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  1. Sterling set to shine for England

    John Brewin

    Something in English football's psyche loves a wild card at international tournaments. Youth paired with pace has become particularly seductive. Such ardour most probably derives from the memory of a teenage Michael Owen coltishly strafing through...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  2. Chelsea attack the wild card in City clash

    Miguel Delaney

    It is the question everyone is struggling to answer, and Jose Mourinho was never going to give too much away before Monday night at the Etihad. The Chelsea manager did elaborate on a potentially more decisive issue, though, when asked just how he ...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  3. Confed Cup Team Preview: Mexico

    Andrea Canales

    Mexico has always been a bit of an international wild card. The squad has often been inconsistently brilliant, tending to be inspired by its opposition. Right now, in CONCACAF qualifying, Mexico is in full Mr. Hyde mode and not looking at all like a ...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. CLASICO: Joseph changes the landscape

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy and Chivas USA face off in one of the most meaningful of SuperClasico showdowns, surely the biggest since the 2009 playoffs, and a rivalry first-timer will be playing the wild-card role. The measure of Shalrie Joseph's impact ...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  5. Food for thought

    James Horncastle

    Group C Preview

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  6. PREPS: CIF playoff scores

    Scott French

    Here are wild-card and first-round scores from the California Interscholastic Federation soccer playoffs this week in Southern California: BOYS CIF LOS ANGELES CITY SECTION LARGE SCHOOLS First round (Wednesday) Bell 5, Santee Educational ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  7. PREPS: CIF playoff pairings

    Scott French

    It's high school playoff time: Pairings were released Saturday and Monday and the first games will be played Tuesday. It begins with wild-card games Tuesday and Wednesday in the CIF Southern Section, with first-round games Thursday and Friday. First...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  8. Will Daniel Hernandez return to FCD in 2012?

    Todd Date

    Unfortunately for FC Dallas fans, the off-season began a bit quicker than expected with that wild-card round loss to the New York Red Bulls to kick off the postseason with a truly resounding thud at Pizza Hut Park. But now that the off-season is o...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  9. Colorado Rapids' Jamie Smith to miss six months with torn ACL

    The Colorado Rapids say midfielder Jamie Smith is expected to miss about six months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  10. MLS PLAYOFFS: Who is L.A.'s wild card?

    Scott French

    With the Galaxy in the MLS playoffs, we'll try to answer some of the pertinent questions for the "every fan" as the postseason moves on. Everybody knows (or should know) David Beckham and Landon Donovan -- and perhaps Robbie Keane, too. They're t...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  11. MLS: Defending champs advance

    Scott French

    Omar Cummings' first goal since early August was enough for the Colorado Rapids in a wild-card game played in freezing temperatures. The Rapids, the defending MLS Cup champs, tallied at the end of the first half to beat the visiting Columbus Crew,...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  12. RBNY Recap: Cynical soccer leaves Red Bulls sitting pretty after ...

    Matthew Artus

    Cynical soccer, as Red Bulls coach Hans Backe describes it, isn't supposed to be pretty. During the majority of the Red Bulls' 2-0 wild card victory over FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park on Wednesday night, Backe's description was apt. New York rarely ...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  13. Red Bulls' cynical play pays off against FC Dallas - Schaerlaecke...

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    The Red Bulls, the 10th-best team in the MLS regular season, bounced the fourth-best team, FC Dallas, in the opening game of the playoffs. Here's what we learned.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  14. GALAXY: Two dates with the Red Bulls

    Scott French

    The Galaxy is New York-bound. Well, New Jersey. The New York Red Bulls' 2-0 triumph in a wild-card clash Wednesday night at FC Dallas sets up a major-market showdown, one Major League Soccer and television rights-holder ESPN will relish, for th...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  15. Match day info: New York Red Bulls at FC Dallas, MLS Cup Playoffs...

    NEW YORK RED BULLS at FC DALLAS Wild Card Match, 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs Wed., Oct. 26, Pizza Hut Park, 8 p.m. CT (FOX Soccer, TSN2) With the World Series postponed, fans can show a ticket stub from any 2011 Rangers game to receive $6 ticke...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  16. GALAXY: Most 'don't care' who is next foe

    Scott French

    CARSON -- They'll be gathered around their televisions, with more than a passing interest in what they see: The Galaxy tune into Wednesday evening's -- and perhaps Thursday's -- telecasts of Major League Soccer's wild-card eager to see where they're ...

    Blog | October 26, 2011