Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May.

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Own goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semi

England's Laura Bassett sheds tears after the team's 2-1 loss to Japan in a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.

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Blatter says he has ‘clear conscience’ despite FIFA probes

In this Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, President of FIFA Sepp Blatter arrives at the Culloden Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland.  FIFA says President Sepp Blatter will not go to Canada for Sunday's Women's World Cup final, amid criminal investigations into soccer's governing body. Secretary General Jerome Valcke will also be absent from the biggest event in women's soccer, it was reported on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

BERLIN (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he is not corrupt and that he has a “clear conscience” despite corruption investigations into world soccer’s governing body.

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Messi & Argentina shining together, closer to elusive title

Argentina's Lionel Messi dribbles past Paraguay's Bruno Valdez  during a Copa America semifinal soccer match at the Ester Roa Rebolledo Stadium in Concepcion, Chile, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

CONCEPCION, Chile (AP) — Lionel Messi is a step closer to finally breaking through with Argentina.

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FIFA hopeful Bility says would step aside for Hayatou

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Liberian who wants to be FIFA president says he would step aside if longtime African soccer head Issa Hayatou decided to run.

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