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  • U.S coach praises Japan for bringing possession into play

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Japan's World Cup victory four years ago with a possession style approach was a turning point for the women's game that will be reflected in Sunday's final, according to United States head coach Jill Ellis. Japan became the first Asian team to win the World Cup…

    Reuters
  • Messi fails again with Argentina's national team

    Lionel Messi has come up short again in his attempt to succeed with Argentina's national team. Messi looked nothing like the star that he is with Barcelona on Saturday, and Argentina lost the Copa America final to Chile 4-1 on penalties, extending its 22-year title drought. Saturday's…

    The Associated Press
  • As Women's World Cup draws to end, inequality remains

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The most successful Women's World Cup concludes on Sunday when the United States and Japan take the field at BC Place.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Women's World Cup summaries

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Women's World Cup matches on Saturday Germany 0 England 1 Fara Williams 108pen - - -Next Fixtures (GMT): Sunday, July 5 U.S. v Japan (2300)

    Reuters
  • U.S. and Japan exchange mild trash talk ahead of World Cup final

    Japan and United States captains exchange some less-than-fiery ahead of Sunday's game.

    FC Yahoo
  • Villa, New York City FC beat Montreal Impact 2-1

    MONTREAL (AP) -- David Villa scored twice to help New York City FC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Brazilian championship results and standings

    July 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Brazilian championship matches on Sunday Saturday, July 4Chapecoense 1 Vasco da Gama 0 Cruzeiro 2 Atletico Paranaense 0 Coritiba 0 Joinville 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Sport 10 6 4 0 18 8 22 2 Atletico Mineiro 10 6 2 2 21 10 20 3…

    Reuters
  • Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively. Blatter told Welt am Sonntag that ''there were two political interventions'' from former…

    The Associated Press
  • AP Exclusive: CONMEBOL head says 'we need total change'

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- CONMEBOL needs ''total and absolute change,'' president Juan Angel Napout said on Saturday after it became engulfed in the FIFA corruption scandal.

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Ecuador championship results and standings

    July 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Ecuador championship matches on Sunday Saturday, July 4 LDU de Quito 1 Aucas 0 LDU de Loja El Nacional Postponed Universidad Catolica Quito 1 Deportivo Cuenca 1 Friday, July 3 River Ecuador 2 Barcelona 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 LDU de…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-US championship results and standings

    July 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the US championship matches on Saturday Saturday, July 4 Colorado Rapids 2 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 Columbus Crew 2 New York Red Bulls 1 FC Dallas 3 New England Revolution 0 Impact Montreal 1 New York City FC 2 LA Galaxy 4 Toronto FC 0 Real Salt…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Saturday Saturday, July 4Atvidabergs FF 0 Halmstad 0 Djurgarden 2 Orebro 0 IFK Norrkoping 3 Malmo 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 IFK Gothenburg 13 10 2 1 19 5 32 -------------------------2 IFK Norrkoping 14 9…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Copa America summaries

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Copa America play-offs matches on Saturday Saturday, July 4Chile 0 Argentina 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 45,693Penalty Shootout: 4-1- - -Friday, July 3Peru 2 Andre Carillo 47, Jose Paolo Guerrero 88 Paraguay 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 29,143- - -

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Serbian Gogic dies in China after training - Red Star

    Quingdao Hainiu midfielder Goran Gogic collapsed and died after training with the Chinese team on Friday, his former club Red Star Belgrade said on their website (www.crvenazvezdafk.com). "With great regret and sadness, we inform the public that our former player Goran Gogic died (on Friday) aged…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Micronesia hammered 38-0 by Fiji in Olympic qualifier

    The Federated States of Micronesia's first appearance at an Oceania Football Confederation tournament went from bad to worse on Sunday when they were thrashed 38-0 by Fiji in Port Moresby. Micronesia were also hammered 30-0 by Tahiti on Friday in the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea, which are…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Paraguayan championship results and standings

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Paraguayan championship matches on Saturday Saturday, July 4Nacional A. 1 Club Rubio Nu 1 Sol de America 1 Deportivo Capiata 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Deportivo Capiata 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 -------------------------2 Club Rubio Nu 1 0 1 0 1 1…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Peruvian championship results and standings

    July 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Peruvian championship matches on Sunday Saturday, July 4 Sport Loreto 1 Cesar Vallejo 1 Universitario 0 Deportivo Municipal 1 Alianza Atletico 3 Cienciano 2 Friday, July 3 Sport Huancayo 2 San Martin 1 UTC 1 Ayacucho FC 0 Standings P W D L…

    Reuters