Right back Kyle Duncan left Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls on Friday to sign with Oostende of Belgium's first tier on a free transfer. The club said the 24-year-old will arrive on Dec. 1 and be eligible to play after the winter break. Duncan spent the past four seasons with the Red Bulls, scoring five goals in 72 games. He made his only U.S. national team appearance last December, entering as a second-half substitute in an exhibition against El Salvador. ___ More AP soccer: https://apn
The Canadian women look to put the finishing touches on a golden year Saturday with the first of two matches against Mexico. The sixth-ranked Olympic champions take on No. 28 Mexico at a Mexico City training facility before Tuesday's rematch at Estadio Azulgrana. For Canada, it's a chance to extend a five-game winning streak and 12-game unbeaten run (8-0-4 including two penalty shootout wins at the Olympics) dating back to a 2-0 loss to Brazil on Feb. 24 at the SheBelieves Cup in Orlando. Canada
The Magpies are yet to win in 12 Premier League attempts this season.