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Real Madrid vs. Barcelona “Clasico” in Miami this summer? Not so fast

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Reports that Real Madrid and Barcelona are playing a "Clasico" next summer in Miami at Hard Rock Stadium are premature, according to two stadium sources.

Real Madrid is committed to play at the newly-renovated, soccer-perfect stadium as part of the International Champions Cup. But the opponent has not yet been determined. Several options are ...Read more

Bruce Arena gets US national team soccer camp off to good start

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Bruce Arena's second stint as coach of the national soccer team got off to a trouble-free start Wednesday, with the former Los Angeles Galaxy manager opening a month-long winter training camp with a brisk morning workout at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

"I was pleased with the enthusiasm of the players. We got through the first session with ...Read more

Arena's US national team roster marks break from Klinsmann era

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Bruce Arena called 32 MLS players into winter camp with the U.S. national team Thursday, among them Galaxy attackers Sebastian Lletget and Gyasi Zardes.

The three-week camp, the first of Arena's second term as national team coach, will begin Tuesday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., and conclude with friendlies against Serbia in San Diego on...Read more

Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe are among 29 players called up by women's national soccer team

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Coach Jill Ellis has called 29 players into the first women's national soccer team training camp of 2017, to be held Jan. 13-23 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

The roster is topped by Carli Lloyd, a world player of the year candidate; midfielders Megan Rapinoe, Tobin Heath and Morgan Brian; forwards Crystal Dunn and Lynn Williams, the ...Read more

MLS will expand to 26 by 2020

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While the Major League Soccer clock continues to tick on David Beckham's quest to put a 24th team in Miami, league commissioner Don Garber announced on Thursday the blueprint for expanding to 26 teams by 2020 and 28 eventually -- with or without Miami.

Atlanta United and Minnesota United join the league in 2017, bringing the total number of ...Read more

Rooney sets record in Manchester United victory

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BERLIN -- Wayne Rooney became Manchester United's record scorer in continental competition in Thursday's 4-0 Europa League win over Feyenoord, which kept alive their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage.

Rooney broke the deadlock with his 39th goal in European games, moving one clear of Ruud van Nistelrooy. Juan Mata, an own goal from Brad ...Read more

Q&A with Bruce Arena: 'The savior in this project are the players, not me'

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Two World Cup appearances with the national team and five MLS titles with D.C. United and the Los Angeles Galaxy make Bruce Arena the most successful soccer coach in U.S. history. Now he faces his biggest challenge: trying to get the U.S. team to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Arena returned to the national team this week, replacing Jurgen ...Read more

US Soccer names Bruce Arena new men's national team coach

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U.S. Soccer formally announced Bruce Arena's return as national coach Tuesday.

Arena, who has been the Galaxy's coach and general manager for more than eight seasons, replaces Jurgen Klinsmann, who was fired Monday after 5 1/2 years with the national team.

"When we considered the possible candidates to take over the national team at this time,...Read more