ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Even with two goals, Robert Lewandowski still couldn’t stop Poland from an early exit the European Championship. The FIFA player of the year made amends for an astounding early triple miss by scoring twice in the second half on Wednesday, but Viktor Claesson put in the winning goal in stoppage […]
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — A bizarre blunder by the goalkeeper helped Spain find its scoring touch at the European Championship. And it also helped them advance to the round of 16. An embarrassing own-goal by goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka in the first half put Spain on its way to a 5-0 victory Wednesday, coming only minutes […]
Gatorade Kansas Girls Soccer Player of the Year Grace O’Keefe will take her talents to DI Missouri State after leading the Saint Thomas Aquinas Saints to their first state title since 2016.
Carli Lloyd is headed to her fourth Olympics after all. The 38-year-old Lloyd had vowed after the 2019 World Cup that she would push to make the team for Tokyo before stepping away from the sport. But then the games were pushed back a year because of the coronavirus, and Lloyd needed surgery on her […]
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has long used soccer to advance his right-wing politics, and now widespread international criticism of a new law seen as targeting the LGBT community has turned this month’s European Championship into a major stage for his challenge to Europe’s liberal values. Last week, as more […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Daryl Dike and Benji Michel each scored two goals, and Nani had a goal and two assists as Orlando City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 5-0 on Tuesday night. Orlando (5-1-3) won for the fifth time in seven games — with a draw. San Jose (3-6-1) has lost five during a […]
Ellie Coffield from Mars HS is fresh off winning her second PA Gatorade soccer award. She is soon heading off to play with the team at Pittsburgh in what should be one of the most competitive seasons for the team in years.
LONDON (AP) — Bukayo Saka was put on the field to turn possession into penetration, to create chances for an England team that had scored only one goal in two matches at the European Championship. He did all that and more, but he still came up short in one particular area. Raheem Sterling scored the […]
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Luka Modrić lurked on the edge of the area, waiting for the ball to come to him before perfectly stroking it into the top corner with the outside of his boot. At 35, this may well be the Croatia captain’s last European Championship, and he doesn’t want to go home just […]
LONDON (AP) — At least England now knows it can rely on Raheem Sterling for goals. The scoring touch missing at his last three tournaments has been rediscovered on home territory, and it gave his team first place in its group. Sterling scored his second goal at Euro 2020 on Tuesday to secure a 1-0 […]