Friday, April 20, 2018

Here are six candidates for the job

Many Arsenal supporters expressed their displeasure with Arsene Wenger in recent years.(Photo: Lindsey Parnaby, AFP/Getty Images)After years of hand-wringing and fan protests, longtime Arsenal manager...

Swiss prosecutor appeals for cooperation on FIFA case file

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutSwiss prosecutor appeals for cooperation on FIFA case fileSwitzerland's attorney general...

55th Most Memorable FIFA World Cup Moment: The Other 'Hand of God'

Luis Suarez made the best save of the tournament to keep Uruguay alive against Ghana in 2010. View the Original Article

Lawyers for Russian player say FIFA ends anti-doping case

AP Published 5:02 a.m. ET April 20, 2018 | Updated 5:29 a.m. ET...

Kenny Lowe fired as Perth Glory coach in A-League

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutKenny Lowe fired as Perth Glory coach in A-LeaguePerth Glory coach...

Atletico defeat leaves Barcelona on brink of title

AP Published 4:24 p.m. ET April 19, 2018 | Updated 6:26 p.m. ET...

Successive wins for Chelsea, draw not enough for Southampton

AP Published 5:48 p.m. ET April 19, 2018 | Updated 6:06 p.m. ET...

Moses sparkles as Chelsea beats Burnley

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutMoses sparkles as Chelsea beats BurnleyChelsea has kept alive its slim...

Atletico defeat leaves Barcelona 1 win from title

MADRID (AP) Atletico Madrid lost 3-0 at Real Sociedad on Thursday, leaving Barcelona one victory away from clinching the Spanish league title. Barcelona, which...

The celebrity that Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to meet most is himself

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the new LA Galaxy star, and very confident human being (though I would be too if I could play soccer that well)...

France veteran Malouda loses appeal in Gold Cup case

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutFrance veteran Malouda loses appeal in Gold Cup caseFormer France winger...

Chelsea defender Alonso gets 3-match ban for violent conduct

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutChelsea defender Alonso gets 3-match ban for violent conductChelsea defender Marcos...

Futures uncertain at Borussia Dortmund ahead of crunch games

AP Published 6:05 a.m. ET April 19, 2018 ...

FIFA closes case of alleged racism in U17 World Cup final

FIFA’s willingness to prosecute any racism complaints at the World Cup in Russia was questioned by activists Thursday after the governing body dropped a...

56th Most Memorable FIFA World Cup Moment: Michael Owen’s Arrival

Michael Owen, then just 18, scores one of the most memorable goals in England's history to give the Three Lions the lead against their...

Argentina says Aguero is recovering after surgery

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutArgentina says Aguero is recovering after surgeryStriker Sergio Aguero is recovering...

Red Bulls put focus on accommodating fans with special needs

AP Published 8:03 p.m. ET April 18, 2018 ...

Ronaldo scores with backheel flick, saves Madrid from loss

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutRonaldo scores with backheel flick, saves Madrid from lossCristiano Ronaldo has...

Napoli closes the gap to Juventus ahead of title showdown

AP Published 2:10 p.m. ET April 18, 2018 | Updated 6:12 p.m. ET...

Arena, Klinsmann at odds over USA’s failure to qualify

CLOSE SportsPulse: Martin Rogers believes the World Cup group stage is filled with plenty of drama, potential Cinderella stories and star-studded...

WATCH: Banc of California Stadium is open for business

In just 20 months, the Banc of California Stadium went from dream to reality. And, as LAFC Owner Magic Johnson put so well, everyone got...

VAR decisions at World Cup to be explained on giant screens

UEFA chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina, left, is flanked by FIFA head of refereeing Massimo Busacca as he talks during a meeting to explain...

Aguero struggling to be fit for WCup, says Argentina doctor

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutAguero struggling to be fit for WCup, says Argentina doctorThe doctor...

Aguero struggling to be fit for WCup, says team doctor

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutAguero struggling to be fit for WCup, says team doctorArgentina's team...

Southampton headed for relegation as well of talent dries up

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, manager Mark Hughes gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic explains ‘you’re welcome’ ad

As Jimmy Kimmel pointed out, many athletes take out ads in the local paper when they leave to thank fans for their loyalty.But when...

Cossacks on horseback enlisted to guard World Cup in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) About 200 Cossacks will be drafted in to provide security at World Cup games in Russia. Officials in the southern Rostov region,...

Chivas wins 2-1 at Toronto in 1st leg of CONCACAF final

TORONTO (AP) Alan Pulido’s free kick in the 72nd minute was misjudged by goalkeeper Alex Bono and went in for a go-ahead goal...

57th Most Memorable FIFA World Cup Moment: Eder One-Ups Socrates vs. USSR

In 1982, Socrates and Eder scored two stunners in Brazil's opening match against the USSR. View the Original Article

U.S. second only to Russia in World Cup ticket sales

Despite the USMNT not qualifying for the tournament, U.S. fans are second only to Russia in World Cup ticket sales. View the Original Article

Should Zlatan make Sweden’s World Cup roster?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse give their opinions on whether Sweden should include Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their World Cup roster on the latest episode...

Barcelona rests Messi, draws at Celta Vigo in Spanish league

AP Published 5:17 p.m. ET April 17, 2018 | Updated 5:44 p.m. ET...

Neymar says he’ll be well rested when World Cup starts

AP Published 3:30 p.m. ET April 17, 2018 | Updated 4:40 p.m. ET...

Brazil’s soccer confederation elects Caboclo as president

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutBrazil's soccer confederation elects Caboclo as presidentEmbattled Brazilian football boss Marco...

Bayern midfielder Arturo Vidal’s season over after surgery

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutBayern midfielder Arturo Vidal's season over after surgeryBayern Munich midfielder Arturo...

Under threat of relegation, Greek club settling Essien debt

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutUnder threat of relegation, Greek club settling Essien debtPanathinaikos says long-delayed...

Troubled Cologne hires coach Markus Anfang for next season

AP Published 10:35 a.m. ET April 17, 2018 ...

Aguero says he’s recovering after knee surgery

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutAguero says he's recovering after knee surgeryManchester City striker Sergio Aguero...

Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 file photo, people gather in the landmark Jemaa el-Fnaa square, in Marrakesh, Morocco. A FIFA task...

Carroll equalizes late as West Ham holds Stoke to 1-1 in EPL

AP Published 5:10 p.m. ET April 16, 2018 | Updated 5:47 p.m. ET...

European leagues oppose FIFA plan for 48-team 2022 World Cup

GENEVA (AP) Top European leagues will oppose FIFA plans to add more teams and playing days at the 2022 World Cup. Lars-Christer Olsson, CEO...

Bizarre penalty helps Mainz in Bundesliga relegation battle

AP Published 4:54 p.m. ET April 16, 2018 ...

Mainz vs. SC Freiburg | 2017-18 Bundesliga Highlights

- --your highlights from the action, and incredible action it was. It started off with a protest ahead of takeoff against Monday night games....

Alexi Lalas: The laws of soccer apply to everyone, even legends like Gianluigi Buffon

Alexi Lalas discusses why Gianluigi Buffon was rightfully sent off at the end of Juventus' Champions League loss in his latest State of the...

Before James Comey tackled President Trump, he took on FIFA

CLOSE When James Comey sat down with USA TODAY to talk about his new book 'A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and...

Batshuayi’s Dortmund season over; World Cup still possible

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutBatshuayi's Dortmund season over; World Cup still possibleBorussia Dortmund striker Michy...

Bayern midfielder Arturo Vidal sidelined with knee injury

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutBayern midfielder Arturo Vidal sidelined with knee injuryBayern Munich midfielder Arturo...

Being a soccer fan in Egypt is a risky, even deadly, passion

AP Published 8:40 a.m. ET April 16, 2018 ...
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“Luis Enrique would love Arsenal job”

Guillem Balague believes that Luis Enrique would love to be named manager of Arsenal following the announcement that current manager Arsene Wenger would step down...

How Tottenham can beat Manchester United, according to Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has called for Tottenham Hotspur to replicate the performances earlier in the season that saw his side defeat Champions League semi-finalists Real Madrid...

Jurgen Klopp has his say on Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal departure

A fantastic career Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is the latest manager to give tribute to Arsene Wenger after he announced he would leave Arsenal at...