Confederations Cup

SOCHI, Russia | Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox’s lead voices Strong, Holden

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — At this point, it all feels familiar for John Strong and Stuart Holden. The lead broadcasters for Fox’s English-language coverage of the World Cup in the United States are starting their Russian adventure in Sochi, where they spent time a year ago calling the Confederations Cup. The teams in their opening … Continue reading SOCHI, Russia | Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox’s lead voices Strong, Holden

FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

BOGOTA, Colombia/March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup. The last step toward giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed to on Friday by FIFA’s ruling council chaired by President Gianni Infantino. The decision came two weeks after FIFA’s rule-making panel … Continue reading FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

KAZAN, Russia/June 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Title contenders Portugal and Mexico fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, with each team scoring in the last five minutes. Portugal looked set for a late win when Cedric Soares scored with a deflected shot in the 86th minute, but Hector Moreno equalized … Continue reading Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup