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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

October 23, 2014


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4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid

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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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 9:00 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra's mark.

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Friday 10/17/2014
South Africa reluctant to host 2015 African Cup
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year's African Cup of Nations because the sport ministry fears Ebola and unplanned staging costs.

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Ebola means African Cup hosting could be a lottery
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 7:01 pm

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?

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