Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

South Africa soccer team captain shot and killed

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, South Africa's goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune, right, celebrates with fellow goalkeepers Wayne Sandilands, left, and Senzo Meyiwa, center, after drawing with Morocco to advance to the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations, in Durban, South Africa.  According to reports Sunday Oct. 26, 2014, soccer club Orlando Pirates says 27-year old South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa died during a shooting incident in South Africa. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, FILE)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Monday launched a massive operation to find the killers of the national soccer team captain who was fatally shot during an apparent house robbery, underscoring the country’s high rate of violent crime.

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Newcastle owner strengthens grip on Rangers

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The owner of Premier League team Newcastle has strengthened his position on the board of Rangers after agreeing to lend the financially stricken Scottish club 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to pay debts.

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Cheers, chants for ‘Fergie Time’ the stage show

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, Manchester United former manager Alex Ferguson applauds supporters before the team's English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight - in an interview on a London stage. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

LONDON (AP) — Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight — in an interview on a London stage.

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Wright-Phillips ties record, NY beats SKC 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips tied the MLS season goal record, and the New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 in the league’s regular-season finale Sunday night.

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South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa killed

FILE- In this file photo dated Monday, May 26, 2014, South Africa's goalkeeper Senzo Robert Meyiwa makes a diving save against Australia during their friendly soccer match in Sydney.  According to reports Sunday Oct. 26, 2014, soccer club Orlando Pirates says 27-year old South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa died during a shooting incident in South Africa.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, FILE)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The captain of South Africa’s national soccer team was fatally shot when armed men broke into the house where he was staying, police said.

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