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CCL: Brutal road trip takes RSL to Guatemala City
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Concacaf Champions League Tuesday at Guatemala's Municipal in the second of a four-day swing that will have taken it to both MLS conference leaders and Sporting KC in the Open Cup semifinals over 12
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|Impeding the goalkeeper, tackling from behind -- difficulties of definition|
The new FIFA Rule book for 2015-2016 presents the usual problem. What has been changed? The book is helpful in identifying what has been added -- any new wording is clearly indicated as such by a
prominent vertical line in the margin.
|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"Look, we're not talking about wanting to be paid just like the men. We understand their World Cup brings in billions and billions of dollars. But we also understand that our World Cup has found
success, not just this year but the previous World Cup in Germany. It is my expectation that [FIFA will] start stepping up to the plate and start paying these women a little bit more so they don't
have to have a second job. So their World Cup championships will be closer to what the men are getting paid."|
-- Abby Wambach on closing the
disparity between what FIFA pays national federations that are represented in the men's and women's World Cups and consequently what these federations pay men and women in terms of appearance and
bonus fees. (Sporting News)