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FIFA: Garcia’s World Cup bids report delayed

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia’s report into alleged World Cup bidding corruption has been delayed by several weeks.

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England’s Gerrard retires from international play

In this Sunday, June 22, 2014 file photo, England national soccer team captain Steven Gerrard listens as head coach Roy Hodgson speaks during a press conference after a squad training session that was closed to the media for the 2014 soccer World Cup at the Urca military base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday, July 21, 2014. The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder made 114 appearances for England over 14 years. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from the national team Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool.

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Evra transfers from Manchester United to Juventus

TURIN, Italy (AP) — France left back Patrice Evra has completed a transfer from Manchester United to Italian champion Juventus.

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Shakhtar players refuse to return to Ukraine

In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Donetsk's Douglas Costa, right, gets away from Manchester United's Alexander Buttner during their Champions League group A soccer match between Manchester United and Shakhtar Donetsk at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Six South Americans - including Costa - have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in Donetsk as conflict rages around the city, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract.

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Orlando MLS franchise sells 7,500 season tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando City Soccer Club says it is halfway to selling its anticipated season ticket capacity for its first Major League Soccer season in 2015.

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