International soccer

July 09, 2019 - 3:33 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — France midfielder Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United was in the spotlight as the team arrived in Perth for a 10-day visit that includes two friendlies, a corporate golf day and a soccer clinic with disadvantaged children. The English Premier League team plays its...
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Members of the United States women's soccer team, winners of a fourth Women's World Cup, including Julie Ertz, left, Megan Rapinoe, top center, and Alex Morgan, top right, celebrate after arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 08, 2019 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' top Democrats say they're inviting the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team to the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote to colleagues Monday that "by popular demand on both sides of the aisle," she has invited the players to the Capitol "to celebrate their...
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Members of the United States women's soccer team, winners of a fourth Women's World Cup, pose with the trophy by their plane after arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Newark, N.J. Julie Ertz holds the trophy, Megan Rapinoe, front right, gestures, and Alex Morgan, back left, also gestures. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 08, 2019 - 3:43 pm
The United States' 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in Sunday's FIFA Women's World Cup final averaged nearly 15.6 million U.S. viewers on English- and Spanish-language television. It was the most-viewed match this season, but a decrease from the 2015 final. The match averaged 14.27 million viewers...
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July 08, 2019 - 2:35 pm
NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Women's national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. The soccer team, which won its record fourth Women's World Cup title, touched down at Newark Liberty International Airport at about 4:30 p.m. Monday where they were met with...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 08, 2019 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Setting itself apart from other great American sports teams, the U.S. women's soccer team is embracing a front-line role in social-justice causes even as it savors a fourth World Cup victory. The players are now world leaders in the push for gender equity in the workplace, having...
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Mexico midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos (6) celebrates with teammates after scoring his first goal against the United States during the second half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup final soccer match in Chicago, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 07, 2019 - 8:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, showing just how far they are from success. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute, and Mexico beat the United States 1-0 Sunday night to win its record eighth title in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Despite missing their top...
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July 07, 2019 - 5:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter left his starting lineup unchanged for Sunday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup final against Mexico and made Weston McKennie captain for the first time. Zack Steffen was in goal for the defending champions, with Reggie Cannon at right back, Matt Miazga and Aaron...
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Netherlands goalkeeper Sari Van Veenendaal, right, makes a save during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 2:01 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The long and agonizing wait goes on for the Netherlands, whose men's and women's teams are now 0-4 combined in World Cup finals. On the 45th anniversary of the men's team losing its first World Cup final to West Germany, the women's team was beaten 2-0 by the United States in...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
July 07, 2019 - 10:26 am
LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe inspects the pitch as she arrives for the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 07, 2019 - 7:14 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Megan Rapinoe returned to the starting lineup for the United States in the Women's World Cup final against the Netherlands on Sunday. Rapinoe missed the 2-1 semifinal victory over England on Tuesday with a...
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