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Writer for @phillysport, occasional talking head on @SiriusXMFC. When good soccer happens, I give thanks for the miracle and don't give a damn who performs it.

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happy birthday carlilloyd
Happy birthday, @carlilloyd.
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turner announces that will call tnts broadcasts of liverpools preseason games in the us with as analyst and as
Turner announces that @kev_egan will call TNT’s broadcasts of Liverpool’s preseason games in the U.S., with @CharlieDavies9 as analyst and @CalenCarr as studio host.
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a bonus cut from the julie ertz story i mentioned to her that there was quite a bit of chatter on social media
A bonus cut from the Julie Ertz story...

I mentioned to her that there was quite a bit of chatter on social media that she should be considered for the Golden Ball. This was her response:

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a few of the notable names on the union s alumni night rsvp list carlos ruiz tranquillo barnetta bakary soumar
A few of the notable names on the Union's Alumni Night RSVP list:

Carlos Ruiz
Tranquillo Barnetta
Bakary Soumare
Carlos Valdes
Toni Stahl
Alejandro Moreno
Faryd Mondragon
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it seems like has barely stopped running from the opening whistle of the world cup final to now an interview w
It seems like @_JulieJohnston_ has barely stopped running from the opening whistle of the World Cup final to now.

An interview wit#USWNTh the star about the triumph in France, the whirlwind since then, returni@chiredstarsPRng to , and her new children's :
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had the pleasure of interviewing julie ertz this afternoon for the first time since the world cup ended she ha
Had the pleasure of interviewing Julie Ertz this afternoon for the first time since the World Cup ended. She had some great stories to tell about France and the whirlwind of celebrations after getting home. It’ll be published in the morning. #USWNT
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three us mexico mens games in 12 months
Three U.S.-Mexico men’s games in 12 months.
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why
Why…
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my soccerreporters mls player of the week ballot 1 jefferson savarino real salt lake 2 gerso fernandes sportin
My @soccerreporters @MLS Player of the Week ballot:

1. Jefferson Savarino, Real Salt Lake
2. Gerso Fernandes, Sporting Kansas City
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the reign have also signed s rebecca quinn who had been playing at french club paris fc no word on whether the
The Reign have also signed #CanWNT ’s Rebecca Quinn, who had been playing at French club Paris FC.

No word on whether there was a transfer fee or if she was out of contract or what.

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jill ellis was asked whether she d consider telling her team to dial it back in order to avoid france in the q
Jill Ellis was asked whether she'd consider telling her team to dial it back in order to avoid France in the quarterfinals:

"I struggle to tell my team not to tackle each other in training the day before."

#USA country flag #FIFAWWC
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as for why the announcement was made at 2 am while it isn t an ideal look i think it might be related to the f
As for why the announcement was made at 2 a.m., while it isn't an ideal look, I think it might be related to the fact that the back page of the New York Times sports section was on printing presses at that hour:

(via @PressReader )
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mls president mark abbott paid a visit to the and told them that if they didn t knock off the chants they d be
MLS president Mark Abbott paid a visit to the and told them that if they didn't knock off the chants, t#SaveTheCrewhey'd be asked to leave the hall.

Soon thereafter, Don Garber told the hall's head of security to let them speak as long as they keep it expletive-free.
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time for sunil gulati to go you don t get to survive this when you ve hired the people who ran this qualifying
Time for Sunil Gulati to go. You don't get to survive this when you've hired the people who ran this qualifying cycle.
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the first thing alex morgan does at the whistle is go over to one of the thai players and console her and offe
The first thing Alex Morgan does at the whistle is go over to one of the Thai players and console her and offer some cheering up and advice.
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the whitecaps will send a training compensation check to alphonso davies youth club in edmonton whitecaps bras
The Whitecaps will send a training compensation check to Alphonso Davies’ youth club in Edmonton. Whitecaps brass say they’re on board with FIFA’s rules for the system. That might get some attention in the rest of MLS.
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some reporter who hadnt been here before asked zlatan how he has changed american soccer culture so far zlatan
Some reporter who hadn’t been here before asked Zlatan how he has “changed American soccer culture so far.”

Zlatan's answer: “Pfft. I don’t know if I changed it. I just keep doing my job, and they are lucky I didn’t come 10 years ago, because I would be the president today.”
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few players in the world cause us soccer fans to swoon collectively like does i talked with tobin about her un
Few players in the world cause U.S. soccer fans to swoon collectively like does.

I talked with Tobin about her uneasy embrace of fame, and with coaches from across her life about her rise to the peak of the sport in this World Cup year:

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the usmnt players union backs the wnt players lawsuit and makes some news along the way an equal division of r
The USMNT players' union backs the WNT players' lawsuit... and makes some news along the way:

"An equal division of revenue attributable to the MNT and WNT programs is our primary pursuit as we engage with the US Soccer Federation in collective bargaining."
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halftime reading in a press scrum tonight at audi field don garber was asked by me about the reports on and ev
Halftime reading:

In a press scrum tonight at Audi Field, Don Garber was asked (by me) about the reports on (and evidence of) white supremacist fans in New York City FC supporters' clubs, and the efforts (and perception of a lack of them) to kick those fans out.

His remarks:
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