Bombs Add to Soccer Festival Woes

Bombs Add to Soccer Festival Woes
LONDON — The decision to invite Ukraine to co-host Europe's most important soccer tournament this year was a controversial one — and that was before four bomb explosions rocked the country's third largest city on Friday.
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Soccer notes: Barcelona loses its Pep as coach steps down
In front of some of the players he has molded into one of the greatest soccer teams of all time, Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola stepped down on Friday, bringing to a close a four-year reign of unprecedented success. Guardiola announced he will leave the …

Israeli soccer copes with wave of violence
TEL AVIV, Israel – A wave of violence has jolted soccer in Israel, resulting in police investigations, stiff punishments and the postponement of more than a dozen matches. The violence, highlighted by a brawl caught live on national TV last weekend, …
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Soccer: WT Woodson girls too much for Robinson, 3-1
But as they showed against visiting Robinson (7-3-1) in the first game of a girls-boys soccer doubleheader in Fairfax, WT Woodson's youth has been an asset. The team's group of 12 freshmen and sophomore are quick, fresh and eager.
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