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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid is done searching for a new coach. The club said Tuesday it is sticking with Santiago Solari, giving him a permanent contract until June 2021. Solari was appointed as the interim coach about two weeks ago to replace the fired Julen Lopetegui and was rewarded with a long-term deal after …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Gerardo “Tata” Martino was voted coach of the year in Major League Soccer on Tuesday in his last season with Atlanta United. Martino guided Atlanta through another record-breaking season. Backed by record crowds, Atlanta United won a playoff series for the first time by beating New York City FC in the Eastern …

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LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive on Tuesday, making her the most powerful female executive in global sports. Dinnage will leave her role as global president of Discovery’s Animal Planet brand early next year to succeed Richard Scudamore running the world’s richest soccer competition. Scudamore was …

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Alexi Lalas breaks down Rooney’s legacy ahead of USMNT vs. England | FOX Sports “;var t=new DOMParser,n={srcSet:””,sizes:””,src:””,noscript:””};try{var r=t.parseFromString(e,”text/html”),i=r.getElementsByTagName(“img”);if(i.length>0){var a=i[0];n.sizes=a.getAttribute(“data-sizes”)||a.getAttribute(“sizes”),n.srcSet=a.getAttribute(“data-srcset”)||a.getAttribute(“srcset”),n.src=a.getAttribute(“data-src”)||a.getAttribute(“src”)}var o=r.getElementsByTagName(“noscript”);if(o.length>0){var s=o[0];n.noscript=s.innerHTML}}finally{return n}}function c(e){if(!e||e.indexOf(“.”)===-1)return e;var t=Math.floor(e/60),n=Math.floor(e-60*t);return t+”:”+(n”}),w={” “:” “,”!”:”!”,”””:’”‘,”#”:”#”,”$”:”$”,”%”:”%”,”&”:”&”,”‘”:”‘”,”(“:”(“,”)”:”)”,”*”:”*”,”+”:”+”,”,”:”,”,”-“:”-“,”.”:”.”,”/”:”/”,”–”:”–”,”—”:”—”,”‘”:”‘”,”’”:”’”,”‚”:”‚”,”“”:”“”,”””:”””,”„”:”„”,”†”:”†”,”‡”:”‡”,”•”:”•”,”…”:”…”,”‰”:”‰”,”€”:”€”,”™”:”™”},E=(t.isFlashEnabled=d(),t.isTabletOrMobile=f(),p())},function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function r(e){return e&&e.__esModule?e:{default:e}}function i(e,t){if(!(e instanceof t))throw new TypeError(“Cannot call a class as a function”)}Object.defineProperty(t,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var a=function(){function e(e,t){for(var n=0;n-1)){var t=document.getElementById(e.player.elem);if(t){var n=e.player.wcEndcard,r=e.player.elem+”_wc-endcard”,i=r+”_close”,a=r+”_fc”,o=t.clientHeight’,’ “,’ ‘,”More highlights, full replay and stats available …

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LONDON (AP) — Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has retired from soccer. The 37-year-old Cole completed his career with the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the United Soccer League, scoring 104 goals in 716 professional appearances for seven teams. After impressing at West Ham, Cole made his England debut at 19 and went on …

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MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo has hired Portuguese coach Miguel Cardoso to replace Argentine manager Antonio Mohamed. Mohamed was fired after Celta’s 4-2 home loss to Real Madrid in the Spanish league on Sunday. Celta won only three of its 13 matches under Mohamed, who was hired at the end of last season on a …

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CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s greatest all-time soccer players, to a year in prison for tax evasion while also giving him the option to pay a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds, or $1,115, to have the sentence suspended. The verdict, handed down on Monday by the Cairo …

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Previously concluded Financial Fair Play cases could be reopened, UEFA warned on Monday as evidence grows of Manchester City’s attempts to disguise its source of income and spending. The UEFA statement on the prospect of the financial compliance system being “abused” by teams comes after internal correspondence exposing City’s alleged deception …

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Alexi Lalas: Does Rooney’s England appearance dilute national team significance? | FOX Sports “;var t=new DOMParser,n={srcSet:””,sizes:””,src:””,noscript:””};try{var r=t.parseFromString(e,”text/html”),i=r.getElementsByTagName(“img”);if(i.length>0){var a=i[0];n.sizes=a.getAttribute(“data-sizes”)||a.getAttribute(“sizes”),n.srcSet=a.getAttribute(“data-srcset”)||a.getAttribute(“srcset”),n.src=a.getAttribute(“data-src”)||a.getAttribute(“src”)}var o=r.getElementsByTagName(“noscript”);if(o.length>0){var s=o[0];n.noscript=s.innerHTML}}finally{return n}}function c(e){if(!e||e.indexOf(“.”)===-1)return e;var t=Math.floor(e/60),n=Math.floor(e-60*t);return t+”:”+(n”}),w={” “:” “,”!”:”!”,”””:’”‘,”#”:”#”,”$”:”$”,”%”:”%”,”&”:”&”,”‘”:”‘”,”(“:”(“,”)”:”)”,”*”:”*”,”+”:”+”,”,”:”,”,”-“:”-“,”.”:”.”,”/”:”/”,”–”:”–”,”—”:”—”,”‘”:”‘”,”’”:”’”,”‚”:”‚”,”“”:”“”,”””:”””,”„”:”„”,”†”:”†”,”‡”:”‡”,”•”:”•”,”…”:”…”,”‰”:”‰”,”€”:”€”,”™”:”™”},E=(t.isFlashEnabled=d(),t.isTabletOrMobile=f(),p())},function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function r(e){return e&&e.__esModule?e:{default:e}}function i(e,t){if(!(e instanceof t))throw new TypeError(“Cannot call a class as a function”)}Object.defineProperty(t,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var a=function(){function e(e,t){for(var n=0;n-1)){var t=document.getElementById(e.player.elem);if(t){var n=e.player.wcEndcard,r=e.player.elem+”_wc-endcard”,i=r+”_close”,a=r+”_fc”,o=t.clientHeight’,’ “,’ ‘,”More highlights, full replay and stats available for …

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It has plunged Germany into renewed crisis, provoked scenes of jubilation in Kosovo and Gibraltar, and set up what could be an exciting week of international soccer in a summer usually bereft of competition for European countries. The UEFA Nations League might not have been welcomed by some clubs across the continent — Liverpool manager …

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