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Wednesday kickaround: Real Salt Lake, D.C. United, Manchester United, Barcelona, Americans abroad, TV listings

*Real Salt Lake became the first MLS club to reach the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Crew (4-1 aggregate). RSL will face Saprissa or Olimpia on March 15 at home and April 5 away. In the all-Mexican bracket, Cruz Azul will play Monterrey or...

By Steve Goff  | March 2, 2011; 12:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Barcelona, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, MLS, Mexico, TV  | Tags:  CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, MLS  
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Video: In Copa del Rey, Real Betis ends Barcelona's unbeaten streak at 28

Second-tier Real Betis ended Barcelona's 28-match unbeaten streak with a 3-1 home victory, but Barca advanced to the Copa del Rey semifinals on a 6-3 aggregate. Remember the American midfielder who played for Betis in the mid-1990s? Tab Ramos....

By Steve Goff  | January 19, 2011; 8:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Barcelona, Spain  | Tags:  Barcelona  
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FedEx Field to Host Barcelona-Manchester United in July

An agreement has been reached in principle that will bring two of the world's most popular and successful soccer clubs to the Washington area this summer, according to sources. Spanish league champion FC Barcelona announced on its website Thursday that it will face English power Manchester United in Washington D.C....

By Paul Tenorio and Steve Goff  | December 23, 2010; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Argentina, Barcelona, England, Mexico, Real Madrid, Spain, World  
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Poll: FIFA player and coach of the year

The finalists for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the best player of 2010 were announced today -- all three are from some little club in the Catalan region and two helped Spain win its first World Cup title: FC Barcelona MF Andres Iniesta (Spain) FC Barcelona MF Xavi Hernandez...

By Steve Goff  | December 6, 2010; 12:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Argentina, Barcelona, FIFA, Real Madrid, Spain  | Tags:  FC Barcelona, FIFA  
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Monday kickaround: Jay DeMerit, Lionel Messi, Marcelo Gallardo, WPS playoffs

Before I head down to the University of Virginia on special assignment, you should know that ..... *The Vancouver Whitecaps, who will join MLS next season, are pursuing U.S. World Cup defender Jay DeMerit. Wolfsburg and some English clubs are also interested in the free agent. *Barcelona's Lionel Messi will...

By Steve Goff  | September 20, 2010; 8:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Argentina, Barcelona, MLS  | Tags:  Lionel Messi, MLS, WPS  
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Video: Messi injures ankle in Barcelona victory

Barcelona handed Atletico Madrid its second defeat in four days, 2-1, but Lionel Messi, who scored early for Barca, was taken down during added time and left with ligament damage in his right ankle:...

By Steve Goff  | September 20, 2010; 12:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Barcelona, Spain  | Tags:  Lionel Messi  
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