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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

August 20, 2014


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Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 1:02 pm

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 8:03 pm

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican champion Leon in a preseason tuneup.

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Pope cheers San Lorenzo's Copa Libertadores win
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has cheered the victory of his beloved San Lorenzo soccer club in the Copa Libertadores, saying he was overjoyed with the victory but that it didn't constitute a miracle.

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Saturday 08/16/2014
Van Gaal loses first game at Manchester United
Updated: August 16, 2014 - 9:01 pm

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford.

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Fan takes free kick in West Ham-Spurs game
Updated: August 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — A fan ran onto the field during Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before being chased away by a steward.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
CAS upholds Suarez's 4-month playing ban
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 4:03 pm

Luis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Ebola fears infiltrate African sports
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 6:01 am

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — It started when the small Indian Ocean island of Seychelles refused entry to Sierra Leone's soccer squad, fearing that the deadly Ebola virus would arrive from West Africa along with the players.

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Monday 08/11/2014
Bale homecoming, James set for debut in Super Cup
Updated: August 11, 2014 - 8:03 am

There's little doubt the UEFA Super Cup's star local attraction will be Gareth Bale, the Cardiff boy turned $130-million Real Madrid star, playing for the Spanish giants on home soil for the first time.

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