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England lose to Japan in Women's U20 World Cup semi-final


England’s attempts to win the Women’s Under-20 World Cup were ended as a superior Japan side beat them 2-0 in the semi-finals. Mo Marley’s team had impressed during the tournament with attacking displays, but were second best in Vannes, France. Riko Ueki’s low finish and Jun Endo’s header on the follow-up, after a shot had hit the bar, put Japan ...

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'I'm going to show the world what I'm made of' – fans greet Bolt in Australia


Usain Bolt is no stranger to the adulation of sports fans. However, at Sydney airport on Saturday, Bolt was welcomed not as a sprinter – but as a footballer. The eight-time Olympic champion, who has agreed an “indefinite training period” with A-League side Central Coast Mariners,[1] was greeted by legions of fans on his arrival, including children with “Welcome Usain” ...

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England women reach U20 World Cup semi-finals


England women reached the Under-20 World Cup semi-finals for the first time by beating the Netherlands 2-1 in Vannes, France. Victoria Pelova put the Netherlands ahead after 12 minutes, but Georgia Stanway equalised eight minutes later. Manchester City’s Stanway scored the winner from a rebound after her initial shot hit the bar and her follow-up was blocked. The 19-year-old also ...

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Brampton: Canada's key to World Cup success | The Movement pres. by AT&T


div.video-js { width: 100% !important; height: 0 !important; overflow: hidden; position: relative; padding-top: 56.2%; } August 16, 20185:57PM EDT In Season 3, Episode 6 of The Movement presented by AT&T, host Calen Carr traveled to Brampton, Ontario, home of Toronto FC midfielder and MLS Cup champion Jonathan Osorio. During the visit, Calen uncovers the unique soccer culture and emerging hip-hop scene ...

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World Cup hero Mandzukic retires from Croatia duty


Juventus’ Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football. The 32-year-old forward was part of the Croatia squad that reached the nation’s first World Cup final this summer. He hit the winning goal in the semi-finals against England,[1] before scoring an own goal and one for his team in the 4-2 final defeat by France on 15 ...

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England women put six past Mexico to reach U20 World Cup quarters


England women reached the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup after a 6-1 win over Mexico featuring a Lauren Hemp hat-trick. England trailed 1-0 at half-time to a Jacqueline Ovalle goal but Alessia Russo levelled just after the break. Everton’s Chloe Kelly gave Mo Marley’s side the lead before goals from Manchester City duo Georgia Stanway and Hemp ensured they ...

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Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo in hospital with pneumonia


Former Brazil striker Ronaldo is in intensive care in Ibiza suffering from pneumonia. The 41-year-old tweeted that he was taken ill on Friday but hopes to be discharged on Monday. Ronaldo scored 62 times for Brazil, including both goals when they beat Germany in the 2002 World Cup final. The former Real Madrid forward, who also played for Barcelona, Inter ...

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From the beaches of Limon to the World Cup | The Movement pres. by AT&T


div.video-js { width: 100% !important; height: 0 !important; overflow: hidden; position: relative; padding-top: 56.2%; } August 9, 201812:03PM EDT The Movement presented by AT&T. Season 3, Episode 5. Host Calen Carr travels to the port city of Limón, Costa Rica to find an unexpected source of Costa Rican soccer success. Calen Carr, the host of The Movement presented by AT&T, ...

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