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Soccer-Fiery Klopp keeping cool ahead of Zenit clash

By Karolos Grohmann March 18 (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund’s notoriously hot-tempered coach Juergen Klopp has barred fans from watching the team train this week as he seeks a calm lead-up to the side’s Champions League Round of 16 second leg tie against Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday. Klopp was banished to the stands for dissent [...]

Soccer-History no help now as United try to salvage season

By Mike Collett MANCHESTER, England, March 18 (Reuters) – If history was the only deciding factor then Manchester United would be highly fancied to overturn their 2-0 first leg defeat against Olympiakos and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday. But the reality for manager David Moyes and his stuttering team is that [...]

Ronaldo and Romario go at it again in Brazil

In the latest chapter of a spat between past Brazil soccer greats, Ronaldo is publicly criticizing Romario for making another attack on him, this time over an alleged broken promise to provide free World Cup tickets for people with disabilities. Romario, now an outspoken lawmaker, is blaming Ronaldo for making the promise and not coming [...]

US to play Czech Republic in Sept 3 exhibition

The United States will take on the Czech Republic on Sept. 3 in Prague in its first match after the World Cup. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann says the team is focused on the World Cup this summer in Brazil, but the game against the Czechs will be ''a tough match and another good benchmark for [...]

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: Club Tijuana – LA Galaxy

Bruce Arena's men head south, trying to overcome a massive challenge from the Liga MX side and advance to the semifinal. View full post on World Soccer on Yahoo Sports

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: Cruz Azul – Sporting Kansas City

The MLS champs cling to a one-goal advantage heading to the Estadio Azul, where the Liga MX leaders await. View full post on World Soccer on Yahoo Sports

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: Toluca – San Jose Earthquakes

Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg in California, the Quakes are distinct underdogs heading to the elevation of Toluca. View full post on World Soccer on Yahoo Sports

Xolos and Galaxy both plan to attack

Despite a one-goal advantage, the LA Galaxy know they can't afford to sit back in the second leg of the CCL quarterfinal. View full post on World Soccer on Yahoo Sports

Brazil pays price for lack of goalkeeping culture

Goalkeeper Julio Cesar, over 30 and past his prime, is the weakest link in the team which all of Brazil expects to win the World Cup this July. The country's best-known goalkeeper was probably Barbosa, and he became famous not for a great save but for the national agony he caused by letting in Uruguay's [...]

Qatar WCup organizers: We adhered to ethics rules

LONDON (AP) — Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have distanced themselves from fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the Gulf nation’s winning bid for the tournament in 2010. View full post on World Soccer on Yahoo Sports

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