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Salt Lake signs U.S. U-20 defender

Posted on 17. Apr, 2009 by klarson.

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Real Salt Lake announced the signing of US U-20 captain and Southhampton FC defender Kyle Davies Via a special player lottery.
Davies most recently played for the U-20s in the Concacaf Under 20 championship helping the team qualify for this falls World Cup in Egypt.
In a statement to MLSnet Salt Lake Management says they relish the [...]

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Prosecutors: Not enough to charge Montero

Posted on 15. Apr, 2009 by klarson.

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King County prosecutors say insufficient evidence and statements from the public led them to believe there isn’t enough to prosecute Seattle’s leading scorer.
 
A woman accused Fredy Montero of raping her twice, once on March 15 and March 22. However Montero’s agent says a disagreement regarding a relationship led the girl to produce false allegations that [...]

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Red Bull Arena “topped off”

Posted on 15. Apr, 2009 by klarson.

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Red Bull New York were on hand for what has become something of a tradition in MLS – the topping off ceremony. The last piece of steel was laid on the new state of the art facility that will house the Red Bulls beginning in 2010. The stadium will seat some 25,000 supporters and will [...]

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MLS: A few observations

Posted on 14. Apr, 2009 by klarson.

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THE GOOD: Average attendence has skyrocketed through the first four weekends of the year compared to last year. Through the first month of the play the league’s average attendence is just over 17,000. Most would attribute this to Seattle’s unprecidented support but there are few things to point out. First, Although Seattle’s success has helped, [...]

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Featured Supporters Group - Section 8

Posted on 14. Apr, 2009 by klarson.

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An independent supporters group of the Chicago Fire MLS club, Section 8 are among the most organized and historical supporters in the leagues short history. At times the section can be filled with thousands of Fire faithful dressed in a sea of red that can’t be missed during Chicago home games.
Known for their enormous flags, [...]

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