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Former Gators Headed to this Summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Two University of Florida alumnae have been included in Jamaica’s final 23-player roster for this summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. What’s New? Twenty-two out of the 23 players, including Lauren Silver, were announced by Jamaica’s head coach, Hue Menzies, on May 22 during the team’s visit to South Florida. However, on May 23, Havana Solaun who was not traveling with the team was …

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FIFA World Cup: Quarterfinals Update

France Takes down Uruguay France Gets it Done The French national football team is going to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 2006. France made plays when they needed to, including a pair of goals and multiple crucial saves. French goalie Hugo Lloris came up with a …

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FIFA World Cup: Quarterfinals preview

Two days without any World Cup matches feels like an eternity. For the first time since the tournament began, soccer fans have had to wait more than 48 hours for matches. Queue Friday’s mouthwatering slate of games. Uruguay clashes with France at 10 a.m., and Brazil will prepare for a …

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Upsets Upon Upsets Take Russia by Storm

The 2018 FIFA World Cup’s early stages will go down as one chock-full of upsets. The defending World Cup champions saw an early exit, and two megastars had their runs in Russia cut short. 4 teams have booked their spots in the Quarterfinals! Who will join them? pic.twitter.com/elU0GJHzzI — FOX …

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2018 FIFA World Cup Day 9 Recap: Brazil Advance, Nigeria and Switzerland Still in the Hunt

The second round of group stage matches continue in Russia. Today marked another wonderful triple-header schedule consisting of four different continents. So far, five teams have advanced to the round of 16. Brazil dominated it’s way to a 2-0 victory that brought tears to superstar Neymar’s eyes. The victory sealed …

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The Five Countries with the Best Chance of Winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia

1. France The talent in France’s starting XI is frightening. What’s even scarier is their strength in depth. The French National Team is spoiled for choice in all positions of the field. Coming off of a European Championships loss in the final, France’s players now have the experience to accompany …

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75 Killed in Colombian Plane Crash Carrying Brazilian Soccer Club

On Monday night a plane flying over Colombia carrying 81 passengers crashed about 22 miles from the airport destination. News came shortly after that the plane was carrying 72 members of the Brazilian Soccer Club Chapecoense. They recently found a sixth survivor, leaving 75 passengers reported dead. 76 dead, 5 survived in Colombia …

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World Cup 2014 Final Draw: U.S. with Germany, Ghana and Portugal

It was a painful scene for supporters of the United States men’s National Soccer Team, as the final draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup put the U.S. in one of the tournament’s hardest groups. To advance to the knockout stage, the United States will have to finish in first or second place …

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