Posts Tagged Soccer

Serena Williams has a solution to liven up Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over the weekend.

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Bale injures calf muscle, likely to miss Atletico match

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, right, gestures after he got injured as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, looks at him during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says Gareth Bale has injured a calf muscle in his left leg and will likely miss Wednesday’s match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals.

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Portland scores late to beat NYC FC, 1-0

Portland Timbers' Dairon Asprilla (11), of Colombia, does a flip in front of teammate Darlington Nagbe (6), of Liberia, to celebrate scoring agains New York City FC during an MLS soccer game at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dairon Asprilla scored his first MLS goal late in the second half and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0 on Sunday night.

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Bunbury rallies New England past Philadelphia, 2-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Teal Bunbury had a goal and an assist after entering the game in the 61st minute and the New England Revolution beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Sunday.

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Villa beats Liverpool to secure FA Cup final against Arsenal

Aston Villa’s Tom Cleverley and team mate Joe Cole celebrate after the end of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, April 19, 2015.  Aston Villa won the match 2-1 and will play Arsenal in the final.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — There will be a first in world soccer’s oldest competition next month — an FA Cup final contested by two American-owned clubs.

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