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  • Solving the Jurgen Klinsmann Problem

    Since he won't be fired even if the U.S. loses to Mexico in October, there is only one way for U.S. Soccer to salvage the situation.

    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…

    AFP
  • 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…

    AFP
  • Mourinho aims another dig at old rival Wenger

    Jose Mourinho has taken another swipe at old rival Arsene Wenger by claiming the Arsenal manager has only himself to blame for failing to find a solution to his dismal record against the Chelsea boss. Wenger has failed to record a single victory over Mourinho in their 13 meetings and ahead of their…

    AFP
  • 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…

    AFP
  • 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…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Norwegian championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Norwegian championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31 Viking Stavanger 0 FK Haugesund 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Rosenborg Trondheim 17 12 3 2 45 16 39 -------------------------2 Valerenga Oslo 17 10 3 4 35 23 33 3 Stabaek 17 9 5 3…

    Reuters
  • MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

    Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too. Buoyed by international soccer icons and capitalizing on recent World Cup success by the American men's and women's national teams, the league is drawing record…

    The Associated Press
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Argentine exec in FIFA case pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

    The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business, one of 14 people indicted in a corruption case that has roiled the soccer world's governing body FIFA, pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court on Friday. Alejandro Burzaco, an Argentine businessman who was the former general manager…

    Reuters
  • Crew-Orlando City Preview

    With their offense performing at a high level, the Columbus Crew hope to extend their recent positive stretch against a club that struggled in the back its last time out. Four of the league's top scorers will be on the field as the Crew try to earn a point for the eighth time in nine matches…

    The 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…

    AFP
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • Soccer-Serbian championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Serbian championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31 Red Star Belgrade 1 FK Radnicki Nis 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Partizan Belgrade 2 2 0 0 10 0 6 2 Borac Cacak 2 2 0 0 4 1 6 3 Javor 2 2 0 0 3 0 6 4 Red Star Belgrade 3 1 2 0 7 3 5…

    Reuters
  • Fired Mexican soccer coach probed for political tweets

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The trouble isn't over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera. He is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections, authorities said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31Helsingborg 1 Kalmar 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 IFK Gothenburg 17 10 5 2 23 10 35 -------------------------2 IFK Norrkoping 17 10 5 2 28 17 35 3 Djurgarden 17 9 6 2 28 15 33…

    Reuters