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  Eddie Pope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope's 1999 season was beset by injuries, and his playing time was limited, which continued to pester him into 2000, although he would play 19 and 21 games, respectively, in those seasons, and he earned his third and fourth consecutive trips to the MLS All-Star Game.
Pope was named the MLS Humanitarian of the Year in 2000.
On December 23, 2002, Pope was traded to the MetroStars, along with Jaime Moreno and Richie Williams, in return for Mike Petke, a first-round draft pick, and an allocation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eddie_Pope   (674 words)

  
 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Eddie Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope, 31, came to the MetroStars on December 23, 2002 in a trade that saw the Metros acquire Jaime Moreno and Richie Williams in exchange for Mike Petke, an allocation and a first-round pick in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft.
Eddie is the second of three children all very different in terms of interest but identical in terms of their commitment to others.
Pope started the first four matches of the season, although was forced from the pitch in the 52nd minute of the second match at the Meadowlands due to injury...
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Pope_Eddie_550818.htm   (2120 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Sports: Pope relishes role of defensive stopper
Pope is to the U.S. soccer team what Bruce Bowen is to the San Antonio Spurs or a shutdown cornerback is to his NFL team — a defensive stopper.
Pope figures to make his third World Cup team, but is realistic that if he is named to the 2006 squad, he expects it to be his swan song as far playing with the national team.
Pope never even saw the national team on television until he was a teenager, and now many games are shown on cable television throughout the year.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2002356351_goldcup03.html   (1050 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Pope quietly, reliably sets fine example   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope, it seems to all but close friends and relatives, doesn't know when to speak up.
Pope is one of 23 chosen to represent his country in the most anticipated quadrennial sports event on earth.
A big part of Pope's experience since his last visit to the Cup's 32-team finals four years ago — when the U.S. team was a huge non-factor — has been a series of absences forced by injury.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/cup2002/2002-05-24-pope.htm   (1017 words)

  
 News & Record Online: World Cup 1998
Pope, born Christmas Eve 1973, will be the youngest American on the field when the team begins World Cup play on Monday.
Eddie Pope showed up at UNC with intentions of playing football and soccer, but he soon realized the opportunities in soccer were greater.
Indeed, Eddie Pope was so impressed with himself that he got on a plane the next morning and flew back to Chapel Hill, continuing a two-month commute between his team and his university, where he was still working toward his degree.
home1.gte.net /vze493kv/resume/wc98/wcpope.htm   (1697 words)

  
 Eddie Pope: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eddie Pope (born December 24, EHandler: no quick summary.
The university of north carolina at chapel hill, located in chapel hill, north carolina, is the eleventh-oldest institution of higher education and the oldest...
Pope also played in two games for the US's disappointing campaign at the 1998 World Cup[For more info, click on this link].
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ed/eddie_pope.htm   (1459 words)

  
 Metro Empire ::: Roster ::: Eddie Pope
Eddie Pope came to the MetroStars as part of Coach Bob Bradley plans to make the Metros a contender to win the team's first silverware.
Pope came to the MetroStars in the 2003 offseason with Jamie Moreno and Richie Williams for an exchange of Mike Petke, a 5th overall 2003 SuperDraft pick, and an allocation.
Pope, considered to be one of the US's defenders of all time, particpated in two World Cups, 1998 and 2002.
www.angelfire.com /nj4/metroempire/pope.html   (259 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Pope is feeling as strong as ever
CARSON, Calif. — For much of his decade-long professional career, Eddie Pope's body was as much of an adversary to him as any opposing forward.
Pope's presence is vital to the United States' hopes.
Pope hopes that by honing his body, he can enhance a professional resume that includes appearances in two World Cups and the 1996 Olympics, and three MLS championships.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,635183931,00.html   (726 words)

  
 Major League Soccer - MLS Cup - News Article
Pope led by example in his sophomore season with the Metros, wearing the captain's armband in a side that also featured Honda MLS MVP Amado Guevara.
Pope's skill as a defender and propensity for fair play largely are due to his impeccable timing, good balance and an ability to read the game.
Pope was also nominated for MLS Defender of the Year, but the Columbus Crew's Robin Fraser was the recipient of that prize.
www.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/mls_events_news.jsp?ymd=20041112&content_id=18859&vkey=mlscup2004&fext=.jsp   (482 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope is a classy defender with a reputation for speed who also will provide leadership for players like 16-year-old Nikolas Besagno.
Pope said he is glad to be out of the Meadowlands.
Pope said the possibility of joining Real began to seem plausible about a month ago, and that conversations with Mathis at the national team training camp helped to persuade him.
www.sltrib.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2547726   (525 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet - US - Galarcep: On Eddie Pope
Whether you believe that Pope truly is back probably depends on whether you consider 2005 to be a product of unfortunate injuries or the first step in a steep physical decline.
Pope's injury-plagued 2005 season made some write him off, but the irony is that last year's issues could be the reason he excels this year.
Pope's offensive exploits aside, it is his poise and experience that set him apart from the rest of the American defenders vying for a trip to the World Cup.
soccernet.espn.go.com /columns/story?id=358472&root=us&cc=5901   (908 words)

  
 EDDIE POPE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A smooth, lanky defender, Eddie Pope has re-emerged as one of the top defenders in Major League Soccer and the U.S. national team after battling through injuries over the past two seasons.
Pope's greatest strength may come in the air where he is dominant, and his physical strength and intelligence makes him a valued asset for the MetroStars after seven seasons with DC United.
Pope set a career high with three goals and two assists starting all 29 games as he helped the team to a second consecutive MLS title.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /players/eddie_pope/320142.html   (831 words)

  
 Soccer Digest: The foundation: MetroStars and U.S. defender Eddie Pope has gone from a steady player to a team leader ...
Pope never had a second thought about playing, leading by example in what turned into a 1-0 victory.
Pope joined the MetroStars in a trade along with forward Jaime Moreno and midfielder Richie Williams for defender Mike Petke, a first-round draft pick and a player allocation.
Pope brought along an impressive resume: one Olympics, two World Cups, three MIS championships, two MLS Best XI selections, one MIS Defender of the Year Award, and one league Humanitarian of the Year Award.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCN/is_3_26/ai_106143236   (440 words)

  
 Real Salt Lake acquires Eddie Pope from MetroStars
Pope, one of the most decorated defenders in American history, has won three MLS Cup championships, been named to four Best XI teams, and has scored clutch goals in championship-level games, beginning with his sudden-death overtime game winner in MLS Cup ’96 to give D.C. United the league’s first MLS Cup.
On the individual side, Pope was named the winner of the 1997 Honda Player of the Year Award as the top player in the U.S. The classy defender has also claimed personal accolades by winning the 1997 MLS Defender of the Year award, along with MLS Best XI honors in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2004.
Pope started every collegiate game of his career at the University of North Carolina where he was named to the 1994 first-team NCAA All-America, All-Atlantic Coast Conference and All-South Region teams.
www.mysoccer.com /mls5/rsl0201.php   (1019 words)

  
 ESPN.com: ESPNINC - Eddie Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eddie Pope was in the ESPN Zone Washington, D.C. to watch some MLS soccer.
Eddie Pope: Pele, he was one of a kind.
Eddie Pope: I would have gone to Law school and become a lawyer.
espn.go.com /espninc/zone/EddiePopeProfile.html   (187 words)

  
 newsobserver.com | Pope's window of opportunity
Pope, 32, is focused on his third, and likely final, appearance on the grand stage that is the World Cup.
Pope is not ready to discuss retirement, although he wants to return to North Carolina when he's done and maybe even take up a career as a soccer coach.
Pope's style of play has influenced many U.S. soccer players, but he also has looked to have an impact off the field with the Eddie Pope Foundation.
www.newsobserver.com /122/story/440472.html   (946 words)

  
 MLSnet.com - News - 01/31/2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For the U.S., Pope appeared in seven games and was not the force he had been in previous years.
Against Norway, Pope scored a goal and was seven minutes short of playing consecutive 90-minute games for the U.S. for the first time since October 2004.
Although he said each World Cup is different, Pope pointed to a factor that helped the team reach the 2002 quarterfinals and could help carry the team in Germany.
dcunited.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20060131&content_id=51338&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp   (632 words)

  
 Archived Soccer America Magazine: Eddie Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope can be dominant in the air, seldom gets outrun, and has skills many defenders envy.
Pope also has to take medication for high blood pressure, although he says the condition rarely affects his play.
Pope’s health is a concern as Arena begins testing his pool of players for the next round of World Cup qualifying.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /exclusives/450579.html   (1901 words)

  
 Pope (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Pope, two ships of the United States Navy
The Pope, the name of a major arcana card in the tarot deck (also called The Hierophant card in some tarot decks)
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_(disambiguation)   (113 words)

  
 Pope: Quiet and Facial Hair-Free Leader - FIFA World Cup 2006 - USA World Cup Team Blog
Pope has been a steady, quiet presence in the backline since he made his national team debut in 1996.
It is awesome to see Pope regaining his form after he has battled injuries the past couple of years.
Eddie still doesn’t say a lot, but, when he does, players listen.
usa.worldcupblog.org /group-e/pope-quiet-and-facial-hair-free-leader.html   (465 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Back from Panama, Pope shows why he's so tough
Real's Eddie Pope has shown everyone why he's still one of the top defenders in the country.
Pope sustained a bruised right knee cap midway through the match after stopping too quickly.
Pope is confident that he'll be ready for this Saturday's game at San Jose, and beyond that, he's ready for the call from the U.S. National Team any time.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600141589,00.html   (672 words)

  
 The Eddie Pope Foundation - The Team
The team that helps the Eddie Pope Foundation run is comprised of several talented and hardworking players.
Created by her younger brother, the Eddie Pope Foundation, had a set of admirable goals and obtainable objectives but it needed someone to begin to organize and make things happen.
While she still plans to make this dream a reality, she is currently devoting her time to making the Eddie Pope Foundation, Inc. a voice for so many underserved children.
www.eddiepopefoundation.com /team   (240 words)

  
 Active.com - Transcript: D.C. United and U.S. National Soccer Team player Eddie Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope was a member of the AT&T Best 11 and earned the Bic Defender of the Year award in 1997.
Pope played a full 90 minutes in the historical defeat of Brazil in 1998 and was the hero of MLS Cup '96, heading home the game-winner four minutes into sudden-death overtime.
Pope was married to his wife, Corina, in January, 2000.
www.active.com /story.cfm?story_id=3930&sidebar=35&category=chat&CFID=11210582&CFTOKEN=15086704   (2134 words)

  
 StandardNET/Standard-Examiner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But the disappointment was obvious in the coach's eyes Tuesday as he discussed the red card issued to RSL defender Eddie Pope on Saturday as a result of a dive by Johnson, who spent a few minutes laying on the grass as if he had been hurt.
Pope was ejected from the game and RSL played a man short for the final 18-plus minutes.
The ejection was a surprise for Pope, who is one of the most well-respected players in the U.S., and frustrating in the sense that he knows he didn't deserve it.
www.standard.net /sports/48557   (684 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet.com World Cup 2002: Eddie Pope Speaks
Eddie Pope: Usually, players will exchange jerseys after the game out of respect, goodwill and also as something to remember the game by.
Eddie Pope: I thought it was petty but the Mexicans are great at making fouls look a lot worse than they really are.
Eddie Pope: Although it seems that way sometimes, I wouldn't want to put a certain stereotype on any group of individuals.
worldcup.espnsoccernet.com /story?id=217958&lang=us   (776 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was thought Pope would train with and play for the United States national team, in a critical stretch of Wolrd Cup qualifying play, until RSL's opener in New York on April 2.
Pope participated in all of RSL's drills Monday, including a 30-minute scrimmage at the end of practice.
The 31-year old Pope is one of the country's oldest and most experienced players.
www.sltrib.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2617199   (465 words)

  
 The Eddie Pope Foundation
The Eddie Pope Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization serving youth in underserved communities.
All costs associated with The Eddie Pope Foundation are absorbed by the Foundation.
The Eddie Pope Foundation focuses completely on program development and is not a grant-making organization.
www.eddiepopefoundation.com /foundation   (232 words)

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