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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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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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Loss to Mexico caps rough year for US men's soccer team

...possession and exerted steady pressure that forced the U.S. midfielders to drop back in support, leaving the entire lineup playing...defenders inside pretty narrow, and it meant that our outside midfielders spent a lot of time in the back line covering wide areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-11/loss-mexico-caps-rou
Overtime

...permission to leave France's national squad to sign a contract at United.? Juventus is working to finalize deals to sign midfielders Hernanes and Mario Lemina.? Graham Leggat, a longtime soccer commentator in Canada who played for Scotland in the 1958...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-31/overtime
U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe fired up about return against Germany

...Women's World Cup.Bring on Germany, said the U.S. midfielder, who had to sit out the 1-0 victory over China in the quarterfinals...who scored the lone goal against China. The 32-year-old midfielder was able to roam more freely, because of tweaks to the lineup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-27/us-midfielder-megan-rapinoe-fired
Solidarity trumps soccer in France's friendly in England

...where France was playing Germany in a friendly. The teams spent the night in the stadium as carnage struck elsewhere.France midfielder Lassana Diarra's cousin was killed and France forward Antoine Griezmann's sister escaped from the Bataclan concert hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-11-17/solidary-trumps-socc
Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup quarterfinals

...quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup but not unscathed.The Americans will have to face China without two key contributors.Midfielders Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe won't be able to play because of accumulated yellow cards. Both received their second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-23/rapinoe-holiday-out-us-world-cup-
Cuba down four players for Gold Cup quarterfinal match against the US

...against Trinidad and Tobago.Midfielders Dario Suarez and Aricheel...Univision reported Friday that midfielder Ariel Martinez was not with...left back DaMarcus Beasley, midfielder Joe Corona and forward Alan...of defender Greg Garza, midfielder Alfredo Morales and forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-17/cuba-down-four-playe
US finding ways to win despite struggles on offense

...we're not playing our best football," midfielder Carli Lloyd admitted, "and we're...offense is more complicated now that midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday won't...Klingenberg said. "Our forwards and our midfielders, they make it predictable for the backline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-24/us-finding-ways-win-
US blanks China to reach semifinals in Women's World Cup

...Australia.The U.S. plays top-ranked Ger many, the 2003 and '07 champion, on Tuesday in Montreal.Despite missing midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, who were suspended for yellow card accumulation, the U.S. managed a more attacking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-26/us-blanks-china-reach-semifinals-