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2014 FIFA World Cup Host City Posters

On Sunday, November 25, the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup which will be held in Brazil, presented their official posters. The 12 host cities each held...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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U.S. Men’s National Team – Guatemala Preview

Even though the United States dispatched of its first World Cup qualifier foes Antigua and Barbuda by a 3-1 score line, the performance did not impress fans. In fact,...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Preview – Part 1

Women’s World Cup – We’ve Come So Far This is the first article in a series of three to preview the 2011 Women’s World Cup in Germany, which begins...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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My Personal Favorite Post at IMS in 2010

As the 2010 comes to a close I’ve been trying to work on a number of year-end articles. In reviewing all the posts made at IMS in 2010, and...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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U.S. Men Finish 20th in Homeless World Cup

After eight days of competition, the 2010 Homeless World Cup came to a close with the host nation, Brazil, winning the Men’s tournament. The US Men’s team finished 20th overall...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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U.S. Men Finish 20th in Homeless World Cup

After eight days of competition, the 2010 Homeless World Cup came to a close with the host nation, Brazil, winning the Men’s tournament. The US Men’s team finished 20th overall...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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The State of English Soccer

OK – I’m going to say it – I’ve had a week to calm down.  England, as expected, were rubbish.  They were barely a round of 16 team….nothing more.  The...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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ESPN Has Record Setting Soccer Numbers For World Cup 2010; Ratings up 40%; Viewership up 49%

Thru 40 Games on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2, Ratings Up 40% and Viewership Up 49% vs. 2006 ESPN3.com Logs Largest U.S. Audience for a Sports Event on the Web...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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The Controversial Adidas Jabulani World Cup Ball

With all the controversy surrounding this year’s Adidas World Cup ball called the Jabulani, I thought it might be interesting to repost a video I had up on the...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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The True Joy of the Game

Christian Isquierdo makes his first entry for IMS as he prepares for his trip to South Africa. I’m sitting here on the eve of the World Cup looking back...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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The Real Story on Joe Gaetjens – USA v England and Holland and other Interesting Tidbits

Joe Gaetjens being carried off the field after his famous goal that defeated England in 1950 Leander Schaerlaeckens of Soccernet recently wrote a very thorough articleon the real Joe Gaetjens...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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US Improves at the 2009 Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup Trophy The US entered the 2009 Homeless World Cup ranked 32nd in the world and, after finishing 29th in the 2008 Homeless World Cup in Melbourne, the team...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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