Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Rolling Jamaica, reeling Mexico meet in Gold Cup final

Mexico's head coach Miguel Herrera speaks during a news conference, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Philadelphia. Mexico is scheduled to face Jamaica in a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Sunday night in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mexico is the favorite to win its record-extending seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title, and coach Miguel Herrera is answering questions about his future with the team.

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The Latest: New Zealand grouped with Fiji, Solomons, Vanuatu

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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The Latest: 1st part of FIFA draw over

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter open the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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The Latest: Platini happy to discuss UEFA, not FIFA, at draw

A general view of the Konstantin Palace in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 24, 2015, on the eve of the Preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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CONCACAF says referee admits errors in contentious semifinal

Panama's Valentin Pimentel, center right, points at referee Mark Geiger, who had given a red card to Panama's Luis Tejada, not seen, during the first half of Panama's CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal against Mexico on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Saturday the referee acknowledged making mistakes during the contentious Gold Cup semifinal between Mexico and Panama.

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