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Sport helping to unite the Seattle community

In December, the Seattle Sounders won their first Major League Soccer title, defeating Toronto FC in Canada before coming home to a hero’s welcome at Seattle’s Boeing Field where their owner, Adrian Hanauer, mused that the newly minted gold star added to the team’s logo would look more balanced with another. In America’s Major League […]

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Reborn Jozy Altidore a shadow of his former self

The score is 3-1 with just over 30 minutes left, and 30 yards from goal a hulk of a man stands over a dead ball, primed to pull his team back into the game. He takes three small steps and strikes the ball, not entirely with power, but with a finesse that puts the ball […]

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Overhyping of young players needs to stop before it is too late

How many times has a young footballer been called a country’s version of one of the current or former stars of the beautiful game? And how many times will promising young footballers fail before we, as a collective footballing community, realise that we need to change the way that we treat these young people? Now, […]