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Blog Profile / Goal


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Filed Under:Sports / Football
Posts on Regator:1688
Posts / Week:5
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Goal’s Content Is On the Move

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

The Goal blog's regular features, including live match analysis, player ratings from key matches, reader discussion, news and notes and more, can now be found on the soccer section front.

Palace Not One of Premier League’s Jewels

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Crystal Palace won promotion to England's Premier League on Monday. Now the club must retool under Manager Ian Holloway if it is to avoid relegation next season.

FIFA Congress Takes Flight in Mauritius

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

When congress opens, FIFA will be dealing with issues from President Sepp Blatter’s possible run for another term to accusations of vote-rigging among executive committee members.

Kljestan: Back in U.S. Camp, and Back in the Champions League

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Sacha Kljestan, who just won his second straight Belgian title with Anderlecht, could have a role to play for the United States in its exhibition against Belgium on Wednesday.

From Out of the Blue, a Call to Represent the U.S.

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Alonso Hernandez, who plays in Mexico for Monterrey but has never represented the United States at any level, will get a chance to earn a place on the Under-20 World Cup team.

Mexico: Dramatic Final Anoints a Hero

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Moisés Muñoz scored a goal and made critical saves in the penalty kick shootout as Club América won Mexico's Clausura Sunday night in dramatic fashion.

U.S. Open Cup: 1988-2012

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

The fourth and final installment in a brief history of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament.

Lazio Beats Roma in Italian Cup Final

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Lazio beat Roma to win the Coppa Italia in a rare derby cup final in Rome.

Watford to Face Crystal Palace in English Promotion Final

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Monday's promotion playoff at Wembley will send either Watford or Crystal Palace to England's Premier League next season, along with a tidy reward estimated to be about $180 million.

Highlights and Analysis: Champions League Final, Bayern Munich 2, Dortmund 1

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Arjen Robben scored the go-ahead goal in the final minutes of Saturday's Champions League final to lift Bayern Munich over Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London.

Rogers Returning to M.L.S. With Galaxy

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Robbie Rogers is expected to join the Los Angeles Galaxy ion Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player on a major men’s professional team in North America.

Champions League Preview: Dortmund Resilience Will Be Tested Without Götze

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Dortmund's strength all season -- teamwork that has lifted its individual performances to an even higher level -- will be tested in the Champions League final with the loss of midfielder Mario Gotze.

Champions League Preview: History and Redemption on Line for Bayern

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Beaten in two of the past three UEFA Champions League finals, Bayern Munich will have its heart set on victory -- and redemption -- when it faces Dortmund on Saturday in London.

Why Time May Be Running Out for Brazil’s State Championships

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Brazil's state championships clutter the schedule and bore everyone from fans to players, but they are still worth saving.

In Mexico, Finals Are a Capital Affair

7 months agoSports / Football : Goal

Club América and Cruz Azul face off in a two-game series for the Mexican league Clausura title in an all-capital city series beginning on Thursday.

U.S. Changes Lineup and Formation for Paraguay

3 years agoSports / Football : Goal

United States Coach Bob Bradley made five changes to his starting lineup for Tuesday's exhibition match against Paraguay in Nashville. The more noteworthy change is how those players will line up.

Red Devils, Red Bull Arena: Perfect Together

3 years agoSports / Football : Goal

Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson was in New Jersey on Tuesday to officially launch the club's 2011 tour of the United States.

Five Changes Bob Bradley Should Make for the Paraguay Match

3 years agoSports / Football : Goal

After a 1-1 tie against Argentina on Saturday, here are a few changes United States Coach Bob Bradley should consider for Tuesday's game against Paraguay.

The Ochocinco Experiment Is Almost Over

3 years agoSports / Football : Goal

Chad Ochocinco's five-day tryout with Sporting Kansas City is set to end Tuesday, and his play in a reserve game Monday showed exactly why.

Brazil, in London, Puts On Another Successful Show

3 years agoSports / Football : Goal

Brazil plays most of its exhibition games, including Sunday's win over Scotland in London, far from South America.

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