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  • Source: Aron Johannsson exploring move to Major League Soccer

    The United States and AZ Alkmaar forward has been offered to several MLS teams seeking a salary between $2 million and $2.5 million a year.

    FC Yahoo
  • CONCACAF reviewing refs after Gold Cup furor

    Football's North American regional governing body is reviewing its referees department in the wake of controversial calls and a major blunder in the just-concluded Gold Cup won by Mexico. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) said Thursday that…

  • Mexico's ex-coach investigated for election day tweet

    Mexico's former football manager Miguel Herrera, who was fired this week after allegedly punching a reporter, is under investigation over whether he broke election laws by tweeting his support for a party. Prosecutors are seeking to question Herrera over his tweets in favor of the Green Party…

  • Soccer-Villa sign French midfielder Veretout from Nantes

    Aston Villa have signed French midfielder Jordan Veretout from Ligue 1 club Nantes on a five-year contract, the Premier League side said on Friday. "I'm really pleased Jordan decided to choose Aston Villa over the other options he had and opt to continue his development with us," manager Tim…

  • Drogba relishing 'beautiful challenge' of Major League Soccer

    Didier Drogba said he is looking forward to the "beautiful challenge" of finishing his career in Major League Soccer after being unveiled before hundreds of Montreal Impact fans. The veteran Ivory Coast and former Chelsea icon addressed a crowd of fans at Montreal's Saputo Stadium on Thursday, a…

  • City striker Jovetic joins Inter Milan on loan

    Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has joined Italian side Inter Milan on an 18-month loan, the Premier League club confirmed on Friday. Jovetic struggled to make an impact at City following his move from Fiorentina in 2013 and the Montenegro international has been allowed to return to Serie A…

  • Coach Pep Guardiola still undecided about Bayern future

    MUNICH (AP) — Shortly before kicking off his third and possibly final season in charge, coach Pep Guardiola is still undecided about his Bayern Munich future.

    Associated Press
  • Real Madrid beat AC Milan 10-9 on penalties

    A miss by AC Milan's 16-year-old reserve goalkeeper gave Real Madrid a 10-9 penalty shoot-out victory in an exhibition match in Shanghai. The shoot-out followed a 0-0 stalemate after 90 minutes and sealed victory for Real Madrid in the China edition of the International Champions Cup. Madrid…

  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31Midtjylland 1 OB Odense 0 Viborg 2 Esbjerg 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Midtjylland 3 3 0 0 5 1 9 -------------------------2 OB Odense 3 2 0 1 5 2 6 3 AaB Aalborg 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 3 AGF…

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  • Paris Saint-Germain beats Manchester United 2-0

    Paris Saint-Germain claimed the International Champions Cup with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Wednesday night at Soldier Field. Off the field, PSG might be on the verge of scoring another victory over the Red Devils. Following the game, PSG manager Laurent Blanc said his squad is close…

    The Associated Press
  • Toronto FC-Revolution Preview

    The Revolution, however, are about to welcome back star midfielder Jermaine Jones while already short-handed Toronto will be without captain Michael Bradley as these teams return from the All-Star break Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. New England (7-9-7) and Toronto (8-7-4) each have 28 points…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-West Ham forward Valencia sustains 'significant' injury

    West Ham United's Ecuador forward Enner Valencia suffered a "significant injury" in Thursday's 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu in a Europa League third qualifying round first-leg tie, the club said in a statement. "Enner Valencia sustained what initially appears to be a significant injury to his right…

  • Canada's Scott is living out her dream at Women's FA Cup final

    Desiree Scott is hoping for a great birthday present when she takes the pitch on Saturday at London's Wembley Stadium.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Mutko set to take control of Russian football union

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko is expected to take control of the country's football association in September.

    Associated Press
  • French soccer referee gets 4-month suspension

    PARIS (AP) — Referee Said Ennjimi has been handed a four-month suspension by the French football federation after criticizing his superiors following an incident in which he asked players for autographed jerseys.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Chelsea's Costa and Cahill fit for Community Shield - Mourinho

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill will be fit to play against Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Spain striker Costa limped off with a hamstring problem in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona in the U.S., while Cahill…

  • Whitecaps FC-Sounders Preview

    It's no coincidence that the Seattle Sounders have been mired in their worst slump of the season without Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins and Brad Evans in the lineup. The silver lining is that they're all returning with the Sounders still in good position in the tight Western Conference race.…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Romanian championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Romanian championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31 CFR Cluj 2 FC Voluntari 0 Concordia Chiajna 2 Petrolul Ploiesti 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 FCM Targu Mures 3 2 1 0 6 1 7 2 CSMS Iasi 3 2 1 0 3 1 7 3 Steaua Bucharest 3 1 2 0 4 1 5…

  • Soccer-Fenerbahce lodge protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

    Fenerbahce have lodged a protest with UEFA over the inclusion of midfielder Fred in the Shakhtar Donetsk lineup for Tuesday's Champions League qualifier despite allegations of a doping offence hanging over the Brazilian international. According to reports in Brazil, the 22-year-old had tested…