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  1. Euro 2012 -- France falls to Sweden, still reaches quarters

    Associated Press

    Sweden 2, France 0

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  2. Wambach leads U.S. women past Germany

    Abby Wambach scored for the United States to beat world champion Germany 1-0 in Thursday's friendly.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2009
  3. U.S. must avoid loss to Brazil at Confed Cup

    A five-time world champion, Brazil is 12-1 against the Americans. The lone U.S. victory was a 1-0 upset at Los Angeles in the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  4. Clark's controversial ejection alters the balance

    Brent Latham

    There's no doubt that Ricardo Clark's dubious red card altered the balance of the game in favor of Italy, writes Brent Latham.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  5. U.S. climbs three spots to No. 28 in FIFA rankings

    The United States moved ahead of Colombia, Poland and Sweden in the latest FIFA rankings.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2008
  6. Braghieri goal sinks U.S.

    The U.S. U-20 men's national team stayed atop Group A of the CONCACAF U-20 Final Round Qualifying Tournament with a 0-0 draw against Guatemala.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2007
  7. U.S. U-17 team falls to Mexico

    The U.S. Under-17 men's national team fell 2-0 to recently crowned FIFA Under-17 World Champion Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2005
  8. Americans face Brazil June 16

    Teenage star Freddy Adu was one of 23 players selected Thursday to the U.S. under-20 national team that will play Brazil next week.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2004
  9. Ronaldo set for Real return

    Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to return for Real Madrid in Tuesday night's Champions League Group B contest with FC Copenhagen at Parken Stadium.The 2008 FIFA world player of the year and favourite for the 2013 award has missed three matches with a ha...

    Preview | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  10. Equatorial Guinea v Spain: Preview

    Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has distanced himself and his players from political concerns about their friendly match in Equatorial Guinea.The world and European champions' trip to Malabo has been met with condemnation from the international press ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  11. Allegri hails opponents Barca

    AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri believes Barcelona "remain the strongest team in the world" ahead of Tuesday's Champions League showdown.The Rossoneri go into their Champions League Group H match against the Spanish giants at the San Siro looking...

    Preview | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  12. Spain v Belarus: Preview

    Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has called upon his players to keep their focus in their final two World Cup qualifiers in order to ensure they seal their place in Brazil automatically.The world and European champions sit top of Group I, level on poin...

    Preview | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  13. Spain v Chile: Preview

    Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is approaching Tuesday's friendly with Chile in Geneva as preparation for the final two World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Georgia.The world and European champions all but booked their place in next year's World C...

    Preview | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  14. Switzerland v Brazil: Preview

    Brazil striker Fred insists motivation in the squad is high heading into their friendly against Switzerland and that victory in the Confederations Cup has earned the team greater respect from their rivals.The five-time world champions begin the final...

    Preview | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  15. Nigeria v Spain: Preview

    Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has not given up hope of reaching the Confederations Cup semi-finals - despite tomorrow's daunting final Group B game against world and European champions Spain.Keshi's side thrashed minnows Tahiti 6-1 in their opening mat...

    Preview | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  16. Spain v Haiti: Preview

    It may seem an epic mis-match on paper but Spain midfielder David Silva is not viewing their friendly with Haiti as a meaningless exercise.Reigning world and European champions Spain begin their preparations for this summer's Confederations Cup with ...

    Preview | Conversation | June 07, 2013