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Italy Wins Euro 2020, Beats England in Penalty Shootout

LONDON (AP) — Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on. And it just had to be because of a penalty shootout. Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday. The match finished 1-1 after extra time at…

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US Men Lose to Honduras, Miss 3rd Straight Olympic Soccer

GUADALAJARA, Mex. (AP) — American players fell to the field at the final whistle. Another missed Olympics soccer tournament for the U.S. men. Juan Carlos Obregón scored in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time, goalkeeper David Ochoa committed a blunder that gifted Luis Palma a goal two minutes into the second half and Honduras…

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Hollywood Actors Finalize Takeover of Welsh Soccer Club

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh club Wrexham, the third-oldest professional team in soccer. “Can’t get to the Racecourse Ground fast enough. Game on,” Reynolds said on Twitter early Wednesday. The announcement late Tuesday was a formality because the takeover was approved in November. The new owners…

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USWNT vs. Colombia: Stephanie Mewis Puts on a Show with Hat Trick in Women’s International Friendly

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – In their first friendly of the new year, the U.S. Women’s National Team played host to the Colombian Women’s National squad at Exploria Stadium. Newly-minted captain Becky Sauerbrunn earned her 179th cap for the U.S. team with this game. With 90 minutes completed at the final whistle, Sauerbrunn positioned herself…

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