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Champions League Observations, Pt. II: Heading Into The Semi-finals Stretch

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No more messing about, Kickettes. We know who’s in the semi-finals now, so the tough, probing questions are coming to us thick and fast.

A bit like a Kickette staffer during cocktail hour.

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Weekend Results: Coming From Behind

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The Pincer Movement. We may try this one ourselves.

We managed to find a theme to our post this week and stick to it all the way through. Boom.

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Champions League Observations, Pt II: Alternative Views Of The Obvious

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The quiff. The casually knotted tie. The hand-in-pocket insouciance. For us, the only way this picture could be any better is if Super Mario Gomez was naked.

Care to explore that theory further, Kickettes?

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Champions League Observations, Pt I: Is Less Ever More?

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It’s quarter final time, and we have a few questions…

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QOTD: Summing Up The United States’ Olympic Sadness

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Freddy Adu leaves the field after his U-23 squad failed to qualify for this summer’s Olympic Games in London. Image: REUTERS/Harrison McClary.

“I’m still in complete and utter shock,” said US head coach Caleb Porter, looking like a coach who just shed every tear he had to shed. “It was the last second. Seconds. Seconds away.”

— words by Ives Galarcep, FOXSoccer.com senior writer & Soccer By Ives editor.

When a journo summarises a team’s loss by recounting the quantity of tears its manager shed, one may believe said team (once deemed frontrunners in the race to secure an Olympic footie berth) have hit rock bottom.

To all the Kickettes tracking the U.S. squad’s qualification journey, how you holding up after last night’s tug-of-war-and-score finale? Is it too early for us to send the manservants around with gratuitous bonbon refills?