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Tag Archives: soccer

Germany, Sweden into last 8 – Holders set up clash with Denmark

DOETINCHEM, Netherlands, July 26, (AFP): Holders Germany beat Russia 2-0 to set up a women’s Euro quarter-final clash with Denmark while Sweden also advanced to …

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England close in on last eight – Portugal win

BREDA, Netherlands, July 24, (AFP): Fran Kirby and Jodie Taylor handed England a 2-0 win over Spain in a game marred by heavy rain in …

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Jamaica book Gold Cup final with US – Mexico upset

LOS ANGELES, July 24, (AFP): Kemar Lawrence scored in the 88th minute to give Jamaica a shocking 1-0 upset of defending champion Mexico on Sunday …

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Dempsey ‘milestone’ as US book spot in Gold Cup final – Salvadoran players banned after biting incidents

LOS ANGELES, July 23, (AFP): Clint Dempsey’s milestone goal sealed the United States’ 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday in the semi-finals of the …

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Coutinho stunner gives Reds win, Chelsea on fire – Bonucci enjoys winning debut, Milan rout Bayern

BEIJING, July 22, (AFP): Chelsea crushed Arsenal 3-0 in a preseason game in Beijing on Saturday but the friendly turned ugly as Pedro left the …

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Germany ‘edge’ 10-woman Italy – Sweden blank Russia

DEVENTER, Netherlands, July 22, (AFP): Babett Peter’s second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women’s Euro tournament …

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US battle into Gold Cup semis – Costa Rica qualify

PHILADELPHIA, July 20, (AFP): The United States overcame a battling display from El Salvador to advance to a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal showdown with Costa …

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Russia begin campaign on high note – NZ beaten

SAINT PETERSBURG, June 17, (Agencies): Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a …

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WC plans continue as normal: Qatar – ‘Stadium construction deadlines will be met’

DOHA, June 12, (AFP): Qatar’s World Cup preparations continue “as normal” and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met, a source close …

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Huddersfield into EPL after penalty drama – Reading denied

LONDON, May 29, (AFP): Huddersfield Town won promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as Christopher Schindler’s penalty sealed a 4-3 shoot-out victory over …

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