AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:39:38 -0400 Pulisic becomes heartbeat of US team at age 18 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:19:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/25/SOC-Pulisic_s-Emergence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Pulisic_s-Emergence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3858 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Christian Pulisic gallops elegantly past defenders like a gazelle, with the enthusiasm of youth and a sense of positioning that belies his inexperience. US star Lloyd quick to make her mark at Manchester City Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:21:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/24/SOC--Man.City.Women-Lloyd/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Man.City.Women-Lloyd c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3dbd HJORRING, Denmark (AP) — U.S. captain Carli Lloyd did not need long to make an impact in the Women's Champions League with Manchester City. With fans freaking out, Arena hopes to start US rebound Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:24:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/24/SOC-WCup-Honduras-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-WCup-Honduras-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-4151 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined. Chris Wondolowski thankful for call-up to national team Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/23/SOC-WCup-US-Wondolowski/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-WCup-US-Wondolowski c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-450f SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski didn't have to travel far when he got the call to join the U.S. national team ahead of two key World Cup qualifiers. At 0-2, Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:58:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/22/SOC--US-Pressure_s.On/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--US-Pressure_s.On c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-477b SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago. The next Messi may be training at this youth soccer academy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:25:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/22/SOC-Argentina-Next-Messi/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Argentina-Next-Messi c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-4a29 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Benjamin Palandella dribbles around a bigger boy who comes charging at him and shoots to the goal with shocking force for a 7-year-old player. Nearby, children jump to head a ball tethered on a rope, tip-toe over hoops and dribble around orange cones. Back to the future: US World Cup veterans reunite with Arena Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:31:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/21/SOC-US-The-Veterans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-US-The-Veterans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-4de4 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley, Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard were with Bruce Arena the last time the U.S. coach guided the Americans into World Cup qualifying — way back 12 years ago. Tim Howard always stayed optimistic he'd be healthy for US Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:49:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/20/SOC--US-Goalkeepers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--US-Goalkeepers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-5388 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As his U.S. teammates trained under cloudy skies on a brisk Bay Area morning, Tim Howard sat stretching on the sideline. Man United, Spurs power on without absent strikers in EPL Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:28:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/19/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-5971 MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With their top strikers absent, there were concerns that Manchester United and Tottenham could stumble in their push for Champions League qualification from the English Premier League. Wenger won't tell protesting fans decision on Arsenal future Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:30:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/18/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-5eed LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger is teasing out the decision on his Arsenal future. Some fans will only be satisfied if there's a new manager next season — especially after Arsenal slumped to a fourth loss in five Premier League games. Can Shakespeare add another chapter to Leicester tale? Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:11:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/17/SOC--Shakespeare_s.Drama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Shakespeare_s.Drama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-65f2 LONDON (AP) — Like his famous namesake, English playwright and poet William Shakespeare, Leicester City's manager Craig Shakespeare is hoping he can add a few blockbuster dramas to his own story. AP Interview: Carli Lloyd excited by Man City adventure Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:21:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/16/SOC--Man.City.Women-Lloyd/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Man.City.Women-Lloyd c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-6cfc MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Carli Lloyd's eyes light up as she talks about the opportunities that have opened up through her short-term move to Manchester City Women. Dempsey, Howard, Cameron back on US roster for qualifiers Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:39:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/15/SOC--WCup-US.Roster/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--WCup-US.Roster c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-72e0 NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Arena changed half the U.S. roster for his first World Cup qualifiers after replacing Jurgen Klinsmann, bringing back Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron after lengthy illness and injury layoffs. Time for Europe's elite to start taking Leicester seriously Wed, 15 Mar 2017 05:43:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/15/SOC--Champions.League-Leicester/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Champions.League-Leicester c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-7532 LEICESTER, England (AP) — The obvious answer was Barcelona or Real Madrid. Bayern Munich would have been understandable, too. Brazil club signs goalkeeper convicted in girlfriend's death Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:22:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/14/SOC--Brazil-Convicted.Goalkeeper/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Brazil-Convicted.Goalkeeper c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-7a4e RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian soccer club on Tuesday presented its newest member, a goalie convicted in the killing of an ex-girlfriend, prompting outrage from many nationwide and promises by sponsors to drop out. England plans salary cap, player quotas for women's soccer Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:46:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/14/SOC--England-Women_s.Soccer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--England-Women_s.Soccer c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-7ac4 LONDON (AP) — England's soccer leaders want to restrict the number of foreign players in their top women's league and introduce salary caps to tackle the growing financial gulf between clubs. Mexican soccer reverses ruling that led to referees' strike Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:25:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/13/SOC--Mexico-Referees_.Strike/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Mexico-Referees_.Strike c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-7e6d MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican soccer federation has toughened a disciplinary ruling against two players after angry referees staged a protest strike over the weekend. Blatter 'reckless' to pay Platini $2M, new court ruling says Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:29:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/13/SOC--Blatter-CAS.Ruling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Blatter-CAS.Ruling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:7ec0 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sepp Blatter was "reckless" when he paid $2 million to Michel Platini in a transaction that led both to be banned from world soccer, according to a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling. Mexico mourns soccer-less weekend as referees hold strike Sun, 12 Mar 2017 17:24:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/12/SOC-Mexico-Referees-Strike/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Mexico-Referees-Strike c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:7482 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican sports fans mourned a weekend without soccer Sunday after referees refused to officiate at games in protest of the Mexican league's decision not to impose tougher punishments on two players who shoved officials. Tottenham into FA Cup semis but Kane faces another layoff Sun, 12 Mar 2017 16:45:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/03/12/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:7526 LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min left with the match ball, Harry Kane with a protective boot.