Tag Archives: caribbean cup

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Caribbean and Club World Cup: One Game from History

By this time on Thursday, the entire discussion of football in our region may change. In the Caribbean, no fewer than three teams stand only 90 minutes, only one victory away from establishing a name for themselves in next year’s Gold Cup, rallying their expatriate communities in the US who …

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The Comeback, ft. Monterrey, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Saprissa

Second, third and fourth chances are the order of the day this weekend. On their second trip to Japan, 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League winners Monterrey will attempt to make up for their underwhelming display last year, as well as become the first team from our region to reach the Club …

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CCL and Gold Cup Qualifiers: Let the Madness Begin

The most fallacious argument a Eurosnob can provide against deciding a league champion through playoffs is asserting, “That’s not how it’s done in the rest of the world!” In the only part of the world that actually matters to him or her, this may be true; but in our region, …

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Gold Cup Qualifiers: Like It Or Not

CONCACAF’s representative for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup has already been determined. The 2011 Gold Cup finished with Mexico claiming the honor via a comprehensive 4-2 victory over the United States in the Rose Bowl. And yet, this week we will begin covering the qualifying process for the 2013 edition …

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World Cup Preview: 2014 Semifinal Round, Matchday 3

How much panic is justifiable after a rough start? Following the first two matchdays of the semifinal round in June, Honduras and El Salvador found themselves in third place in their respective groups, three points away from safety, with fans from both countries openly worrying about a premature end to …

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Replacing the "Off-Beat" Gold Cup

If you have watched any Gold Cup games or read anything on the tournament, surely you have encountered some version of these statements: “This Gold Cup matters.” “This Gold Cup is the one that counts.” “The winner of this Gold Cup gets to play in the 2013 Confederations Cup in …