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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:31:43 -0400Houston Chronicle: I call it the connection. That invisible thread that ties the grass-roots level of soccer directly to the bigger picture. The bigger picture for a young soccer player could be the college or professional game.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 00:13:29 -0400New York Times: His arms spread wide after scoring a superb goal — a stunning half-volley from 20 yards out — Landon Donovan wheeled away to the touchline in celebration.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 23:47:52 -0400New York Post: David Beckham made his MLS return tonight against the woeful Red Bulls at Giants Stadium, returned from his loan to AC Milan to a Galaxy team split by his feud with Landon Donovan.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 23:26:07 -0400This is American Soccer: Grant Wahl discusses his new book, The Beckham Experiment, out now from Crown. Why do book reviews have to be summaries of the book? I never got that.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:35:37 -0400New York Times: No sooner had David Beckham returned to the Los Angeles Galaxy than he acknowledged he would most likely leave again to realize his dream of playing for England in the World Cup next June.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:32:50 -0400Goal.com: City's Abu Dhabi-based backers are eyeing a shock move for another former United to expand their brand as a footballing superpower.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:11:12 -0400CNN: Former Manchester United star David Beckham has surprisingly revealed that he would consider a return to the English Premier League.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:00:15 -0400New Hampshire Union Leader: Charlie Davies isn't the only one who's been waiting for this moment.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 21:53:18 -0400New York Times: Another United States international has parlayed his impressive summer performance for the national team into a new club contract.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 00:20:50 -0400Goal.com: Les Lionceaux's latest capture has promised his new employers that he will find the net frequently next season.
Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:09:10 -0400NBC: Freddy Adu spent his formative professional years at RFK, playing an MLS game there for the first time on April 3, 2004 at the age of 14 and suiting up for D.C. United home contests for three seasons. Decades from now Adu, 20, will be a relic in his own right as one of the more compelling soccer stories in American history.
Wed, 08 Jul 2009 10:50:23 -0400Sports Network: Oguchi Onyewu was being targeted by a group of solid European clubs, but when AC Milan swooped in to snare the intimidating defender nicknamed "Gooch" Tuesday, it marked a historic day for U.S. soccer.
Wed, 08 Jul 2009 08:44:53 -0400Yanks Abroad: The summer silly season is underway and hardly a week into it we've already had indications that we'll get our money's worth. The surprising move of Gooch to Italian giants AC Milan, the supposed loan of still-promising Sal Zizzo to Fortuna Düsseldorf (although we're still awaiting the official announcement from Fortuna) and the signing of young speedster Johann Smith to Croatia's Rijeka (which actually happened a few days before July 1, but who's counting?) are likely just the tip of the iceberg.
Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:54:40 -0400Sports Illustrated-Fan Nation: Hulking U.S. centerback Oguchi Onyewu is the first American player to take advantage of the team's impressive run to the Confederations Cup final, having signed a three-year contract to join Italian powerhouse AC Milan. It's a great move for Onyewu, 27, who becomes only the second U.S. international ever (after Alexi Lalas) to play in Serie A.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:34:37 -0400US National Soccer Players Association: It must feel good to be Stuart Holden right now. After an impressive string of performances for the US in the first round of the Gold Cup, Holden is ready to take on Panama in the quarterfinals Saturday to help the Americans remain in the hunt to win the CONCACAF trophy for a third straight time.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:26:52 -0400Houston Chronicle: Perhaps never in his young career had Stuart Holden experienced so many emotions at once as when he was racing toward the crowd to celebrate his dramatic goal last weekend against Haiti, all the while being mobbed by teammates.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 08:39:31 -0400Philadelphia Inquirer: Critics of U.S. soccer point to the national team's 3-2 loss to Brazil in June's Confederations Cup final as proof of a persisting talent gap between the Americans and the world's top programs.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:47:16 -0400South Jersey Courier Post: Advocates of U.S. soccer have seemingly spent years in search of that one game or that one breakthrough tournament outcome that will bring the game so loved by sports fans throughout the world closer to the center of the American stage.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:37:01 -0400Anderson Independent-Mail News: Bob Bradley, head coach of the United States Men's National Soccer Team, might want to pay a visit to the Upstate of South Carolina. After all, the area has produced some players who have not only made his job easier, but also helped him keep it.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:58:29 -0400Yanks Abroad: A short-handed United States team takes on Panama in the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup in Philadelphia on Saturday night, as the Yanks hope to advance towards their third straight continental title.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:42:01 -0400USA Today: For the second time in two months, the U.S. men's team is making a tournament run. But while the uniform is the same, the names have changed.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 23:58:57 -0400Hispanic Market Weekly: A highly anticipated 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between the U.S. and Mexico is set to rock Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on August 12.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 01:37:33 -0400Philadelphia Inquirer: Consider this weekend's CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal a litmus test of just how strong of a hold soccer has in Philadelphia.
Sat, 18 Jul 2009 01:35:38 -0400Philadelphia Inquirer: The football goal posts at Lincoln Financial Field will be removed Saturday, otherwise a couple of members of the U.S. soccer team might be tempted to go for three.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 23:39:15 -0400This is American Soccer: If there was ever a sheen on David Beckham for the American soccer fan with a Y chromosome, if he was initially given a pass, if anybody believed anything he said, well, that patina is gone.
Thu, 16 Jul 2009 09:00:34 -0400Fox Sports World: With football's summer transfer window remaining open to a strong draft until the first of September, there's still plenty of time for some major moves in the English Premier League.
Wed, 15 Jul 2009 09:07:31 -0400New York Times: An international summit meeting convened recently in Manhattan with delegates from countries including France, Jamaica and the United States.
Sun, 12 Jul 2009 11:14:50 -0400Google News: David Beckham said Los Angeles Galaxy teammate Landon Donovan was "unprofessional" for speaking out without confronting him first.