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  1. LOCALS: Waves make waves in women's game

    Scott French

    It's not Women's Professional Soccer, but it is pro women's soccer, and that's a start -- for the Orange County Waves and a good number of their players. Where it leads is paramount: No less than the future of the women's game in America is at stake....

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  2. Gold Cup redux? USA-Mexico II in Philly

    Scott French

    Mexico rallied from a two-goal deficit in an emphatic 4-2 triumph over the U.S. in last month's CONCACAF Gold Cup final, a classic encounter, no matter which side you favor. A rematch of sorts -- nothing at stake this time -- has been set for Aug. 1...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  3. GOLD CUP: 6 teams to watch

    Scott French

    The CONCACAF Gold Cup begins Sunday, with a Costa Rica-Cuba/Mexico-El Salvador doubleheader in front of a sellout crowd at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and plenty is at stake. There's the trophy, to be sure, plus the berth in the 2013 FIFA C...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  4. Best Bets April 30/May 1: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, APRIL 30 TELEVISION ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Tottenham at Chelsea Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m. Another London derby with something at stake, at least for Spurs, who are trying to hold off Liverpool for England's Europa League berth ne...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  5. 5 things about America-Guatemala

    Scott French

    Organizers promise that Wednesday's meeting between Club America and Guatemala's national team is the beginning of an annual series, with the Mexican giant taking on a different "international" team each winter -- and with a trophy at stake. That as...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  6. Blues bringing pro soccer to O.C.

    Scott French

    L.A.'s already got the Galaxy and Chivas USA. Here comes a third professional men's team, set to begin play next year, likely at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium. Blue Star LLC, which had a stake in the late L.A. Sol, will announce next month for...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  7. Friendly? Not at the Coliseum

    Scott French

    Saturday night's El Salvador-Honduras clash at the Coliseum was a real treat, a stirring clash between longtime rivals who genuinely cared about the result, no matter how meaningless it was. There was a trophy at stake -- the Copa Independencia, ...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  8. LIBERTADORES: Vergara wonders if 'Chicharito' deal was a mistake

    Scott French

    Club Deportivo Guadalajara owner Jorge Vergara, who also holds a large stake in Chivas USA, told Spanish sports daily newspaper Marca that the deal that sent Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez to Manchester United should have been structured so that the s...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  9. Week's Best in Soccer

    Scott French

    U.S. PREPARATIONS: The U.S. takes on the Czech Republic and Turkey in its final domestic matches before heading to South Africa for the World Cup, and although the result of these matches matter little, there's plenty at stake. Coach Bob Bradley need...

    Blog | May 25, 2010