Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

West Ham, Villa win in 4th round, stem flow of FA Cup upsets

Bristol City's Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, top, and West Ham United's James Tomkins battle for the ball during the English FA Cup fourth round soccer match at Ashton Gate, Bristol, England, Sunday Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Andrew Matthews) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — West Ham and Aston Villa defeated lower-league opponents in the fourth round Sunday to stem the flow of upsets in the FA Cup.

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Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

LONDON (AP) — Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday’s deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA’s gambling rules.

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DeAndre Yedlin added to US roster for exhibition at Chile

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly acquired Tottenham defender DeAndre Yedlin will join the U.S. national team in South America for Wednesday’s exhibition against Chile at Rancagua.

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Looking back: Federer’s Aussie Open over after loss to Seppi

Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, walks away from Andreas Seppi of Italy, at the end of their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer will look back on it and wonder, just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line and ended his streak of reaching the Australian Open semifinals for 11 consecutive years.

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Overseer: FIFA presidential ‘candidates’ not official yet

ZURICH (AP) — Not so fast, would-be FIFA presidential candidates.

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