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Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Luiz free kick seals Brazil win over Colombia

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORTALEZA, Brazil— A stunning free kick from Brazil’s David Luiz sealed a 2-1 win over Colombia in a frantic World Cup quarter-final on Friday, taking the hosts into a semi-final against Germany and keeping them on track for a sixth world title.
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Donovan slams Klinsmann after U.S. exit

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Landon Donovan, the United States’ record scorer who was left out of the World Cup squad, has criticized coach Juergen Klinsmann’s tactics during their campaign which ended with a 2-1 second round extra-time defeat by Belgium.
Klinsmann’s deci…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teddy Goalsevelt

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Monke: Soccer is a sport worth watching

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

As someone who spent nearly a decade watching sports for a living, I can tell you without pause that if you like sports at all, you should be watching World Cup soccer.
Now, first off, I won’t call it football. It may be football to the rest of th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Klinsmann Revolution’ making U.S. soccer team a high-tempo threat

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A last gasp equaliser from Portugal stopped the United States from qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup with a game to spare but the way in which Juergen Klinsmann’s team performed should give them real hope of progressing.

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Convincing first win: Neymar scores a pair of goals as Brazil tops Croatia in World Cup opener

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third as the hosts came from behind to beat Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling World Cup opening match on Thursday.
The Group A game, tipped the hosts’ way afte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

US to host Panama in World Cup qualifier

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SEATTLE The United States will host Panama on a temporary grass field Tuesday in its World Cup qualifier at Seattle. Continue Reading

FIFA official: Fox, Telemundo get US World Cup broadcast rights

October 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Fox outbid incumbent ESPN and NBC to win the English-language U.S. television rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, a FIFA official with knowledge of the decision said Friday. Continue Reading