Posts Tagged International soccer

Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Mexico players celebrate their 3-1 win over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship soccer match, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too.

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CONCACAF known for corruption as much as soccer

Justino Compean, center, president of Mexico's football federation, celebrates with Mexico players after their 3-1 win over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship soccer match, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The banner moments of this year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup belong to Panama.

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US soccer team to open World Cup qualifying in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. soccer team will play its first qualifier for the 2018 World Cup at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Nov. 13, and the playoff for the 2017 Confederations Cup will be held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

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World Cup hero Carli Lloyd rips, scores on former NWSL team

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Carli Lloyd, the World Cup final hero for the U.S. women’s team, had sharp criticism for her former NWSL team that didn’t abate after she scored the winner over the weekend.

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Russia getting on with World Cup job as FIFA fights scandal

This aerial view shows the construction site of the new Zenit Stadium, among proposed names are Zenit Arena or Gazprom Arena, which will host some of the matches of the 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As he shared the stage with FIFA’s departing president Sepp Blatter, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s message was simple. FIFA may be in chaos, but Russia is getting on with the job.

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