Well it looks like the Spokane Soccer Coach of the year contest for 2014 has been canceled. We are guessing due to the fact that the folks who ran it last year misled the voters and basically had the winner before the contest began. Sad day for all of soccer that they would use a general voting contest to promote their own personal interests. This is evident by them taking down , excuse me, changing their Facebook page. Oh well, hopefully someone with more ethics will lead the charge and place the emphasis on sportsmanship and moral character rather than trying to get their own family members recognized.
There were rumors that Ronaldo may be looking at Manchester United or Chelsea. NOw we see that he will be staying with his current club.
It’s official – Cristiano Ronaldo will remain in Madrid for the forseeable future after inking a new long-term deal with Los Blancos.
The contract will run through 2018, Madrid have confirmed. There is no official confirmation on value, but according to Spanish reports it will be worth about €17 million annually ($22.6 million).
Ronaldo told reporters “it’s the fans that keep me here” and that he could see himself in a Madrid shirt for the “rest of my career.”
Real president Florentino Perez said “Cristiano’s numbers are simply mind-blowing, and there are lots more goals, triumphs, and trophies to come from Ronaldo.”
Despite many rumors over the summer that he would make a storied return to Manchester United, Ronaldo told…
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With all the pressure, all the hype, and quite frankly all the money surrounding Gareth Bale’s drawn-out move to Real Madrid, he went a long way towards silencing the critics by scoring a goal on debut.
Los Blancos couldn’t keep two separate leads in a physical battle with Villarreal on the road on Saturday, managing just a share of the points in a 2-2 draw, but in the end Bale stole the headlines.
It came in the 38th minute as Luka Modric played through right-back Daniel Carvajal on the right edge of the penalty area. Carvajal fired a low cross along the face of the goal past Cristiano Ronaldo and fell to a streaking Bale who slid in and slotted it home.
The Welshman tweeted that he was “proud” to get a goal on debut, and that his 60 minutes of time was a sticking point for him too, as…
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While there were high hopes of the US Mens National team to continue their winning streak that has come to an end. Scoring 2 goals in the first 10 minutes Costa Rica held onto their lead. Now the next test in just four days against Mexico. Let’s Go USA Soccer!
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