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Manchester United has high hopes for 21-year-old Memphis Depay

...career with the Netherlands, too.Still, United manager Louis van Gaal, who also was the coach of the Netherlands at the World Cup, is convinced the player has what it takes."He is, I think, one of the greatest talents of his age," Van Gaal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/manchester-united-ha
US women defeat Costa Rica in rout

...two of Sunday's six starters who did not start in the World Cup final. Forward Alex Morgan did not play, having undergone minor knee surgery after the World Cup. Goalkeeper Hope Solo and forward Abby Wambach entered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-16/us-women-win-rout-over-costa-rica
Prince says FIFA cannot be credible until Blatter leaves

GENEVA - FIFA cannot make credible changes in the last months of Sepp Blatter's leadership of the scandal-hit body, former presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein said Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-10/prince-says-fifa-cannot-be-credib
Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...World Cup, which ended with mixed results.A year of protests over lavish spending on soccer stadiums dissolved once the World Cup started. Fans from around the world embraced Brazil, and the stadiums looked ready enough on television even if many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-28/organizers-believe-2016-
Americans playing for pride in third-place game of Gold Cup

...lineups."We want to continue the process toward 2018," Klinsmann said of the next World Cup. "This is Year 1 after the World Cup in Brazil, a year of rebuilding the pieces and bringing in young, new players, trying a lot of things out."Klinsmann...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-24/americans-playing-pr
Ex-FIFA official Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in corruption case

...150 million over a 24-year period. The payments were tied to the award of broadcasting and hosting rights for the World Cup and other tournaments.Since the indictment, Webb was banned provisionally and replaced as the FIFA vice president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-18/ex-fifa-official-jef
Clint Dempsey's hat trick sparks US rout of Cuba

...Aricheel Hernandez and Ariel Martinez; and forward Keiler Garcia. The Cubans, ranked 104th, have not reached the World Cup since 1938 and already were eliminated by Curacao in qualifying for the 2018 tournament.Fabian Johnson started the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-18/clint-dempseys-hat-t
US women's soccer team receives hero's welcome at New York parade

...midfielder Carli Lloyd, named the World Cup's most valuable player after...One of the floats was carrying the World Cup trophy, along Lloyd and Mayor...women's rankings after winning the World Cup. The U.S. toppled Germany before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-10/us-womens-soccer-tea
US women's World Cup victory is celebrated at Los Angeles rally

...home celebrations got underway for the World Cup winners on Tuesday. The Americans...national team after 10 years, seeing the World Cup as a perfect spot to leave. She...sustainable."The tough thing is the World Cup is every four years," Lloyd said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-07/us-womens-world-cup-victory-celeb
Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering

SANTIAGO, Chile - The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer its title drought will last.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-05/eventful-copa-america-puts-end-ch