World Soccer

Liverpool, Sterling top this week’s AP soccer poll

April 23, 2014

Liverpool tops this week’s Associated Press global soccer poll for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win ...

World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil cell network

By Brad Haynes and Luciana Bruno SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy. Brazil had trounced ...

FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the offseason after FIFA froze the Spanish soccer club’s one-year transfer embargo pending ...

Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager ...

Soccer-Barcelona transfer ban lifted pending appeal – FIFA

April 23 (Reuters) – Barcelona‘s transfer ban has been temporarily lifted pending an appeal, soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Wednesday. FIFA confirmed that Barcelona ...

Soccer-Vietnam club make last 16 despite match-fixing admission

By Patrick Johnston April 23 (Reuters) – Vissai Ninh Binh, who quit the Vietnam top flight over a match-fixing scandal in the AFC Cup, took ...

Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal

ROME (AP) — When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the ...

On American Soccer: A closer look at some of the battles for U.S. training camp roster spots

With each passing weekend, and each set of matches around the world, the U.S. national team depth chart keeps on shifting like a volatile stock ...

Landon Donovan saddened by Moyes sacking

LA Galaxy star Landon Donovan has expressed his disappointment with the firing of Manchester United manager David Moyes. The U.S. national team midfielder was twice ...

Duncan Tucker: “Ilusión Nacional” explores Mexico’s addiction to the beautiful game

“In every failure there is a victory. For every day of pain there is a day of glory,” proclaims Mexican soccer documentary Ilusión Nacional. A ...

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