SOCCER

Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group

Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Seven-times Gold Cup champions Mexico avoided a scare to secure top spot in Group A with a 3-2 win over Martinique in Charlotte, [more…]

Cavallini, David hat-tricks power Canada into quarter-finals

Cavallini, David hat-tricks power Canada into quarter-finals

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored a hat-trick as Canada romped to a record-setting 7-0 win over Cuba in Charlotte, North Carolina, [more…]

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Australia central defender Clare Polkinghorne is unavailable for their final Group C game at the women’s World Cup, coach Ante Milicic has said, [more…]

Bar scales back ‘free shot per goal’ promotion after U.S. 13-0 win

Bar scales back ‘free shot per goal’ promotion after U.S. 13-0 win

Published 13/06/2019

(Reuters) - A Miami bar that offered customers “free shots” for every goal scored by the United States at the Women’s World Cup has scaled [more…]

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup

Published 13/06/2019

(Reuters) - Scotland’s hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women’s World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but [more…]

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals

Published 12/06/2019

(Reuters) - Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women’s soccer team went on a [more…]

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - Ante Milicic has only four days to resurrect Australia’s women’s World Cup campaign after an upset loss to Italy and nothing is going [more…]

Neville concerned by England’s second-half dip

Neville concerned by England’s second-half dip

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - England cannot afford to drop their intensity in the second half and must be ruthless in possession if they are to progress at [more…]

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland’s Kerr

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland’s Kerr

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - A “harsh” early penalty took the wind out of Scotland’s sails in their debut at the women’s World Cup on Sunday but there [more…]

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million:…

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million:…

Published 27/05/2019

(Reuters) - Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi’s billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 [more…]