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World Cup news & notes (and music)

*In the immortal words of Johnny Drama, "There's always an underbelly." From Post foreign correspondent Sudarsan Raghavan's revealing story about Cape Town citizens displaced by World Cup projects: "Human rights campaigners say South African authorities have forcibly evicted thousands of the poor to Blikkiesdorp and other settlements to present a...

By Steve Goff  |  June 10, 2010; 6:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  2010 World Cup , Soccer and music , South Africa , USA World Cup bid  | Tags: Cape Town, K'naan, World Cup, World Cup bid  
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Merry Merry

By Steve Goff  |  December 24, 2009; 5:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Soccer and music  
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MLS Officiating.....Again

*That controversial penalty kick called against D.C. United in the waning moments last weekend at New England? Bad decision by the linesman, according to the USSF, which oversees officiating in MLS. "There is minimal contact. The contact is doubtful, soft and trifling. It does not prevent the attacker from playing...

By Steve Goff  |  June 5, 2009; 2:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (92)
Categories:  D.C. United , MLS , Soccer and music  
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Youri, Not Yanni

Clearly inspired by his two years in MLS, Frenchman Youri Djorkaeff is expressing his joy for life through a Euro-techno-rap music video (Thanks to Insider loyalist Simon for the priceless link.)...

By Steve Goff  |  February 26, 2009; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  France , MLS , Soccer and music  
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Long Live the King

As part of the Insider's continuing effort to mix soccer with music, cinema and culture, today we celebrate the 74th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth by dedicating songs performed by the king of rock 'n' roll to those in our grand sport. First, special recognition to Scottish defender Steven Pressley,...

By Steve Goff  |  January 8, 2009; 1:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Soccer and music  
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