Men's soccer

July 04, 2019 - 11:16 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Santiago Mosquera and Dominique Badji scored and FC Dallas beat 10-man D.C. United 2-0 on Thursday night. Mosquera opened the scoring in the sixth minute with his first goal of the season. After D.C. United's Bill Hamid saved Brandon Servania's long-distance shot, Ryan...
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Netherlands' Jackie Groenen, foreground, celebrates after scoring during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Sweden, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 04, 2019 - 1:23 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Netherlands midfielder Jackie Groenen's route to the World Cup final has been unusual by any standards, one which saw her starring at judo before attempting to represent a different nation at soccer. Born in the Netherlands, the 24-year-old Groenen grew up in a small Belgian...
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United States' Carli Lloyd warms up before the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 04, 2019 - 10:50 am
LYON, France (AP) — Carli Lloyd says the success the United States is having at the Women's World Cup in France isn't an extension of the 2015 title run. The so-called 2019ers are their own team. "We don't really bring up the 2015 World Cup that much because it's done, it's in the past. The focus...
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Kelly Lindsey, coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team, poses after a news conference in Lyon, France on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Kelly Lindsey is "disgusted" with Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse cases and calls on the FIFA president to resign. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
July 04, 2019 - 9:40 am
LYON, France (AP) — Criticism of FIFA President Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse investigations was "ill-informed and unjustified," the governing body said Thursday after the coach of the Afghanistan women's national team said she was "disgusted" with him. Coach Kelly Lindsey had...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, former Chelsea player Frank Lampard does a lap of honour at half time during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. Lampard has returned to Chelsea as the club’s 12th manager in 16 years under Roman Abramovich’s ownership. The former Chelsea midfielder has left second-tier club Derby, where he came close to securing promotion to the Premier League in his first season in management. Lampard, who is Chelsea’s record scorer with 211 goals and one of its all-time greats, replaces Maurizio Sarri.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
July 04, 2019 - 7:10 am
Frank Lampard was hired as the first English manager of Chelsea in 23 years on Thursday, making a return to the club where he is the all-time record scorer from his trophy-laden 13 years as a player. The appointment of the 41-year-old Lampard is something of a gamble — he has had just one year in...
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Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber, left, keeps the ball from Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 04, 2019 - 12:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 17th goal of the season, Diego Rossi added his ninth and Los Angeles FC beat Sporting Kansas City 5-1 on Wednesday night. Christian Ramirez opened the scoring in the 28th minute for Los Angeles (12-2-4) by sending a free kick under the wall and past a...
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Real Salt Lake forward Sam Johnson (50) celebrates a goal against the Columbus Crew during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Sandy, Utah. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
July 04, 2019 - 12:38 am
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sam Johnson scored his third goal in two games and Real Salt Lake beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Wednesday night. Johnson, a 26-year old who signed with Real Salt Lake (8-8-2) on Feb. 4, has eight goals in 16 MLS appearances. Aaron Herrera played an arcing clearance from near the...
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Houston Dynamo forward Alberth Elis (17) makes pass to the middle while New York Red Bulls defenders Kyle Duncan (6) and Connor Lade (5) trying to strip the ball from him during the first half of an MLS soccer game at BBVA Stadium on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Houston. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)
July 03, 2019 - 11:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Alberth Elis had two goals and an assist to help the Houston Dynamo beat the New York Red Bulls 4-0 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Houston, which came in winless in its past five, won for the first time since beating D.C. United 2-1 on May 18. Elis, on the...
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Los Angeles FC defenders Eddie Segura (4) and Tristan Blackmon (27) celebrate their team's goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 03, 2019 - 11:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 17th goal of the season, Diego Rossi added his ninth and Los Angeles FC beat Sporting Kansas City 5-1 on Wednesday night. Christian Ramirez opened the scoring in the 28th minute for Los Angeles (12-2-4) by sending a free kick under the wall and past a...
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July 03, 2019 - 10:57 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Michael Boxall scored his third career goal and Vito Mannone had seven saves to help Minnesota United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Wednesday night. Boxall, a defender in his fifth MLS season, played a cross that deflected off a defender and rolled back to Boxall who,...
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