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Andy Gray and Richard Keyes Headed to FOX

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Fox Soccer Channel continues an impressive upgrade of its programming and commentator quality. Despite losing Max Bretos to ESPNEWS earlier this month, the network has begun the process of launching an HD Channel,… Continue reading

Haitian Relief

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American Red Cross (if you live outside the United States, visit the International Committee of the Red Cross website instead). Also, you can donate via your cellphone by sending a text message “HAITI” to… Continue reading

Fox Soccer Plus A Good Move

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On Monday, it was revealed that News Corp would be launching a second all soccer channel known as Fox Soccer Plus. With Setanta North America failing to meet its sub license agreements with… Continue reading

Löw Should Not Rule Out Kurányi

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Joachim Löw, the Manager of the German National Football Team, reiterated this week that Kevin Kurányi will not be in consideration for the World Cup Squad. Kurányi has been in good form for… Continue reading

Set Piece Analysts Match Reviews

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Beginning this weekend the team of writers at Set Piece Analysts will be bringing you tactical reviews of the biggest football matches around the globe. Please visit Set Piece Analysts for comprehensive coverage… Continue reading

USSF Brokered Compromise Official

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Press release follows. Comment away! From the U.S. Soccer Communications Center: DIVISION 2 PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE TO OPERATE IN 2010 U.S. Soccer Will Oversee Two Conference League CHICAGO (Jan. 7, 2009) – The U.S.… Continue reading

SPA Daily Podcast: January 7th

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On Thursday’s edition on the Set Piece Analysts daily podcast, Johnathan, Kartik, and Richard: The day’s results in Italy’s Serie A, The issues at striker with the German National Team, Ivory Coast’s criticism… Continue reading

SPA Daily Pod: January 6th

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On the Wednesday edition of the Set Piece Analysts Podcast, Brian, Kartik and Johnathan discuss: 1) FIFPro came out on Tuesday with another statement in favor of the MLSPA. We discuss this second… Continue reading

USSF Seeking Compromise

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The USSF convened a meeting today between representatives of the NASL and USL to try and forge a compromise in the battle for second division sanctioning. As we reported yesterday, the subject of… Continue reading

SOURCE: St Louis Situation Overblown

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This morning, our friends at Inside Minnesota Soccer had a good piece concerning the background of Tony Glavin who has been reported to hold the key to reconciling USL and the TOA/NASL before the USSF… Continue reading