Posts Tagged 2014 FIFA World Cup

Morgan hurts ankle again as US beats Guatemala 5-0

United States' Alex Morgan is checked by team trainer during the first half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer game against Guatemala on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Bridgeview, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Star forward Alex Morgan left the game after spraining her left ankle in the 37th minute, a blow to the United States in its 5-0 win over Guatemala in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Friday night.

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Spain coach Del Bosque to leave after Euro 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque says he intends to step down after the 2016 European Championship.

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Algeria, Cape Verde qualify; Nigeria’s Keshi fired

Algeria and Cape Verde became the first teams to qualify for next year’s African Cup of Nations as they guaranteed top-two finishes in their groups with wins late Wednesday.

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Russia’s World Cup budget feeling squeeze

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup may face a squeeze as the ruble’s fall against the U.S. dollar makes imported construction materials more expensive, according to the head of the organizing committee.

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Ellis leading US women into World Cup qualifying

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jill Ellis was chatting with some of her U.S. women’s national team players this week when one of them mentioned that it was about time they played some games that mattered.

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