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Sargent scores twice for Norwich, passes '21-22 league total

Aug. 19, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

American forward Josh Sargent surpassed his league scoring total of last season, getting both goals in Norwich’s 2-0 win over Millwall on Friday night in the second-tier English League Championship. Sargent is trying to earn a spot on the U.S. World Cup roster. After appearing in...

Mexico, US collaboration pave way for 2026 World Cup

Aug. 19, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Forward Daniela Solis is the personification of an ever-growing connection between soccer in the United States and Mexico — one that's only going to intensify as the 2026 World Cup looms. Major League Soccer's All-Star Game against Liga MX counterparts, an...

Source: CBS extends Champions League deal for $250M a year

Aug. 19, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The Champions League is staying on CBS in the United States for an additional six years with parent company Paramount paying $250 million a year to renew its prime European soccer rights through 2030, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Friday. ...

Milwaukee Brewers owner set for English soccer club role

Aug. 19, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

NORWICH, England (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio is set to join the board of directors at Norwich, the English soccer club said Friday. Norwich said a shareholder meeting on Sept. 12 “will include a resolution to appoint Mark Attanasio … as a new...

Alex Ferguson called as character witness for Giggs in trial

Aug. 19, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United coaching great Alex Ferguson was called Friday as a character witness for Ryan Giggs in a court case involving the former soccer star. Giggs is on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an ex-girlfriend. ...

México forward Tecatito breaks leg, likely to miss World Cup

Aug. 18, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Mexico forward Jesús “Tecatito” Corona is expected to miss the World Cup after breaking his left leg while training with Sevilla on Thursday, the Spanish club said. Sevilla said Tecatito broke his left fibula and ruptured ankle ligaments and will be out for four...

At 37, O'Reilly nets winner 4 minutes into Women's CL debut

Aug. 18, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

MURSKA SOBOTA, Slovenia (AP) — Former United States international Heather O'Reilly scored just four minutes into her Women's Champions League debut to give Irish team Shelbourne a 1-0 win over Slovenian club Pomurje on Thursday in the first round of qualifying for the group stage. ...

How a pair of Hollywood stars powered a Welsh soccer team

Aug. 18, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In February 2021, actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney took over Wrexham Association Football Club, a small team from the north of Wales, and now they’re releasing a documentary about their journey. “Welcome to Wrexham,” which premieres on FX on Aug. 24,...

Monterrey downs Thorns 3-2 on penalties after 1-1 draw

Aug. 18, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Goalkeeper Alex Godinez stopped Janine Beckie's attempt and Monterrey defeated the Portland Thorns 3-2 on a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw in the Women’s International Champions Cup on Wednesday night. Las Reyadas will play Lyon in the championship...

Ryan Gauld scores twice, Whitecaps beat Rapids 2-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored twice in the first half and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Whitecaps (9-11-6) have eight games remaining in a bid to make the playoffs. Gyasi Zardes scored for Colorado...