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Daily Archives: June 12, 2019

FIFA withdraws claim of one million tickets sold at World Cup

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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 (AP Photo)  FIFA has withdrawn a claim that 1 million tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup and now says ...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

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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

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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

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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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