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Soccer Insider: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011

Video: American Clint Dempsey scores equalizer for Fulham in 2-2 draw at Aston Villa

American midfielder Clint Dempsey beats compatriot Brad Friedel to corner kick for 78th-minute equalizer during Fulham's 2-2 draw at Aston Villa:...

By Steve Goff  | February 5, 2011; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, England, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Clint Dempsey, Fulham  
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Video: Charlie Davies participating in D.C. United intrasquad scrimmage in Fort Lauderdale

Read Amy Shipley's report from Fort Lauderdale. Watch the video:...

By Steve Goff  | February 4, 2011; 3:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  D.C. United  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
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Charlie Davies begins D.C. United workouts

Charlie Davies, the U.S. forward on a trial with D.C. United ahead of a possible 12-month loan from his French club Sochaux, participated in a 60-minute intrasquad scrimmage Friday morning, Post colleague Amy Shipley reports form Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He partnered with Chinese trialist Yang Men and then Joseph Ngwenya....

By Steve Goff  | February 4, 2011; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  D.C. United  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
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Weekend soccer TV listings: Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Mexico

Numerous matches are available online at ESPN3.com and foxsoccer.tv All times are Eastern What are you going to watch? FRIDAY South American under-20s, Brazil-Colombia 1 p.m. ESPN Deportes Germany, Borussia Dortmund-Schalke 2:30 p.m. GolTV England, Reading-QPR 2:30 p.m. Fox Soccer Plus Mexico, Necaxa-Morelia 9 p.m. Fox Deportes, Azteca America SATURDAY...

By Steve Goff  | February 3, 2011; 12:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  England, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, TV  | Tags:  Bundesliga, La Liga, Premier League, Serie A, soccer TV listings  
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Thursday kickaround: FIFA rankings, Robbie Findley, Americans abroad, Charlie Davies, D.C. United, Andy Najar

*In the latest FIFA rankings, the United States holds steady at No. 18. The top nine is unchanged, led by Spain, Netherlands and Germany. The Americans' next opponents, Argentina and Paraguay, are fifth and 24th respectively. The biggest jump in the top 25: Asian champion Japan, 12 slots to No....

By Steve Goff  | February 3, 2011; 9:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, D.C. United, Egypt, England, FIFA, Honduras, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Andy Najar, Charlie Davies, D.C. United, FIFA, Robbie Findley  
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Poll: Charlie Davies and D.C. United

American forward Charlie Davies is expected to arrive at D.C. United training camp in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., today and begin workouts Thursday as part of a week-long evaluation to determine whether he is physically able to compete at a first-team level. Did United make the right decision by pursuing Davies?...

By Steve Goff  | February 2, 2011; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, D.C. United, Poll  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
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D.C. United says Charlie Davies will join club in Florida for training and evaluation

D.C. United has issued a formal statement concerning the Insider report that the club is in serious discussions about acquiring U.S. forward Charlie Davies on loan from French club Sochaux: "Charlie Davies is expected to join D.C. United in Ft. Lauderdale on Wednesday for a week-long evaluation period, which will...

By Steve Goff  | February 1, 2011; 5:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (72)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, D.C. United, France, MLS, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
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American soccer players abroad: Tuesday/Wednesday edition

Tuesday GK Tim Howard 90 minutes in Everton's 2-1 loss at Arsenal GK Brad Friedel 90 in Aston Villa's 3-1 loss at Manchester United GK Brad Guzan 90 in Hull City's 2-2 draw with Leeds GK Dom Cervi not in the 18 for Celtic's 3-0 win at Aberdeen D Eric...

By Steve Goff  | February 1, 2011; 4:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, England, Scotland, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  American soccer players abroad, Brad Friedel, Michael Bradley, Tim Howard  
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D.C. United might acquire Charlie Davies on loan

D.C. United has been in serious discussions about acquiring French-based forward Charlie Davies, the once-promising American star whose career was derailed by injuries suffered in a car accident in Arlington, Va., in 2009, multiple sources told the Insider. If a deal is reached, Davies, 24, would join the MLS team...

By Steve Goff  | February 1, 2011; 10:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (116)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, D.C. United, France, MLS, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Charlie Davies, D.C. United  
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Off the U.S. soccer radar, Silver Spring's Erik Opsahl signs with English club Reading

Jozy Altidore and Freddy Adu moved to Turkey. Michael Bradley was loaned to an English club. Eddie Johnson is headed elsewhere in England. And while some of American soccer's most well-known players were changing addresses before the close of the European transfer window, a teenager from the Washington area with...

By Steve Goff  | January 31, 2011; 9:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, College Soccer, England, Youth soccer  | Tags:  Erik Opsahl, Reading  
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U.S.-Egypt friendly canceled because of unrest

The scheduled Feb. 9 friendly between the U.S. men's national team and Egypt has been canceled because of the current unrest in the country, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday. The teams were scheduled to meet in Cairo. After exploring other options, the U.S. has determined it will not play...

By Washington Post sports editors  | January 31, 2011; 4:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Egypt, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Egypt, U.S. national team  
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Michael Bradley loan to Aston Villa finalized

U.S. World Cup midfielder Michael Bradley is headed to England to join Aston Villa on loan from struggling German Bundesliga club Moenchengladbach for the remainder of the season, the Premier League club announced Monday. Villa will also have the option to purchase his contract at the end of the current...

By Steve Goff  | January 31, 2011; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, England, Germany, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Michael Bradley  
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For D.C. United's Santino Quaranta, there will always be challenges on and off the soccer field

D.C. United's Santino Quaranta has been clean and sober for more than three years, but the effort never ends. "When success comes and people think you are fine, it's forgotten about, but for me, it's a daily routine," Quaranta told the Insider in an extensive interview before the club's departure...

By Steve Goff  | January 31, 2011; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  D.C. United  | Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Santino Quaranta  
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U.S.-Egypt soccer friendly in Cairo is in jeopardy, but could an alternate venue be in the works?

With Egypt's political crisis intensifying and concerns over safety growing, the Feb. 9 friendly between the United States and the reigning African champions in Cairo is very much in doubt. However, in an attempt to salvage the match, organizers are apparently exploring alternate venues in that region. There is also...

By Steve Goff  | January 30, 2011; 9:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Egypt, U.S. men's national team, USSF  | Tags:  Egypt, U.S. national soccer team  
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Freddy Adu headed to Rizespor in Turkey

The next stop for Freddy Adu: Turkey. His agent Richard Motzkin told the Insider on Sunday that the nomadic American midfielder-forward will go on loan to Rizespor, a Turkish second-division club. Adu, who was born in Ghana before moving to the Washington area and signing with MLS at age 14,...

By Steve Goff  | January 30, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Turkey  | Tags:  Freddy Adu, Rizespor  
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American soccer players abroad: Maurice Edu's exceptional goal for Rangers

Maurice Edu (University of Maryland) scores with a left-footed blast from 30 yards for Rangers in a 2-1 Scottish League Cup victory over Motherwell: GOALKEEPERS Tim Howard 90 in Everton's 1-1 FA Cup draw with Chelsea Brad Friedel 90 in Aston Villa's 3-1 FA Cup win over Blackburn Brad Guzan...

By Steve Goff  | January 30, 2011; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Americans Abroad  | Tags:  American soccer players abroad, Maurice Edu, Michael Bradley  
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