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This sections hosts articles from the different competitions covered at Soccerlens – the Carling Cup, the FA Cup, the World Cup, Euros, the Champions League and the Europa League.

Also see: Football Transfers, Football Stats, Football Live Scores.

  1. Have Liverpool lost the plot?

    There was widespread optimism around Anfield at the end of the season. “King” Kenny Dalglish had returned as manager, masterminding a resurgence that saw Liverpool narrowly miss out on European football. New owners FSG seem to be owners with Liverpool’s …


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  2. Gold Cup: Mexico routs Cuba & Costa Rica survive scare

    Note to every team in the Gold Cup: if you play Mexico build a big first half lead if you want to win the match. For the second straight match El Tri played a close first half – this time taking a 1-0 lead over Cuba into the locker room – only to explode in the second half for their second straight 5-0 victory.

    Before El Tri took care of business against another overmatched opponent, fellow group A favorite Costa Rica needed a stoppage time bailout goal from Randall Brenes to rescue a point from El Salvador and keep their hopes of winning the group alive.


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  3. Report: Five Mexican National Team Players Removed from Gold Cup for Failed Drug Test

    Just hours ahead of their second group stage match against Cuba reports are circulating that five Mexican national team players have failed a drug test and have been removed from the squad pending further investigation.

    The five include Guillermo Ochoa, Maza Rodriquez, Antonio Sinha, Edgar Duenas and Christian Bermudez. Rumors are circulating that Ricardo Osorio also failed the test but that has not been confirmed.


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  4. Arsene Wenger: The Next Move

    There was a time when winning trophies was a habit at the Emirates. Or rather, Highbury. Such have been Arsenal’s performances that they have failed to win a major trophy since 2005. Not a piece of silverware has been won …


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  5. Altidore Leads USA over Canada; Panama take down 10-man Guadeloupe

    The USA took the first step towards returning to the Confederations Cup getting their Gold Cup campaign off to a positive start Tuesday night.

    Putting in a workmanlike effort the USA took care of opening round business with a 2-0 victory over a very game Canadian squad Tuesday night. While the USA got a well-earned victory they’re joined at the top of group C by Panama who took care of a 10-man Guadeloupe squad 3-2 in the early game.


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