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Bobby Wood scored his 7th goal in all comps today

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Raining goals!

Julian Green scores first goal for Stuttgart

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Nice finish.

NASL and Cosmos To Fold?

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In a Empire of Soccer article by Dave Martinez: Cosmos in Crisis: Late Pay, Furloughs cast team’s future in doubt The North American Soccer League has been in trouble for several months. Despite recent revelations that the league severed its ties to the embattled Traffic Sports, they are still set to lose three of their more successful teams (Minnesota United, Ottawa Fury, Tampa Bay Rowdies), with rumors quickly spreading of the possible end of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and Rayo OKC. Through it all, the NASL has been able to count on a select few clubs and investors that were always married to the cause — none more influential than the New York Cosmos. But now, the Cosmos have troubles of their own. Hear Dave Martinez on The Total Soccer Show speak about his perceptions of the long storied and troubled franchise. http://totalsoccershow.com/podcasts/no-more-new-york-cosmos-w-dave-martinez-plus-is-the-end-of-the-nasl-good-or-bad-for-american-soccer/

Das American: Christian Pulisic's Spectacular Rise

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Via Vice Sports, an intriguing interview covering a range of topics around Christian Pulisic's rise and breakthrough into a world class football club.

Bob Bradley's first full press conference on Swans TV

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You have to subscribe to this channel if you want to follow this compelling story.

Required reading...

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Been saying this for years. We're too hard on the coaches (I'm looking right at you, Adam Whittaker Snavely) and way too soft on our players. While I love the kid, it boggles my mind that Jordan Morris has NYT write-ups on him being one of the next great US players. This would never happen in Europe. And when you stand him up next to Pulisic (who's 4 years his junior), you see the difference between the development systems (and the players' drive) in the US and the rest of the world as clear as day.

Juan Agudelo is doing things

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He also scored a brace in the US Open Cup final victory.

Nagbe turns Beckerman, creates goal

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Just another day's work from Darlington Nagbe

Gaming the FIFA rankings to get an easier draw

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No way in hell Klinsi would ever consider this, but it's something to think about if we ever wanted to shoot for a pot 1 spot in the WC.