Category Archives: Confederations Cup

Monday Kickoff: Brazil takes Confederations Cup crown; Barcelona push for PSG’s Silva; and more

Neymar and Brazil stormed to victory over 10-man Spain, 3-0, as they showed the world that Brazil means business ahead of next summer’s World Cup Continue reading »

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Saturday Ticker: Egypt eliminates England from U-20 World Cup; Prandelli questions worth of third-place match; and more

England has crashed out of its second straight youth tournament without a victory after losing 2-0 to Egypt in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup. Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Spain takes on Brazil in the Confederations Cup final, highlighting This Weekend’s Soccer on TV Continue reading »

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Thursday Evening Ticker: Spain downs Italy in PKs; four nations progress to U-20 World Cup knockout round; and more

Spain defeated Italy, 7-6, on penalty kicks in a tense match in Fortaleza, Brazil in the Confederations Cup semifinals to earn a place in the final at the Maracana on Sunday. Continue reading »

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Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

Spain take on Italy in a re-match of last year’s European Cup final, where Spain took home the trophy and sent Italy home. Winner of Thursday’s Confederations Cup match meets Brazil in the final. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Evening Ticker: Brazil advances to Confederations Cup final; Tevez introduced at Juve; and more

Brazil punched its ticket to the Confederations Cup final Wednesday with a dramatic 2-1 win over South American rivals Uruguay. Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Brazil vs Uruguay (Your Running Commentary)

Brazil and Uruguay meet in the Confederations Cup semifinals with a place in the final, and local bragging rights, on the line. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Ronaldo to meet with Man United officials; UEFA unveils Euro 2016 logo; and more

Cristiano Ronaldo has shocked the world with word that he is planning on meeting officials of Manchester United this summer about a potential move back to Old Trafford. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Real Madrid and PSG name new managers; Cavani nears Chelsea move; and more

Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed as the next manager of Real Madrid, with just minutes later, Laurent Blanc being appointed at Paris Saint-Germain to take his place. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Guardiola introduced at Bayern Munich; Balotelli ruled out of semifinals; and more

Pep Guardiola was introduced on Monday as Bayern Munich manager, saying that he was ready for a new challenge and is ready to start his new job. Guardiola signed a three-year contract with the Bavarian club. Continue reading »

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Sunday Ticker: Spain, Uruguay advance in Confed Cup; England U-20s concede late to draw; and more

By DAN KARELL Italy’s consolation for their 4-2 defeat to Brazil on Saturday is a rematch of the 2012 European Championships final against Spain. The Spanish National Team comfortably went through to the knockout rounds of the Confederations Cup on … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

The Spanish national team will be back in action on Sunday as it takes on a Nigerian side that needs an upset and some help to stay alive in the Confederations Cup. Follow all of the day’s action here on SBI. Continue reading »

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