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Gator Soccer Gets Split Result The Husky/Nike Invitational

After beginning the season with a 4-0 record, the Florida Gator soccer team arrived to the Husky/Nike Invitational in Seattle as the number two team in the nation. The Gators got split results in their weekend at the west coast. The Washington Huskies upset them 1-0 on Friday night, but …

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Spurs beat Arsenal, stay four points behind Chelsea

Second-half goals from Harry Kane and Dele Alli helped Tottenham to a 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the final North London Derby at White Hart Lane. Tottenham have now won nine games in a row and 13 in a row at White Hart Lane. This win also ensures the first …

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Battle for safety ends in stalemate

Swansea and Middlesbrough’s hunt for Premier League safety brought the two sides face-to-face at the Liberty Stadium and ended in a dull 0-0. On paper, this was the expected result of the game with 17th placed Swansea having the worst defensive record in the league and 19th placed Middlesbrough having …

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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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Florida Soccer Beats UCF

After five away games, the No. 4 Gators soccer team finally came home to Gainesville to beat the UCF Knights by a score of 3-2 on Sunday. This defeat over their in-state rival brought the team’s record this season to six wins and two losses. Coach Becky Burleigh said she …

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Former Gator Abby Wambach Publishes Memoir

Audio in this story is from Fresh Air, produced by WHYY and distributed by NPR. Former Gator and Olympic soccer Star Abby Wambach’s memoir “Forward” was published on Tuesday. The book delves into the personal struggles of the two-time gold medal winner, specifically with her sexuality and substance abuse. Wambach, who …

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No.5 Florida Soccer Opens Up SEC Play Thursday

On Sunday when the Gators came together, that is when they decided that they were going to control the game. Then the goals started coming in and Florida defeated the Oklahoma State Cowgirls in Stillwater, OK. Getting it done on the road! pic.twitter.com/mvHOXcKAUN — Becky Burleigh (@UFGatorSoccer) September 4, 2016 Now up …

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UF Soccer Pitches Shutout at Home

James G. Pressly stadium felt more like “Owlcatraz” for the Florida Atlantic soccer team, who failed to score on just three shots Sunday afternoon. The Gators picked up their second win of the season with a 3-0 victory. Florida now has 200 home wins in program history. Savannah Jordan’s lone goal …

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