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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

October 30, 2014


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Canadian organization responds to lawyers' letter

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Soccer Association is denying allegations that it targeted players involved in a legal challenge to the use of artificial turf at next summer's Women's World Cup.

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
South Africa: Soccer star to be buried Saturday
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 3:00 pm

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Tuesday released facial images of two suspects who are wanted for the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain.

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Monday 10/27/2014
South Africa mourns slain soccer team captain
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and police launched a manhunt Monday for the intruders.

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Chivas USA disbands after 10 troubled years
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 7:01 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chivas USA ceased operations on Monday after 10 troubled and unsuccessful years in Major League Soccer, with the league planning a new franchise for Los Angeles that will begin play in 2017 with new ownership and a new soccer-specific stadium.

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South Africa soccer team captain shot and killed
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 8:01 am

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The captain of South Africa's national soccer team was fatally shot at a friend's house during an attempted robbery on Sunday night, police said.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
Real Madrid beats Barca 3-1 in Suarez's debut
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 7:01 pm

Luis Suarez set up Neymar's fourth-minute goal in the Uruguayan forward's first competitive debut for Barcelona following a four-month biting ban, but Real Madrid rallied to beat Barcelona 3-1 Saturday night in the first "clasico" of the season.

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After 17 years, Rampone aims for 1 more World Cup
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Christie Rampone got a diamond necklace from USA Soccer for her 300th international appearance with the national team. Yet it's clear her memories are far more precious.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States' path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time.

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UEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorder
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.

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