Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Marc de Grandpre rejoins Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Marc de Grandpre is returning to the New York Red Bulls as head of commercial operations.

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Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank smiles during a news conference announcing the city is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, unveiling a the team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.

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Henry, Sam lead Red Bulls past Union 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Thierry Henry and Lloyd Sam scored second-half goals to give the New York Red Bulls their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.

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Atlanta soccer announcement planned Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a “major announcement” Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta’s new downtown stadium.

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Memorial service to mark Hillsborough anniversary

Before their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium against Manchester City Liverpool supporters hold banners prior to a minute's silence in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster of 25 years ago on 15 April 1989, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — About 30,000 people, including Liverpool players past and present, are expected to attend a memorial service at Anfield marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans.

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