Soccer

Abner Melgar
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Justin Udo
September 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Unity Cup is working to promote the city's next generation of soccer players.
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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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Philadelphia's Unity Cup lets Philadelphians from all over the globe compete against each other in a World Cup style soccer tournament.
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Justin Udo
September 01, 2019 - 10:12 am
Philadelphia's Unity Cup lets Philadelphians from all over the globe compete against each other in a World Cup style soccer tournament. For Daniel Yallah, his off-the-field battles won't keep him from getting on the field.
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William Block
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Justin Udo
August 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Unity Cup is bring many from different walk of life together, and the captain from team England tells us about the benefits from this annual tournament.
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Baltimore Ravens' Sam Koch holds the ball for United States soccer player Carli Lloyd as she attempts to kick a field goal after the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Ravens held a joint NFL football practice in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 8:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fresh off the United States' victory in the Women's World Cup, could Carli Lloyd be entertaining thoughts about a career change? The 37-year-old soccer star nailed a 55-yard field goal during a joint practice between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens last week. And on...
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Carli Lloyd of the USA celebrate with the trophy following victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France.
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Kim Glovas
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans of the U.S. women's soccer team have two opportunities to see the world championship team over the next couple days in Philadelphia. The U.S. Women's National Team, which captured global attention in July by winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, will be at the...
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Phong Huynh, a coach for Team Vietnam
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Justin Udo
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The world's game is in Philadelphia, as people from different neighborhoods and ethnicities unify by facing off against each other. The Unity Cup is a soccer tournament where Philadelphians from other countries, or who have family ties to other countries, compete...
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Unity Cup
Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Justin Udo
August 17, 2019 - 11:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's most popular soccer tournament is back. The Unity Cup is all about bringing the city together, through competition. For the last four years Massimo Musumeci has coached the Italian team in the Unity Cup. "Soccer is my life, my existence, the reason I...
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Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against the D.C. United during the first half at Audi Field.
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Tim Jimenez
August 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Philadelphia Union happened to be in our nation's capital for a match Sunday night, team captain Alejandro Bedoya took advantage of the national spotlight to address Congress on the issue of gun violence. After scoring the opening goal against D.C. United in...
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Unity Cup 2019
Cherri Gregg
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia International Unity Cup kicked off this weekend and officials say this world cup style tournament is switching things up for its fourth year. Fifty-two teams will compete in 104 games at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation centers across the city...
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