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  National Soccer Hall of Fame
American's in Italy Giuseppi Rossi's foray into Italian Serie A soccer has renewed interest in Americans who have played in Italy's top league.
The National Soccer Hall of Fame conducts four separate elections:
Established in 1979, the National Soccer Hall of Fame houses an extensive archive of memorabilia associated with soccer in the United States.
www.soccerhall.org   (345 words)

  Chicago Tribune news : Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The girls on Fremd's soccer team were planning to attend and enjoy Friday night's prom -- and the boat ride that followed.
This weekend's Class AA state girls soccer finals promise to be a first -- and a last -- for Fremd senior Caroline VanAcker.
Soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco jogs onto the field at Estadio Azteca to the din of thousands of Mexicans screaming his name.
www.chicagotribune.com /sports/soccer   (473 words)

  Soccer - MSN Encarta
Soccer, game played by two teams on a rectangular field, in which players attempt to knock a round ball through the opponents’ goal, using any part of the body except the hands.
Soccer is the world's most popular sport, played by people of all ages in about 200 countries.
Soccer differs from other team sports in that there is only one referee, who makes all decisions related to rules.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572379/Soccer.html   (1365 words)

 world soccer - The World's Game - National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Soccer's laws are laws of equality and nonviolence and restraint, and free to be reinterpreted at the discretion of a reasonable arbiter.
Soccer's governing body in Africa is aware of the PR damage done by juju stories and has now banned "team advisers" from being part of a squad's official entourage.
The soccer fields were demilitarized zones, and the face-off between teams conducting an intense yet essentially friendly battle served as a defense against the horrors that raged all around.
www7.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0606/feature1/index.html   (5687 words)

  Soccer - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The word soccer was added to the name in 1945, making it the US Soccer Football Association, and it did not drop the word football until 1974, when it assumed its current name.
However, the use of soccer is on the rise, perhaps due to the global influence of American culture on the English language.
The global power of soccer might be a little hard for Americans, living in a country that views the game with the same skepticism used for the metric system and the threat of killer bees, to grasp fully.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /soccer.htm   (4111 words)

 A "Soccer Moms and Dads Page"
Soccer is the fastest growing sport for boys and girls in America.
The quality of some of the existing soccer programs for children, however, is a source of growing concern.
Special emphasis is placed on the promotion of the game of soccer as a life-long, family oriented activity, that provides for child-parent bonding, team work and friendships, as well as, adequate aerobic exercise.
www.calstatela.edu /faculty/dfrankl/soccer/soccer01.htm   (214 words)

 eBay Guides - Soccer Gear Buying Guide
Whether you want to play soccer in your backyard or in a league, you'll need a well-constructed soccer ball appropriate for your age.
Soccer balls for children: Size 3 soccer balls, the smallest soccer balls, are designed for children younger than the age of 8.
Size 4 soccer balls weigh 12 to 13 ounces and have a circumference of 25 to 26 inches.
pages.ebay.com /buy/guides/soccer-gear-buying-guide   (1241 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports > Soccer
Former soccer great Diego Maradona was admitted with abdominal pains to a public hospital's intensive care unit Friday and then transferred to a private clinic.
Mexico soccer gets ill vibes from Vibe: Put it this way: Hugo Sanchez is not a big fan of Vibe CT 105 W Connection right now.
Vibe CT 105 W Connection is not a radio station or freeway interchange but a professional soccer team from Trinidad and Tobago, and Sanchez is Mexico's national soccer coach, and the two have intersected in a way that is not exactly favorable to Sanchez's preparation for a Feb.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/soccer/index.html   (2137 words)

 Soccer for Wii Review - Wii Soccer Review
Soccer: One of the worst ways you can spend $5.
Soccer's terrible gameplay is accompanied by bad graphics and awful sound.
Soccer is simply not enjoyable on any level.
www.gamespot.com /wii/sports/soccernes/review.html   (673 words)

 Men's Soccer - NCAA Sports.com
UC Santa Barbara won the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship on Dec. 3, defeating UCLA 2-1 in the final.
Dowling won the 2006 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship on Nov. 18, defeating Fort Lewis 1-0 at the DII Championship Festival, in Pensacola, Florida.
Messiah wins the Division III Men's Soccer Championship for the third straight year with a 3-0 victory over Wheaton (Ill.).
www.ncaasports.com /soccer/mens   (201 words)

 SLAM! Sports - Soccer
Soccer player dies after being struck in neck by ball
A high school soccer goalie died Tuesday morning after a ball was kicked into his throat during a game the night before.
Sven-Goran Eriksson has a simple answer for his many critics: England has qualified for the World Cup while France and Spain are still struggling to get there and European champion Greece has little chance of making it.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Soccer/home.html   (215 words)

 World Soccer: News Player Interviews, Manager Interviews, Transfers, Fixtures, Results, League Tables, Competitions, ...
Each month World Soccer will feature a hot topic for discussion and we'd like our readers to give us their feedback.
World Soccer has long been hailed by players, coaches and fans as the undisputed authority on international football.
So wherever in the world you live, a subscription to World Soccer means that you'll always be up-to-date with the latest news from the world's greatest game.
www.worldsoccer.com   (477 words)

 ESPNsoccernet - US Index
The U.S. women opened their domestic schedule with a barrage of offensive soccer that buried Mexico, writes Graham Hays.
All-pro wide receiver Chad Johnson of the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals is an ardent fan of soccer.
SOCCER ON ESPN TV Tue., May. 1 at 2:00 pm ET Liverpool FC vs. Chelsea FC Tue., May. 1 at 2:30 pm ET Wed., May. 2 at 2:00 pm ET AC Milan vs. Manchester United
soccernet.espn.go.com /section?id=us&cc=5901   (607 words)

Galaxy's deal with Herbalife isn't unusual in soccer, but baseball, basketball and football have yet to jump on corporate-logo bandwagon.
The 36-year-old holds the record for appearances for U.S. national team and is one of eight players left from Galaxy's inaugural MLS season in 1996.
It was an intimidating spot for Bob Bradley to find himself — not on the soccer sideline matching wits with Mexican icon Hugo Sanchez, but rather in the postgame interview room afterward.
www.latimes.com /sports/soccer   (573 words)

 Sports - Soccer - canada.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A high school soccer goalie died Tuesday morning after a ball was kicked into his throat during a game the night before.
AL AIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Hashim Saleh twice rallied Oman with a pair of second-half goals, salvaging a 2-2 draw against the United Arab Emirates in a friendly at the Khalifa bin Zayed stadium on Tuesday.
TORONTO (CP) - Major League Soccer has opened the door to an expansion team in Toronto, providing on-again, off-again plans for a stadium are nailed down by the end of the month.
www.canada.com /sports/soccer   (689 words)

 Soccer Tickets - MLS Cup, Major League Soccer
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world -- and RazorGator has exclusive tickets to every big match!
Be there up close and in person to experience the heated rivalries and thrilling action of US and International soccer!
The establishment of the World Cup tournament is credited to a committee of French football administrators in the 1920s, led by Jules Rimet -- who became the namesake for the original golden trophy that was awarded to the winners.
www.razorgator.com /tickets/sports/soccer   (208 words)

 The Soccer Home Page 
Soccer Statistics: RSSSF's comprehensive collection of soccer statistics, and the RSSSF home page.
See also David Litterer's comprehensive US soccer historical statistics collection for all 33 US pro soccer leagues dating back to 1894, and the Association of Football Statisticians web page.
The Soccer Home Page is created and maintained as a public information resource by Distributed Systems Technology.
www.distrib.com /soccer/homepage.html   (761 words)

B-Soccer is a program that should breed teams of simulated autonomous clients that have the capability of playing soccer according to the rules of RoboCup.
Much of the functionality of Java Soccer is used in order to save programming time (Tucker Balch did really a great job) and to have a platform on which it can be easily compared to other soccer teams.
Most of the players even don't like to play soccer at all, but if you watch long enough you will find one or more players that treat the ball somehow in a sensible manner.
members.fortunecity.com /wwann   (539 words)

 The Sports Network - International Soccer
However, that joy quickly turned to nervousness as Kevin Davies headed home a free kick from Idan Tal in the 54th minute to level the match.
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Major League Soccer made the biggest transaction in its 11-year history this past Thursday when the Los Angeles Galaxy signed Real Madrid midfielder David Beckham to a five-year contract that could potentially pay the British icon a whopping $250 million.
The move was met with equal parts shock and awe, and sent ripples throughout the soccer universe, something Major League Soccer has never accomplished before.
www.sportsnetwork.com /default.asp?c=sportsnetwork&page=soc-cup/indexpic.htm   (348 words)

 Soccer America Home - Covering International, MLS, College, Youth and World Cup Soccer
In a typical club system where parents fund their child's experience and pretty directly the club and its employees --...
Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney grades the U.S. players' performance in their 1-0 Copa America loss to Colombia......
Soccer on TV Friday, Jul 6, 2007 Jul 6
www.socceramerica.com   (934 words)

 Soccer News & Scores from Professional Soccer Leagues - AOL Sports
Keep up with soccer with AOL's international coverage in a variety of languages.
Get the latest professional soccer news from around the world, only from AOL Sports.
Offering the scores, player movements and tournaments from FIFA, Major League Soccer, US Soccer, the English Premier League and all your favorite European soccer teams.
sports.aol.com /soccer   (137 words)

 Shaolin Soccer - Rotten Tomatoes
The action comedy SHAOLIN SOCCER has become the all-time most successful Hong Kong production ever--in part due to its eye-popping action, crazy special effects and wicked humor.
This kind of boorish treatment is usually worthy of scorn, disrespectful of both the artist and the audience, but with a fizzy soccer comedy, the moves seem inspired.
While Shaolin Soccer may not wow Western audiences the way it did Asian ones, you should get more than a few kicks out of it.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/shaolin_soccer   (795 words)

 Soccer News: MLS, U.S., World & World Cup Scores, Standing & Scores - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The U.S. women's soccer team drew the most difficult first-round group Sunday for the Sept. 10-30 Women's World Cup in China.
Diego Maradona was transferred Saturday to a private psychiatric clinic where he is to undergo treatment for alcohol addiction after being hospitalized twice in less than a month.
Alfredo Cahe, personal physician to the Argentine soccer hero, said the 46-year-old elected treatment at the private Avril Clinic in Buenos Aires that specializes in dependency treatment.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/default.htm   (873 words)

 Soccer (MLS) News - Get the Latest International Soccer and MLS Headlines, Scores, Players, Video Clips & World Cup ...
12: Soccer star David Beckham says he hope to get more American young kids interested in continuing play the game as they get older.
In a sport dominated by males, plenty of women are showing their undying support for their teams.
Soccer fans express their love for their national teams in wildly creative ways with their hair
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7692578   (182 words)

 Youth and amateur soccer tournaments and news for Southwest Ohio
The girls on the U18 Grove City soccer team find themselves uplifted by the spirits of one teammate who is faced with the possibility of never being able to return to the sport she loves so much, soccer.
In Feb. 2006, Megan Compton, 17, received the devastating news that she had rhabomyosarcma, a rare type of pediatric cancer.
Teammates from her soccer club organized a benefit serving food at Planks, a local restaurant.
www.daytondailynews.com /s/content/oh/index/sports/youth/soccer   (702 words)

 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Soccer
Soccer Canada's Colin Linford helped announce two new corporate sponsors, new team jerseys and the relaunch of their logo.
It is a team without a coach and one that has drifted down into triple digits in the FIFA world rankings.
But rather than perpetuating the gloom surrounding the national men's soccer team, Canadian Soccer Association president Colin Linford is resolved to do something about it.
www.canoe.ca /Slam/Soccer/home.html   (371 words)

 Women's Soccer - NCAA Sports.com
The University of North Carolina wins the Division I Women's Soccer Championship with a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame.
Metro State claimed the 2006 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Championship on Nov. 18, defeating Grand Valley State, 1-0 in OT.
Women's Soccer at the 2006 DII Chamionship Festival
www.ncaasports.com /soccer/womens   (212 words)

 Houston soccer, MLS and World Cup news and scores | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Houston soccer, MLS and World Cup news and scores
Soccer clinic with Fallas: Art of the shootout
Soccer Hour with Glenn Davis -- Courtesy ESPN 790: The Sports Animal
www.chron.com /sports/soccer   (229 words)

 University of North Carolina - Official Athletic Site
The University of North Carolina men's soccer program has added seven prep standouts and one transfer for the 2007 season, head coach Elmar Bolowich announced Wednesday.
All nine schools in the league competing in men's soccer are represented on the second annual All-ACC Academic team.
Soccer store featuring soccer gifts, accessories, apparel, equipment, T-shirts and more.
tarheelblue.cstv.com /sports/m-soccer/unc-m-soccer-body.html   (256 words)

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