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MLS Earthquakes name US assistant Gonzalez as coach

San Francisco (AFP) – US men’s national team assistant coach Luchi Gonzalez has been hired as the next coach of the San Jose Earthquakes — but he won’t take over until after the World Cup. The Major League Soccer squad announced the move on Wednesday, saying current interim coach Alex Covelo will remain as manager through the end of the …

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Yunus Musah, Gio Reyna advance in Golden Boot voting

The 2022 Golden Boy Award field was trimmed to 60 players on Wednesday with two U.S. men’s national team players remaining in the running for the prestigious award. Yunus Musah and Gio Reyna advanced to the final 60 players, Tuttosport announced Wednesday. Fellow U.S. men’s national team players Malik Tillman was in the 80-player shortlist, but did not advance to …

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Liverpool have no intention of allowing Naby Keita to leave this summer

Liverpool have no intention of allowing Naby Keita to leave the club this summer and will risk him running down his contract. Keita has reportedly become unhappy with his current contract situation at Liverpool, according to journalist Florian Plettenberg. The 27-year-old is out of contract next summer, so could leave on a free transfer if a new deal is not …

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Manchester United transfer target could be available on loan this summer

Manchester United transfer target Manuel Akanji could be available for loan this summer with Borussia Dortmund struggling to sell the defender. Defensive reinforcements appeared to be high on Manchester United’s priority list this summer. Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia were both brought to Old Trafford, with plenty of other targets being pursued. One man they showed an interest in was …

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British billionaire declares his interest in buying his boyhood club Manchester United

British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe has declared his interest in buying his boyhood club Manchester United. Manchester United fans have regularly protested for the Glazers to sell the club in recent years, with a protest also planned ahead of their game against Liverpool this weekend, as relayed by CaughtOffside. A recent report from The Independent claimed that multiple consortiums were …

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What it’s like watching the Premier League from Hawaii

Watching the Premier League from Hawaii is like watching the Japanese J-League from New York. The absurd time differences make it a challenge. However, the Premier League demands that following. With major clubs and the world’s most-recognizable players, the most-popular league in the world extends across the globe. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that Hawaii has a strong …

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Juventus on the verge of signing 18-year-old Tommaso ManciniJuvefc.com

Even though Federico Cherubini and company are working overnight to put the final touches on Max Allegri’s first team, Juventus are Simultaneously strengthening their youth department. According to Calciomercato, the Bianconeri are now on the cusp of signing Tommaso Mancini from Vicenza. The 18-year-old is a classic centre forward who boasts an imposing physical presence in the box despite his …

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Brighton showing an interest in Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour

Brighton are showing an interest in Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour. Brighton and Chelsea were involved in lengthy negotiations this summer, with Marc Cucurella and Levi Colwill swapping clubs after a lengthy transfer saga. Cucurella joined Chelsea on a permanent deal, with Colwill joining Brighton on loan for the season. Now, Brighton have turned to Chelsea once again to reinforce their …

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Ineos billionaire Ratcliffe ‘potential buyer’ of Man Utd

London (AFP) – British businessman Jim Ratcliffe is “definitely a potential buyer” of Manchester United if the English football giants go on sale, a spokesman for the Ineos petrochemicals billionaire said Wednesday. Ineos was responding to reports United’s current owners, the US-based Glazer family, are considering selling a minority stake, with the team currently bottom of the Premier League following …

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