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Arsenal ends Wigan's reign with victory in FA Cup semifinals

...of major silverware since 2005."We have been struggling in recent weeks but you have to deal with that," said Arsenal midfielder Kim Kallstrom, who scored the second of Arsenal's four straight successful penalties. "Hopefully, it's a great boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-12/arsenal-ends-wigans-
Struggling Manchester United loses some of its luster

...rebuilding job at Old Trafford."Watching the Champions League (on television) next year will be difficult to take," United midfielder Darren Fletcher said Wednesday. "Hopefully the biggest thing that can do is give you more determination to get back in it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-10/struggling-mancheste
Bayern Munich claims Bundesliga title with seven games left

...Kaiserslautern in the German Cup semifinals.The Bavarian team won its 24th German title with an effective attack, led by midfielders Ribery and Arjen Robben, and a defense that has allowed only 13 goals, less than one every two games.Kroos scored in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-25/bayern-munich-claims
Goalies want a red card issued for new soccer ball

NEW YORK - Strikers and midfielders love it. Goalkeepers hate it. The ball that will be used at...very good touch," Red Bulls and former French national team midfielder Youri Djorkaeff said. "I don't know if a perfect ball exists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/31/oth_83532.shtml
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Julian Green to see first action for US team in match against Mexico

...U.S. in Frankfurt ahead of the March 5 exhibition against Ukraine in Cyprus."We're excited to have him," U.S. midfielder Michael Bradley said. "He's a very young player, but a guy who's shown even at a very young age that he has good starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-01/julian-green-see-fir
Wayne Rooney ends scoring drought as Manchester United drops Crystal Palace

...romped to a 3-0 win over Elche.Barcelona coach Gerard Martino tried to reinforce his defense by playing with two holding midfielders in Sergio Busquets and Alex Song.But Song scored an own goal in the 32nd minute in the first of several defensive lapses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-02-22/wayne-rooney-ends-sc
Midfielder makes move to join U.S.

NEW YORK --- Midfielder Jermaine Jones could join the U.S. national team later this year...team. He was loaned to AC Milan last winter and the 34-year-old midfielder is to rejoin Los Angeles for its July 16 match at the New York Red...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/03/oth_529746.shtml
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Sweden snaps US women's unbeaten streak

...in the 17th minute, but Abby Wambach's penalty kick was pushed past a post by goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl after American midfielder Amy Rodriguez was fouled."You're always going to lose games in football. That's how it works," Sermanni said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-07/sweden-snaps-us-wome
Chelsea routs Tottenham in its pursuit of English Premier League title

...uncharacteristic passing errors and again proved brittle at the back.Valladolid outplayed the defending champions early and midfielder Fausto Rossi netted the winner in the 17th minute. BUNDESLIGA: Bayern Munich crushed Wolfsburg with five goals in 17 minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-08/chelsea-routs-totten
Overtime

...Glendale, Ariz.Coach Jurgen Klinsmann chose 19 players from Major League Soccer, including forward Dempsey, of Seattle, and midfielder Donovan of Los Angeles.Absent for the game will be top goalkeeper Tim Howard, who plays for Everton in the Premier League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-03-26/overtime