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USA crush Nicaragua 3-0 in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

The U.S. Men's National Team utilized goals from Joe Corona, Kelyn Rowe and Matt Miazga to earn a 3-0 victory against Nicaragua in front of 27,934 fans at FirstEnergy Stadium. With the win, the U.S. MNT finishes on top of its group for the 13th time in 14 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournaments and will await Sunday's Group C results to learn its opponent for Wednesday's Quarterfinal in Philadelphia.

Having seen Panama earn a 3-0 victory against Martinique in the day's first match, the USA went into Saturday night's encounter knowing it needed a three-goal win of its own in order to finish on top of Group B. With that knowledge, the USA came out flying all over the field, but saw four great chances from Kelyn Rowe, Alejandro Bedoya, Dom Dwyer and Graham Zusi go begging through the first 20 minutes.

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Canada qualify for quarter-finals of CONCACAF Gold Cup

Canada have reached the final eight of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup after a 0:0 draw with Honduras. Canada finished second in Group A with five points going undefeated with a win and two draws in the group phase. By finishing second in the group, Canada will travel to Phoenix for their quarter-final match on Thursday, July 20th. All eight quarter-finalists, including Canada’s opponent, will be confirmed with the close of the group phase on Sunday 16 July.

The match itself was a close affair and from a free kick in the 22nd minute, Junior Hoilett’s cross was headed to the back post by Lucas Cavallini and fired on target by Marcel de Jong, however, the left-footed strike hit the post.

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Teddy Sheringham appointed Head Coach of Atlético de Kolkata

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Two time champions of the India Super League, Atlético de Kolkata announced today that the team management has appointed Teddy Sheringham as its new coach for the forthcoming season. Mr. Sanjiv Goenka, Principal Owner of ATK announced the signing of Teddy Sheringham, whose spectacular playing career included donning the jerseys of Manchester United, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.

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USA edge Martinique 3-2 in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

The U.S. Men's National Team utilized a brace from Jordan Morris and single strike from Omar Gonzalez to earn a wild 3-2 victory against Martinique in its second match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in front of 23,368 fans at Raymond James Stadium. With the win, the U.S. moves atop Group B with four points and closes out the Group Stage with a clash against Nicaragua on Saturday, July 15 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio (7 p.m. ET).

The U.S. threatened early, with Gyasi Zardes finding success operating down the left flank, leading to two chances for Morris inside the first 15 minutes. Morris' front line partner got in on the action, coming close in the 27, before Zardes saw his own chance well held by Martinique goalkeeper Kevin Olimpa four minutes later.

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FC Goa signs Spanish midfielder Manuel Arana

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FC Goa have confirmed the signing of winger Manuel Arana on a one year contract. Arana, who largely operates from the right wing last played for Brisbane Roar in the A-League & Asian Champions League last season where he racked up 5 assists and made 24 appearances.

The Spaniard comes with plenty of experience in the top two divisions of Spain where he has turned out for a host of clubs with a combined total of over 230 appearances and 40 goals to his name.

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Bengaluru FC Sign Spanish Midfielder Dimas Delgado

Strengthening their squad ahead of the 2017-18 season, Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of experienced Spanish midfielder Dimas Delgado, the club announced on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Catalan joins the Blues after skippering Western Sydney Wanderers in the Australian A-League and the AFC Champions League.

The midfielder becomes the fourth foreign signing for Blues this season and joins fellow countryman Juanan Gonzalez, along with John Johnson and recently signed Erik Paartalu in the side.

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Group leaders Canada, Costa Rica battle in Tuesday CONCACAF Gold Cup clash

Canada is looking to build on their momentum when they face Costa Rica in their second match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Houston, TX, USA. The two sides are first and second in Group A after the opening match, with Canada atop the group by virtue of their 4:2 victory over French Guiana and Costa Rica second with their 1:0 win over Honduras.

The Canada-Costa Rica 11 July match kicks off at 18.30 local, with a live broadcast on TSN 1, 3, 4 and 5 and RDS (19.30 ET / 16.30 PT).

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