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San Diego NASL franchise unveils moniker

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Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence

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Hodgson toasts his players for beating Chelsea against the odds

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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match

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One of the toughest players on this high school football team is a girl

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Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw

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Eriksen earns Tottenham first home win of season

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High schools punished after fight between football teams
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A fight during a high school football game in South Carolina has left one team with 25 players facing suspension and the other forfeiting its next game. The State newspaper reports the Friday night brawl led officials to end the game with Eau Claire High winning 37-0 against C.A. Johnson High. WOLO-TV captured video of the fight involving players from both schools   Read More ...
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High schools punished after fight between football teams - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A fight during a high school football game in South Carolina has left one team with 25 players facing suspension and the other forfeiting its next game. The State newspaper reports the Friday night brawl led officials to end the game with Eau Claire High winning 37-0 against C.A. Johnson High. WOLO-TV captured video of the fight involving players from both schools   Read More ...
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BYU women’s soccer team likely must win out to make NCAA Tournament
Provo • Taylor Campbell Isom, Bizzy Bowen, Nadia Gomes, Stephanie Ney, Hannah Clark, Madie Lyons Mathews, Avery Walker and BYU’s other seniors have enjoyed a lot of memorable moments at South Field the past four or five years as the Cougars have climbed to the top of the women’s college soccer world. Untimely injuries and the failure to adequately replace high-scoring stars Ashley Hatch and Michele Vasconcelos have left the Cougars in an unenviable position as they approach their final two home games of the year   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--Benfica-Man United, 2nd Ld-Writethru,527 Man United beats Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistake AP Photo XPK120, XPK121, XPK126, XPK116, XPK118, XPK115, XPK113, XPK112, XPK125 Eds: Updates with quotes, new photo links. Should stand. With AP Photos. Manchester United took advantage of an embarrassing mistake by the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League to defeat Benfica 1-0 and solidify its Group A lead on Wednesday   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--Benfica-Man United, 1st Ld-Writethru,375 Man United beats Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistake AP Photo XPK120, XPK121, XPK116, XPK118, XPK115, XPK113, XPK112 Eds: Updates with more detail, new photo links. With AP Photos. Manchester United took advantage of an embarrassing mistake by the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League to defeat Benfica 1-0 and solidify its Group A lead on Wednesday   Read More ...
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San Diego NASL franchise unveils moniker
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The minor league soccer team backed by one of the world's best players and slated to start play next year in San Diego will be known as the 1904 Football Club. The name, which will be shortened to 1904 FC in most iterations, was derived from the city's S and D initials -- S is the 19th letter in the alphabet and D the fourth   Read More ...
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Watch Mass. high school soccer teams sing the national anthem when the sound system fails
There was an awkward silence on the high school soccer field Monday night in East Bridgewater when the sound system failed and the national anthem did not play. Players from rival teams Rockland High School and East Bridgewater High School stood waiting. Then one person started singing. And players on both teams — and people on the sidelines — slowly joined in, according to   Read More ...
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Team SoloMid and the United States soccer team share the same issue: a lack of focus on homegrown talent
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After six games, Gophers football team identifies six key lessons
Six games. Three wins. Three losses. And six lessons. That’s what the Gophers football team has midway through coach P.J. Fleck’s first season in Dinkytown. And that’s what the team will try to improve on beginning with Saturday afternoon’s homecoming game against Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium. Focusing on the season’s second half began late Saturday night, after the Gophers lost 30-27 to then-No   Read More ...
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High school soccer teams sing national anthem before game
When the two girls varsity soccer teams realized the national anthem wasn't coming on, they decided to take matters into their own hands.   Read More ...
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Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas
Mitch Stacy, Ap Sports Writer. Updated 1:04 pm, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of the Crew SC says the team is no longer sustainable and will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus. Anthony Precourt, whose Precourt Sports Ventures has owned the Major League Soccer club since 2013, said Tuesday the Crew need more fan and financial support to compete in the growing league, and a new stadium in the urban center is the only way to make it work   Read More ...
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Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of the Crew SC says the team is no longer sustainable and will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus. Anthony Precourt, whose Precourt Sports Ventures has owned the Major League Soccer club since 2013, said Tuesday the Crew need more fan and financial support to compete in the growing league, and a new stadium in the urban center is the only way to make it work   Read More ...
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Watch: Local college soccer team scores goal just 6 seconds into match
For all the space soccer has carved out as a mainstream sport in the United States, there are still plenty of holdouts clinging to worn-out cliches about how soccer is boring and that there isn’t enough scoring. To those people, Division III Augsburg’s Christian Metzger has this response: A goal he scored just six seconds into the Auggies’ match Monday against Martin Luther   Read More ...
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Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of the Crew SC says the team is no longer sustainable and will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus. Anthony Precourt, whose Precourt Sports Ventures has owned the Major League Soccer club since 2013, said Tuesday the Crew need more fan and financial support to compete in the growing league, and a new stadium in the urban center is the only way to make it work   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--Columbus Crew-Move, 1st Ld-Writethru,533 Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas Eds: Updates with details, quotes. Adds byline. The owner of the Columbus Crew says the team will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new stadium is built in Columbus. Precourt Sports Ventures, the California-based owner of the Major League Soccer team, said it "is exploring strategic options to ensure the long-term viability of the club   Read More ...
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A Berlin soccer club joined the ‘take a knee’ movement. Now, it’s facing harsh criticism in Germany.
BERLIN — It's rare for a German soccer club to make headlines in the United States, especially in politics sections, but Berlin's Hertha BSC provoked strong reactions over the weekend when it joined the American “take a knee” movement. Before a Bundesliga soccer game, Hertha Berlin’s players and coaches knelt in support of “tolerance and responsibility.” It's believed to be the first time that European athletes joined the protests of some National Football League players, which have drawn criticism from President Trump and others   Read More ...
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The U.S. women's team dominance shows soccer is doing fine in America
To the editor: That the U.S men’s national soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup this year is not evidence that American soccer is failing. (“Why America and soccer are still destined for each other,” Opinion, Oct. 13) The American women’s national soccer team is the current World Cup champion. They’ve qualified for all seven women’s World Cup events since the tournament’s inception in 1991   Read More ...
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DesRuisseaux brings passion and drive to an improved Bishop Brady girls’ soccer team
By TIM O’SULLIVAN Monitor staff When you’re too close to something, too familiar or too much in love, that thing can be difficult to put into words. That was the case when Danielle DesRuisseaux was asked to explain her relationship with soccer. The Bishop Brady senior is quick with the ball at her feet and even faster without it. She can rip a shot in the blink of an eye and make split-second decisions with her passes and runs   Read More ...
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Sofia Huerta added to U.S. women’s soccer team roster again | Idaho Statesman
Centennial High graduate Sofia Huerta was named to the 22-player roster for the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s upcoming friendlies against South Korea this week. The games at 6 p.m. Thursday (FS1) and noon Sunday (ESPN) give the Boise native a chance to make her second appearance for the U.S. and continue to impress national team coaches ahead of the 2019 Women’s World Cup   Read More ...
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Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale
(Reuters) - Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale on Monday, signaling an end to his decade-long reign at St James’ Park. “As one of the Premier League’s oldest and best supported football clubs - and for the benefit of its many fans and supporters in the UK and across the world - Newcastle United requires a clear direction and a path to a bright and successful future,” the club said in a statement   Read More ...
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There are 25 unbeaten football teams in Southern California
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. At the midway point in the prep football season, there are 25 unbeaten football teams remaining in Southern California 11-man football. The most are in Southern Section Division 10, where Quartz Hill (7-0), Apple Valley (7-0), Santa Ynez (7-0), Arlington (7-0) and Brentwood (7-0-1) reside   Read More ...
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Fargo semi-pro football club raises funds for California fire victims
FARGO—A semi-pro football team here is heading up a local fund drive to help victims of the devastating wildfires in northern California.Several players and   Read More ...
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Fargo semi-pro football club raises funds for California fire victims
FARGO—A semi-pro football team here is heading up a local fund drive to help victims of the devastating wildfires in northern California.Several players and   Read More ...
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Washington still has 2 Top 10 college football teams. But they aren’t UW and WSU
When it comes to top 10-ranked football teams, small college programs salvaged a modicum of pride for Washington sports fans on a difficult weekend. While No. 8 Washington State and No. 5 Washington were upset by unranked teams, the state’s other top 10 teams won. Eastern Washington (4-2), tied with Sam Houston State for ninth in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll, beat Montana State 31-19 on Saturday   Read More ...
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Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence
Park Ji-sung won four league titles at Man Utd South Korean played for the club from 2005-2012 He was first Asian player to captain Man Utd True, last season United might have won three cups -- the Community Shield, the Europa League and the League Cup -- but England's most successful club has not won a Premier League title since 2013   Read More ...
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De Bruyne hailed Premier League's best by Stoke's Hughes
LONDON (Reuters) - Kevin De Bruyne was hailed as easily the best player in the Premier League by a wounded Mark Hughes after his Stoke City side had been picked apart by the Belgian orchestrator in a marvellous Manchester City symphony on Saturday. De Bruyne did not score but he did everything else in a fabulous all-round performance that inspired the leaders to a thrilling 7-2 evisceration of Stoke at the Etihad Stadium   Read More ...
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Hodgson toasts his players for beating Chelsea against the odds
LONDON (Reuters) - Roy Hodgson raised a glass of red wine to toast his Crystal Palace players after they finally put an end to one of the most miserable runs in the annals of top-flight English football in unlikely fashion on Saturday. Palace, goalless and pointless all season, had been given little chance of breaking their duck against champions Chelsea but, against all odds, scored their first league goal in 731 minutes of trying and eked out a deserved 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match
German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match German soccer team 'takes a knee' before match BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home on Saturday. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while coaching staff, officials and substitutes took a knee off it   Read More ...
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One of the toughest players on this high school football team is a girl
ROSMAN, N.C. (WLOS) — There have been a few girls who kick for their high school football teams. But the situation in Rosman, North Carolina is a little different. This year, Madison Fisher decided to take a leap of faith and try out for the Tigers football team, and now this linebacker an inspiration to others. The Rosman roster is made up of some heavy hitters, but one of the toughest players on the team stands out with her long blond hair   Read More ...
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Concordia women's soccer team shut out at St. Olaf
NORTHFIELD, Minn.—Emily Lecy scored two goals to lift St. Olaf to a 3-0 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's soccer win over Concordia Saturday.Concordia   Read More ...
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Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over their neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium. After the earlier high noon showdown between Liverpool and a United side lacking in any great ambition ended in goalless stalemate at Anfield, City cashed in with a third straight league match at the Etihad in which they have struck at least five goals   Read More ...
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German Soccer Team Kneels in Solidarity With N.F.L. Players’ Protests
Photo BERLIN — Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga home game on Saturday. Hertha’s starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the soccer field, while Pal Dardai’s coaching staff, General Manager Michael Preetz, club officials and substitutes took a knee off it before playing Schalke. The club and forward Salomon Kalou also voiced their support on the social media network Twitter   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--English Roundup, 1st Ld-Writethru,800 Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass AP Photo LLT808, MSC122, XAG135 Eds: Updates after late match. With AP Photos. Manchester City has thrashed Stoke 7-2 for the biggest win of the English Premier League season. The goals dried up for title rival Manchester United in another dull stalemate with Liverpool. There was finally something to celebrate for Crystal Palace, which has upset Chelsea 2-1 to register its first points and goals of the season   Read More ...
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Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The goals finally dried up for Manchester United in the English Premier League. They are flowing more than ever at title rival Manchester City. Hours after United's cautious approach eked out its latest 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Saturday, City produced an attacking masterclass in a 7-2 home win over Stoke — the biggest victory in the league this season   Read More ...
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