I thoroughly enjoyed the 'DP Showdown' between Chicago and RBNY. How about you? And in case you missed it, RBNY's visit to Houston drew 24,750 and Chicago filled Toyota Park to the rafters. Good stuff.
- PDL: The Portand Timbers U23's completed a perfect 20-0-0 season by winning the PDL champship with a win over 2008 champion Thunder Bay - USL Championship Weekend
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If nothing else, Man U's Community Shield win over Chelsea provided a confidence boost going into the season.
It's common in sports to downplay early season losses with the phrase 'it's a long season'. There's another sports saying that's also appropriate, 'every point counts'. The top Ligue 1 teams that lost on opening day will just have to wait to find out about that.
- Deco leaves England for Brasil
- Insua leaves Liverpool for Genoa
- Strategy: Defensive tactics on the rise in the EPL?
- EPL: The Guardian previews all 20 EPL teams
- Portugal: Porto over Benfica in the Super Cup
- Germany: Bayern Munich beats Schalke in the Super Cup
- Turkey: Trabzonspor beats Bursapor for TFF Super Cup