Netherlands drop Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie for Wales

BANNU: Netherlands, who failed to qualify for Euro 2016 after finishing fourth in their group, have recalled Captain Arjen Robben after he recovered from a thigh injury. Wales have qualified for next summer’s competition in France, their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup. Manchester United forward Depay, 21, has four goals in 19 games for club and country this season, ...

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German Authorities Raid Soccer Federation Over FIFA Payment

 By NESHA STARCEVIC, AP SPORTS WRITER  FRANKFURT, Germany The president of the German soccer federation and two former high-ranking officials are the targets of a tax evasion probe over a payment to FIFA in connection with the 2006 World Cup, authorities said Tuesday. Police officers and tax inspectors searched the premises of the federation and three private homes, seizing written and ...

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