Niall O'Toole

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Sporting KC's Igor Juliao lauds MLS, says soccer in native Brazil "needs to start to change"

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The news conference started simply enough, with Igor Julião discussing his adjustment to the defensive demands of Sporting Kansas …

World Cup: With no set formation emerging, USMNT say their strength is in ability to adapt

STANFORD, Calif. – Having used a bevy of different formations in the last 16 months, it’s not clear what kind of style the US national team will …

Major League Soccer on Twitter: "15 months ago, Timmy Chandler thought his #USMNT chance had come + gone: http://t.co/sADTdwvBbG http://t.co/xXhFIlzi43"

Adam Serrano on Twitter: "These #LAGalaxy match posters for #LAvPHI by @danleydon are absolutely fantastic. http://t.co/Qky02nimDc http://t.co/iqOBs6RFig #MLS"

NBC Sports Soccer on Twitter: "Ashley Cole’s season of change continues, as the defender confirmed he will leave Stamford Bridge after 8 years http://t.co/PiVRQnApxn"

Major League Soccer on Twitter: ""If Landon's on the field, he's our top 1 or 2 players." WATCH: http://t.co/VvPermQlpq #USMNT http://t.co/dgIGqA1Uvc"

Report: David Beckham's ownership group moving forward with plans for new stadium location

David Beckham is moving forward with plans for a Miami stadium for his MLS expansion franchise at a site other than his preferred PortMiami …

World Cup: Landon Donovan says he's no longer a lock to make final USMNT roster

STANFORD, Calif. – For the first time in more than a decade, Landon Donovan's fate with the US national team might just be out of his hands.<p>At least, …

World Cup: Tim Howard says 2014 USMNT squad "slightly better" than 2010

STANFORD, Calif. – Jurgen Klinsmann’s 30 US national team hopefuls have drawn their fair share of criticism since they were laid bare to an anxious …

Thierry Henry on Twitter: "My interview about racism in football/soccer on @HBO #RealSports with Bryant Gumbel. Tues, May 20 at 10 PM ET http://t.co/80rOCbyjz6"

Replying to @<b>ThierryHenry</b><p>@<b>ThierryHenry</b> Decided to do a little celebration.pic.twitter.com/0NBLJULoTt<p>0 replies 1 retweet 1 like

Aaron Ramsey targets Premier League win with Arsenal next season

As the dust settles from Arsenal's FA Cup victory, one man has reason to feel even more delighted than all the others.<p>Aaron Ramsey has had quite a …

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Help Us Curate a News Magazine About Your Favorite World Cup Team

Inside Flipboard / May 15, 2014<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil begins on June 12, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard …

How American energy independence could change the world

<b>If the bookies are to be believed, Chelsea Clinton could turn out to be luckiest US president in history.</b><p>The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to shale oil and gas, the dream could soon become …

On The Auction Block: The Stradivarius Of Guitars

Hundreds of acoustic guitars, some dating back to the 19th century, are coming up for auction in New York City. They include Martins, Gibsons, classical guitars from famous Spanish guitar makers, and some exquisite models from Greenwich Village luthier John D'Angelico.<p>To see some of these guitars, …

Social conservatives are mobilizing in France, leading to talk of a tea party

By Anthony Faiola<p>Anthony Faiola<p>Correspondent covering Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, human rights, poverty, globalization and economics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PARIS — Steeped in conservative rage and tasting of grass roots, a political backlash has traditional politicians and the news media …

BBC News Africa on Twitter: "Calligrapher Paul Antonio is writing "freedom" in 100 languages on a glass box at Broadcasting House #freedom2014 http://t.co/lzTxvwWBoT"

World Cup: All eyes in USMNT camp on Julian Green, "a player to be developed"

TEMPE, Ariz. – On Wednesday night, the United States and Mexico will play the 63rd edition of one of the world’s most compelling sporting rivalries. …

World Cup: With USMNT lifeline, Maurice Edu believes there's time to make plane to Brazil

One of Maurice Edu’s major reasons for returning to MLS was to get back into the US national team picture.<p>Now that the Philadelphia Union midfielder …

BBC News (World) on Twitter: "Entire board of Uruguay Football Association resigns amid hooligan crisis http://t.co/5U2nbFFIhG http://t.co/F5fskhje0C"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>diegopert</b><p>@<b>diegopert</b> @<b>BBCWorld</b> @<b>AleBalbi21</b> @<b>charlymato</b> @<b>ilvengador</b> siniestro que un hooligan haga caer el …

Chivas Guadalajara vs. Club America: Final score 0-4, Goats embarrassed again

Another tournament, another disappointing Clásico for Chivas.<p>Chivas Guadalajara appeared to close some of the gap between them and Club America leading up to this edition of the Super Clásico, but the Goats fell apart in front of a disappointingly sparse crowd at Estadio Omnilife. Chivas were never …

England kits: The best and worst, in pictures - Telegraph

Best ever World Cup kits: in pictures - Telegraph

Juergen Klopp: Dortmund can beat best

Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp admits that Real Madrid are favourites to progress from their upcoming Champions League quarterfinal tie, but …

'Josip Drmic on his way to Arsenal'

Former Germany captain Lothar Matthaeus has claimed that Nuernberg attacker Josip Drmic will join Arsenal in the summer, although the player himself …

World Cup 2014: Great servant Michael Essien ready for the Ghana swansong he so richly deserves

Milan midfielder may not be the presence he once was, but he deserves to bow out of international duty on a high in Brazil<p>Michael Essien was calm. Seated across from his interviewer, the cameras rolled, studio lights illuminating his familiar face. He had been asked about his favourite past-time. …

Fans angry as England's World Cup kit sells for £90

Disclosure that shirt alone costs £90 in adult sizes prompts anger from supporters as Nike introduces third and fourth strip in little more than a year<p>England's new shirt for the World Cup finals will cost £90, prompting an angry response from supporters.<p>The white shirt launched this morning as …

Hillsborough: Fresh inquests begin 25-years after the tragedy

Hillsborough inquests get under way at a specially built court in an office building on an industrial park<p>Fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans, who died during the Hillsborough disaster almost quarter of a century ago, have opened in a vast, purpose-built coroner’s court.<p>The …

90+ | The Best Highlights from Week 4 of the 2014 Season

Dear America: Start Following MLS Now, Because World Cup

Are you ready to play the World Cup Game again, America? It's that one that comes around every four years, when so many of us get <i>super duper</i> excited …