Soccer

U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe scores against Canada during the second half of a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer match Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Carson, Calif. The U.S. won 3-0.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 10:53 am
Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. Read more here.
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Soccer ball on grass pad.
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Charlotte Reese
December 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
La Salle University's women's soccer team has been placed on probation, after an internal investigation into hazing claims. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Union fans walk outside the main entrance before game against the New England Revolution at Talen Energy Stadium. Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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Kim Glovas
December 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
A town hall-style meeting is being held Thursday night at Town Hall in Chester City to reveal possible development plans for the Chester Waterfront near the Union soccer team's Talen Stadium. Read more here.
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Megan Rapinoe Soccer
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Social activist and soccer icon Megan Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year. The midfielder, who captains the professional Seattle Reign FC, also won the Ballon d'Or award last week, given annually to the world's best soccer players. Read more here.
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The Division II Jefferson University women's soccer team has won 11 straight games
Jefferson University Athletics
Matt Leon
November 01, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The Division II Jefferson University women's soccer team is on a roll. The Rams have won a program record 11 games in a row after an 0-3 start to the season. They have outscored opponents 46-3 during this streak. Their most recent win came against the reigning national champion Bridgeport this past...
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Philadelphia Union mascot Phang with Team Mexico and their coach before the Unity Cup final.
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Justin Udo
October 13, 2019 - 10:09 am
Fans representing countries from all over the globe came to the Unity Cup championship game Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, broadcast on KYW Newsradio, which ended in a 3-0 Liberia victory over the United States.
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Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Cherri Gregg
October 11, 2019 - 6:44 pm
The fourth annual International Unity Cup game will take place Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester. The World Cup-style soccer tournament is the brainchild of Mayor Jim Kenney, and he's hoping it will become an institution. Read more here.
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Unity Cup
Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Justin Udo
October 05, 2019 - 6:20 pm
The Unity Cup is a world cup style soccer tournament that lets Philadelphians who are foreign born or want to represent their ethnic background compete against each other.
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Justin Udo
September 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Unity Cup is a world cup style soccer tournament that lets Philadelphians who are foreign born or want to represent their ethnic background compete against each other, and one player says the games are helping unite people from a country thousands of miles away.
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Iranian women cheer as they wave their country's flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 10:01 am
An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after setting herself on fire upon learning she could spend six months in prison, semi-official news outlets reported Tuesday.
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