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Daily Archives: June 12, 2019

FIFA withdraws claim of one million tickets sold at World Cup


Young fans wearing Japanese flag hair ribbons sit on the stand prior the start of the Women’s World Cup Group D soccer match between Argentina and Japan at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo)  FIFA has withdrawn a claim that 1 million tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup and now says ...

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World Cup 2019: Five-star hero Alex Morgan comforts Thai player Miranda Nild


USA’s Alex Morgan and Thailand’s Miranda Nild. (Source: AP ) Women’s World Cup favourites the USA showed the world exactly why they held that status when they annihilated their Thai opponents 13-0 in their opening group F match on Tuesday. Striker Alex Morgan grabbed five goals and three assists, a record for a World Cup at any level. However, such ...

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Germany, Italy, Belgium stay perfect in Euro 2020 qualifying


Marco Reus, Thilo Kehrer. Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry celebrate during a Group C qualifying match between Germany and Estonia in Mainz. (Source: AP) Germany flexed its muscles with an 8-0 rout of Estonia, Italy scored a late winner to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 and Belgium eased to a 3-0 win over Scotland. France, which lost 2-0 in Turkey on Saturday, ...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: US team eyes bigger trophy, support for women’s game


USA women’s team training session before their clash against Thailand (USA Today) The U.S. women’s national soccer team on Tuesday launch their bid for a fourth World Cup, but beyond lifting the trophy the squad are also aiming for a cultural breakthrough for the game. For decades, the enduring woes of the women’s soccer, from low pay in relation to ...

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