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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
  • 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.

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

    BERLIN (AP) — 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • 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
  • Finlay scores twice, Crew beat Red Bulls 2-1

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Kei Kamara set up Ethan Finlay's two goals, and the Columbus Crew rallied to beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Saturday night.

    The Associated Press
  • Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa America crown

    Chile wrecked Lionel Messi's dream of a first international title with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Argentina to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown here Saturday. Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez struck the winning spot-kick for Chile, as the hosts clinched a 4-1 shoot-out…

    AFP
  • 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
  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT Sunday, July 5

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday: - - - - SOCCER Cheeky Sanchez penalty clinches Chile's first Copa SANTIAGO - Chile won the Copa America for the first time on Saturday when a cheeky penalty from Alexis Sanchez clinched a shootout victory over Argentina and glory for the host nation's…

    Reuters46 mins ago
  • Soccer-Women's World Cup results

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Women's World Cup matches on Saturday 3rd Place Play-offSaturday, July 4Germany - England 0-1 (halftime: 0-0, 90 mins: 0-0) AET Next Fixtures (GMT): FinalSunday, July 5U.S. v Japan (2300)

    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-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