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Iranian footballer arrested in World Cup scrutiny

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Thursday arrested a prominent former member of its national soccer team for criticizing the government as authorities grapple with nationwide protests that have cast a shadow on his competition at the World Cup. The semi-official Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported that Voria Ghafouri had been arrested […]

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Bellefonte’s Brady Wertz named Express Boys Soccer Player of the Year | News, Sports, Jobs

The Bellefonte boys’ soccer team had another solid season this year, posting an 11-2-1 record before falling in the district final against Hollidaysburg. But what led to their strong season was the brilliant and skillful play of Brady Wertz, which led to much success from the rest of his team. Undoubtedly, the Raiders […]

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Louis Vuitton soccer ball, signed Nike sneakers among gifts to NYC mayors up for auction – KIRO 7 News Seattle

NEW YORK — An auction offers buyers the chance to own a piece of New York nostalgia. Gifts given to New York mayors over the years are offered for sale to the highest bidder. >> Read more trending news In an online auction series called ‘Gifts to the City’, New York is offering buyers the […]

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J&C Male Football Player of the Year: Evan Cooke of West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE – Evan Cooke wants to pay tribute where it belongs. Without Maurice Reimer, the senior West Lafayette forward doesn’t end up with the garish stats he put up in his last season of football. The duo became an almost unstoppable two-man attack for opponents Red Devil, leading to an unbeaten regular season and […]

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Mount Prospect supports Pastor’s Land for mini football pitch near school

When Dani Martinez came to the United States from Mexico at the age of 6, he didn’t know much about the country, the language or the people. “All I knew was that I loved football,” he recently told Mount Prospect Village Council. “And as I grew up, I kept looking for places to play, and […]

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Find My Soccer Ball – Six Colors

FiveThirtyEight’s Ben Dowsett details the high tech used on the pitch at the World Cup: Throughout the tournament, match balls will contain a sensor that collects spatial positioning data in real time – the first World Cup to use such a ball tracking mechanism. This, combined with existing optical tracking tools, will make VARs (Video […]

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Football fever grips the country as Pakistan soccer ball features in World Cup

ISLAMABAD: Just a week ago, millions of people across Pakistan came out of cricket fever with their team coming second in the T20 World Cup held in Australia. Now sports fans are looking ahead, with football fever raging in the otherwise cricket-mad country as the 2022 FIFA World Cup takes place in Qatar. In Siddique […]

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Football fever grips Pakistan as the country’s soccer ball features in the FIFA World Cup

Karachi, Pakistan Just a week ago, millions of Pakistanis came out of cricket fever with their team coming second in the Twenty20 World Cup held in Australia. Now sports fans are looking ahead, with football fever raging in the otherwise cricket-mad country as the 2022 FIFA World Cup takes place in Qatar. In Siddique Goth, […]

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Lady Coyote football player Laci Fuller commits to Greyhounds | local sports

Roswell High School senior forward Laci Fuller signed with the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds Nov. 9 at the small gymnasium at Roswell High School surrounded by friends and family. Fuller played college football for four years for Roswell High and led the team in assists in the 2022-23 season. “I felt excited,” Fuller said. […]

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Rockefeller Center marks the 2022 World Cup with a giant talking soccer ball

You read correctly. A massive interactive soccer ball arrives in New York to join fans in cheering on their favorite team during the FIFA World Cup. The balloon, part of a Peacock initiative, will take over Rockefeller Center’s North Plaza on Monday, November 21. Each time the players score a goal, the ball will light […]

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Will Donahoe from Sycamore – Shaw Local

Thanks to a slow start to the season, Will Donahoe never stopped rallying the troops. Finally, the Sycamore The boys’ soccer team started winning, went undefeated on Interstate 8 in the regular season, and won the Class 2A Sycamore Regional, while Donahoe had 32 goals and nine assists. “We didn’t let the start of the […]

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Alan Alonso is the News-Sun Boys Football Player of the Year

Grayslake Central midfielder Alan Alonso has entered his senior season with high expectations for himself. After registering five goals and four assists as a junior, Alonso wanted to tap into his full potential. Then star forward Danik Marynevitch suffered a season-ending knee injury in September. “I think Danik is a very good player, but a […]

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MADISON COURIER GIRLS FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR | Sports

Halle Archer has been the heart of the Switzerland County women’s football team since the moment she stepped onto the pitch three years ago. With her ability to control the center, handle the ball and put her team in the right position, she is the engine that keeps the Pacers going. But with several key […]

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Sight gone, vision intact: Blind football player on track to achieve his life’s dream

Ricardo “Ricky” Castanada is proof that loss of sight does not necessarily mean loss of vision. Castanada’s dream of playing soccer in the Olympics came one step closer to becoming a reality recently when the 21-year-old Castleberry High School graduate was named to the first United States Men’s National Blind Soccer Team which will begin […]

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Who is the best footballer on the WTA Tour?

Although Ons Jabeur finished this season as the No. 2 ranked player among the Hologic WTA Tour players, tennis might not be her favorite sport. Her eyes sparkle when she talks about football. She grew up practicing this sport in Tunisia with her two brothers, Hatem and Marwen. “I always skipped the Barbie – sorry […]

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St. Leonard Soccer Player Wins CSC Academic Honors at Saint Michaels College

COLCHESTER, Vermont – On Tuesday, six women’s soccer players from Saint Michael’s College qualified for NCAA Division II All-District Academic Honors for College Sports Communicators (CSC). Seniors Katie Escobedo (New Rochelle, NY/Maria Regina), Cassidy Koons (Standish, Maine/Bonny Eagle), Zoe Rogers (Shelton, Connecticut/Shelton), Izzy Ruprecht (Kingston, Mass./Silver Lake Regional) and Paulina Valentine (New Hyde Park, NY/Kellenberg […]

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Belarusian soccer player proposes to girlfriend after goal, security thinks she is invading pitch and pushes her away | This is the loop

It’s football week here at the Loop. The World Cup is just days away and we’re scouring the globe for the best football titles available. Our journey so far has taken us from Ted Lasso billboards in the Midwest at Cans of sardines for $200 a night in Qatar, but today we’re heading to our […]

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Your guide to CITYPARK’s first football game in St. Louis on Wednesday | St. Louis Metro News | Saint Louis

Click to enlarge Monica Obradovic CITYPARK Stadium will host its first game on Wednesday when CITY SC 2 take on Bayer 04 Leverkusen. This week marks the beginning of a new sporting era in Saint-Louis. Professional football is here. On Wednesday, CITYPARK Stadium, home of future Major League Soccer team St. Louis, will host its […]

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🌱State Representative Christine Palm Reelected + VRHS Football Player Commended

Hello friends! It’s Monday in Essex-Chester-Deep River and I’m back in your inbox to keep you up to date with all the big things happening locally. I wish you all a nice day. Today’s briefing includes news on… A VRHS soccer player makes a name for herself. Christine Palm is re-elected! Inauguration of the ground […]

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Have you seen this? Moose forces time out at soccer game

Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes THE OUTFIELD — A few months ago, we showed you a video of a deer interrupting a football game in Washington. But that was nothing compared to what happened at a recent football game in Wyoming. Check this video: As you can see, things get much more serious when a […]

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Defensive mind: North’s Johnson is The Republic Boys’ Football Player of the Year

Columbus North senior Anthony Johnson is the Republic Boys Football Player of the Year. He is pictured at the BCSC Soccer Complex in Columbus, Ind. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. carla clark | For the Republic For Anthony Johnson, making his mark on the football pitch doesn’t have to involve putting the ball in the […]

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Falls of Kylian Mbappé! Erling Haaland named World’s Most Valuable Football Player

Erling Haaland has been in exceptional form so far in the 2022/23 season. Since joining Manchester City in the summer, the Norwegian was one of the best football players in the world. He scored 23 goals and delivered 3 assists in 17 games. The team led by Pep Guardiola sits 2nd in the English Premier […]

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Springbank footballer reflects on college team’s Cinderella season

Bella Geremia, an 18-year-old student-athlete from Springbank and 2022 graduate of the Edge School for Athletes, recently wrapped up what has been a successful and drama-filled first season with the women’s soccer team at the Thompson Rivers University (TRU). Although it ultimately ended a step shorter than she would have hoped, a Springbank college football […]

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Cotter visionary Allyssa Williams is PB Women’s Soccer Player of the Year

WINONA – What drew Allyssa Williams to football was that her older sister Aubrey didn’t like the game. Naturally, then, Allyssa would like that. “I think I was 3 or 4 years old when I started playing football,” said Allyssa, Winona Cotter’s dazzling senior midfielder and one of five Ms. Soccer award finalists this year. […]

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Cotter visionary Allyssa Williams is PB Girls Football Player of the Year

November 11 – WINONA – What drew Allyssa Williams to football was that her older sister Aubrey didn’t like the game. Naturally, then, Allysa would love that. “I think I was 3 or 4 years old when I started playing football,” said Allyssa, Winona Cotter’s dazzling senior midfielder and one of five Ms. Soccer award […]

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FIFA World Cup: What’s behind the Canada Soccer player compensation dispute? – National

As Team Canada getting ready for 2022 fifa world cupan ongoing fight over player image rights and prize money is playing out on the sidelines. The issue of naming, imaging and licensing rights has been a point of contention in labor negotiations between Canada Soccer and the men’s national team ahead of the World Cup […]

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Ahmed Dhalai is the Daily Southtown Men’s Football Player of the Year

After leaving Yemen for the United States, Ahmed Dalai quickly became obsessed with Richards’ football. Dhalai wanted to play for the Bulldogs so badly that he showed up for a tryout when he was in sixth grade. “All my friends were older then and they were talking about trying out,” Dhalai said. “At that time […]

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Alex Barger is the Naperville Sun Boys Football Player of the Year

Alex Barger was a popular guy this season. The Naperville North elder is one of those rare talents who grabs attention wherever he goes. Fans noticed every time he received the ball, many cheering and some teasing, and coaches plotting against him. Then there were the opposing defenders who dragged him around the pitch, often […]

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Leominster High School football player scores incredible 70-yard tying goal – Boston 25 News

LEOMINSTER, Mass. – A Leominster High School football player recently scored one of the most incredible goals you will ever see. To top it all off, the remarkable boot kept his team’s playoff push going. Leominster found themselves trailing 1-0 with less than a minute left in regulation in a game against Framingham on Sunday […]

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Giant Dragon Ball Z banner flies at Major League soccer game

Dragon Ball’s Gogeta made a surprise appearance at LAFC’s soccer game at Banc of California Stadium in the Major League Soccer Finals. A large banner of dragonballGogeta volleyed in the Major League Soccer Cup Final at Banc of California Stadium. The Gogeta banner floated for a football match between the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) […]

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Holden Brown Named Football Player of the Week: Jerry Ratcliffe

Courtesy of AVU Media Relations Photo: UVA Athletics After a record nine-save performance in a 1-0 ACC Quarterfinal win over No. 24 Pitt, Virginia goaltender Holden Brown was announced as Top Drawer Soccer’s Player of the Week on Tuesday. Brown was also included on College Soccer News’ Team of the Week. In a hotly contested […]

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BeFootball launches VR football game ahead of FIFA World Cup in Qatar

For 26 years, Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli has been the shirt sponsor of Serie A club Inter Milan. That deal ended last year when Pirelli was replaced by crypto fan token company Socios, which paid $16 million to have “$Inter Fan Token” on the front of the team’s jersey while that “by Socios.com” appeared in […]

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Brown named Football Player of the Week

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Coming off a season-high nine save performance in a 1-0 ACC Quarterfinal win over No. 24 Pitt, Virginia goaltender Holden Brown was announced Tuesday (Nov. 8) as the player of the week from Top Drawer Soccer. Brown was also included on College Soccer News’ Team of the Week. In a hotly contested […]

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Ten players receive red cards during a football match in Argentina

A soccer match in Argentina on Sunday resulted in ten players receiving red cards. [Image: Shutterstock.com] A lot of red cards Football paraphernalia bettors were in for a treat as a game in Argentina ended in the sending off of ten players. The last match of the Champions Trophy on Sunday between Boca Juniors and […]

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WATCH: Leominster HS soccer player hits ‘Hail Mary’ goal in dying seconds to tie game, leading team to PK win – Boston News, Weather, Sports

LEOMINSTER, MASS. (WHDH) – What started as a free kick on the other side of the pitch turned into a miracle goal Leo Giglio and his team will remember Leominster High School for a lifetime. “Everyone would want to watch that goal – I watched it a hundred times today,” coach Steve McCaughey said. Leominster […]

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Hand Girls’ Soccer, Field Hockey Take Loss in Conference Semis; Swim team places 4th in SCC Championship

Senior Maddie Coulis and the Hand girls football team suffered a loss to Cheshire in the CSC semi-finals last week and are now preparing to play in the Class L state tournament this week. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Source Photo courtesy of Wesley Bunnell Senior Shawk Staak and the Hand field hockey team gave Cheshire […]

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Footballer Nyla Blue, daughter of Lady Vol Hooper, is committed to Tennessee

On social media, she linked a photo of herself celebrating as Lady Vol and Nyla celebrating in an engagement photo. “I have a few pictures of me screaming when I was performing and being really passionate about it,” she said. “How cool, I’m going to take a picture of me like that, then of Nyla […]

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See photos from the MHSAA Division 2 soccer game between Gull Lake and Cranbrook

NOVI, MI – Richland Gull Lake won the MHSAA Boys Soccer Division 2 State Championship on Saturday November 5, 2022. Gull Lake scored the first and only goal in the first minute of the game against Bloomfied Hills Cranbrook Kingswood at the Novi High School soccer field. Scroll down to see our 10 favorite photos […]

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Westmont’s Reese Davidson named GSAC Women’s Soccer Player of the Year | Sports

The Golden State Athletic Conference announced today that Reese Davidson has been named GSAC Football Player of the Year. She is the 10th player in Westmont program history to be so honored. The Rancho Santa Margarita senior is joined on the All-Conference team by senior Taylie Scott of Maple Grove, Minnesota, senior Karly Kingsley of […]

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Jack Isroff is the post-Tribune Men’s Football Player of the Year

Valparaiso coach Mike Enghofer was philosophical as he reflected on the season and career of senior striker Jack Isroff. Holder since his second season, Isroff has left an indelible mark on the program. “The impact he’s had is almost immeasurable,” Enghofer said. “As a coach, you don’t want to think that someone is irreplaceable. You […]

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Another former Iowa State footballer accuses coach Matt Fannon

Another former Iowa State women’s soccer player has accused coach Matt Fannon of abuse, alleging he forced her to play while she was injured and tried to kick her off the team after being diagnosed with the disease. Former 2020-21 Cyclones goaltender Cora Anderson came forward with the allegations after a Des Moines Registry Survey […]

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Nick Castellanos compares Phillies home-court advantage to European football game – NBC10 Philadelphia

Astros have ‘zero wiggle room’ after Phillies bat fans put on a big show in Game 3 originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia When it was over, when the Phillies had finished their 7-0 bombardment of the Houston Astros to move within two wins of a World Series championship on Tuesday night, Nick Castellanos didn’t […]

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The usual contenders highlight the football and field hockey regional finals

Maranacook’s Hope Webb, left, and Old Orchard Beach’s Abby Roy battle for position and the ball during a Class C South Girls’ Football Semi-Final match Saturday at Kents Hill School. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal Reaching the Class C South final has almost become old hat for the Maranacook girls soccer team. But that doesn’t make it […]

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Thrown punches in the LSU-Ole Miss women’s soccer game at the SEC Tournament

Punches were thrown in the first round of the SEC Women’s Soccer Tournament between Ole Miss and LSU on Sunday. In the 104th minute of the match, with no one yet to find the back of the net, when the Maya Gordon of the Tigers was met at the ball by Ramsey Davis of the […]