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Qatari referee will work CONCACAF Gold Cup

May. 17, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — One of the 16 referees for this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup will be from Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup. The Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football said Friday this is part of an agreement in which CONCACAF officials worked at this year's Asian Cup in...

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title

May. 17, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 titles and the U.S. three, in 1983, 1992 and 2011. Costa...

Vela, Hernández left off Mexico Gold Cup roster by Martino.

May. 15, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Carlos Vela, Javier Hernández, Giovani dos Santos, Héctor Herrera and Jesús Corona were left off Mexico's preliminary roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup by new coach Gerardo Martino. Vela's omission was the biggest surprise. He leads Major League Soccer with 12 goals for Los...

US to play old foe Trinidad in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Apr. 10, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the United States resumes competitive matches in June after a 20-month absence, it will quickly come up against Trinidad and Tobago, the nation that prevented the Americans from reaching the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. learned Wednesday it will open the defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup...

Jimenez finally delivering on promise at Wolves

Apr. 4, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

One song might be heard more than any other as Wolverhampton Wanderers fans make their way to Wembley Stadium this weekend for the team's first FA Cup semifinal match in 21 years. "Si senor," the chant goes, "pass the ball to Raul and he will score!" For Mexico striker Raul Jimenez, his first season in English...