Posts Tagged Soccer

Austria: Ex-players led match-fixing organization

GRAZ, Austria (AP) — In the biggest match-fixing scandal in Austrian soccer, three former players are accused of attempting to manipulate 18 national league games from 2004 to 2013 with bets of up to $415,000 a match.

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Marc de Grandpre rejoins Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Marc de Grandpre is returning to the New York Red Bulls as head of commercial operations.

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Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank smiles during a news conference announcing the city is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, unveiling a the team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.

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Henry, Sam lead Red Bulls past Union 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Thierry Henry and Lloyd Sam scored second-half goals to give the New York Red Bulls their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.

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Belgium coach Wilmots extends contract by 4 years

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s soccer federation has extended the contract of coach Marc Wilmots through the 2018 World Cup after he led the Red Devils to soccer’s top tournament for the first time in a dozen years.

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