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Republic FC coach Paul Buckle pleased by growth of soccer in America

Sacramento Republic FC coach Paul Buckle discusses soccer's growth in the United States and the team's trip to Reno on Wednesday night to play a friendly against the Liverpool FC U-21s after a training session at Cosumnes River College on May 24, 2016. Buckle says he expects a good crowd at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday and a tough match against Liverpool FC U-21s.

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Republic FC Vs Liverpool FC 21s

Republic FC coach Paul Buckle and players James Kiffe and Daniel Trickett-Smith and Liverpool FC U-21 manager Michael Beale discuss Republic FC's 2-1 win over Liverpool in a friendly May 21, 2016 at Bonney Field.

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Republic FC breezes to U.S. Open Cup win

Midfielder Max Alvarez had a goal and two assists, and Republic FC posted its sixth shutout of the season, defeating CD Aguiluchos USA 5-0 in the second round of the 103rd U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night at Bonney Field.

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Daniel Trickett-Smith calls signing with Republic FC a 'great opportunity' 01:26

Daniel Trickett-Smith calls signing with Republic FC a 'great opportunity'

Republic FC Vs Liverpool FC 21s 06:05

Republic FC Vs Liverpool FC 21s

Liverpool FC U-21s manager Michael Beale and Reds American forward Brooks Lennon excited to be in Sacramento 03:02

Liverpool FC U-21s manager Michael Beale and Reds American forward Brooks Lennon excited to be in Sacramento

Republic FC coach looks forward to Liverpool U-21 invasion of Sacramento 03:12

Republic FC coach looks forward to Liverpool U-21 invasion of Sacramento

Republic FC's Max Alvarez works his way back onto the field 02:16

Republic FC's Max Alvarez works his way back onto the field

Emrah Klimenta leaves Republic FC for Montenegro national team 01:40

Emrah Klimenta leaves Republic FC for Montenegro national team

Republic FC's Paul Buckle, Max Alvarez and Emrah Klimenta on team's 5-0 win over CD Aguiluchos 03:26

Republic FC's Paul Buckle, Max Alvarez and Emrah Klimenta on team's 5-0 win over CD Aguiluchos

Tommy Thompson and Paul Buckle share thoughts on Republic's win 03:19

Tommy Thompson and Paul Buckle share thoughts on Republic's win

Christie Rampone participates in Q&A for Republic FC fans 01:43

Christie Rampone participates in Q&A for Republic FC fans

Republic FC's Tommy Stewart passes on shot to make assist 02:39

Republic FC's Tommy Stewart passes on shot to make assist

Republic FC's goal is not to allow opponents to score 03:19

Republic FC's goal is not to allow opponents to score

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Republic FC coach Paul Buckle pleased by growth of soccer in America

Sacramento Republic FC coach Paul Buckle discusses soccer's growth in the United States and the team's trip to Reno on Wednesday night to play a friendly against the Liverpool FC U-21s after a training session at Cosumnes River College on May 24, 2016. Buckle says he expects a good crowd at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday and a tough match against Liverpool FC U-21s.
Bill Paterson The Sacramento Bee
Republic FC coach Paul Buckle pleased by growth of soccer in America 02:25

Republic FC coach Paul Buckle pleased by growth of soccer in America

Daniel Trickett-Smith calls signing with Republic FC a 'great opportunity' 01:26

Daniel Trickett-Smith calls signing with Republic FC a 'great opportunity'

Republic FC Vs Liverpool FC 21s 06:05

Republic FC Vs Liverpool FC 21s

Liverpool FC U-21s manager Michael Beale and Reds American forward Brooks Lennon excited to be in Sacramento 03:02

Liverpool FC U-21s manager Michael Beale and Reds American forward Brooks Lennon excited to be in Sacramento