“In today’s society being different makes you brave. To overcome your fears you must be strong and have faith in your purpose.” US National Team player Robbie Rogers.
- U-20’s open qualifying in Mexico.
- Arsenal in the Champions League.
- Oldham forces a replay with Everton.
- Tijuana in the Copa Libertadores.
- Altidore’s goals.
Robbie Rogers coming out, soccer’s reaction, mark steps forward – from SI.com’s Grant Wahl: The coolest thing to see Friday was the outpouring of support for Rogers on Twitter from the U.S. soccer community.
Op-Ed: E Pluribus Unum – from The Shin Guardian: Rogers eloquently and panoptically addresses the issue from the perspective of his own story….
U.S. Under-20s Looking to Show Progress – from The NY Times’ Brian Sciaretta: “I think we’re motivated from seeing the things in the past.”
New investor could bring soccer franchise, stadium to Orlando – from The Orlando Sentinel’s Mark Schlueb and David Damron: The soccer stadium would be a new addition to that list.
Brazilian investor to provide $80M to build Orlando major league soccer stadium – from WFTV.com: The new stadium could be built just about a block from the Citrus Bowl, where Orlando City Soccer plays.
Arsene Wenger’s economic downturn as priorities shift at Arsenal – from The National’s Jonathan Wilson: The excuses and explanations are well worn.
Are We Witnessing The Collapse of Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal? – from Forbes’ Zach Slaton: A furious final 14 minutes of play couldn’t turn around the previous 80 minutes of nothing.
Alex Ferguson ‘expects’ a treble push from Manchester United – from The Independent’s James Legge: He said: “The manager has stressed that he expects to go to the end in all three competitions.”
Marek Hamsik’s Napoli loyalty tested as he is robbed at gunpoint … again – from The Guardian’s Paolo Bandini: Both incidents have not been the limit of Hamsik’s experience with crime in Naples.
Soccer and society: Madrid to Mason – from The Washington Post’s Steven Goff: Cabrera’s soccer roots run deep.
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