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Soccer: Woman coach scores wins for Syrian men's team

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – On the soccer pitch, Maha Jannoud barks out instructions to the players just like any other coach, but with one difference: she is a woman in what has been very much a man’s world. Jannoud, 32, who previously played for the Syrian national women’s team, believes she …

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Soccer: Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or, breaks Messi-Ronaldo dominance

Soccer Football – 63rd Ballon d’Or – The Grand Palais, Paris, France – December 3, 2018 Real Madrid’s Luka Modric with the Ballon d’Or award REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or on Monday, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s …

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Soccer: Berhalter appointed U.S. men's national team coach

(Reuters) – Gregg Berhalter will be the first U.S. World Cup player to coach the men’s national team, U.S. Soccer said on Sunday as it announced the 45-year-old’s appointment to the top job. FILE PHOTO: Nov 11, 2018; Harrison, NJ, USA; Columbus Crew SC head coach Gregg Berhalter stands on …

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Soccer: River Plate reject Libertadores final in Madrid

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The troubled Copa Libertadores final between Argentina’s two biggest clubs ran into more problems on Saturday when River Plate said they rejected the decision to face Boca Juniors in Madrid in the postponed second leg. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Copa Libertadores Final – Second leg …

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Soccer: Delayed Libertadores final could take place in Qatar

ASUNCION (Reuters) – The delayed second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors could be played in Qatar, a source from the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Copa Libertadores Final – Second leg – River Plate …

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Soccer: Reaction to death of Leicester City chairman

(Reuters) – Reaction to the death of Leicester City chairman and King Power owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash outside the Premier League club’s ground on Saturday [L8N1X809L]: FILE PHOTO – Soccer Football – Premier League – Leicester City vs West Ham United – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain …

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Soccer: Bolt deal talk dominates first weekend of A-League

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt managed to upstage the first weekend of Australia’s A-League season without kicking a ball after his agent said he had been offered a professional contract by the Central Coast Mariners. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select …

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