Posts Tagged International soccer

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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Late goals by Ronaldo, O’Shea in Euro qualifiers

Christiano Ronaldo celebrates his last minute goal during a Euro 2016 group I qualifying soccer match between Denmark and Portugal in Copenhagen, Denmark,Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Dresling/POLFOTO)  DENMARK OUT

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over Denmark in a European Championship qualifier Tuesday night and put his team’s campaign back on track after a 1-0 loss at home to Albania.

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Neymar scores all 4 as Brazil beats Japan 4-0

Brazil's Neymar celebrates  after scoring his fourth goal against Japan during an international friendly soccer match in Singapore, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Fans roared when Neymar’s name was read during the pregame introductions, and the Brazilian star didn’t disappoint.

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