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Soccer Insider Archive: Bundesliga

Tuesday kickaround: FIFA tour, Jay DeMerit, D.C. United, Washington Freedom, college soccer

*FIFA is here! FIFA is here! The World Cup bid inspection group arrived in New York on Monday and will tour Red Bull Arena and the New Meadowlands Stadium today before heading to the Washington area, where it will visit George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. (potential training site) followed...

By Steve Goff  |  September 7, 2010; 11:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Bundesliga , College Soccer , D.C. United , FIFA , MLS , USA World Cup bid  | Tags: D.C. United, Jay DeMerit, World Cup bid  
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Tight races in European leagues

The Champions League is down to the final few matches. The World Cup is rapidly approaching. Scandal has rocked the French national team. But with the European leagues nearing the end of the calendar, the primary focus is on the compelling races for the domestic trophies. Here's a look at...

By Steve Goff  |  April 23, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Bundesliga , England , France , Italy , Netherlands , Portugal , Spain  | Tags: Bayern Munich, Bundesliga, Champions League, F.C. Internazionale Milano, FC Bayern Munich, La Liga, Ligue 1, Manchester United F.C., Premier League, Real Madrid C.F., Soccer, UEFA Champions League, World Cup  
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Bundesliga boss at the Super Bowl

Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert has been always fascinated by the Super Bowl, an American sporting spectacle that is as much about entertainment and promotion -- the pregame hype, the in-game commercialism, the halftime mock-rock concert, the postgame party -- as it is about end zones and punts. He...

By Steve Goff  |  February 8, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  Bundesliga , Germany  
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Davies, USA, Marta, Bundesliga, TV

*USA forward Charlie Davies, seriously injured in an auto accident near Washington in October, was scheduled to undergo elbow surgery in Los Angeles today. "Can't wait to bend my arm again!" he wrote on his Twitter page. *The USA training camp roster for the El Salvador friendly Feb. 24 in...

By Steve Goff  |  February 2, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Americans Abroad , Bundesliga , Germany , MLS , TV , U.S. men's national team , Women  
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Video: Heading in Wrong Direction

From a Bundesliga match over the weekend, two attempted headed clearances by Hertha Berlin's teenage goalkeeper, Sascha Burchert, result in two almost identical goals for Hamburg in an 88-second span. Burchert had entered for the injured starter just a few minutes earlier. The first score conceded by Hertha -- which...

By Steve Goff  |  October 7, 2009; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Bundesliga , Germany  
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Monday Kickaround

*Juergen Klinsmann's disappointing term as Bayern Munich manager comes to an end. (See what happens when you don't make an offer to retain Landon Donovan!) *Swine flu fears leave some Mexican stadiums empty for league matches. *Stat of the Day I: 12 (number of total goals scored by D.C. United,...

By Steve Goff  |  April 27, 2009; 9:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  2010 World Cup , Bundesliga , D.C. United , MLS , Mexico , TV  
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