Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

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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United gets last-gasp equalizer to thwart Chelsea

Manchester United's Robin van Persie, right, scores against Chelsea during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Robin van Persie rescued a point for Manchester United to keep Chelsea from moving eight points clear of defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League.

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Nagbe helps Timbers beat FC Dallas 2-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Darlington Nagbe and Maximiliano Urruti scored to lead the Portland Timbers to a 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night in the regular-season finale.

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Sounders beat Galaxy 2-0, win Supporters’ Shield

Seattle Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso, center. holds up the Supporters' Shield trophy as Sounders' Clint Dempsey looks on at right after the Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 in an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle. The Supporters' Shield is awarded to the MLS team with the best regular-season record. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Two down, one to go for the Seattle Sounders.

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Luis Suarez makes strong return from biting ban

CORRECTING PLAYER WHO SCORED TO NEYMAR - Barcelona's Luis Suarez, celebrates after Barcelona teammate Neymar scored during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID (AP) — Luis Suarez made a strong return from his four-month biting ban on Saturday, showing no signs of being rusty and providing the biggest threat Barcelona could offer in a 3-1 loss at Real Madrid.

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