FIFA Women's World Cup

April 08, 2018 - 5:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Carli Lloyd became the sixth American to score 100 international goals, putting the United States ahead as it rallied for a 6-2 win over Mexico in an exhibition Sunday. Alex Morgan scored twice for the second straight game as the Americans played another prep match ahead of World Cup...
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April 05, 2018 - 9:49 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team got three goals in the space of four minutes early in the second half to beat Mexico 4-1 on Thursday night in the first of two exhibition matches between the teams. Morgan's first goal came on a penalty kick a...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2017, file photo, Portland Thorns goalie Adrianna Franch, right, stops a scoring attempt by Orlando Pride forward Jasmyne Spencer during the second half of their NWSL soccer match in Portland, Ore. The National Women’s Soccer league opens its sixth season this weekend. The defending champion Portland Thorns play the North Carolina Courage on Saturday, with both teams looking to build on last year’s success. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
March 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
Portland goalkeeper Adrianna Franch can scan the field in front of her during any given game but what makes the Thorns good isn't necessarily something she sees. It's a mindset. "I think our strength in general is our culture. It's yeah, you can play pretty soccer, and that's what we want to do, we...
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March 21, 2018 - 7:26 pm
Forward Christen Press, who was traded to the Houston Dash in the offseason but has not joined the National Women's Soccer League club, was left off the U.S. national team roster in advance of two exhibition matches against Mexico next month. Press was dealt to Houston from the Chicago Red Stars on...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino listens to a reporter's question during a press conference after the FIFA Council Meeting, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, March, 16, 2018. FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup. The last step toward giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed to on Friday by FIFA's ruling council chaired by Infantino. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
March 16, 2018 - 8:04 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup. The last step toward giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed to on Friday by FIFA's ruling council chaired by President Gianni Infantino. "We are extremely happy with that...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. Britain said Wednesday it would expel 23 Russian diplomats and sever high-level bilateral contacts after Russia ignored a deadline to explain how a Soviet-developed nerve agent was used against ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 14, 2018 - 7:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Russia's U.N. ambassador says "the only civilized way" of settling the issue of responsibility for the assassination attempt against a former Russian agent in England is a joint British-...
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March 13, 2018 - 7:21 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German soccer federation says it has fired Steffi Jones as coach of the women's national team following recent poor results. The 2016 Olympic champions were last in the four-team SheBelieves Cup, which was won by the host United States last week. Under Jones, the six-...
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March 09, 2018 - 3:15 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Under the weight of public and political pressure, Belgium's soccer federation has dropped plans for a rapper known for using obscene and misogynistic lyrics to produce its official World Cup song. The federation on Friday said it "deplored to the utmost" the controversy that has...
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March 08, 2018 - 4:50 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian football federation says it will not change its mind about choosing a rapper known for lacing his songs with misogynistic lyrics to produce its official World Cup song. The federation said in a statement on its website Thursday — International Women's Day — that it did...
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England coach Phil Neville instructs his team against France during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup women's soccer match Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
March 01, 2018 - 6:15 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former English star Phil Neville made a successful coaching debut when England routed France 4-1 Thursday in the opener of the SheBelieves Cup women's soccer tournament. Neville made 59 appearances for England from 1996-2007 and won six Premier League titles with Manchester...
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