MEN’S SOCCER: Stony Brook vs. Villanova

The Stony Brook Seawolves suffered a 1-0 loss at home to the Villanova Wildcats on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Stony Brook hosted Villanova on International Night, which honored the men’s team’s 10 international student-athletes.


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Tonight was a sad night in Barcelona.

When F.C Barcelona President Sandro Rosell called this evening’s emergency press conference, everyone—fans, players, officials and journalists—already had an idea of what was to be announced.

But they hoped they would be wrong.

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Del Bosque: It would be ideal to play the Copa del Rey final in Madrid

Spain National Team coach Vicente del Bosque spoke to the press in Valladolid on Friday saying, the Copa del Rey final between Atletico and Real Madrid “gives all the circumstances for the match to be played in Madrid.”

Former Real Madrid manager Vicente del Bosque received the award for best communicator of Castile and León on Friday from the European University Miguel de Cervantes.

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Outstanding and Standout Moves in the January Transfer Window

Thank God it’s over. The month of January is a dramatic one for football around the world. Some players leave the only league they’ve ever known for an entirely new one; a new style of football than what they’re used to. Some players go back to the league in which they started that gave them their career. Some players enter a professional league for the first time. In just four weeks, the entire world of football can be turned upside down.

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Stealing the Spotlight from Swansea City: Hazard to the Rib

I think it’s safe to say that Swansea City are a mid-table club. With a new manager who’s better known for his own days on the pitch, an attacking midfielder who’s the fourth top goal scorer in the league, and their fair share of victories and defeats this season, they’re a club that doesn’t get the attention they deserve when they deserve it.

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Casillas: Mourinho is a big part of the success of the last few years

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas spoke to the press on Tuesday, coming to Jose Mourinho’s defense saying that the Portuguese coach has played a huge role in the success of Los Blancos since his arrival.

Captain of both club and country, Iker Casillas took the time to speak out about the recent controversy surrounding the Real Madrid coach as he displayed his newest Adidas gloves and boots, which will make their debut against Atletico de Madrid on Saturday. “I believe that much of the success of Real Madrid is because of Mourinho. We have had pretty good seasons and I think it’s unfair to him.

“To the best coach in the world, you’re responsible too for a lot and maybe that’s the problem he has,” Casillas said. “Like he’s said before, he had a new team, a young team; three years ago Ozil, Di Maria, Cristiano, Sergio, were only twenty-something, and now they have about three seasons of more experience.”

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