Posts Tagged International soccer

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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Wambach scores, US beats Trinidad and Tobago 1-0

United States' Abby Wambach (20) is congratulated by teammates Carli Lloyd (10) and Christen Press (14) after scoring a goal as Trinidad and Tobago's Liana Hinds (15) walks behind during the second half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer matchWednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Abby Wambach scored in the 54th minute to help the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 on Wednesday night in their opening Women’s World Cup qualifying game.

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Canadian Soccer responds to players’ turf lawsuit

The Canadian Soccer Association maintains the artificial turf that will be used at the 2015 Women’s World Cup is first class and that a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by several players over the surface has no merit.

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UEFA to open disciplinary cases against Serbia and Albania over Belgrade soccer violence

Serbia's Danko Lazovic reacts during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania, at the Partizan stadium in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The 2016 European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania was abandoned on Tuesday after skirmishes broke out on the pitch involving players and fans over an Albanian flag that was flown above the stadium by a drone. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

LONDON (AP) — UEFA opened disciplinary cases on Wednesday against the Serbian and Albanian football associations over the fighting between players and fans that led to their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade being abandoned.

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