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Argentina: Soccer club played 30 years on a crooked field
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Talk about a crooked team: A club in soccer-mad Argentina has been playing nearly 30 years on a crooked field.
For England, problems run deeper than Wayne Rooney
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — So, it turns out dropping Wayne Rooney isn't the simple cure to England's problems.
Column: Down but not out, Wayne Rooney can still surprise
PARIS (AP) — There is no such thing as the beginning of an end. An end is just an end. However short, the period until that finality remains one of possibilities, as Wayne Rooney will prove.
Belgium scores fastest goal in WCup qualifying: 7 seconds
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium scored the fastest goal in World Cup qualifying history when Christian Benteke slotted home against Gibraltar after only seven seconds Monday.
Rooney dropped from England's starting lineup for Slovenia
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — England captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped from the starting lineup for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia.
Dutch union threatens FIFA with legal action over Qatar
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch labor union said Monday it will launch legal action against FIFA if soccer's governing body does not step in to halt what it called "modern slavery" in the construction of venues for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
CONCACAF to overhaul 'archaic' World Cup qualifying format
LONDON (AP) — World Cup qualifying in North America is set to be overhauled to avoid shutting out the majority of countries in the CONCACAF region so early.
Bradley tackles 'snobbery' as pioneering US coach at Swansea
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Bob Bradley is a reluctant pioneer.
Sparta players fined for sexist comments over offside
PRAGUE (AP) — Sparta Prague goalkeeper Tomas Koubek and midfielder Lukas Vacha have been fined by the Czech soccer federation for their emotional outburst against women after a female assistant referee failed to spot an offside in a league game.
A 48-team World Cup in 2026 is a boost for CONCACAF
LONDON (AP) — A bigger World Cup in 2026 will boost North America's chances of hosting the tournament, the president of the CONCACAF region told The Associated Press.
Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years
Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.