Thursday’s Upside: You can win

Soccer news and links for Dec 13, 2012.Their Words

"When it goes to penalties, you know that you can win and you can lose." Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

The Radar

  1. Copa Sudamericana ends at halftime due to violence but Sao Paolu declared champions.
  2. Chelsea wins in the Club World Cup setting up another UEFA-CONMEBOL final.
  3. CONCACAF's Monterrey plays for third.
  4. MLS's re-entry draft.
  5. Marquez exits New York and signs with Liga MX's Leon.

Other Sources

Kaka may be good fit for MLS, but Galaxy shows patience - from USA Today's Frederick Dreier: At 30, Kaka fits the model of MLS acquisition.

Dynamo flip script with "pretty" 2012 - from's Matthew Doyle: Nonetheless, not everything was smooth sailing for the Dynamo.

MLS stadium originally considered over a decade ago - from Queens Chronicle's Joseph Orovic: It’s final recommendation reads: “Parking lot west of Shea — open-air 25,000-seat soccer stadium.”

Why You Shouldn't Watch the Club World Cup - from Grantland's Dermot Hunt: Even FIFA seem disinterested in what should be their flagship competition....

AC Milan – A club in transition - from Backpage Football's Conor Clancy: “What will happen with AC Milan?”

FA to introduce ethnic quotas for referees and coaches in new move to tackle racism - from The Independent's Majid Mohamed: A confidential number for players to report discrimination will be introduced....

The Premier League's FFP test - from Soccerex's Daniel Geey" Would FFP be easier to adopt?

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