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Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields

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Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields

- GONZALES — Facing a packed meeting room of parents, coaches and children mostly in blue soccer uniforms, an Ascension Parish panel backed a five-year exclusive rights contract Wednesday to the Gonzales Soccer Club for use of the new soccer fields at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. The unanimous vote by the Parish Council Recreation Committee sets up a final vote Thursday by the full council in Gonzales
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Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL

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Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL

- MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Romelu Lukaku scored twice and Paul Pogba capped an ominous team display with a late long-range goal as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their opening game of the Premier League season on Sunday. With Nemanja Matic excelling in central midfield, United looks to have a side that can seriously challenge for its first league title since 2013, Alex Ferguson's final year at the club
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Alli shines as Spurs beat 10-man Newcastle 2-0

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Alli shines as Spurs beat 10-man Newcastle 2-0

- Aug 13 (Reuters) - - NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 Tottenham Hotspur got their Premier League campaign on track with a clinical 2-0 win at 10-man Newcastle United on Sunday after Dele Alli scored one goal and helped create the other at St James's Park. Having eased back into the top flight from the second-tier Championship, Newcastle held their own against last season's Premier League runners-up in the opening half but succumbed after Jonjo Shelvey was sent off in the 48th minute
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Where should Birmingham's new pro soccer team play? Take our poll

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Where should Birmingham's new pro soccer team play? Take our poll

- Pro socccer is coming to Birmingham, and now the team needs a place to play. When the United Soccer League (USL) announced last week that Birmingham had been awarded a franchise for the newest team in its league, buzz was huge. The team will play its first season in 2019 as part of the 30-team USL; the league is just one division below Major League Soccer in American soccer's four-tier division system
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Dorchester Co. High School football teams face-off in pre-season jamboree

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Dorchester Co. High School football teams face-off in pre-season jamboree

- DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Three high schools will be facing off in the 2nd Annual Dorchester County Showdown. The games will be played at Summerville High School's memorial stadium. Woodland High, Summerville High and Ashley Ridge High will be playing in the games. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and the first game start at 7 p.m. The proceeds from the game will go back into the athletic programs in Dorchester County in addition to some charity organization
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Presidents who were star college athletes

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Presidents who were star college athletes

- Before their time in the White House, these presidents were athletes in college. John F. Kennedy played football at Harvard. Richard Nixon was on the Whittier College football team. Gerald Ford played football at the University of Michigan. Ronald Reagan was on the football team at Eureka College. George H.W. Bush played baseball at Yale.
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Presidents who were star college athletes

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Presidents who were star college athletes

- Before their time in the White House, these presidents were athletes in college. John F. Kennedy played football at Harvard. Richard Nixon was on the Whittier College football team. Gerald Ford played football at the University of Michigan. Ronald Reagan was on the football team at Eureka College. George H.W. Bush played baseball at Yale.
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Hoover headlines Alabama HS football teams in national rankings

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Hoover headlines Alabama HS football teams in national rankings

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Tottenham's Trippier limps off in Juventus friendly

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Tottenham's Trippier limps off in Juventus friendly

- LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's England right back Kieran Trippier limped off with an ankle injury just before halftime in a 2-0 friendly win over Italian champions Juventus at Wembley on Saturday. Last season's Premier League runners-up sold fellow England full back Kyle Walker to Manchester City for 50 million pounds last month with Trippier a ready-made replacement. But the 26-year-old, signed from Burnley two years ago, went off after 41 minutes, having twice been hurt in tackles with Alex Sandro, and left the ground on crutches in a protective boot
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Long signs new three-year deal at Burnley

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Long signs new three-year deal at Burnley

- (Reuters) - Burnley defender Kevin Long has signed a new three-year contract to extend his seven-year stay at Turf Moor, the Premier League club said on Friday. The 26-year-old Ireland international is Burnley's longest-serving player, even if he has spent much of his time at the club out on loan to other sides. "I am delighted. It's been going on for quite a while now so it's nice to get it signed and look forward to the next three years," Long told the club's website
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Sounders add winger Victor Rodriguez from La Liga 2

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Sounders add winger Victor Rodriguez from La Liga 2

- By Seattle Sounders Another Seattle Sounders reinforcement is on the way. The Sounders on Wednesday announced the signing of 28-year-old Spanish winger Víctor Rodríguez from Sporting Gijón in La Liga 2, Spain’s second division. Rodríguez began training with Seattle on Monday when General Manager & President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey said there was still some paperwork to be done before the move is finalized
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French LFP 'Stunned' over La Liga's Rejection of PSG's Neymar Transfer Bid

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French LFP 'Stunned' over La Liga's Rejection of PSG's Neymar Transfer Bid

- The Ligue de Football Professionnel has criticised La Liga for refusing to accept Paris Saint-Germain's bid for Barcelona superstar Neymar. Per Kaveh Solhekol of Sky Sports (h/t B/R Football), the French body said it was "stunned" by the Spanish league's decision: B/R Football @ brfootball @SkyKaveh The LFP have issued a statement criticising La Liga and offering full legal support to PSG in their pursuit of Neymar (@LFPfr) https://t
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Player who died had ‘abnormal heart artery,’ soccer club says

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Player who died had ‘abnormal heart artery,’ soccer club says

- A 16-year-old who collapsed and died during soccer practice Saturday had an abnormal artery in his heart, officials with Atlanta Fire United Soccer Club said Wednesday. Richardson described Jones as full of energy and the type of athlete who could run full-speed up Stone Mountain and be ready to go again when he reached the bottom. His parents, Mary Jones and Prescott Jones, and his sister, Keisha, said in a YouCaring post that Michael “was truly a joy with an infectious smile
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Fargo Soccer Club boys team goes unbeaten in Iowa tournament

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Fargo Soccer Club boys team goes unbeaten in Iowa tournament

- MUSCATINE, Iowa—The U18 Warriors boys team of the Fargo Soccer Club won all three games in the 42-team under-19 division of the College Search Kickoff Showcase held last weekend.
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High school football teams take safety precautions as season approaches

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High school football teams take safety precautions as season approaches

- NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In an attempt to avoid heat exhaustion at all costs, the North Myrtle Beach High School football team could be seen out practicing in just their shoulder pads for protective gear Monday. The reason is so players have the opportunity to gradually get accustomed to playing in the heat. Monday marked the first day high school football players in South Carolina can practice in shoulder pads
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Manchester United starlet Demi Mitchell embracing new position

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Manchester United starlet Demi Mitchell embracing new position

- Demi Mitchell did not know he going on Manchester United pre-season tour until the last minute. But the young defender has grabbed his opportunity. The Mancunian is establishing himself as a left-back after being converted from a winger - and he believes his time with the first team will help him develop further. The 20-year-old, who made his full senior debut in the final game of last season against Crystal Palace, told the club's website : "It’s a great experience, being involved with the first team
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  • Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields
    Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields

    , theadvocate.com

    GONZALES — Facing a packed meeting room of parents, coaches and children mostly in blue soccer uniforms, an Ascension Parish panel backed a five-year exclusive rights contract Wednesday to the Gonzales Soccer Club for use of the new soccer fields at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. The unanimous vote by the Parish Council Recreation Committee sets up a final vote Thursday by the full council in Gonzales
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  • Arsenal hands Arsene Wenger new 2-year contract after review of struggles
    Arsenal hands Arsene Wenger new 2-year contract after review of struggles

    , boston.com

    LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager, earning a new two-year contract on Wednesday despite missing out on Champions League qualification. Arsenal said the 67-year-old Frenchman secured the extension after a full review of the club’s activities “to identify areas for improvement to build a sustained title challenge” was conducted with chief executive Ivan Gazidis. “I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement,” Wenger said
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  • Everton FC And Liverpool FC Fans Pay Tribute To Violet-Grace Youens
    Everton FC And Liverpool FC Fans Pay Tribute To Violet-Grace Youens

    , inquisitr.com

    The highly anticipated Merseyside Kick Off at 12:30 pm on Saturday will pay tribute to little Violet-Grace Youens, who was mowed down and killed in St. Helens on Friday, March 24. Liverpool FC is hosting their favorite rivals, Everton FC on their home, Anfield Stadium. This match is the opening fixture of Round 30 of the English Premier League and marks the 288th time these two rivals face-off in the Merseyside derby
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  • Chelsea Eliminates Manchester United From F.A. Cup
    Chelsea Eliminates Manchester United From F.A. Cup

    , nytimes.com

    Photo LONDON — N’Golo Kanté sent Chelsea into an F.A. Cup semifinal meeting with Tottenham after helping end Manchester United’s title defense on Monday, sealing a 1-0 victory after United’s Ander Herrera was dismissed on a fiery night at Stamford Bridge. Herrera was booked twice, leaving United a man down from the 35th minute while already trying to cope without its top scorer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was suspended for three games for elbowing Bournemouth’s Tyrone Mings on Saturday
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