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Pride's Alex Morgan to miss remainder of NWSL season

Sep. 16, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan will miss the rest of the season for the Orlando Pride because of a patella stress reaction in her right knee. Morgan was injured while on duty with the U.S. national team, which won the Women's World Cup in France this summer, the Pride said. Morgan appeared in six matches...

DC United bests Timbers 1-0 for second straight road win

Sep. 15, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second straight road win got D.C. United a step closer to securing a playoff spot. An own goal put United up in the 25th minute and the team held on for a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. It was United's second straight win after a three-game losing streak. United...

Morris' late goal gives US 1-1 exhibition draw vs Uruguay

Sep. 11, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With both teams missing many of their regular starters, the United States displayed some style and flair against fifth-ranked Uruguay. Jordan Morris scored his first international goal in more than two years in the 79th minute, giving the U.S. a 1-1 tie in an exhibition game on Tuesday...

Sargent, Ream get hometown starts for US vs Uruguay

Sep. 10, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Josh Sargent and Tim Ream got starts in their hometown of St. Louis as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made seven lineup changes for Tuesday night's exhibition against Uruguay. Sargent, a 19-year-old forward from O'Fallon, Missouri, was in the stands for the previous U.S. match at Busch...

Spirited Sargent, budding star, returns to St. Louis with US

Sep. 9, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

Josh Sargent's red hair could become as known in St. Louis as the Gateway Arch one day if he develops into an American soccer star. Fresh off a spectacular strike for his first goal of the Bundesliga season, the 19-year-old forward is slated to start in his hometown Tuesday night when the United States plays...

Promoter files 2nd lawsuit vs US Soccer over sanctioning

Sep. 9, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation over the governing body's refusal to sanction international league matches in the United States, a case similar in some aspects to an action launched last spring in New York state court. The new suit was filed...

Flynn leaves US Soccer this month, search for CEO continues

Sep. 9, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dan Flynn will retire as chief executive officer and secretary general of the U.S. Soccer Federation on Sept. 16. While the search for a successor continues, the USSF said Monday that Brian Remedi will serve as chief administrative officer in addition to chief stakeholder officer. Remedi is...

Mexico routs US 3-0 to maintain soccer dominance

Sep. 7, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The soccer gap between Mexico and the United States is far wider than the Rio Grande that separates the nations. Exactly a year before the start of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, Mexico handed the Americans their most one-sided loss in the rivalry since 2009. Javier...

Dest debuts against Mexico as US makes 6 changes

Sep. 6, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest made his U.S. debut at left back in Friday night's exhibition against Mexico, among six changes from the lineup that started the 1-0 loss to El Tri in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final in July. Walker Zimmerman started at center back in place of injured Matt Miazga,...

England embraces rivalries, big venues for Women's WCup lift

Sep. 6, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — From her new home in Manchester, Jackie Groenen will gaze across to the nearby stands of Old Trafford visualizing the day she can play in the stadium. Groenen can dream big this year. Even before helping the Netherlands reach its first Women's World Cup final in July, Groenen had signed up as...