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Leicester wins FA Cup for the first time after beating Chelsea 1-0

May. 15, 2021 14:22 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Leicester wins FA Cup for the first time after beating Chelsea 1-0.

Indiana downs Pittsburgh 1-0 in College Cup semi

May. 14, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Herbert Endeley scored in the 79th minute and Indiana advanced to the College Cup title game with a 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night. The third-seeded Hoosiers will face Marshall on Monday. The Thundering Herd beat North Carolina 1-0...

Marshall beats North Carolina 1-0 in College Cup semifinal

May. 14, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Jamil Roberts scored in the 60th minute and Marshall advanced to the NCAA College Cup title game with a 1-0 victory over North Carolina on Friday. Oliver Semmle made five saves for the Thundering Herd. They will face third-seeded Indiana in the final...

Sounders GK Stefan Frei out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

May. 14, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders will be without starting goalkeeper Stefan Frei for at least a month due to a knee injury he suffered in a victory over San Jose. Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said Friday that Frei did not suffer damage to the ACL in his left knee...

NWSL opens ninth season with new team, new backers

May. 14, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

For the Portland Thorns, lifting the Challenge Cup was just the beginning. The Thorns won the National Women’s Soccer League's preseason tournament in dramatic fashion — on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Gotham — and now turn their attention to the league's ninth...

Turkish tourism video sparks outcry, unequal treatment claim

May. 14, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read “Enjoy, I’m vaccinated.” The video, in English, was published Thursday on the social media accounts of...

Portugal opens door to British tourists, ending uncertainty

May. 14, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — British tourists can return to Portugal from next Monday, ending days of uncertainty over whether thousands of U.K. vacation bookings for Portuguese destinations would be allowed. British visitors will be admitted on nonessential travel from May...

Back-up to star man: Iheanacho's stunning rise at Leicester

May. 14, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew. Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of...

Protests outside, struggles inside: Man U loses to Liverpool

May. 14, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The beefed-up defense outside Old Trafford was more robust than Manchester United's on the pitch inside. While United supporters again protested against the owning Glazer family — facing riot police and new steel barriers to guard the...

Santa Clara downs North Carolina 3-1 in College Cup semis

May. 13, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Kelsey Turnbow scored the go-ahead goal and Santa Clara advanced to the College Cup championship game with a 3-1 victory over second-seeded North Carolina on Thursday night. Santa Clara, the No. 11 seed, will face top-seeded Florida State on Monday....