Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Top spot in MLS down to Seattle and Los Angeles

Seattle Sounders' Lamar Neagle, right, passes as Vancouver Whitecaps' Steven Beitashour defends in the first half of an MLS soccer game Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Seattle. The Whitecaps won 1-0. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Lamar Neagle is torn between tradition and familiarity.

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Amid injuries, Wenger plans new signing in January

LONDON (AP) — After eight trophyless seasons, Arsene Wenger finally faced shareholders again with a couple of new pieces of silverware as table decorations. There were applause on Thursday rather the disgruntlement of previous years at the annual general meeting, but Wenger still didn’t escape censure over the team’s inability to sustain a Premier League title challenge.

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Messi 2 goals from Spanish league scoring record

Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, fights for the ball with Hong Kong's Kwok Kin Pong during a friendly soccer match in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi will have a good shot at equaling the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record when Barcelona hosts promoted club Eibar on Saturday.

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PSG striker Ibrahimovic still out with heel injury

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic still has not recovered from a heel injury and will miss Friday’s trip to Lens.

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Serb police nab drone that triggered Balkan ruckus

Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati speaks at a news conference in capital Tirana, Albania Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, strongly denouncing anti-Albanian slogans  and the violence before, during and after the match with Serbia.  It was all about the drone Wednesday — the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer stadium with a nationalist Albanian banner. It ignited more than a brawl between players and fans — it inflamed years of simmering tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have found the drone that flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a soccer stadium in Belgrade, igniting a brawl on the field and fueling political tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania.

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