Soccer

USA held by Panama

Clint Dempsey scored his fourth goal in two games as the United States were held to a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought CONCACAF World Cup qualifying battle with Panama on Tuesday.

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

District football gets a boost

With the aim of reviving district football, the Under-18 National Football Championship will get underway from Thursday at eight separate venues with the participation of 63 district teams and...

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

US players must stand for national anthem

The United States Soccer Federation has instituted a policy that requires players on a national team to "stand respectfully" during national anthems, the New York Times and other media...

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Luca Zidane out for three months

Zinedine Zidane's son Luca, a goalkeeper with Real Madrid's under-19 side, will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury, Spanish daily Marca reported Friday.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

FIFA chief ‘confident’ of video officials at WC

Video assistance for referees could be a reality at next year's World Cup finals despite teething problems when they were tested at the Club World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on...

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Clear CT scan allays fears over Atletico's Torres

Spanish football breathed a sigh of relief after a CT scan on Fernando Torres revealed the Atletico Madrid striker suffered no traumatic brain injuries in a sickening on-field clash on Thursday.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

WC fans will need special identity cards for matches

Fans at next year's World Cup and this year's Confederations Cup in Russia will need special identity cards before they can watch matches, soccer's governing body said Thursday.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Former FIFA secretary general Valcke appeals 10-year ban

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his 10-year ban from football, the tribunal said on Tuesday.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Napoli fuming after Juve awarded two penalties in 3-1 win

Napoli were left fuming after Juventus were awarded two penalties early in the second half on their way to a 3-1 win in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Tuesday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Fiorentina jeered off after squandering another two-goal lead

Fiorentina squandered a two-goal lead at home for the second time in five days on Monday and were jeered off the field following a 2-2 draw with Torino which heaped the pressure on coach Paulo Sousa.

February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017

Klopp believes board not players decided Ranieri fate

The Leicester City squad have found an unlikely ally in Juergen Klopp after the Liverpool manager said that the club's board were likely responsible for Claudio Ranieri's sacking and that...