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The Union's Shea Salinas

FC Dallas blog reports on Sunday’s 2-0 victory over the Union. The match saw three Union players sent off, multiple yellow cards and “a second-half scuffle at midfield.”

CSN talks to the Philadelphia Union’s Shea Salinas.

Kasey Keller wants everyone to know that if the players strike it will be about rights, not money.

David Beckham ruptures his Achilles tendon and will likely miss the World Cup.

The New York Times talks about the unlikely love Landon Donovan has received from English soccer fans. Meanwhile, Goal.com debates whether Donovan is a hypocrite.

US international Lee Nguyen expects to keep playing in Asia despite interest from MLS, notably FC Dallas and Seattle Sounders.

Joey Saputo, owner of the Montreal Impact, expects an announcement in the next few weeks about his team entering the MLS.

The Miami Herald describes the emotional aftermath of the USWNT U17 victory over Haiti last week in the opening round of the CONCACAF Under-17 women’s championship. The game marked the first international appearance by any Haitian team in any sport since the recent devastating earthquake which killed some 30 members of the Haitian football association, including the coach of the U 17 team.

The Philadelphia Independence will face 2009 NCAA champs University of North Carolina on March 20 in a preseason friendly at United Sports in Downingtown.

Fara Williams of the England and Everton women’s team declines move to the Philadelphia Independence and will stay in England.

MLS Insider wonders how US soccer can compete with the abundance of European soccer on TV.

Former Germany and Arsenal goalkeeper and highly entertaining crazy man, public urinator and spectacle thief Jens Lehman to make move to MLS? One can only hope.

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Clint Dempsey injured his knee recently and many fans including myself will be holding their breath until news of the severity is shared later today. Hopefully Dempsey won’t be out too long, and from the early indications I can’t see this keeping him out of the World Cup. We’ll see what the doctors have to say.

On a more positive note, Oguchi Onyewu recently gave a short interview where he said he was running and making lateral movements, which makes me very happy. He said that he probably wouldn’t be ready for the March game against Holland, but he is pretty sure he will be back before the World Cup. That is good news. Kenny Cooper also appears to be on the mend and could see action again soon.

Even better news is that Landon Donovan has played very well in two games for Everton so far. I hope that he continues to tear it up in England without suffering an injury. If he goes down, then I am really going to suspect a conspiracy. (more…)

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