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Tuesday kickaround

*100 days until Mexico and South Africa get the World Cup party started at Soccer City in Johannesburg, and Sepp has something to say.

*A busy week of friendlies begins today with Ireland playing Brazil at Emirates Stadium in London (3 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Channel). The Independent takes a look at Dunga.

*The USSF chats with Maurice Edu, goal-scoring hero for Rangers against Celtic on Sunday.

*The Wall Street Journal explores the supporters' rebellion at Manchester United.

*Soccer on TV (besides Ireland-Brazil):
Argentina, Velez Sarsfield-Boca Juniors 5 p.m. Fox Sports Espanol

*Join me later for D.C. United updates from RFK Stadium.....

By Steve Goff  |  March 2, 2010; 8:17 AM ET
Categories:  2010 World Cup , Africa , Americans Abroad , Brazil , England , U.S. men's national team  
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Edu's goal vs Celtic might be the goal of his career...unless he scores a winner in the World Cup.

Posted by: 9Nine9 | March 2, 2010 8:35 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: 9Nine9 | March 2, 2010 8:47 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: Reignking | March 2, 2010 9:18 AM | Report abuse

Do these ManU fans not understand what a leveraged buyout is?

Posted by: Reignking | March 2, 2010 9:36 AM | Report abuse

"I got the chance to sneak in a few questions past the "soulless media vultures" to the U.S. national team and Fulham's Clint Dempsey."

Mr. Brooks Peck, in Amsterdam pushing his new book How to Win Friends and Influence People . . .

Posted by: delantero | March 2, 2010 9:39 AM | Report abuse

Pecks really should have gotten on Dempsey's good side and asked about the photo shoot in SI . . .

Posted by: delantero | March 2, 2010 9:42 AM | Report abuse

Crap! Forgot to record the Ireland match. Oh well, I'll listen in on RTE this afternoon and catch the highlights.

Posted by: Kev29 | March 2, 2010 9:48 AM | Report abuse

The fine supporters of PSG are at it again.

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | March 2, 2010 9:48 AM | Report abuse

Isn't this ironic:
"Marseille fans had boycotted the game to protest against security measures imposed on visiting supporters."

Posted by: Reignking | March 2, 2010 9:56 AM | Report abuse

Does anyone else notice that as the US team is coming together as guys are coming back from injury, England is falling apart? Can we hire some attractive women and send them to the Brit's camp to try to cause some more rukus?


Posted by: hacksaw | March 2, 2010 11:00 AM | Report abuse

For whatever it's worth (maybe not much), is reporting that Jermaine Jones met the USMNT this morning in Amsterdam.

Posted by: BooThisMan | March 2, 2010 11:03 AM | Report abuse

Jones is delusional if he thinks he can make the World Cup squad at this point.

Posted by: EssEff | March 2, 2010 12:02 PM | Report abuse

Posted in another thread also.....

BREAKING NEWS (unless someone else just posted it in which case it is old news)

Just got off the phone with Cox Fairfax Business to order sports tier for my office and asked about Fox Soccer Plus. If you already had Setanta it will automatically switch to Plus on same channel (298). If you don't have it, since they just closed the deal yesterday it's going to take a few days to get the new account codes into their system but they expect by tomorrow or Thursday to be able to accept new orders.

And no, I don't have any openings in my office to hire summer help. I can only afford one non-productive member of my team (Me!) between now and the end of World Cup.

Posted by: BlackandRedRedDevil | March 2, 2010 12:44 PM | Report abuse

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