and good articles from everyone in the national and international media that was in town. From the Macklemore and Silversun Pickups concert, to the 5K on Sunday, to the US watch party, to the game and pregame itself, it was a fantastic event.

Colorado Rapids

Clint Irwin, All-Star!

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One final roster addition for tonight's All-Star Game, Clint Irwin has been added to the gameday roster as the 3rd GK. He is the most deserving Rapid of being an All-Star but plays at the hardest position to make it (because of limited selection) so this is well deserved.

Also I made it to the Grand Hyatt at lunch today to snag some ASG gear:

All-Star Game(s) Preview

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Just a few notes as we go into the All-Star Game festivities at DSG Park.

  • As expected Dillon Serna and Shane O'Neill were selected to play in the Chipotle Homegrown Game tomorrow night.
  • Coached by Landon Donovan I'd expect O'Neill to start but maybe not Serna. I'm sure he'll get in the game though.

All-Star Game Announced

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As expected the big announcement at Union Station today was the All-Star Game coming to Colorado. Here's what we know so far:

  • Date: Wed. July 29th
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: DSG Park
  • TV: Fox Sports 1, UniMas, TSN, and RDS2
  • All-Star Coach: Pablo Mastroeni and his mustache
  • Chipotle MLS Homegrown Players Game also returns this year
What we don't yet know:
  • Opponent, other than an "elite international club" and almost confirmed that it won't be Arsenal (it was mentioned at the event that they're scheduled to be in China this summer)
  • Schedule of the Homegrown game
  • Ticket cost and availability, other than Rapids season-ticket holders will get first shot
A couple of interesting snippets from the press conference:
  • There was a bid process to get the game, which Colorado won.

The Rest

Union fall in U.S. Open Cup, Chile defeats Portugal in penalties: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/29/17

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Union fall to the Red Bulls in the US Open Cup, read all about it in today's links.

Philadelphia Union News

Match recap: New York Red Bulls 1, Philadelphia Union 1 (5-3 penalties)
Union come close, but fall to Red Bulls in penalty kicks.

Voting Checklist: All-Star Game, Blake for ESPYs and Blake, Fafa for 'Of the Week' honors
There are only two days left to vote Union for the 2017 All-Star Game.

#TBT KC All Star MVP Performance

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With the all star game on Wednesday this past week, I thought I'd take a look at the last time a Kansas City player scored in the all star game and the only time a KC player has been named the all star game MVP.

In 1999, KC was suffering through their worst season in club history, but KC still had two players named to the all star team for the Western Conference as Alexi Lalas and Preki were named to the team in San Diego.

Report: Bobby Boswell will replace Omar Gonzalez on the 2014 MLS All-Star Team

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D.C. United probably deserved to have more players named to the 2014 All-Star Game, and it looks like something's being done to address that. Team captain Bobby Boswell appears to have been named to the roster as a replacement for Omar Gonzalez.

All-Star games are about snubs as much as anything else, and this year it seemed like D.