Posts Tagged Professional soccer

ORU goalkeeper collects Summit League honors

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oral Roberts University sophomore goalkeeper Ben LaCourse has been named by the Summit League as the men’s soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

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Quotes from voters in AP soccer poll

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Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer poll

Chelsea's Diego Costa, top, is thwarted by Everton's goalkeeper Tim Howard during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday.

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Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

This is a Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014  file photo of AS Monaco player Radamel Falcao  as he gives a thumbs up to fans as he warms up on the sideline during the second half of the Emirates Cup soccer match between AS Monaco and Valencia at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium in London.  Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday Sept. 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 million) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe’s other top leagues.

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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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