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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

October 23, 2014


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Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer

The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
How a small club like Freiburg makes ends meet
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 10:03 am

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top division. Here, at a glance, is how one of the Bundesliga's most modest clubs makes ends meet:

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Would football be richer without small clubs?
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 10:03 am

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory over England in his first match in the tournament.

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Tuesday 10/21/2014
AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it big
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 2:01 am

CAPIATA, Paraguay (AP) — They don't get much smaller than Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata — or bigger than Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors.

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Monday 10/20/2014
US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 1:02 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.

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Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 4:02 pm

LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.

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Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Mizoram Football Association says a 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
Alex Morgan to miss 4-6 weeks with ankle injury
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Alex Morgan will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks because of a left ankle sprain and will miss the remainder of the CONCACAF Women's Championship.

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