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Get Ready for the Excitement of the 2014 World Cup | XLSportsBlog.com

Get Ready for the Excitement of the 2014 World Cup

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Football fans around the world are gearing up for the soon to be under way 2014 World Cup. Held this year in Brazil, this international tournament for men’s football teams from around the globe is raising much excitement and anticipation. The tournament has not been held in South America since 1978, when Argentina beat the […]

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Plan Your 2014 World Cup Trip Today | XLSportsBlog.com

Plan Your 2014 World Cup Trip Today

Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by .

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The 2014 World Cup will be hosted in São Paulo, Brazil, which means many people will be visiting from foreign countries. Devoted soccer fans will want to make all of their travel plans as soon as possible, including buying tickets to the event itself. You can make your trip to the World Cup in 2014 […]

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Untied States once Again among World Cup Qualifiers | XLSportsBlog.com

Untied States once Again among World Cup Qualifiers

Posted on 21. Nov, 2013 by .

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There are certain sporting events that everyone recognizes, whether they are a sports enthusiast or not. For instance, almost everyone knows that the Superbowl is a giant American football game that is accompanied by snacks of many varieties and commercial advertisements that cost millions of dollars. The word Olympics brings thoughts of the signature Olympic […]

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A Newly Formed Team Impresses With Back to Back Wins

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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Created in December of 2005, the newly formed Houston Dynamos won the Major League Soccer Cup in not only their first year of play, but their second as well. Based out of Houston, Texas, the Dynamo name was originally Houston 1836, for the year the city was founded, but controversy caused a permanent name change. […]

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Reasons Not to Wait to Get Your Houston Sports Tickets

Posted on 19. Aug, 2013 by .

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You may have experienced the heartbreak of waiting in line to purchase a ticket to an NBA game or NFL game only to be told the tickets are sold out once you get to the front. It is likely that if you have experienced this, you have vowed not to be that person left without […]

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Team USA Still Working To Qualify For 2014 World Cup

Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by .

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The games to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil next summer have been taking place for several years now and Team USA has made it to the final round. There are six teams remaining in the final round and they will each play each other […]

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The Top of the Pyramid, The English Premier League

Posted on 13. Aug, 2013 by .

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As the most-watched football league in the world, broadcasted to over 4.7 million people and at the very top of the English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is the English Premier League. The Premier League consists of 20 different clubs throughout England and Wales that work with the league below them, […]

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Things Of Note For The FIFA World Cup 2014

Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by .

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For the first time since 1950, Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup. World Cup 2014 promises to beintriguing to the max, as there are many talented players and teams participating.  Let’s take a look at some of the most compelling storylines you’ll see next year. As the only five-time World Cup winner, host Brazil […]

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Men’s USA Soccer Team Performing Well this Season

Posted on 31. Jul, 2013 by .

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This past Sunday, the USA soccer team beat Panama with a score of 1-0. This triumph means they are now the happy recipients of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Gold Cup. This is the 5th time the US has won the Gold Cup title, but it has been a […]

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