Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Fagundez grew up in the US, but chooses to play for Uruguay

MALDONADO, Uruguay (AP) — New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez has chosen to play his international football with Uruguay — the land of his birth — and not with the United States, where he grew up and has lived since he was five.

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Blatter goads UEFA for lack of courage in FIFA election

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has goaded UEFA by saying it lacks courage to field an election candidate against him.

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Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point won against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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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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