Posts Tagged Soccer

Belgium breaks into top 4 of FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — Belgium has moved into the top four of the FIFA monthly rankings for the first time and former World Cup winner Spain has dropped to 10th following a loss to Slovakia in a European Championship qualifier.

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Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

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US men to play Colombia in London on Nov. 14

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham.

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Galaxy sign defender De La Garza to extension

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Galaxy has signed veteran defender A.J. De La Garza to a multi-year contract extension.

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Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Tirana, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Albania’s prime minister has told the Associated Press that a heated spat with Serbia over a soccer match triggered by drone would not derail a common effort to seek faster European Union membership. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one another by focusing on major issues such as their mutual desire to join the European Union, not last week’s dispute over a soccer match.

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