Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Costa Rica downs Trinidad & Tobago on PKs

Trinidad and Tobago defender Lauren Hutchinson (20) reacts after her tying goal against Costa Rica in the second half during a CONCACAF semifinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Costa Rica earned the team’s first trip to the World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship match by defeating Trinidad and Tobago on penalty kicks after a 1-1 semifinal draw on Friday night.

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Pro soccer ref charged with fraud in NY, suspended

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A Major League Soccer referee has been suspended after being accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working.

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Seattle in position for 1st Supporters’ Shield

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Not an hour had passed after the Sounders’ stirring late comeback for a draw against Los Angeles last weekend and the scope of the 2014 regular-season finale had already come into focus for Seattle’s Brad Evans.

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Suarez to return in ‘clasico’ after biting ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, right, and Neymar, from Brazil, attend a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. FC Barcelona will play against Ajax in a group F Champions League on Tuesday Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez’s long wait is almost over. The much-maligned forward will play his first minutes for Barcelona on Saturday against Real Madrid after completing his ban for biting an opponent four months ago at the World Cup.

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Banged-up Falcons face tough Lions test in London

In this photo provided by the NFL, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith attends a team football practice session at London Colney, on the outskirts of London, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/NFL, Sean Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — They’re on a four-game losing streak and banged-up on both sides of the line. Frankly, the Falcons as a team are looking questionable for Sunday’s London showpiece game against the Detroit Lions.

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