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Soccer Insider: August 15, 2010 - August 21, 2010

Video and poll: Marquez golazo, Ching bicycle

New York's Rafael Marquez with a blast: Houston's Brian Ching with a bicycle kick: poll by twiigs.com...

By Steve Goff  |  August 21, 2010; 10:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  MLS , Mexico , Poll  | Tags: Brian Ching, Rafael Marquez  
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Friday Afternoon Kickaround

Happy Friday to everyone! Some quick news and notes from around the soccer world. --- The Washington Freedom defeated the Chicago Red Stars, 2-0, on Thursday night behind second-half goals from Abby Wambach and Cat Whitehill in front of 2,511 fans at Maryland SoccerPlex and are now 2-0-2 after a...

By Paul Tenorio  |  August 20, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  D.C. United , Freedom , MLS  
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Fan blog FAQ

For those of you interested in the fan blog we announced yesterday, you still have time to apply. Fill out this form by 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday to be eligible. We'll contact the top candidates next week to ask for a sample blog post; the blog itself will launch in...

By Mitch Rubin  |  August 20, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Paul the Octopus changes sides, now in England camp

Because it's Friday, and Goff is on vacation, I give you this. No word on if England had to pay a transfer fee. By STUART CONDIE The Associated Press LONDON -- The octopus that achieved fame by predicting correctly the result of each of Germany's matches at this year's World...

By Matt Bonesteel  |  August 20, 2010; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 World Cup  
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Calling all D.C. United fans

In September, The Post will introduce a new reader-driven blog for fans, by fans, focused solely on Washington sports. To fill out our roster of fan bloggers, we're looking for one of our best, most diehard D.C. United fans to weigh in on whatever's happening in the world of United....

By Mitch Rubin  |  August 19, 2010; 4:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
 
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USA-Poland Set for Oct. 9

By Paul Tenorio The USSF today officially announced what Steve Goff originally reported on the Insider earlier this month: The U.S. national team will face Poland in a friendly at Chicago's Soldier Field on Oct. 9. The game will be played at 8 p.m. Eastern time, and the match will...

By Paul Tenorio  |  August 18, 2010; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  U.S. men's national team  
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Shanosky signing official, United tensions grow

Tuesday's outing at D.C. United practice wouldn't fit better into any other season than this. First, United midfielder Santino Quaranta and goalkeeper coach Mark Simpson got in a shouting match (and near scuffle) during training. Midfielder Kurt Morsink had to pull Quaranta away while Branko Boskovic pulled Simpson back in...

By Paul Tenorio  |  August 17, 2010; 3:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
Categories:  D.C. United  
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Gone fishin' .....

Figuratively, not literally. (The only fishing I'll be doing is for lobster roll.) I'll rejoin you again Sunday from RFK Stadium. Meantime, Post colleagues will contribute to the blog periodically. Things to watch for this week: *D.C. United will formally introduce academy signing Conor Shanosky, but is not expected to...

By Steve Goff  |  August 16, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (120)
Categories:  CONCACAF Champions League , D.C. United , Euro Champions League , Freedom , MLS  | Tags: Bob Bradley, D.C. United, MLS  
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American soccer players abroad

How select Americans playing abroad fared this weekend: We'll begin with video of Michael Bradley's opening goal for Moenchengladbach in a 3-1 German Cup victory over second-tier Erzgebirge Aue: GOALKEEPERS Tim Howard 90 minutes in Everton's 1-0 loss to Blackburn Marcus Hahnemann 90 in Wolves' 2-1 win over Stoke Brad...

By Steve Goff  |  August 15, 2010; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Americans Abroad  | Tags: Americans abroad  
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MLS weekend flashback

Philadelphia Union 1, Colorado Rapids 1: 17,749 at PPL Park. Danny Mwanga with seven goals on just 12 shots on goal in just 14 appearances and in just 824 minutes. Just give him the rookie of the year trophy now. Los Angeles Galaxy 1, New York Red Bulls 0: 25,000...

By Steve Goff  |  August 15, 2010; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  MLS  | Tags: MLS  
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