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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - about 2 months 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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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - about 2 months 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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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - about 2 months 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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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 3 months ago
The soccer team co-owned by Ryan Reynolds is coming to FIFA 22
Wrexham AFC is a non-league club in the fifth tier of the English soccer pyramid (the much-more-famous Premier League is at the top), which means it’s an unlikely candidate to feature in a FIFA game. Fortunately for Wrexham, it’s not just any club, but a (tec…
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 3 months ago
A World Cup Every Two Years? Why?
Soccer is in love with the Big Idea. But a focus on fundamentally changing the game’s calendar leaves no room for a necessary debate about fixing it.
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 3 months ago
U.S. Soccer Proposes Collective Talks on Equal Pay
Seeking a new way out of a costly legal battle, U.S. Soccer’s president asks the men’s and women’s teams to negotiate together on the biggest obstacle: World Cup bonuses.
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 3 months ago
Afghan refugee soccer star worries for sportswomen - Reuters
[NFA] Afghan-Danish soccer player Nadia Nadim, who currently plays for Louisville Racing FC in the United States, says she could not fathom her life without soccer, but in Afghanistan, where she was born and raised, many are now concerned the ruling Taliban w…
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 3 months ago
Afghan refugee soccer star worries for sportswomen - Reuters.com
[NFA] Afghan-Danish soccer player Nadia Nadim, who currently plays for Louisville Racing FC in the United States, says she could not fathom her life without soccer, but in Afghanistan, where she was born and raised, many are now concerned the ruling Taliban w…
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 3 months ago
Brazil vs. Argentina World Cup qualifier suspended
The World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina was suspended minutes after kick-off at the Corinthians Arena in São Paulo, Brazil after Brazilian health officials came onto the pitch and escorted multiple Argentinian soccer players away.
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 3 months ago
El Salvador's Secret Weapon: a Fan and His Computer
The revival of El Salvador’s soccer team is a tribute to better organization, coaching and talent. But it also owes a debt to a fan with a gift for scouting.
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 3 months ago
No future for women like me: Afghan soccer player - Reuters
Fanoos Basir is a 25-year-old civil engineer and former player on Afghanistan's national soccer team. Now she's fled to France, and says that her generation wasn't mentally prepared for the return to Taliban rule.
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 3 months ago
FACTBOX-Soccer-Manchester United signing Cristiano Ronaldo - Reuters
Factbox on Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who is set to re-join Manchester United after the Premier League club agreed a deal with Juventus on Friday.
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