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Defending champion US women to open camp ahead of World Cup

Jan. 4, 2019 5:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two goals away from reaching 100 for her career, forward Alex Morgan is on the roster for the U.S. women's national team as it opens training camp ahead of the World Cup in France this summer. Morgan was among 26 players named to the roster by coach Jill Ellis on Friday. The defending...

Bradley on Berhalter's 1st roster, Guzan, Altidore left off

Dec. 20, 2018 1:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Michael Bradley has an immediate chance to show new coach Gregg Berhalter he deserves to be considered for the next World Cup cycle. The 31-year-old midfielder was the oldest player and among just four veterans selected for a 27-man roster that will attend Berhalter's first...

Goalie Zack Steffen voted USSF male player of 2018

Dec. 18, 2018 1:35 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation's Male Player of the Year for 2018, the first year since 1987 the Americans did not play a competitive match. Steffen received 44 percent of the votes, followed by midfielders Tyler Adams (38 percent) and Weston McKennie (16...

The Latest: Swedes can win it, says coach Gerhardsson

Dec. 8, 2018 3:01 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the draw for the Women's World Cup (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Sweden coach Peter Gerhardsson is confident he can deliver a first World Cup title. Recent results leave him feeling confident Sweden can do one better than when it lost the 2003 final to Germany — and even...

Alex Morgan named US Player of the Year

Dec. 7, 2018 4:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Morgan has been named U.S. Soccer's Player of the Year for a second time after leading the national team with 18 goals in 19 games and helping it earn a spot in the World Cup next year in France. Defender Tierna Davidson, who started in her first nine national team appearances, was...

Atlanta reaches MLS final in 2nd year, knocks out Red Bulls

Nov. 30, 2018 12:13 AM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The whistle blew, ending what had long been inevitable, and Atlanta United players turned their attention to Dec. 8 — the chance to win just the second professional sports title in the city's history In just its second season, Atlanta will host Portland in Major League Soccer's...

Atlanta United routs New York Red Bulls 3-0 in East final

Nov. 25, 2018 9:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After the final whistle blew, the Atlanta players lingered in the middle of the pitch, doling out hugs and soaking up the cheers of more than 70,000 fans. Everyone knew this was a huge step toward the MLS Cup. Everyone knew how much this meant to a city that has known so much sporting...