Posts Tagged International soccer

No act: Tom Hanks wants sod for Women’s World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Tom Hanks takes his soccer seriously. And when the Women’s World Cup comes to Canada in 2015, he wants the games played on grass fields.

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Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another.

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Bundesliga riding high after Germany World Cup win

Munich's coach Pep Guardiola  smiles during the German soccer cup first round match between SC Preussen Muenster and FC Bayern Munich in Muenster, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich kicks off the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday against revamped Wolfsburg with fans hoping for a thrilling season after Germany’s triumph at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Jedinak, Cahill among 20-man Australian squad

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia captain Mile Jedinak and 71-cap veteran Tim Cahill were among 12 members of the country’s World Cup squad named Thursday by coach Ange Postecoglou for matches against Belgium and Saudi Arabia in September.

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