Jamie Trecker

Senior Soccer Writer, Fox Sports

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Senior soccer writer at Fox Sports and author of the forthcoming Love and Blood, at the World Cup with the Footballers, Fans, and Freaks

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When  Real Salt Lake defeated the LA Galaxy  this week in Major League Soccer, it was bigger news in Europe than in the US.

Match-fixing Scandal Shocks Soccer World

When Real Salt Lake defeated the LA Galaxy this week in Major League Soccer, it was bigger news in Europe than in the US.

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Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish players overcame social odds to form the Iraqi national soccer team. Then they won an unlikely victory at the Asian Cup.

Iraqi Soccer Association Suspended

Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish players overcame social odds to form the Iraqi national soccer team. Then they won an unlikely victory at the Asian Cup.

from To the Point

David Beckham  is in Los Angeles, preparing to earn his $6 million-a-year salary.

David Beckham's Star Power Shines on LA Galaxy

David Beckham is in Los Angeles, preparing to earn his $6 million-a-year salary.

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