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Kelly: Soccer's soul now resides in Germany
The Globe and Mail
It finished bottom of its group at Euro 2000, prompting a national bout of garment-rending. That prompted a top-to-bottom rebuild of the country's sporting infrastructure. It was, more importantly, a complete reimagining of what German soccer meant.
German fans celebrate soccer victory in Toronto beer hall
chants rang through WVRST on King Street for Germany's victory over Argentina, the soccer fan stood by her choice. “It's very fun being a minority at a majority game,” she said minutes before Germany's Mario Goetze, a late substitute, scored the ...
World Cup: Winners and losers from soccer showcase
Brazil the host was a winner, defying naysayers who predicted this country might love soccer more than any other, but it did not have the infrastructure or public support to pull off a sporting event of this magnitude. They were wrong. Brazil's World ...
World Cup woes: Why can't Canada make the cut?
Canada ranks ninth in the world when it comes to registered athletes in soccer, according to a 2006 census conducted by FIFA. A reported 865,712 Canadian males and females were registered for organized soccer in 2006, which is more than World Cup ...
Argentina's soccer gift—and economic curse
Padre José María di Paola postponed celebrating Mass on Wednesday for something less solemn: watching soccer. The man better known as “Padre Pepe” instead set up screens in his shantytown parish for fans to watch Argentina advance to the World Cup ...
The rise and fall of Canada's soccer program
Watch above: Gord Steinke sits down with FC Edmonton Head Coach Colin Miller on the Early News Thursday, July 10, 2014. EDMONTON – It was a turning point in Canadian soccer — after years of playing second fiddle to the giants of CONCACAF, ...
Nike's Risk Everything Soccer Strategy Showing Signs Of Success
It was certainly a goal of the brand, which posted a 21% increase in soccer revenue for the year June 1- May 31 preceding the tournament. However, Nike's position going into the World Cup Final is that it sells to wholesale customers on a “futures ...
Champions Germany tops the World Cup power rankings
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Chatham Daily News
Madison Alexander of the Chatham Golden Eagles makes contact during a 14-4 win over Windsor District 5 Little League at Turner Park in a midget round-robin game Saturday in the Summer Gold softball tournament. The Golden Eagles were first in the ...
Major League Soccer Is Using World Cup Fever to Score New Fans
Since rolling out in 1996, Major League Soccer has struggled to gain prominence in the U.S. But thanks to World Cup fever, the spirited U.S. team and its hero Tim Howard, the energized league may finally get the bump it needs to gain traction with ...
Russian Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1912, Affiliated: 1912
||Jerseys: Brick Red, Shorts:Brick Red, Stockings:Brick Red
|World Cup Appearances
||9: (1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 2002)
|World Cup Results
||First: UEFA EURO (1960)
Second: UEFA EURO (1964, 1972, 1988)
||First: Olympic Football Tournament Final (1956, 1988), FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1977), FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1987), FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final (2011, 2013)
Second: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1979)
Third: Olympic Football Tournament Final (1972, 1976, 1980), FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1991), FIFA Futsal World Cup Final (1996)
Fourth: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1985), FIFA Futsal World Cup Final (2000, 2008)