Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Women’s national soccer team to play St. Louis exhibition

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. women’ s national soccer team will play an exhibition against New Zealand in St. Louis as it prepares for the 2015 Women’s World Cup.

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Real Salt Lake’s Plata to undergo surgery on broken foot

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata is scheduled to have surgery to repair a broken bone in his left foot, the team announced Monday. He is expected to be out three to four months.

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Arsenal faces tricky FA Cup game against Middlesbrough

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Arsenal was handed a potentially tricky fifth-round game in the FA Cup on Monday when it was drawn at home against second-tier Middlesbrough.

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Dutch football association chief to challenge FIFA’s Blatter

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In the biggest challenge yet to Sepp Blatter, Dutch football association leader Michael van Praag entered the FIFA presidential election race on Monday.

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Defying soccer logic, FA Cup provides weekend to savor

Bradford players celebrate after winning the English FA Cup 4th round soccer match between Bradford City and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London, England, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Forget for a moment how illogical it was that $300 million worth of soccer talent lost to a team which cost $12,000 to assemble.

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