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Liverpool's Champions League Final Caps at $337.6 Million Season

Liverpool’s Champions League Final Caps at $337.6 Million Season

The UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Paris on Saturday will determine the best soccer team in Europe. But regardless of the outcome on the pitch, a dominant performance by Liverpool on the business side of the ledger shows that, while results on the field matter, the business of soccer extends …

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Western United upset Melbourne City to win A-League final

Western United upset Melbourne City to win A-League final

Western United stunned defending champions Melbourne City 2-0 to win the A-League grand final Saturday and lift the silverware in only their third season as a professional club. The Melbourne-based United only joined the league in the 2019-20 campaign as an expansion club and were in their maiden decider. But rather than be overawed against …

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DiDi Haracic, Stefany Ferrer Van Ginkel shaped by harrowing journeys to Angel City FC

DiDi Haracic, Stefany Ferrer Van Ginkel shaped by harrowing journeys to Angel City FC

DiDi Haracic was hours old the first time she dodged death. The siege of Sarajevo began 10 days before Haracic’s mom Anica gave birth, and when she was strong enough to stand, she swaddled the baby and walked out of the Kosovo Hospital. “The nurses told my mom to stay. And my mom specifically said, …

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2022 UEFA Champions League final live stream, how to watch, odds, time

2022 UEFA Champions League final live stream, how to watch, odds, time

Two sides with extensive history in world soccer’s premier club competition – Liverpool and Real Madrid – will meet in the UEFA Champions League final in Paris on Saturday. Real Madrid – which boasts a record 13 UEFA Champions League titles – has reached the final for the first time in four years. Liverpool is …

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Hrustic, Rogic spearhead Australia squad for crunch World Cup playoff

Hrustic, Rogic spearhead Australia squad for crunch World Cup playoff

Ajdin Hrustic, fresh from winning the Europa League with Eintracht Frankfurt, and ex-Celtic star Tom Rogic spearhead Australia’s squad named Saturday for a crunch World Cup playoff against the United Arab Emirates. The Socceroos’ bid to directly make a fifth straight World Cup ended with defeats to Japan and Saudi Arabia in March. It thrust …

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How to watch Huddersfield vs Nottingham Forest, preview, odds

How to watch Huddersfield vs Nottingham Forest, preview, odds

The 20th and final place in the 2022-23 Premier League will be awarded when Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest meet in the EFL Championship promotion playoff final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (live, 11:30 am ET). [ MORE: Leeds sign USMNT attacker Brenden Aaronson ] On one side, Huddersfield were in the Premier League not …

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Who are the most expensive American soccer transfers of all time?

Who are the most expensive American soccer transfers of all time?

Who are the most expensive American soccer transfers of all time? originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington American soccer players are gradually costing more to field. Brenden Aaronson’s recent $30 million transfer fee from FC Red Bull Salzburg to Leeds United became the second-most ever paid for an American soccer player, which continues a new …

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Africa beckons for Royal after dramatic draw with Orlando Pirates

Africa beckons for Royal after dramatic draw with Orlando Pirates

Royal AM equalized in added time to draw 2-2 with Orlando Pirates in the South African Premiership on Friday, and move closer to playing in Africa just 10 months after becoming a top-flight club. Having conceded twice within seven minutes of the kick-off in Durban, Royal halved the two-goal deficit on 79 minutes through a …

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Regret?  Skupski prioritizes French Open over Champions League ticket

Regret? Skupski prioritizes French Open over Champions League ticket

Britain’s Neal Skupski will put his French Open doubles title dreams on hold for a few hours Saturday in the hope of watching his beloved Liverpool defeat Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Paris. But Skupski, winner of a tour-leading four titles this year with Dutch partner Wesley Koolhof, says he reluctantly passed …

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