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FIFA warns Wambach over criticism

Jun 26, 2015

FIFA warns Wambach over criticism

FIFA has issued a warning to U.S. forward Abby Wambach for comments she made about the officiating in a match against Colombia at the Women’s World Cup. During the match Monday in the knockout round, U.S. midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday were issued ...

Jun 25, 2015

Wilkins hired as Aston Villa assistant manager

Ray Wilkins has been appointed as assistant manager to Tim Sherwood at Premier League club Aston Villa, the former England captain said on Thursday. The 58-year-old, who won international 84 caps, has managed London sides Queens Park Rangers and Fulham and most recently had ...

Jun 25, 2015

Nadeshiko goalkeeper Yamane has dislocated shoulder

Nadeshiko Japan goalkeeper Erina Yamane is suffering from a dislocated shoulder but should be fit for the remainder of the Women’s World Cup, coach Norio Sasaki said on Tuesday. Yamane was not in goal for Japan’s 2-1 win over the Netherlands that sent the ...

Jun 23, 2015

Atletico Madrid to face Sagan Tosu on Asian tour

Atletico Madrid announced Monday they will play the J. League’s Sagan Tosu in a summer friendly in Japan as part of their Asian tour. The game will be held Aug. 1 at Best Amenity Stadium in Tosu, Saga Prefecture. Atletico were third behind Barcelona ...

U.S., England advance to quarterfinals

Jun 23, 2015

U.S., England advance to quarterfinals

Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn’t want to look back on the opportunities she’s missed. She wants to look forward to the goals to come. “I don’t remember the last goal I’ve had with this team,” said Morgan, who had been ...

Jun 22, 2015

JFA says search finds no record of World Cup payment

Japan found no record of any payment made to the South American confederation (CONMEBOL) during its bid for the 2002 World Cup hosting rights as alleged by a recent report from Spain, Japan Football Association president Kuniya Daini said Monday. Citing a former CONMEBOL ...