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Archive: January, 2013

Carli Lloyd heads to Western New York Flash in National Women's Soccer League allocation process

Friday, January 11, 2013, 2:56 PM
The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced the results of the National Women's Soccer League allocation process for national team players from the United States, Canada and Mexico. Each of the eight teams in the NWSL gets two or three Americans, two Canadians and two Mexicans. There is no team in the... Read more

Manchester United-Liverpool, Arsenal-Manchester City highlight weekend's soccer on TV

Friday, January 11, 2013, 1:55 PM
The Inquirer's sports department graciously decided to let my Friday soccer TV column resume today. So I'll once again run an expanded version of the print edition on here. Ajaccio at Paris Saint-Germain 2:55 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Big-spending PSG's latest signing, Lucas Moura, is expected to... Read more

2013 Major League Soccer games on national television unveiled

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 11:58 AM
The Portland Timbers' raucous fan base will be featured in ESPN's first MLS broadcast of the 2013 season. (Rick Bowmer/AP file photo) (UPDATE: I originally said there's a tripleheader on NBC and NBC Sports Network on October 27. That isn't true. The two NBCSN games are on October 26.) A total of... Read more

Video: CBS News' '60 Minutes' program profiles legendary Spanish team FC Barcelona

Sunday, January 6, 2013, 8:27 PM
After the weekend's NFL action wrapped up, CBS' famed "60 Minutes" news magazine show turned its eyes to the rest of the world's football. Reporter Bob Simon and producer Michael Gavshon traveled to Barcelona recently to do a profile on the Spanish club that has firmly established itself as the world's... Read more

U.S. women's national soccer team named Philadelphia Sports Writers' Association team of the year

Friday, January 4, 2013, 8:44 AM
Here's a bit of good news to brighten one of the rare quiet periods in the American soccer calendar. The U.S. women's national soccer team has been named the Team of the Year by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. It's an organization with a lot of history in this region, going all the way... Read more
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