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  1. Hughton fears Suarez threat

    Manager Chris Hughton accepts Liverpool frontman Luis Suarez could well put Norwich "to the sword" once more on Wednesday night - but has challenged his defence to raise their own game at Anfield.The Canaries head to Merseyside buoyed by the 1-0 ho...

    Preview | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  2. Toulouse v Stade Rennes: Preview

    Rennes manager Philippe Montanier has challenged his side to raise their game for the Ligue 1 clash against Toulouse.Les Rouges et Noirs have not won in their last four league games, which included a 2-2 draw against Valenciennes last time out where ...

    Preview | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  3. Injury-ravaged Milan set for Celtic

    AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri is confident his side will overcome an injury list akin to a "wartime news bulletin" and raise their game for Champions League opponents Celtic.Kaka joined the long list of players who will miss the San Siro e...

    Preview | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  4. Saddlers raise toast to Brandy

    Former Manchester United striker Febian Brandy grabbed the vital goal to clinch Walsall a 1-0 win over Colchester at the Banks's Stadium and their first victory in 17 matches.Tiny forward Brandy burst on to a pass from Sam Mantom in the 62nd minute, ...

    Recap | Conversation | December 22, 2012
  5. Lorient v Toulouse: Preview

    Lorient coach Christian Gourcuff concedes his side are out of form and has called on his troops to raise their game for tomorrow's Ligue 1 encounter with Toulouse.After a strong start to the campaign, Lorient have gone off the boil with a run of just...

    Preview | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  6. Wenger wants Gunners to raise the roof

    Manager Arsene Wenger has challenged Arsenal to lift the ''flat" atmosphere at the Emirates Stadium by turning on the style against Fulham.The Gunners head into the clash with the Cottagers looking to bounce back from last weekend's defeat at Manche...

    Preview | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  7. Bobby to raise the Barr for Fifers?

    Bobby Barr will go straight into the East Fife squad to face Ayr United.Barr joined the Fifers on a three-month loan deal from Livingston and is available to caretaker manager Gordon Chishom this weekend.Chisholm is sweating on the fitness of goalkee...

    Preview | September 21, 2012
  8. Abby Wambach returns to U.S. roster for Algarve Cup

    Abby Wambach was among 19 players selected for the U.S. roster for the Algarve Cup after missing last year's tournament while recovering from a broken leg.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  9. Davies and Holden the two U.S. bright spots from Azteca

    Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPN Soccernet

    The positives from the U.S. loss to Mexico? Forward Charlie Davies is for real. The bad? The U.S. team still looks extremely vulnerable at the full back spot, writes Ives Galarcep.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  10. Hamm and Co. gather again for charity

    Andy Firchau

    Mia Hamm and a host of celebrities were on hand at the annual Celebrity Soccer Challenge to raise awareness of bone marrow diseases, writes Andy Firchau.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2009
  11. U.S. women out for revenge against Brazil

    Lindsey Dolich

    Brazil won't have Marta or Cristiane available, but that won't diminish the U.S. women's desire for revenge when the two teams meet, writes Lindsey Dolich.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2008
  12. Game raises more than $90K for wildfire victims

    David Beckham, Anthony LaPaglia and several actors and retired players joined forces to raise more than $90,000 for the victims of last month's wildfires in Southern California in a soccer exhibition Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2007
  13. WUSA revival looking more like reality

    Jeff Carlisle

    After two years of planning, Tonya Antonucci is closer than ever to making the revival of the WUSA a reality, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2006
  14. Life's a beach, says Landon Donovan

    Landon Donovan knows he could raise his game by returning to Europe but the elegant U.S. striker, who has been on a successful streak since a disappointing World Cup, would rather savour the good life at home in California.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2006
  15. Raising the bar

    Frank Dell'Apa

    In order to raise the bar against non-CONCACAF opponents, the U.S. team is ready for a big-time, high-profile national team coach, says Frank Dell'Apa.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2006
  16. No U.S. refs at Cup a sign of bigger problem

    Frank Dell'Apa

    The fact that there isn't one U.S. referee represented at this summer's World Cup should be sounding off an alarm within the U.S. Soccer Federation, says Frank Dell'Apa.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2006