Anything to do with Soccer

1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - 2 days ago
Soccer player stands trial over sex tape affair -
The trial of Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema opened in France on Wednesday (October 20) over charges of complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. Francis Maguire reports.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 6 days ago
University of Arizona Holds Open Tryouts During Football Season
The Wildcats football team needs help, so it sought out reinforcements on campus.
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 7 days ago
'Empower Academy' trains women soccer players - Reuters
Egyptian female soccer coach, Farida Salem, started her own academy to help aspiring women footballers achieve their dreams and challenge stigma and social boundaries in a male-dominated sport.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 8 days ago
France's Macron scores penalty in charity soccer match - Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron scored a penalty goal when he turned out for a team of celebrities in a charity match on Thursday.
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 11 days ago
Brazil's unvaccinated president misses soccer match - Reuters
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday he was not allowed to attend a league match between Santos and Gremio because the home club did not allow unvaccinated supporters into their stadium.
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 13 days ago
U.S. women's soccer hid issues for NWSL to succeed, says O'Reilly - Reuters
Women's soccer in the United States "swept a lot of bad things under the rug" to make the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) successful, former midfielder Heather O'Reilly said.
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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - 13 days ago
Will British-Born Players Help Jamaica Achieve Soccer Greatness?
Jamaica recruited a crop of British-based players to bolster its World Cup qualifying campaign. The question now: Can it quickly mold them into a team?
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 13 days ago
Women's football in America 'swept things under the rug' - ex-US midfielder O'Reilly
Former USA international Heather O'Reilly says that women's football in the US was guilty of ignoring issues in a bid to establish the National Women's Soccer League.
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 13 days ago
U.S. Soccer's Top Women's League Faces Down Abusers, Uncertainty
The players in the National Women’s Soccer League, tired of abuse and harassment, are speaking up and seizing power. But the way forward for the troubled league isn’t clear.
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 14 days ago
The Week in Numbers: debt deal, Saudi soccer - Reuters
From a U.S. debt deal of sorts, to a Saudi stake in English soccer, we round up the big numbers in business and finance over the week to October 8. Francesca Lynagh reports.
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 15 days ago
Newcastle bid suits Saudi more than UK soccer - Reuters
Soccer clubs are often poor investments. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) may have found an exception with a possible 305 million pound acquisition of Britain’s Newcastle United, known as a “sleeping giant” of the game.
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 15 days ago
USMNT's Tyler Adams Doesn't Need an Armband to Be a Captain
The RB Leipzig star is too young to be stained by the U.S.’s failure to qualify for the last World Cup. But he is old enough to know it is his job to make it right.
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 17 days ago
'Systemic failure': Thorns apologise as allegations rock women's soccer - Reuters
National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side Portland Thorns said on Monday they regret their role in "a systemic failure across women's professional soccer" after sexual harassment allegations against one of their former coaches and promised change.
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 18 days ago
Afghan girls' soccer team settle in Portugal - Reuters
15-year-old Sarah says leaving her homeland Afghanistan was painful. But now, safely in Portugal, she hopes to pursue her dream of playing soccer professionally - and perhaps meeting her idol, star striker Cristiano Ronaldo. Lauren Anthony has more.
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 19 days ago
The League of Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan Deserves Respect
Players in the National Women’s Soccer League are demanding the respect all female athletes deserve but rarely get.
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 21 days ago
Paul Riley Fired as N.W.S.L. Is Shaken by Abuse Accusations
Paul Riley became the third N.W.S.L. coach fired for misconduct since August. All were men, leading prominent women’s players to demand action, and protection.
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 21 days ago
Soccer Turkey name German Kuntz as manager - Reuters
Turkey named Germany Under-21 coach Stefan Kuntz as coach after parting ways by mutual consent with Senol Gunes, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said on Sunday.
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 24 days ago
Kenya's Wanyama announces international retirement - Reuters
Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama announced his retirement from international soccer on Monday.
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 28 days ago
Africa's rising soccer stars train in Egypt's refugee academy - Reuters
Professional soccer player Francis Deng Kowal imagines that life without soccer would be "very harsh", and that's why he founded a soccer academy in Egypt with the hope of inspiring young African refugees through the sport.
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 29 days ago
Ronaldo leapfrogs Messi in Forbes list of top-earning players - Reuters
Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reclaimed top spot in the list of the world's highest-paid soccer players from Lionel Messi, according to
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 29 days ago
Soccer - U.S. 777 partners acquires full ownership of Italy's Genoa soccer club - Reuters
U.S investment firm 777 Partners said on Thursday it had acquired full ownership of Italy's oldest soccer club, Genoa, from businessman Enrico Preziosi.
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - about 1 month ago
Major League Soccer and Liga MX to Stage North American Tournament
The Leagues Cup, part of an effort to capitalize on global interest in the game, will likely raise new concerns about soccer players’ exhausting schedules.
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - about 1 month ago
MLS and Liga MX Announce New Leagues Cup Tournament
The Leagues Cup, part of an effort to capitalize on global interest in the game, will likely raise new concerns about soccer players’ exhausting schedules.
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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - about 1 month ago
Afghanistan: Women's youth soccer team escapes to Pakistan
Their departure comes as part of a wider exodus of female cultural and sporting stars.
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - about 1 month ago
Curious bears play 'soccer' in eastern India - Reuters
Two wild bears, a mother and its cub, played 'soccer' in India's eastern Nabarangapur district of Odisha state after finding a ball near the jungle area.
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