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Soccer Insider Archive: Libertadores

Thursday kickaround: MLS schedule, D.C. United, Copa Libertadores, Eric Lichaj loan, Mexico-Bosnia

*At long last, just four-plus weeks until the season starts, the 2011 MLS schedule is ready! The league will post the full calendar later today. The first two weekends of the season were announced in December, but a variety of issues (TV, stadiums, international calendar, tournaments) delayed completion and stalled...

By Steve Goff  | February 10, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, D.C. United, England, Greece, Libertadores, MLS, Mexico  | Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Mexico  
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Libertadores: Internacional tops Chivas in 1st leg

It was a massive day for Mexican soccer on the bicentennial of the country's independence: El Tri hosted World Cup champion Spain in a 1-1 friendly draw before more than 100,000 at Azteca Stadium, and Chivas Guadalajara welcomed Internacional for the first leg of the finals in Copa Libertadores, the...

By Steve Goff  | August 12, 2010; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Brazil, Libertadores, Mexico  | Tags:  Copa Libertadores  
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Wednesday kickaround: Spencer to Portland, North Korea inquiry, Ecuador's coach, Freedom in action, friendlies galore, TV listings

*The Portland Timbers, who will enter MLS next season, have hired longtime player and former Houston assistant John Spencer as their head coach. Good choice. *FIFA is looking into reports that North Korea mistreated its team after the World Cup. Troubling. *Ecuador has hired Honduras' World Cup coach. Your move,...

By Steve Goff  | August 11, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  FIFA, Freedom, Libertadores, MLS, Mexico, Spain, TV  | Tags:  FIFA, Freedom, MLS, Spain-Mexico  
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Video: Peruvian derby in Copa Libertadores

From Copa Libertadores group play Tuesday, Juan Aurich defeated Alianza Lima, 4-2. Check out Alianza's overzealous goal celebration in the second minute, a couple quality strikes by Aurich and the outstanding solo clincher by Pedro Ascoy in the 86th minute:...

By Steve Goff  | March 17, 2010; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Libertadores  
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Video: Cruzeiro 7, Potosi 0

Brazilian club Cruzeiro advanced to the group stage of Copa Libertadores with a second-leg rout of Bolivia's Real Potosi, which finished with nine players. Get this: Potosi lost defender Gonzalo Galindo to a second booking for dissent in the 74th minute after he refused to take a ring off his...

By Steve Goff  | February 4, 2010; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Brazil, Libertadores  
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Thursday Kickaround

*In the highest-scoring match in WPS history, Cat Whitehill converted a rebound in stoppage time to lift the Washington Freedom to a 4-4 tie with Sky Blue FC in New Jersey. Trailing 3-1, Lisa De Vanna scored twice early in the second half for the Freedom (4-6-5) before Natasha Kai...

By Steve Goff  | July 16, 2009; 7:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Beckham, D.C. United, Freedom, Libertadores, MLS, SuperLiga  
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Video: Orozco's Goal, Steve Goff , March 19, 2009
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Thursday Kickaround, Steve Goff , February 26, 2009
Friday Kickaround, Steve Goff , February 20, 2009
Video: Copa Libertadores, Steve Goff , February 18, 2009
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Thursday Kickaround, Steve Goff , February 5, 2009
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Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 3, 2008
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Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 26, 2008
Morning Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 25, 2008
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