Crew calm and collected for comeback

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The Columbus Crew clearly know they’re down, but are hardly out of Major League Soccer’s playoffs. Going into Saturday’s second leg against the New England Revolution, the Eastern Conference champions have to overcome a one-goal arrears. The Crew may have been beaten for the first time in 18 games, but one of the club’s leaders … Read moreCrew calm and collected for comeback

Carling Cup sees young Americans impress

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The ranks of European-based American youngsters continue to grow, a select few are seizing the opportunity to impress their coaches and squads with mid-week appearances in England’s Carling Cup. Sponsored by Carling Breweries, the tournament is open to all conference teams. Its early rounds are often used as a testing ground by some of England’s … Read moreCarling Cup sees young Americans impress

Syracuse folds out of A-League

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Mere months after making the A-League’s Eastern Conference finals, the Syracuse Salty Dogs have suspended operations and will not field a side in 2005. Despite strong attendance numbers in the two years of the team’s existence that topped 6,000 per season, Syracuse’s backing was unwilling to continue with what they considered substantial losses on the … Read moreSyracuse folds out of A-League

Howard may have more competition

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US international keeper Tim Howard may face an increased selection headache following the news that Manchester United have noted interest in bringing in another stopper. Howard has lost his place as the starting keeper at Old Trafford, while Rennes’ Andreas Isaksson, Sebastien Frey and Carlos Kameni all attracting interest. Howard’s slide from grace has seen … Read moreHoward may have more competition