FIFA Women's World Cup

FILE - In this April 10, 2016, file photo, United States' Hope Solo waits for the team's international friendly soccer match against Colombia in Chester, Pa. Former national team goalkeeper Solo says she’s running for president of U.S. Soccer. Solo made the announcement Thursday night, Dec. 7, 2017, on Facebook. It comes less than a week after current U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said he will not seek a fourth term. His decision came in the wake of the October failure of the U.S. men's team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
December 08, 2017 - 9:32 am
Hope Solo is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. The former U.S. Olympic and World Cup goalkeeper announced her candidacy Thursday night on Facebook. It comes less than a week after current U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said he will not seek a fourth term. His...
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November 28, 2017 - 5:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will pay Denmark on Jan. 21 in San Diego in preparation for World Cup qualifying later in the year. Denmark, ranked No. 13 in the world, advanced to the final of the UEFA Women's Euro in August but fell 4-2 to Netherlands for the title. The last time...
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November 25, 2017 - 11:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Denmark women's soccer team has signed a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the country's football federation (DBU), ending a dispute that saw the cancellation of a World Cup qualifier. The DBU said Saturday that 12 month-long negotiations had led to the...
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November 06, 2017 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. national team forward Paul Caligiuri and midfielder Kyle Martino are the latest new candidates for U.S. Soccer Federation president in the wake of the Americans' failure to qualify for next year's World Cup. Caligiuri, 53, scored in the 1-0 win at Trinidad and Tobago in...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:19 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Carlos Cordeiro is running for U.S. Soccer Federation president after being brought into the governing body by current USSF President Sunil Gulati. The 61-year-old Cordeiro, a retired Goldman Sachs executive, became an independent director of the USSF board in 2006/2007, served as...
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October 19, 2017 - 8:03 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish Football Federation is considering seeking compensation from its Danish counterpart for canceling a Women's World Cup qualifier over a pay dispute. Marika Domanski Lyfors of the Swedish federation says calling off Friday's game in Goteborg "entails a number of costs for...
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The Danish national women's soccer team huddle together before training in Dragor, outside Copenhagen Wednesday Oct. 18 2017. A pay dispute involving the Danish women's national team has forced the country's soccer federation to cancel the upcoming Friday World Cup qualifying match against Sweden. (Finn Frandsen/AP via ritzau)
October 18, 2017 - 3:12 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A pay dispute involving the Danish women's national team has forced the country's soccer federation to cancel a World Cup qualifying match against Sweden. The DBU said Wednesday it has informed UEFA and FIFA and "expects now a disciplinary decision," including being...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:38 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has expelled Equatorial Guinea from the 2019 Women's World Cup for using fake documents and selecting at least 10 ineligible players in its Olympic team. FIFA says two more Equatorial Guinea players will serve 10-match international bans for using "forged and falsified documents...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2016, file photo, Alex Morgan, of the Orlando Pride, takes a selfie for a fan after the Pride beat the Houston Dash in a soccer match at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Three Orlando City soccer players were kicked out of Disney World after officials say they became verbally aggressive with park security and other guests. An Orange County Sheriff's Office report says Orlando City Lions players Donald Toia and Giles Barnes, along with U.S. women's national team standout and Orlando City Pride star Alex Morgan, were all escorted out of Disney World's Epcot park on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Toia's wife was also ejected. The report says the group began arguing with other guests and workers after Barnes cut in line at the United Kingdom pavilion's pub.(Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
October 04, 2017 - 5:00 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan has apologized on social media for an incident at Disney World over the weekend. Morgan, a star for the World Cup-winning U.S. national team who also plays for the Orlando Pride, was among three soccer players kicked out of an Epcot park restaurant on Sunday...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:20 am
PARIS (AP) — FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants the next edition of the Women's World Cup to draw a billion TV viewers across the world. Infantino, who attended the official launch of the tournament that will be organized in France in 2019, said on Tuesday that the previous edition in Canada in...
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