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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

July 27, 2014


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UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for "belligerent behavior" in the Ukraine crisis.

  • icon Updated: 12:01 pm

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Friday 07/25/2014
FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 2:01 pm

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 8:04 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars.

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Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 11:01 am

VIENNA (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli club and a French team.

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Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal's debut
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 5:02 am

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Although Louis van Gaal intends to restore Manchester United to its former international glory, even the veteran coach was impressed when his new club scored a virtual touchdown at the Rose Bowl.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
US movie theaters to show Premier League games
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 11:04 am

Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who are refusing to return to Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk do so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.

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James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 11:04 am

MADRID (AP) — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.

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Monday 07/21/2014
6 South Americans refuse to return to Donetsk club
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

MOSCOW (AP) — Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract.

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