Posts Tagged International soccer

Soccer union wants to increase support for female players

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The union for soccer players around the world wants to increase support for female players.

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Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

Argentina's Sergio Aguero, from left, Lionel Messi, and Javier Mascherano, jog during a training session in Concepcion, Chile, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Argentina defeated Paraguay 6-1 on Tuesday and will face Chile in the final of Copa America soccer tournament Saturday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Not just the Copa America will end when Argentina and Chile meet in the final on Saturday.

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Japan is back in the final after emotional 2011 win

Japan's Azusa Iwashimizu and Saori Ariyoshi (19) celebrate the team's 2-1 win as England's Steph Houghton lies on the ground after a semifinal in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Four years ago when Japan’s players hoisted the Women’s World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.

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Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.

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Bradley replaces Dempsey as US captain for CONCACAF Gold Cup

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey.

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