WFNY World Cup Diary: I Believe that we Just Won

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NATAL, Brazil — After a lively US Soccer party on Sunday night I decided to pass on a Bohemia beer as we sat at a beach-side bar to watch Germany destroy Portugal Monday afternoon. I picked up a Caipirinha instead. This is also how we started our pregame in preparation for the USMNT game being played down

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Watch John Brooks’ go ahead goal in USMNT’s 2-1 win over Ghana

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Just four minutes after the United States gave up the 1-1 equalizer, they fought back. John Brooks got his head on the ball and put it in the back of the net with less than ten minutes to go in regulation. When the team had a chance to fold, they did the exact opposite in

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Watch Clint Dempsey’s goal vs. Ghana

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The first goal for the United States of the 2014 World Cup occurred within the first minute of the opening game against Ghana. A great individual effort and finish by Clint Dempsey sure set the tone! [Related: What a start! – United States defeats Ghana 2-1]

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What Should Bob Bradley’s Future Be?

Over the weekend, the United States was eliminated by Ghana from the World Cup.  It is always sad to lose, but when we look back on this experience later, I think most of us will appreciate how well the United States did.  They won their group despite some suspect officiating.  They scored a gift of

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United States’ World Cup Ends Against Ghana 2-1

It was a decent showing in the World Cup for the United States, but that is for analysis down the road.  Today, the taste of defeat is still just a little bit too bitter for that viewpoint.  The United States survived the referees and the early goals in the opening round.  The defensive issues proved

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World Cup on WFNY?

Last night when Rick and I were sitting in the Tribe Social Deck area of the Jake he made an off-hand comment about soccer.  It seems the world’s most popular sport isn’t good enough for at least one of the people who populate the pages here at WFNY.  I like soccer.  I love the World

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