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New England Revolution anuncia su primer acuerdo internacional para formar una sociedad con el Sporting Clube de Portugal

New England Revolution anuncia su primer acuerdo internacional para formar una sociedad con el Sporting Clube de Portugal
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Brian Bilello and Michael Burns with Sporting CP executives

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Ya podemos agregar al New England Revolution a la lista de clubes de la MLS con una sociedad con un club europeo.

Joao Plata es convocado por la Selección de Ecuador para amistoso ante Estados Unidos

Joao Plata es convocado por la Selección de Ecuador para amistoso ante Estados Unidos
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Joao Plata of Real Salt Lake celebrates a goal

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La Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol ha dado a conocer la lista de convocados por parte del técnico interino Sixto Vizuete para enfrentarse a las selecciones de Estados Unidos y El Salvador los próximos 10 y 14 de octubre, respectivamente.

Entre los 23 convocados a La Tricolor, se encuentra el regreso del delantero que vive un gran momento en el Real Salt Lake, Joao Plata.

Real Salt Lake's Joao Plata called up to Ecuadorian national team for friendlies against US, El Salvador

RSL's Plata gets Ecuador call, could face USMNT in Hartford
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Joao Plata of Real Salt Lake celebrates a goal

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Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata has been called in to the Ecuadorian national team for the second time this year, and this time he might get his chance to play against the United States.

Columbus Crew's Ethan Finlay receiving national team interest, but tight-lipped over which nation is inquiring

USA or Canada? Crew's Finlay tight-lipped over which nation has expressed interest
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OBETZ, Ohio – Ethan Finlay has enjoyed a meteoric rise for the Columbus Crew in 2014.

The lightning-quick winger’s season began with a fight for a roster spot in Orlando, where he struggled to even find a moment in the team’s preseason matches. He then earned a few substitute appearances in the Crew’s opening matches of the season, but couldn’t find a starting spot.

2016 Centennial Copa America added to FIFA's international calendar, making top players available

Top players to be available for selection after FIFA adds 2016 Centennial Copa America to calendar
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The stars will be out when the 2016 Centennial Copa America rolls around.

FIFA announced on Friday that its executive committee voted in favor of adding the tournament to its international calender. Th decision means that all clubs will be required to release players called up for the competition that runs from June 3-26 in the United States, allowing national teams to field their best squads.

CanMNT: Canada to face World Cup quarterfinalist Colombia at Red Bull Arena on Oct. 14

Canada to face Colombia at Red Bull Arena on Oct. 14
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CanMNT celebrate Canada's win over Jamaica

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The Canadian national team will face one of the top teams in the world during next month's international fixture window, as the Canadian Soccer Association announced Wednesday that Canada will face World Cup quarterfinalist Colombia in a friendly at Red Bull Arena on Oct. 14

The match will be the second game of a doubleheader, with the opener featuring Ecuador against El Salvador. Canada have not played Colombia since the 2000 Gold Cup final.

FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger believes Qatar will be stripped of 2022 World Cup

Why a FIFA ExCo member believes Qatar will lose the 2022 World Cup
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Qatar - World Cup 2022

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The will-it, won't-it drama regarding Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup seemingly has no end.

FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger, from Germany, has said that he believes Qatar will not be allowed to host the illustrious tournament because of the health risks posed to players and fans by holding games in the region's extreme heat.

Both Zwanziger and FIFA said his comments are merely his personal opinion.

Pachuca vence a Chicago Fire en la tanda de penales en el Torneo Internacional Sub-15

Pachuca vence a Chicago Fire en la tanda de penales en el Torneo Internacional Sub-15
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Pachuca vs Chicago Fire, U-15 Torneo Internacional

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CIUDAD DE MÉXICO - Pachuca extinguió el fuego de Chicago en la gran final del Torneo Internacional Sub-15, organizado por la Liga MX.

El Pachuca de México logró coronarse como el primer campeón en la historia del Torneo Internacional Sub-15 al derrotar por la vía de los penaltis al aguerrido Chicago Fire.

Costa Rica es la mejor de CONCACAF, Colombia es tercera en el Ránking de la FIFA

Costa Rica es la mejor de CONCACAF, Colombia es tercera en el Ránking de la FIFA

Tras conquistar la Copa Centroamericana la semana pasada, Costa Rica se mantiene como la mejor selección de CONCACAF en el más reciente ránking de la FIFA.

Costa Rica remain top CONCACAF team in FIFA rankings after winning Copa Centroamericana

USMNT jump one spot to 17, Ticos remain top CONCACAF team in latest FIFA rankings
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After winning Copa Centroamericana last week, Costa Rica remain the highest ranked CONCACAF team in the latest FIFA rankings.

Los Ticos retain their top spot despite not moving up in the rankings, remaining at No. 15. The US national team moved up one spot to No. 17 after defeating Czech Republic in Prague on September 3. Sandwiched in between the two countries is Mexico, who defeated Bolivia and drew with Chile in friendlies over the September FIFA date.

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