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  1. Yearbook, Nov. 19: USA qualifies for Cup

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 19, 1989: In 1950, the Americans reached the World Cup -- and beat England in one of their matches. The next 40 years? Nothing. Well, almost nothing, as a college player-filled Team USA entered the final match of the World Cup 1990 qualifying...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  2. In pictures: Sports and the blue moon

    Patrick Dorsey

    Friday's blue moon -- the last until 2015 -- saw lots of people standing, but not alone. They were at football and soccer and baseball games throughout the nation, capturing August's second full moon and sharing their images. Below are our fav...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  3. Cool Kits: English Premier League 2012-13

    Patrick Dorsey

    Attention: The English Premier League kicks off Saturday, bringing to the forefront some pretty great soccer -- if you're into that sort of thing -- and some sweet unis. Here's a quick look at five of our favorite English Premier League kits, all...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  4. One from the Night: Team USA's triumph

    Patrick Dorsey

    It's being called an instant classic, and for good reason: As night dragged on in England, Alex Morgan gave the U.S. women's soccer team an Olympic semifinal win -- and gave viewers here in the U.S. a moment they won't soon forget....

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  5. A closer look at London's Olympic venues

    Patrick Dorsey

    A full week is done in the 2012 London Olympics, with the Games' many venues all having been used for competition. So, with help from the London-based travel site and the Olympics' official site, Playbook takes a look at our 12 f...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  6. Before Fenway Park, Liverpool took Harvard

    Patrick Dorsey

    Before Liverpool took on Roma at Fenway Park on Wednesday, the storied English soccer club visited Harvard University for a packed day of training and sightseeing. There was a campus visit, which included new manager Brendan Rogers and defender Da...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  7. One from the Night: Chelsea gets cornered

    Patrick Dorsey

    Wednesday night proved what we all knew: The U.S. is clearly superior to England in soccer. Well, perhaps that's not the case. But newcomer Marko Marin, right, could do nothing to keep his team from getting caught in a figurative corner, as a late...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  8. Giant soccer ball making rounds in Philly

    Patrick Dorsey

    On Wednesday, Europe's biggest soccer club -- at least in terms of 2011-12 international success -- will take on Major League Soccer's biggest names in a match at PPL Park in suburban Philadelphia. But before Chelsea FC takes on the MLS All-Stars,...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  9. One from the Night: Soccer, saves, Yankee

    Patrick Dorsey

    The latest entry into the history of soccer in Major League Baseball stadiums saw England's Chelsea, France's Paris Saint-Germain and New York Yankees saves king Mariano Rivera performing the coin toss with PSG's Christophe Jallet (left), Chelsea's F...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  10. A look at soccer inside MLB stadiums

    Patrick Dorsey

    This weekend starts a wave of big-time international soccer exhibitions at Major League Baseball stadiums. Saturday it's England's Liverpool versus Toronto F.C. at the Blue Jays' Rogers Centre. On Sunday, it's England power and UEFA Champions Leag...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  11. Shot of the Day: Soccer the scenic way

    Patrick Dorsey

    Before the night's sports action, one great shot from the day. Summer training is under way for German soccer giant Bayern Munich, and this year -- as it has since 2009 -- the club is in the mountainous Italian province of Trentino. Which begs t...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  12. Seahawks swap shirts with soccer champs

    Patrick Dorsey

    Last week we showed a clip of Europe's champion goalkeeper becoming, briefly, an NFL kicker. But that's not all that's happened ahead of Chelsea's Wednesday exhibition game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. On Monday the Blues -- winners of the 201...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  13. Yearbook, July 13: World Cup begins

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 13, 1930: On this day 82 years ago, a pair of international soccer matches were played simultaneously in Uruguay: France vs. Mexico (the former won 4-1) and Belgium vs. the United States (this one went to the Americans, 3-0). And thus the Wo...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  14. Yearbook, July 10: U.S. soccer's biggest day

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 10, 1999: Landon Donovan scored a huge goal, Abby Wambach scored one herself, and the 1950 Americans pulled a major upset. But it's doubtful there was a bigger moment in U.S. soccer history than this one, which happened 13 years ago after Br...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  15. Yearbook, July 9: The Zidane head-butt

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 9, 2006: This day six years ago brought an infamous World Cup moment: French soccer legend Zinedine Zidane almost inexplicably head-butted Italian defender Marco Materazzi late in extra time of the final, earning Zidane a red card ... and creati...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  16. Euro 2012: England and Rooney, together

    Patrick Dorsey

    UEFA Euro 2012, one of soccer's top international competitions, is here. To celebrate, Playbook has teamed up with ESPN FC and the World Cup on ESPN Facebook page to offer sights and other delights from each participating nation. He's back. After ...

    Blog | June 19, 2012