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USA National Soccer Team defeats Sweden – 2009

Jul 26, 2013 No Comments by

by John Santos It was on this day that I discovered the American Outlaws.  They are a supporters group for the US national team. They sing, and chant for the length of the match in support of the US.  I’ve since joined the organization and become part of its leadership. The US beat Sweden again, […]

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It had been far too long – 1-0 for ChivasUSA

Jun 14, 2012 No Comments by

by John Santos To say it had been some time since the Goats last tasted victory against their neighbors from down the hall, would be an understatement.  And while I was trying to be as hopeful as can be, history certainly wasn’t helping. Despite it all, the supporters were in good spirits.  Even the ones […]

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Chivas USA – I regret nothing…..

Jul 24, 2011 No Comments

by John Santos No.  I would not be partying with the Galaxy fans nor their new signing.  As much as I was displeased with the atmosphere at the Chivas USA home match with no bonus exhibition, I stayed the course. The team was pretty good too.  Call me a glutton for punishment, a supporter of […]

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Cascadia Rivalry Part 2

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

by Tatiana Periera Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders July 10, 2011 Jeld-Wen Field, Portland, Oregon A sports rivalry can propel the game experience to a whole new level. That’s what happened on July 10, 2011 when long-time rivals Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders played at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland. Fully aware of the intense rivalry […]

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2010 FIFA World Cup

Jun 08, 2011 No Comments

by John Santos This ticket is from a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier.  It was the first time I had ever traveled out of state to watch the national team.  You’d think with a place like Utah, it would be a very pro US environment.  Wrong. Just as easily as I was able to get […]

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US Soccer – 2002 FC Gold Cup

May 21, 2011 No Comments

by John Santos The one from 2002 is special.  Granted, it may be a little beat up, but it’s from the first time I ever saw the US national team in person. Sure, I had to wait for the “under card” to play out, but it was all in good fun.  Not only did the […]

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