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UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 4:06 p.m.

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup

Host nation France recovered from scoring an own goal to beat Norway 2-1 for its second consecutive win at the Women’s World Cup. Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winner from …


UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:46 p.m.

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain

Sara Dabritz scored in the 42nd minute to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Spain. It was Germany’s second successive 1-0 victory in Group B. Germany took the lead against …


United States catches heat for Women’s World Cup goal celebrations in rout of Thailand

The U.S. women’s national team faced criticism following its record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand. The win set a World Cup record for goals and margin of victory. Alex Morgan alone …


Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea

Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea. Chidinma Okeke chipped …


Tyler Adams will miss Gold Cup with injured groin

U.S. midfielder and defender Tyler Adams will miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of an injured groin, the third regular starter who will not be available to the struggling American …


Women’s World Cup Day 6 preview: Ada Hegerberg’s absence prevents reunion with Lyon teammates

The match between host nation France and Norway could have been a reunion for superstar Ada Hegerberg and her club teammates. But the striker has refused to play for home …


UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 7:09 p.m.

Alex Morgan has 5 goals as U.S. routs Thailand 13-0 in Women’s World Cup opener

Alex Morgan tied a World Cup record with five goals and the defending champion U.S. national team opened the Women’s World Cup with a record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand on …


Sweden defeats newcomers Chile 2-0 after delay

Kosovare Asllani’s goal after a weather delay broke up a scoreless stalemate and Sweden went on to win its Women’s World Cup opener 2-0 on Tuesday to spoil Chile’s debut …


Netherlands bests New Zealand 1-0 on stoppage time goal

Jill Roord came off the bench and scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in the Women’s World Cup group opener for both …


UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 11:54 a.m.

Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out

FIFA says 14 of 52 Women’s World Cup games have sold out. The information comes a month after boasting only a “few matches” still had tickets available. The governing body …


Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria

Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored, and Norway opened the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA …


Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win

Spain has won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain is ranked No. 13 …


Giulia Gwinn scores as Germany beats China 1-0 at Women’s World Cup

Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner Saturday as two-time champion Germany opened its Women’s World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win against China. Gwinn’s powerful 66th-minute shot from the edge …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 3:41 p.m.

FIFA vice president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

FIFA vice president Ahmad Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities in the latest criminal investigation to hit the governing body of world soccer. FIFA says Ahmad is “being …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 8:20 p.m.

U.S. forward Josh Sargent dropped from Gold Cup roster

Josh Sargent has been dropped from the U.S. roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup after being picked to train with the national team instead of joining the Americans at the …


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Jamaica beats U.S. 1-0, 2nd home loss vs Caribbean since ’69

Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team …


Crystal Dunn upped her game after getting cut in 2015

Crystal Dunn was among the last cuts on the U.S. national team for the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. That move just made her all the more determined to …


U.S. rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals

Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the United …


Becky Sauerbrunn evolves along with U.S. defense

Veteran Becky Sauerbrunn helps lead a U.S. defense that has evolved since the team won the World Cup in Canada in 2015. Now Sauerbrunn and her teammates are about to …


5 players to watch at the Women’s World Cup

With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA’s Alex Morgan, Canada’s Christine Sinclair, Brazil’s Marta, Australia’s Sam Kerr and Germany’s Dzsenifer Marozsan.


UEFA plots 2022 World Cup qualifying path via Nations League

European teams will get a qualifying path to the 2022 World Cup via the Nations League competition. UEFA is preparing a qualifying format that should see teams earn places in …


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 12:34 p.m.

Soccer notes: French President Emmanuel Macron angers UEFA over Champions League outburst

French President Emmanuel Macron has enraged the head of European football by using a speech at a FIFA reception to denounce a proposal to transform the Champions League into a …


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains

Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations. Brazil’s soccer confederation …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

DeAndre Yedlin has groin surgery, may miss CONCACAF Gold Cup

American defender DeAndre Yedlin may miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup following surgery to repair a chronic groin injury. The U.S. Soccer Federation says the 25-year-old right back had surgery on …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 9:40 a.m.

FIFA rejects Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban

FIFA has rejected Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. FIFA says its appeals committee upheld the ban imposed in February. Chelsea is expected to …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:50 a.m.

AP Source: FIFA explores Kuwait, Oman as 2022 World Cup co-hosts

A person with knowledge of the situation says FIFA is exploring Oman and Kuwait becoming co-hosts of the 2022 World Cup if it is expanded beyond Qatar. Although Qatar won …


U.S. Soccer welcomes VAR progress, urges Women’s World Cup approval

After urging FIFA to use video review at the Women’s World Cup, the head of American soccer has welcomed the progress being made on implementing VAR at the tournament. US …


Clubs, FIFA to test UEFA leader Aleksander Ceferin in new 4-year term

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin will get a new four-year term as the leader of European soccer’s governing body on Thursday as the only candidate. But the challenges for the lawyer …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 4:07 p.m.

Copa Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked

The Copa Libertadores final was postponed to Sunday after Boca Juniors players were injured when their bus was attacked by River Plate fans. CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez announced the decision …


Jessica McDonald scores and U.S. women down Portugal 1-0

Jessica McDonald scored in the 43rd minute and the U.S. women’s national team won its 500th match with a 1-0 victory over Portugal. The United States is now 500-65-74 overall …